Archival Descriptions

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Holding Institution: Státní okresní archiv Trutnov
  1. Landratsamt (District Councillor's Office) of Trutnov

    The fonds contains documents of the political administration, including the files of the Landrat (district councillor) Office in Trutnov – the files have their own separate inventory, Landrat Trutnov, - and the population records (1890) 1939-1945) where one can find information about the Jewish population of the judicial districts of Trutnov, Maršov, Dvůr Kralové nad Labem, Žacléř and (partly) Jaroměř. According to the 1939 population census, the jurisdiction of the office included 100 municipalities and 73, 376 inhabitants.

  2. Willy Menzel, Trutnov

    The records in the fonds are mainly of use as sources for the company's history. There is a large set of property-related records from the period of Nazi occupation, dealing with the Gestapo's confiscation of the company's property, Aryanization and the sale of the company to Willy Menzel. In addition, there are interesting post-1945 records on the efforts made by the former owner of the company, R. Pfefferkorn, to get his property back. The events of the autumn of 1938 are reflected in other records, including a request for the return of goods taken away from Trutnov shortly before the Naz...

  3. Alois Haase, Trutnov

    The fonds contains records of the Alois Haase Company. Box 5 includes reports of work done by prisoners of war, forced labourers from other countries and Jewish female prisoners from the Gross-Rosen concentration camp in Silesia: correspondence with the head of the forced labour camp for Jewish female prisoners Elsa Hawliková and lists of Jewish female prisoners 1942–1943 (Inv. No. 111); lists of sick Jewish female prisoners from the forced labour camp in Poříčí who were working for flax companies in the Trutnov region in 1944 (Inv. No. 112); instructions from the Gross-Rosen concentration ...

  4. Jan Etrich Limited Partnership, Trutnov

    The fonds contains records of the Jan Etrich Limited Partnership, Trutnov. These include reports of receivables from and liabilities to Germany with supporting documents (inter alia, relating to the Gross-Rosen sub-camp at Bernartice) from the years 1945–1946; undated time sheets for work done by Jewish female prisoners between 27 September and 10 October at the company's works in Hostinné; a card file of POWs and forced labourers working at the company between 1940 and 1945; weekly time sheets for work done by employees at the spinning mill (including by POWs and Russian labourers) between...

  5. Walzel Brothers Limited Partnership, Poříčí (near Trutnov)

    The extant records are important sources for the history of the flax industry in the Trutnov region. Meeting minutes of the company's general meetings are primary sources for its history, even though the records from 1935–1943 are incomplete and fragmentary. Section two contains important, albeit modest, reports on the work of prisoners of war and of female Jewish labourers at the firm.

  6. J. A. Kluge, Horní Staré Město

    The extant records are important sources for the history of flax industry in the Trutnov region from the period of the First Republic and the German occupation, but often also have a wider import beyond the region. They document the use of Jewish female prisoners and POWs as forced labour at the J. A. Klug Company's plants. Invoices and bills of lading from 1943–1945 have been preserved almost in their entirety; these can provide evidence of the company's business relations and of the deliveries of products to customers during the Second World War. The fonds contains photographs of the indi...

  7. Ignáz Etrich Limited Partnership, Horní Staré Město

    The fonds contains records of the Ignác (Ignaz) Etrich Limited Partnership in Horní Staré Město. Accounting records are the best preserved of the documents relating to the company's activities; they comprise a long and consistent series of ledgers dating from the first half of the 20th century until the company's nationalization. The accounts from the period of Nazi occupation include some records that relate to the use of Jewish female prisoners.

  8. Amtsgericht (District Court) of Trutnov

    The archival fonds of the Amtsgericht (district court) in Trutnov contains judicial administration records and includes material concerning Jewish issues. Box 5 has material relating to Jewish lawyers, the liquidation of Jewish law offices and the appointment of lawyers in 1938–1944. Box 25 has various records, for example relating to the appointments of commissioners for Jewish industrial plants in 1940–1941.

  9. Amtsgericht (District Court) of Žacléř

    The fonds of the Amtsgericht (District Court) in Žacléř includes sources of the judicial administration. The data about the persecution of Jewish people during the Nazi occupation can be found in the file labeled The Settlement between the Crown and the Reichsmark in the Sudetenland Territory, dealing with the foreign currency funds of Jews and Poles - generally from 1941, filing No. 13, inv. No. 154, call No. 72. In the fonds there are also files relating to churches and religious associations where information on the Jewish population of the judicial district can be found, too.

  10. Amtsgericht (District Court) of Hostinné

    The archival fonds of the Amtsgericht (district court) in Hostinné contains German judicial administration records and includes the following archival documents that relate to Jewish property: forced administration, 2–15 (incl. Pfefferkorn, Almus, Frischmann), 1939, Box 1; forced administration, 18–34 (incl. Dědek, Fuchs and Nettl, Freund), 1939, Box 1.

  11. Amtsgericht (District Court) of Vrchlabí

    The archival fonds of the Amtsgericht (district court) in Vrchlabí contains judicial administration records and includes the following relevant sources: the confiscation of Jewish property – general matters from 1939–1944, appendices from 1939–1943 (Box 1); a list of forced administrators in the jurisdiction of the Amtsgericht in Vrchlabí (Box 5), Jewish legal advisers, 1939–1943 (Box 25), care of property in absentia (Box 116), instructions for working meetings, circulars (including instructions for the handling of Jewish bank accounts, a list of Jews from 1941, instructions for the handli...

  12. District Gendarmerie Headquarters of Trutnov

    The archival fonds of the Trutnov District Gendarmerie Headquarters contains records from 1938. As the records are kept in a single box, it may be assumed that they are only a fraction of the creator's original files. All that has been preserved are various reports of crimes and offences. The reports include information on the posting of anti-Jewish posters in Jičín, on the appointment of the forced administrator Stöhr from Rochlitz to the Jewish firm of D. Glaser (a mechanical spinning mill), on an anti-Jewish gathering in Vrchlabí on 10 November 1938, on the arrest of Jews from Vrchlabí o...

  13. Gendarmerie Station in Poříčí (near Trutnov)

    The fonds of the Gendarmerie Station of Poříčí near Trutnov contains records from between 1938 and 1944. Among the main documents relating to Jewish matters is a list of Jewish businesses and Jewish businessmen from Poříčí, which is kept in Box 1673 under File Ref. Nos. 1–46 from 1938. Box 1673 also contains information on various regulations concerning the Jewish population, including an order prohibiting Polish Jews from entering the Sudetenland territory (Box 1673, File Ref. Nos. 12–63, 1939). Box 1674 contains, among other things, files with information on the founding of the labour cam...

  14. Landratsamt (District Councillor's Office) of Vrchlabí

    This fonds contains records of the Vrchlabí-based Landrat (district councillor). The following material relates to Jewish issues: correspondence with the Gestapo concerning Jews, 1940 (Inv. No. 5, Box 3); an official census of inhabitants and enumeration of factories, 1939 (Inv. No. 16, Box 33); weddings and racial policy, 1939-1945 (Inv. No. 18, Boxes 43-44A); anti-Jewish measures, 1938–1939 (Inv. No. 49, Box 489). It is highly likely that there are also records relating to Jews in other parts of the fonds that are not mentioned here. Records in the fonds that relate to elements hostile to...