Foreign Office: General Correspondence, FO 371

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2001.104
  • RG-59.006M
1 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1949
Level of Description
  • English
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

22,973 digital images, TIFF

97 microfilm reels, 35 mm

2 DVD-ROM, 4 3/4 in.

Archival History

National Archives (Great Britain)


Source of acquisition is the Public Record Office (National Archives of United Kingdom). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Program Division in July 2001. Reels 49 through 98 were later added to the collection on 29 Aug. 2002, additional accretion arrived in 2010 and 2011 (Ca. 25,000 digital images).

Scope and Content

Contains correspondence relating to persecution and atrocities against Jews; refugees from Germany and Austria; disturbances in Palestine; the formation of a Jewish fighting force; immigration issues; German war criminals, and files on the conditions for Jews in occupied Europe including, Germany, Slovakia, Italy, Hungary, Iraq, and Poland.

System of Arrangement

Organization is thematic. Selected records of British Public Record Office fond FO 371

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: National Archives (Great Britain)

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.