Ministry of Foreign and Religious Affairs (Fond 176)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2003.377
  • RG-46.041M
1 Jan 1939 - 31 Dec 1944
Level of Description
  • Bulgarian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

159 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.

From the T︠S︡entralen dŭrzhaven arkhiv (Central State Archives), Bulgaria, Fond 176, Opis 1. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project in July 2003.

Scope and Content

Contains selected records from Fond 176, including correspondence with Bulgarian legations/consulates abroad in many countries on topics including trade relations, reports to Sofia, Bulgaria, on economic and political conditions, Bulgarian agrarian workers abroad, Bulgarian-German relations; regulations for visas of various types, including transit visas, for non-citizens including Jews. Also includes material regarding the property of Bulgarian Jews; the location of Bulgarian citizens abroad including Jews; requests from relatives of victims of the "Sṭrumah" sinking; and the situation of foreign Jews in Bulgaria.

System of Arrangement

Arrangement is thematic. Materials filmed partially

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: T︠S︡entralen dŭrzhaven arkhiv (Bulgaria)

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.