Labor Ministry and Social Services selected records (Fond 490)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2002.396
  • RG-46.032M
1 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1950
Level of Description
  • Bulgarian
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

108 microfilm reels, 35 mm

Archival History

T︠S︡entralen dŭrzhaven arkhiv (Bulgaria)


Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

Records from the T︠S︡entralen dŭrzhaven arkhiv (Central State Archives), Bulgaria, Fond 49; Opis 1. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Programs Division in Feb. 2002.

Scope and Content

Contains agreements between the Bulgarian Government and Soviet military representatives regarding passports for Jews and Turks; assistance for Jews after World War II; correspondence with the National Committee of Liberation regarding homelessness and destitution, persecution of Bulgarians by Nazis, and immediate relief after liberation; correspondence with the Central Jewish Consistory regarding assistance with coal; appeals from Jewish organizations for restitution of property and money confiscated under the Defense of the Nation Act; appeals (arranged by geographical place) from political prisoners, former inmates of concentration camps, and helpers of partisans, 1946-1947; registration cards (arranged by region) of people who suffered during the war and fascism; and Relief Society documents.

System of Arrangement

Organized by folder: Fond 49, Opis 1; Folder 352; 378; 385; 402; 3320; 3369-3387; 3758-3387; 3758-3806; 3323-3806

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: T︠S︡entralen dŭrzhaven arkhiv (Bulgaria)



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.