Collection of documents from Freemason's Lodges in Dresden, Hannover, and Altenburg Zbiór dokumentów lóż masońskich m. in. w Dreźnie, Hanowerze, Altenburgu (Sygn. 118)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2016.73.1
  • RG-15.476
1 Jan 1815 - 31 Dec 1939
Level of Description
  • German
  • Polish
  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Yiddish
  • Italian
  • Czech
  • Dutch
  • Latin
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Extent and Medium

5,535 digital images, PDF

Archival History

Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma


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 Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma, Sygn. 118. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the digitized collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in Jan. 2016. The collection of the "Freemason's Lodges” was handed over to the Central Jewish Historical Commission (Centralna Komisja Żydowska) through the County Jewish Committee in Kłodzk (Powiatowy Komitet Żydowski w Kłodzku in 1947.

Scope and Content

Correspondence related to various Masonic lodges on German and Dutch territories, visitors’ books, name lists of members of lodges, diplomas of members of the Lodge from German territory between 1780-1921, books of freemasons’ and religious songs, as well as selected works of renowned composers (Mozart, Chopin and Schumann), and studies related to freemasons.

System of Arrangement

Arranged in six series: 1. Correspondence; 2. Personnel records; 3. Notes of Masonic songs; 4. Documents relating to various lodges; fragments of publications,forms, brochures; 5. Book of cash and miscellaneous documents; 6. Studies related to freemasons (annex to the collection).

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma



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