Holding Institution: Lietuvos Literatūros ir Meno Archyvas
  1. Boriso Gurinovičiaus Vilniaus miesto ir apylinkų atvirukų kolekcija

    • Borisas Gurinovičius’s Collection of Postcards of Vilnius and Surrounding Areas

    The personal fonds of the collector Borisas Gurinovičius, who was able to survive the Holocaust in the East of Soviet Union. His sizable collection consists of a large number of old postcards with views of Vilnius of towns in Byelorussia. There are also personal documents of the collector, correspondence, panels from exhibitions, personal photos and portraits, etc.

  2. Josifas Šapiro

    The personal fonds of a famous Jewish collector of ex libris bookplates who was able in the first days of the Second World War to escape to the East of the Soviet Union. After the war he returned to Vilnius. His collection was close related not only to Jewish topics but also to Lithuanian history, culture, and famous people. The files consist of personal documentation, correspondence, photos.

  3. Icchokas Meras

    The personal fonds of a famous Jewish writer who was hidden and adopted by a Lithuanian peasant family and survived the war. The files of the fonds consist of drafts with the author's corrections, translations of his novels into Russian, screenplays for films, personal documents, correspondence, photos. His novels are natural and precise, and are based on personal experiences and the tragic experiences of Lithuanian Jews in the Holocaust.

  4. Abelis Klenickis

    Personal fonds of the activities of the famous Lithuanian composer, conductor, violinist (includes drafts of music pieces, scores of music, songs, photos, personal documents, etc.).

  5. Ilja Rud-Gercovskis

    The personal fonds of the well-known screen and scriptwriter, and actor. In the first days of the Second World War he was able to escape to the East of the Soviet Union. He survived the Holocaust and after the war returned to Vilnius. The files of his personal fonds include drafts, scripts, personal documentation, and photos.

  6. Grigorijus Kanovičius

    The fonds of the activities and writings of the famous Jewish writer Grigorijus Kanovičius, who, age twelve, was able to escape to the East in the first days of the Second World war and thereby survived the Holocaust. In 1945 he returned to Vilnius; he graduated from Vilnius University and in 1959 published his first novel. His novels and short stories depict life in the shtetls before the war and how life changed later, and how the Jewish communities were destroyed. The files of this personal fonds consist of drafts, fragments of novels, correspondence, personal photos, photos from events ...

  7. Jokūbas Josadė

    The personal fonds of a famous Jewish writer who was able to escape in the first days of the Second World War to the East of the Soviet Union. There he joined to the Lithuanian 16th division of the Red Army and survived the Holocaust. The files of the fonds consist of drafts, notes, novels with corrections, articles, translations, diaries; personal documents, photos, correspondence; video documents; documents collected by J. Josadė; documents of family members about J. Josadė).

  8. Chaimas Potašinskas

    The personal fonds of the famous Jewish conductor Chaimas Potašinskas, a survivor of the Holocaust. The fonds consists of personal documents, photos, correspondence, programs of the conducted concerts, performances, ballets, concert posters, articles, etc.

  9. Aronas Soloveičikas

    The personal fonds of the painter, a survivor of the Holocaust. The files of the personal fonds consist of paintings, drafts, sketches, illustrations; correspondence, personal documents; catalogues of the artist’s exhibitions, etc.

  10. Žydų muzikos institutas Vilniuje

    • Jewish Musical Institute in Vilnius

    Files of the institute’s activities; regulations of the institute; lists of personnel and students; registers and protocols of exams; protocols of the teacher board’s correspondence with "Joint" organization in Warsaw concerning financing and graduation certificates of students, and correspondence with other organizations about concerts of institute students and applications to the chief of the Vilnius city and district to obtain permissions for the concerts. At the beginning of the Nazi occupation all Jewish students and teachers were dismissed. They were moved to the Vilnius ghetto in Sep...

  11. Viktoras Golovčineris

    Personal fonds of the activities of the Russian theatre director Viktoras Golovčineris (1955-1962), who was able to survive the Holocaust in the East of the Soviet Union. The files consist of various performances programs, photos, posters, sketches of sceneries, drafts, correspondence, letters to his wife E. Gercberg, personal documents, video material, etc. .