Occupation prison files: Selected records from the National Archives in Prague (JAF 1007)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2004.142
  • RG-48.010M
1 Jan 1939 - 31 Dec 1945
Level of Description
  • German
  • Czech
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

85,2013 digital images, JPEG

221 microfilm reels (digitized), 35 mm

Archival History

Národní archiv v Praze


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.

Source of acquisition is the Národní archiv v Praze (National Archives in Prague), Czech Republic. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project in Jan. 2004.

Scope and Content

Records generated by German occupational institutions (Reichsprotektorat Böhmen und Mähren) and Czech auxiliary agencies dealing with matters of internal security and racial policy, especially anti-Jewish measures. Includes materials from the Gestapo prison, Pankrác, personal files of prisoners at Cheb, Czechoslovakia, and in Mirov Prison (near Sumperk, Czechoslovakia), various list of persons deported from the Reichsprotektorat (1941-1945), and catalog cards of concentration camp inmates from Buchenwald, Mauthausen, and Theresienstadt. Bulk of the records contain German deportation cards from Theresienstadt.

System of Arrangement

Arrangement is thematic: Fond JAF 1077. Okupacni vesenske spizy Occupation Prison files (OVS) 2. c̆ásti

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Národní archiv v Praze



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