Archival Descriptions

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Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
  1. Narodnooslobodilački odbor za Hercegovinu

    • People's Liberation Commitee for Herzegovina

    Contains records of reorganisation of Regional committee, invites for members to Third ZAVNOBiH conference, monetary changes, population supply issues, personnel files, etc. Part of the fond is the material of "Okružna uprava narodnih dobara" (The Office for Regional Management of public property), which contains information about confiscated property.

  2. Radnički pokret i narodnooslobodilačka borba u sjeveroistočnoj Bosni

    • Worker's Movement and People's Struggle for Liberation in Northeastern Bosnia

    Contains records about regional activities of Communist party, Youth Communist Movement, formation of People' Committees in liberated territories, reports of Ustasha intelligence service (arrests and locations where Jewish are hiding, among other things), reports of the Independent State of Croatia's municipal authorities and military forces, battle reports from eastern Bosnia, information regarding seized property of Serbs and Jews, etc.

  3. Photo and document collection

    The Jewish Community in Mostar possesses a collection of photographs, memoirs, diaries, data about weddings of members of the community, personal documentation, etc.

  4. Djevojačka narodna osnovna škola Travnik

    • Primary public school for girls

    Contains class books/registers from 1917 to 1922. Registers contain information about students: names, family names, parent's names, adresses, DOB, etc.

  5. Savez "Napretkovih" zadruga Sarajevo

    • Union of "Napredak" cooperatives Sarajevo

    Records of seized companies and their status (nationalized, sold, etc.). Contains documents related to inventories of Jewish shops seized by the state. They encompass records of both the State Agency for Economic Renewal in Zagreb and Union of "Napredak" cooperatives in Sarajevo, Banja Luka and Osijek.

  6. Zemaljska komisija za ratnu štetu Bosne i Hercegovine

    • The Committee for war damages in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Contains reports of war damages (1941-1945). the Committee, formed in 1945, had a goal to collect, process and make estimates regarding the damages and losses that occured during the Second World War in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It finished its work and collected all relevant data by 1946, but it was abolished in 1950.

  7. Povjereništvo za radnje Sarajevo

    • The Office for Stores Sarajevo

    Documentation about Jewish and Serbian seized shops in Sarajevo during 1941.

  8. Poglavnikovo povjereništvo Sarajevo

    • The Office of President's (Poglavnik) representatives Sarajevo
  9. Zemaljska komisija za Bosnu i Hercegovinu za utvrđivanje zločina okupatora i njihovih pomagača

    • State Commission for Bosnia and Herzegovina for the Investigation of the Crimes of the Occupiers and their supporters

    Contains information about questioning and deportations of Jews in Banjaluka and confiscation of Jewish property, details of terror against Jews in Bihać during 1941, details about seized buildings by Ustasha government, extortion of gold and silver, theft of synagogue's inventory, etc. Also contains records regarding torture of Jews in town of bijeljina, conducted by local Culturbund (local Germans). Similar details can be found regarding town of Mostar, in 1942. Jews in Mostar were imprisoned by Italian government and transferred to camps located on island in Adriatic sea, where they were...

  10. Zemaljska uprava narodnih dobara za Bosnu i Hercegovinu

    During the second meeting of AVNOJ, on 21st of November 1944 a decision was made to seize all property of enemies of the state, and to introduce state management over properties of absent persons, as well as manage and resolve the status of properties seized by occupying powers during World War 2. Thus, in April of 1945. the State Office for people's goods of Bosnia and Herzegovina was formed and all immovable goods and rights, land property, houses, furniture, forests, mining rights, companies, valuables, stocks, etc were under its management. The goal was to use these assets to maximise t...

  11. Zbirka ustaško-domobranskih dokumenata

    • Collection of Ustasha and Domobran documents

    Documentation created by the authorities of the Independent State of Croatia and Ustasha and domobran (militia) military units in the period 1941-1945. Contains reports of Ministries of the Independent State of Croatia regarding political and military circumstances, reports of Italian military missions and their deployment, details about policies and orders, conflicts with Chetnik forces, reports of police/militia stations, details regarding the activities of Communist "rebels", lists of arrested persons, minutes from interrogations of arrestees, etc.

  12. Zbirka podataka o poginulim i nastradalim u toku II svjetskog rata na području opštine Mostar

    • Collection about killed and maimed during Second World War in Mostar municipality

    The fond contains records collected in 1952. and includes information about deceased and killed persons during the Second World War from the area of Mostar's county. Data includes names and surnames, places and dates of birth, location and circumstances of arrest (if any), place and circumstance of death, participation in Partisan units, etc.

  13. Zbirka partizanskih dokumenata

    • Collection of Partisan records

    Includes records created by Communist authoriries, Communist Party and other social-political organizations in Herzegovina during Second World War. Contains reports of regional committee, reports regarding the situation in Herzegovina, minutes from meetings of local Communist Party branches, orders and reports of headquarters and Partisan units, propaganda material, etc.

  14. Sudbeni stol u Mostaru

    • The Court of Mostar

    Court documentation, missing persons or deceased persons declarations, etc.

  15. Hercegovački Okružni Narodni odbor Mostar

    • Herzegovina Regional People's Committee Mostar

    Records contain data of Communist government in the region (Mostar, Trebinje, Bileća, Gacko, Nevesinje, Stolac, Konjic, Čapljina, Ljubinje, Ljubuški, Posušje i Široki Brijeg) during and after World War 2 and the aftermath of the Holocaust.

  16. Zbirka četničkih dokumenata

    • Collection of Chetnik records

    Records were created by Chetnik military units and authorities in Herzegovina from 1941 to 1945. Chetnik groups were involved in civil war against Communist Partisans and acted as collaborators of German and Italian forces. Includes reports and orders of Chetnik HQ for eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, military action information, arrests, reports about political situation in Herzegovina, status of Chetnik units, reports of intelligence officers, etc.

  17. Rimokatolička škola Travnik

    • Catholic school Travnik

    Contains records (mainly class books and registars) of Elementary Catholic school in Travnik, from 1881 to 1945. Significant part of student body were Jews from Travnik and the region.

  18. Dječačka narodna osnovna škola Travnik

    • Primary school for boys Travnik

    Contains class books/registers from 1921 to 1945. Registers contain information about students: names, family names, parent's names, adresses, DOB, etc.

  19. Matična knjiga rođenih Sarajevo

    • Parish registry Sarajevo

    Contains information about Jewish community members (births, deaths, etc.). Can be used to track Jewish heritage or family members, Holocaust victims or survivors..

  20. Collection of photographs and documents

    The Museum owns a collection of mostly photographs that depicts old synagogue, Jewish cemetery in Bihać, Jewish stores before the Second World War, etc. While basic, it might still be valuable for research into local Jewish community and Holocaust.