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  1. Records of the Mayor of Salgótarján

    • Salgótarján város polgármesterének iratai

    The collection holds the records of the Mayor, the head of the administration of the town of Salgótarján between 1922 and 1950. Records related to the Holocaust include, but not limited to the following topics: cases of trade licences and permits, citizenship and naturalization cases, disenfranchisement of Jewish citizens, petitions for granting the right to vote, records concerning the implementation of the anti-Jewish laws as well as instances of bureaucratic and illegal antisemitic measures, building permits, internal matters of Jewish communities, ban on Zionist organizations, Jewish mi...

  2. Records of the Subprefect of Nógrád County

    • Nógrád vármegye alispánjának iratai

    The fond of the records of the Subprefect is one of the key collections pertaining to the history of the Jewish communities and the Holocaust in Nógrád County. The material survived from the years 1939-1944 include records concerning the implementation of the anti-Jewish laws as well as the instances of bureaucratic and illegal antisemitic measures, including the withdrawal of trade licences and permits, quitting rental agreements of Jews, exclusion of Jews from the municipal committees and social organizations, internment and legal procedures, police supervision of Jewish individuals, regi...

  3. Vilcsek family collection

    Collection consists primarily of records generated or used during the period of the Second World War by the Vilcsek family in Budapest, Hungary. These include vital statistics and personal records of the Vilcsek family, photographs, and postcards mailed to the family from Ernő Vilcsek while he was in a labour camp in Hungary. Collection also consists of artworks, several on the theme of the Holocaust, created by Eva Kero after her immigration to Vancouver, BC.Collection has been arranged into three series: Correspondence (1942), Family records ([after 1881]–1949) and Artworks (1969–1971).

  4. Mayer Levit fonds

    The records in this fonds pertain to the experience of Mayer Levit after his liberation from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. These include transit and identification documents, a prayer book, embroidered towel, ration card and official documents attesting to his status as prisoner and his subsequent application for compensation.

  5. Maurice Smith militaria collection

    Scope and content: Collection is comprised of memorabilia received or collected by Maurice Smith while performing military service in Italy and the Netherlands. Collection is divided into three series: Artefacts [between 1939 and 1945], Correspondence, photograph (1945) and Publications and ephemera (1944–1945).

  6. Inge (Kollmann) Manes fonds

    Fonds consists of Manes' Star of David badge worn in Belgium, as well as documents and photographs documenting her and her family's experience of the Holocaust in Belgium. Fonds has been arranged into two files: Kollmann family file and Alice Schiffer file.

  7. Frank Orban fonds

    • Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
    • RA027
    • English
    • 2005
    • 2.15 cm textual records12 postcards3 photographed documents1 album (86 photographs)53 photographs : black and white, colour1 photograph : slide

    Fonds consists of postcards, photographs, identity, work and personal documents produced or received by Frank Orban relating to his family, work and life in Hungary, Israel, Greece and Canada. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: Postcards series (1944), Photographs series ([after 1919]–2005), Personal records series (1938–2005), and Compensation correspondence series (1998–2004).

  8. Collection about the Gottfried family

    The collection consists of vital records, administrative documents, trade certificates, travel papers, correspondence, letters of reference, liturgical materials, and photographs relating to the lives of members of the Gottfried family and the families of Gerda and Lori Gottfried's husbands (the Kraus and Seemann families, respectively). Records detail the vital statistics, career history, educational attainment, travels and emigration efforts of the family from the early twentieth century until the beginning of the twenty-first century. Collection has been arranged into the following serie...

  9. Bick family fonds

    Fonds consists of photograph albums, loose photographs, books, memoir, table cloth and official documents relating to the lives of members of the Bick family. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: Werner Bick memoir series (2002), Prayer books series (1868–1933), Bick family photographs series ([1891?]–[200-]), Siegfried and Johanna Bick emigration documents series (1938–1939) and Household object series ([before 1979]).

  10. Alexander and Gina Dimant fonds

    • Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
    • RA016
    • English
    • 11.7 cm of textual records4 postcards71 photographs : prints ; black and white, colour7 coins2 bank notes2 thimbles : silver, glass1 pane (20 postage stamps)

    Fonds is comprised of correspondence, photographs, identity and personal documents, society registration documents, minutes, clippings, memorabilia and ephemera created or collected by Alexander and Gina Dimant in Poland, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), Italy and Canada. Records pertain to their family history, work, school, and social and volunteer activities prior to and after the Second World War.Records have been arranged into the following series: Correspondence (1941–2019), Photographs ([1920?]–[2016], Personal records (1938–2013), Artefacts (1940–[before 1948], 1997),...

  11. Collection about Rudolf Vrba

    Collection consists of articles, lectures, correspondence, newspaper clippings and other textual material produced and collected by John Conway relating to the life, activity and legacy of Dr. Rudolf Vrba, a Slovak Jewish Holocaust survivor escaped from Auschwitz and associate professor of pharmacology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC.Collection has been arranged into the following series: Vierteljahrshefre für Zeitgelchichte documents series (1997–2010); Vrba memorial lecture series (2006–2014); Biographical material series (1987–2010); Correspondence and research rec...

  12. Louise Stein Sorensen fonds

    Fonds consists of textual records, graphic materials, and artefacts relating to Louise Sorensen’s life in the Netherlands, some of which was spent in hiding. Many of the items are wartime records, including photographs and negatives, correspondence, paper currency, drawings, notice of registration, official and forged identity cards, and ration cards. Additionally, the fonds contains copies of Sorensen’s great-uncle’s daughter’s, Ans’, testimonies; several English translations of items provided by Sorensen; and a 1947 second edition of Anne Frank’s Het Achterhuis, or The Diary of a Young Gi...

  13. Комиссия по истории Великой Отечественной войны 1941-1945 гг. Академии наук СССР

    • Commission on the Great Patriotic War's history. Academy of science.

    Section I - “History of military units and divisions” 259 inventories, including 1802 units of storage. The section contains a variety of materials on the activities of the armies, divisions, regiments participating in the battles: the history of military units, operational documents (orders, orders, reports, reports, reports and logs of military operations, combat operations schemes), transcripts of conversations with commanders and ordinary soldiers which reflects their immediate impressions and experiences, memories of the war participants, letters, literary works of soldiers, folklore m...

  14. Records of the Balassagyarmat Representative of the Government Commissary for Abandoned Property

    • Elhagyott Javak Kormánybiztossága Balassagyarmati megbízottjának iratai

    The collection holds records pertaining to real estate and moveable property abandoned between the German occupation of Hungary on March 19, 1944, and the end of the war on Hungarian territory in the middle of April, 1945. The overwhelming majority of the material deals with the property of deported Jews or former labour servicemen. The records include, but not limited to the following types of documents: petitions and requests submitted by Jewish organizations and Jewish individuals for social aid, material support and financial restitution; petitions of owners of factories and other firms...

  15. Records of the Mayor's Office of Sopron

    • Sopron Város Polgármesteri Hivatalának iratai

    The collection holds the records of the Mayor, the head of the administration of the town of Sopron between 1902 and 1945. Records from the years 1938-1944 (Boxes 242-499) include, but not limited to documents concerning the implementation of Jewish Laws and other antisemitic bureaucratic measures, including the withdrawal of trade licences and permits, quitting rental agreements of Jews, exclusion of Jews from the municipal committee and social organisations, discharge of Jewish private and state employees, registration and expropriation of Jewish landholdings; administrative procedures ag...

  16. Records of the Subprefect of Sopron County

    • Sopron vármegye alispánjának iratai

    The fond of the records of the Subprefect is one of the key collections pertaining to the history of the Jewish communities and the Holocaust in Sopron County. The material from the years 1938-1944 (boxes 565-711), include records concerning the implementation of the anti-Jewish laws and instances of bureaucratic and illegal antisemitic measures, including the withdrawal of trade licences and permits, quitting rental agreements of Jews, exclusion of Jews from the municipal committees and social organizations, registration and expropriation of Jewish landholdings; administrative procedures a...

  17. Records of the Mayor of Balassagyarmat

    • Balassagyarmat város polgármesterének iratai

    The collection holds the records of the Mayor, the head of the administration of the town of Balassagyarmat between 1922 and 1950. Records related to the Holocaust include, but not limited to the following topics: cases of trade licences and permits, citizenship and naturalisation cases, disenfranchisement of Jewish citizens, petitions for granting the right to vote, records concerning the implementation of the anti-Jewish laws as well as instances of bureaucratic and illegal antisemitic measures, building permits, internal matters of Jewish communities, ban on Zionist organizations, conscr...

  18. Records of the Eger Financial Directorate, 1870-1956

    The collection of the Financial Directorate covers all financial matters of companies and individuals, including but not limited to all kinds of taxation, salaries and pensions, monopolies and excises, licensing, fees and tolls, land mortgage and release, and insurance matters. The most relevant Holocaust-related part of the collection is the Records of the Department No VIII. from 1944, including declarations of Jewish citizens on their assets and inventories of Jewish property. Following the Nazi occupation of Hungary, Prime Minister’s Decree no. 1600/1944 issued on 16 April on the declar...

  19. Records of the Mayor of Eger

    • Eger város polgármesterének iratai

    The collection holds the records of the Mayor, the head of the administration of the town of Eger between 1930 and 1950. Records related to the Holocaust include, but not limited to the following topics: cases of trade licences and permits, citizenship and naturalization cases, petitions for birth, death and marriage certificates and other personal documents, cases of inheritance, records concerning the implementation of anti-Jewish laws as well as instances of bureaucratic and illegal antisemitic measures, building permits, cases of military care for the family members of Jewish labour ser...

  20. Records of the Mayor of Gyöngyös

    • Gyöngyös város polgármesterének iratai

    The collection holds the records of the Mayor, the head of the administration of the town of Eger between 1884 and 1957. Records related to the Holocaust include, but not limited to the following topics: cases of trade licences and permits, citizenship and naturalization cases, disenfranchisement of Jewish citizens, petitions for granting the right to vote, records concerning the implementation of the anti-Jewish laws as well as instances of bureaucratic and illegal antisemitic measures, building permits, cases of military care for the family members of Jewish labour servicemen, registratio...