Jewish religious community in Lwów, Poland records (Fond 701)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2004.261
  • RG-31.033M
1 Jan 1917 - 31 Dec 1939
Level of Description
  • Polish
  • Yiddish
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

131 microfilm reels, 35 mm

Archival History

Derz︠h︡avnyĭ arkhiv Lʹvivsʹkoï oblasti


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 T︠S︡entralʹnyĭ derz︠h︡avnyĭ istorychnyĭ arkhiv Ukraïny u Lʹvovi (Central State Historical Archives in Lviv (TsDIAL), Fond 701. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project in 2004.

Scope and Content

Records of the Jewish community of Lwów in the interwar period (1917-1939) related to the religious, cultural, educational and charitable activities of the Jewish community of Lwów and Eastern Galicia.The collection includes minutes of the meetings of the board of the Lwów Jewish community, correspondence of the officials of the Jewish community with the local authorities, financial and budget reports of the Jewish communities of Eastern Galicia, inventories of the property of the local synagogues, bylaws of the local Jewish public organizations and charitable foundations, lists and applications of the Jewish students requesting financial aid, and correspondence regarding the budget allocations for the stipends for poor students and the supply of kosher food for low income members of the Jewish communities across Eastern Galicia.

System of Arrangement

Organized in the following order: Reel 1-126: Fond 701, Opis 3; Reel 127-131: Fond 701, Opis 4 Arrangement is thematic

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Derz︠h︡avnyĭ arkhiv Lʹvivsʹkoï oblasti



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.