Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs records

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2000.171
  • RG-36.001M
1 Jan 1936 - 31 Dec 1946
Level of Description
  • Spanish
  • English
  • French
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

3 microfilm reels (digitized), 35 mm

digital images,

Archival History

El Archivo General del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores


Acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2000 from El Archivo General del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores

Scope and Content

Contains correspondence, reports, notices, diplomatic memoranda, personal indexes, and other documents relating to the situation of the Jewish population in Europe between 1943 and 1946. The collection pertains to the activities of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs during the Holocaust and after World War II. Records include the following subjects: Jewish emigration matters; political and economic situation of the Jewish war refugees; International Red Cross, World Jewish Congress, American Jewish Distribution Committee and United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration activities regarding Jewish refugees from Spain and other countries. Some documents relate to the transportation of Sephardic Jews from concentration camps to countries of origin.

System of Arrangement

Organized in the following order: Reel 1: File R-1078-6-742; R-1131-1-345; Reel 2: File R-1189-37-257; R-1189-38-151; R-1190-83-6; R-1192-69-2; R-1260-73-7; R-1261-73-3; R-1261-102-21; R-1267-293-1;R1371-13-1; R-1716-1-230; R-1716-3-375; Reel 3: R-1716-5-219; R-2179-41-16; R-2179-43-348;R-2179-45-47; R-2182-13-218

Corporate Bodies



This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.