Selected records of the Embassies, Consulates and Diplomatic Legations of the Polish : Diplomatic Legation in Mexico City Poselstwo Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w Meksyku (Sygn.593)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2017.79.1
  • RG-15.532
1 Jan 1930 - 31 Dec 1945
Level of Description
  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • French
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Extent and Medium

8,399 digital images, PDF


Archival History

Archiwum Akt Nowych


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 Archiwum Akt Nowych w Warszawie, Poland, Sygn.593. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in March 2017. This is a cooperative project based on the agreement between USHMM and Yad Vashem, Israel.

Scope and Content

Notes, circulars, correspondence, memorandums, telegrams, speeches, reports, registers, newspaper clippings relating to search of the opportunities for Polish agricultural settlement and Jewish immigration in Honduras, Santo Domingo, Colombia, Venezuela; social welfare for emigrants and Polish refugees in Mexico, recruitment of Polish workers in Central America, illegal immigration, circulars concerning the forgery of passports, passport regulations of the Free City of Gdańsk, establishment in Mexico of the Committee for the Care of Polish Refugees, negotiations with the Mexican government on the arrival of Polish refugees; Lists of Polish refugees in India, in Karachi (Pakistan), in Africa, and refugees arriving in Mexico, a list of Jews who had received Honduran passports in Switzerland and were found in the Vittel camp, refugees in Camp Santa Rosa (León, Mexico), boarding of refugees on USS "Hermitage", activities of Jewish organizations in Mexico and Central America countries. protests against antisemitism and Polish-Jewish relations in Mexico, USA and Peru, and records about the extermination of Jews during German occupation in Poland and other European countries.

System of Arrangement

Arranged in three series: 1. Emigration of Poles, Jews and other Polish miniorities to Latin America, 1931-1945; 2. Santa Rosa camp in Mexico, assistance to Polish citizens, registers of refugees, 1943-1945; 3. Activities of Jewish organizations in Mexico and Central America countries, 1933-1945.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Naczelna Dyrekcja Archiwów Państwowych


Corporate Bodies



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