Archival Descriptions

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Language of Description: English
Country: Czech Republic
  1. Československý úřad pro hospodářskou pomoc a obnovu, Praha

    • Czechoslovak Office for Relief and Rehabilitation, Prague
    • UNRRA
    • Národní archiv
    • 313
    • English
    • 1943-1951
    • 28,5 linear metres from which 28,5 linear metres of documents are processed and inventoried and accessible.

    In the fonds there can be found lists and summaries of delivered suplies, reports about the economic situation in the Czechoslovak Republic, various reports from the proceedings of committees. There are also files related to the transport of supllies, another draft plans for relief and rehabilitation of the country (also for the Slovak part of the republic), bills or photographs. The Holocaust or Jewish related documents are in several boxes concerning the matter of repatriation of citizens from the Great Britain. There are lists of persons authorized for the repatriation in April and July ...

  2. Pomocný výbor pro uprchlíky, Paříž

    • Committee for Refugee Assistance in Paris
    • PVU
    • NAD 658
    • Comité d’Assistance aux Refugiés
    • Národní archiv
    • 658
    • English
    • 1936-1942
    • The fonds consists of 47,84 linear meters of processed and inventoried documents. All material is accessible.

    The fonds Pomocný výbor pro uprchlíky, Paříž contains mainly of the correspondence of refugees, mainly from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia and Poland, with the Comité d’Assistance aux Refugiés. The correspondence is sorted by surnames of the refugees. Czechoslovak refugees are organized separately. Box 322 contains correspondence of the Comité d’Assistance aux Refugiés with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and the other refugee organisations like the Schutzverband deutscher Schriftsteller.

  3. Sippenamt für Böhmen und Mähren, Praha

    • Sippenamt for Bohemia and Moravia, Prague
    • Rodopisný úřad pro Čechy a Moravu
    • Národní archiv
    • 790
    • English
    • 1939-1944
    • The fonds consists out of 1,8 linear meters of processed and accessible documents. 5,4 linear meters are unprocessed and inaccessible.

    The fonds is incomplete. Of particular interest are documents from a survey of persons of Jewish descent in 1944.

  4. Ministerstvo spravedlnosti, Praha

    • Ministry of Justice, Prague
    • MS
    • Národní archiv
    • 832
    • English
    • 1918-1953
    • 299,5 linear metres of documents from which 299,5 linear metres are processed and inventoried and 8,5 linear metres are unprocessed. The fonds is partially accessible.

    In the fonds, there are documents and records from the legislative council, public prosecutors and judicial administration department. There are also files containing reports from the criminal department and the prison department. The jewish related documents are in several boxes concerning more the matter of antisemitism in the Czechoslovak republic in the thirties than the matter of holocaust. In the boxes there can be found complaints on Jewish notaries and layers and also their requests for granting permission to work in law practice. There are also lists (dated between years 1919-1945)...

  5. Státní tajemník u říšského protektora v Čechách a na Moravě, Praha

    • State Secretary by the Reichsprotector in Bohemia and Moravia, Prague
    • Staatssekretӓr beim Reichsprotektor in Böhmen und Mähren, Prag
    • ÚŘP-ST
    • NAD 1799
    • Národní archiv
    • 1799
    • English
    • 1939-1945
    • 23 linear meters, all processed and inventoried and fully accessible.

    The documents in the fonds can be divided into several main thematic groups. There are files related to: 1) the protectoral state administrative, 2) matters of SS and wehrmacht (call-up papers of soldiers), 3) activities of Czechoslovak home and foreign resistance, 4) reports from the investigation of the Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich and worshipping his memory, 5) documents from Reich labor service (Reichsarbeitsdienst, RAD), 6) matters of Protectorate press censorship, 7) personal and family matters of K. H. Frank. There are also Jewish related documents - mostly concerning Aryanizat...

  6. Policejní ředitelství Praha II

    • Polizeipräsidium Prag II
    • Prague Police Directorate II
    • PŘ II
    • NAD 1420
    • Národní archiv
    • 1420
    • English
    • 1914-1953
    • The fonds consists out of 4809,23 linear meters of processed and accessible documents. 4766,23 linear meters are inventoried and accessible documents. 84,34 linear meters are unprocessed and unaccessible.

    The fonds has informations about police, police authorities, criminal police, street police, passports, arms passports, national security, public safety, national security Corps, National Guard security, national security, police affairs, censorship, confiscation of print, personals, population registers and civil defense

  7. Landrat (District Councillor) of Žatec

    The fonds contains documents of individual departments of the Landrat (district councillor) Žatec, except for the political police department. Jewish issues can be found in the documents labeled Pol V - L a (the lists of Jewish and Czech houses in Žatec, Postoloprty and the district of Zatec from 1940-1942), Pol V - L c, d (Jewish houses by their numbers - forced administration, the final statements of account in 1940-1944), Pol V - L e (sales of home furnishings and property of Jews, cancelling businesses and shops in 1941-1944), Pol XII a (associations - the liquidation of Jewish associat...

  8. 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...

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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...

  13. 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.

  14. Landrat (District Councillor) of Litoměřice

    The fonds contains the documents of the political administration in the Litoměřice district in 1938-1945. Jewish matters are mentioned in the inventory under the following items: Nazi administration of Czech and Jewish property 1938, Czech and Jewish enterprises, homes, farmhouses 1940, property of the Czechoslovak state, Czechs and Jews 1939 ( G 4), Jewish registers 1939-1942, Jewish registers, Nuremberg Laws 1939-1944 (Ho III and 8 – C Jüd), Jewish first names 1939-1944 (Ho III b 3), the racial protection act 1940-1944 (Ho III c 1), municipal reporting on Jewish cemeteries 1941 (Ho III 11...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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.

  20. 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.