Archival Descriptions

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Language of Description: English
Country: Greece
  1. Αρχείο Μακεδονικής Διοίκησης

    • Archive of Macedonian Administration
    • Archeio Makedonikes Dioikeses

    The Archive consists of public administrative documents, mainly concerning the region of Central Macedonia, Greece. There are plenty of verdicts by local courts, citizen’s applications as well as administrative correspondence between the local authorities. Related to the Holocaust of Greek Jews is a report made by the Prefecture of Kozani (Central Macedonia region, Greece) on 9/2/1944, referring to Greek prisoners. Among others there are two Jewish names: Algava Bension (Αλγκαβα Μπενσιόν) from Thessaloniki and Zach Abraham (Ζακ Αβραάμ) from Volos.

  2. Αρχείο του Εμπορικού και Βιομηχανικού Επιμελητηρίου Θεσσαλονίκης

    • Archive of the Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    • Archeio tou Emborikou kai Viomechanikou Epimeleteriou Thessalonikes

    The archive consists of listing of companies and businesses that have been established in the city of Thessaloniki since 1919. From 1992 and onwards, the registration is digital. Its physical form which is handwritten is divided into three periods: i. 1919 - 1935 (58 inventory books) ii. 1935 - 1970 (46 inventory books with approximately 12,000 entries) iii. 1970 -1990 Greek Jewish activity consists of a significant part of the archive, when in March 1943, all Jewish businesses were banished, under the orders of the Supreme Military Governor of the North Aegean.

  3. Αρχείο Βιοτεχνικού Επιμελητηρίου Θεσσαλονίκης

    • Archive of the Thessaloniki Chamber of Handicrafts
    • Archeio Viotechnikou Epimeleteriou Thessalonikes

    In 1925, the Chamber of Trade and Manufacture was established in Thessaloniki. In 1940, under the 2429/1940 law of the Greek state, it was divided in two separate organi-zations and the Thessaloniki Chamber of Handicrafts (TCH) was created. Since then, TCH has the obligation to register any handcrafting activity inside the city of Thessaloniki. In its eighty-five years of continuous operation, TCH was associated with all the major economic events of the country, providing a thorough view of the handicraft activity of the city through time.

  4. Αρχείο Επαγγελματικού Επιμελητηρίου Θεσσαλονίκης

    • Archive of the Chamber of Tradesmen in Thessaloniki
    • Archeio Epaggelmatikou Epimellitiriou Thessalonikis

    The Archive of the TCT documents the commercial and retail activity in Thessaloniki. It consists of registration lists of tradesmen that have been active in the city since 1940. It is accessible only by the members of TCT as well as by authorized researchers. Various entries of Jewish activity can be found. The archive is under digitization process. The archive is accessible for research as material evidence of the multicultural history of Thessaloniki before the second world war.

  5. Αρχείο Δήμου Χαλκιδέων

    • Archive of the Halkida Municipality
    • Archeio Dimou Halkidas

    The archive contains material relevant to decisions of the municipal council, registry books for weddings, births and deaths.

  6. Ιδιωτικό Αρχείο Λευτέρη Ιωαννίδη

    • Private Archive of Lefteris Ioannidis
    • Idiotiko Archeio Lefteri Ioannidi

    Jewish family lists from Halkida, declarations of property, Nazi orders.

  7. Στρατόπεδα Συγκεντρώσεως εκτός Ελλάδος (κατάλογοι)

    • Concentration Camps outside of Greece (Lists)
    • Stratopeda Sygkentroseos ektos Ellados (Katalogoi)

    Lists of Greek hostages and political prisoners in concentration camps in Nazi Germany and Austria [Dachau, Bergen-Belsen, Hannover, Buchenwald, Mengen (Kreis Saulgan) Wurttemberg, Neuengamme, Prison Aichach, Lustenau (Bregenz), Ebensee, Mauthausen, Linz]. The lists were formed by the International Red Cross.

  8. Αρχείο Πρωτοδικείου Βόλου

    • Archive of the Court of First Instance in Volos
    • Archeio Protodikeiou Volou

    For the period of the early 20th century , there are judicial decisions concerning the financial affairs of the Jews in Volos. For the period of the Second World War, there are decisions concerning trade and economic disputes with Christians. For the postwar period, decisions relating to death certificates (mainly from the period 1946-1950), property looted by the Germans, the case of the Christian shopkeepers who had been affected by fire and claimed Jewish property, decisions on compensation to victims of the Nazi period (1961-1964).

  9. Αρχείο Σανατορίου Πηλίου "Η Ζωοδόχος Πηγή" ιατρού Γεωργίου Καραμάνη

    • Archive of the Sanatorium "I Zoodochos Pigi" in Pelion established by Dr. Georgios Karamanis
    • Archeio Sanatoriou Piliou "I Zoodochos Pigi" iatrou Georgiou Karamani

    Patient records, financial records, folder with correspondence between the Sanatorium and the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki (1946-1947). Jewish Holocaust survivors were hosted in the Sanatorium for treatment with the financial assistance from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

  10. Αρχείο Ειδικού Δικαστηρίου Δωσιλόγων

    • Archive of the Special Court for Collaborators
    • Archeio Eidikou Dikastiriou Dosilogon

    It contains proceedings and decisions of war trials. A number of these cases are relevant to the Jews of Volos.

  11. Γερμανικές Αποζημιώσεις

    • German Reparations
    • Germanikes Apozimioseis

    The archive concerns applications related to pensions' allocation pursuant to the West German Federal Indemnification Law (known as the Bundesentschädigungsgesetz, or BEG), the German Reich and Equivalent Legal Entities (Monetary Compensa-tion) Act (BRüG, of 19 July 1957, Federal Law Gazette I, p. 734) and the Greek Law Decree 4178/1961. Apart from these, part of the archival material refers to newer agreements about pensions' allocation. The archive also contains the community's correspondence in relation with its demands and its members' indemnifications.

  12. Δηλώσεις Περιουσιών προς τις Γερμανικές Αρχές (1943)

    • Declaration of Property to the German Authorities (1943)
    • Diloseis Periousion pros tis Germanikes Arches (1943)

    The archive contains 4.200 declarations of mobile/immobile property corresponding to 13.400 Jews and they are all dated on the 1st of March 1943.The cards contain personal information as well as itemized lists of real and material property subsequently aryanized by occupying forces and Greek collaborators.

  13. Βιβλία Απογραφής Επιζώντων του Ολοκαυτώματος

    • Registry Records of the Holocaust Survivors
    • Vivlia Apografis Epizonton Olokaftomatos

    The collection contains information on names, surnames, place and date of birth, residence, education, profession before, during and after WWII, personal stories in camps, living conditions after the return to Thessaloniki.

  14. Αρχείο Ισραηλιτικής Κοινότητας Καβάλας

    • Archive of the Jewish community of Kavala
    • Archeio Israilitikis Koinotitas Kavalas

    The material covers the period of the interwar, the WWII and postwar. It's about the relations between the Jewish community and the local authorities and other Jewish communities in Macedonia and Thrace, the case of the old and the new Jewish cemetery, the economic situation of the community, the education and the communal school, the religious celebrations.

  15. Αρχείο της Επιχειρηματικής Δραστηριότητας των Εβραίων της Θεσσαλονίκης 1920-1940

    • Archive of the business activities of the Jews in Thessaloniki 1920-1940
    • Archeio tis Epicheirimatikis Drastiriotitas ton Evraion tis Thessalonikis 1920-1940

    It contains information and archival material for thousands of Jewish and mixed sociétés anonymes (S.A.s) and sole proprietorships.

  16. Αρχείο Χαρτών και Κατόψεων

    • Archive of Maps and Plans
    • Archeio Charton kai Katopseon

    It contains information about the Jewish districts and synagogues of Thessaloniki.

  17. Συλλογή Σαμπετάι Τσιμίνο

    • Collection Sabetay Tsimino
    • Collection Sabetay Tsimino

    It contains more than 4.000 Pages of testimonies in commemoration of the Greek Jews who lived in the Greek provinces of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace occupied by the Bulgarians (1941-1944). Its special forms were designed by Yad Vashem to restore the personal identity and brief life stories of the six million Jews who were murdered by the Nazis and their accomplices.

  18. Μικρές Συλλογές

    • Small Collections
    • Mikres Sylloges

    Photo archive: Copies of photographs of the Federal Archives of Germany (Jews’ concentration at Eleftherias Square in 1942) and original photographs of Jewish families and post-war communal events [1900-2013] Correspondence collection: it contains documents for trade, hereditary issues (unclassified).Collection of insurance booklets and passports before World War II (1920-1941).

  19. Αρχείο Εφημερίδων

    • Newspapers Archive
    • Archeio Efimeridon

    The collection contains the anti-Semitic newspaper "Nea Evropi" (from 15-04-1941 to 22-02-1944), the newspaper "Makedonia" (1940-1941) and a number of the newspaper "Apogevmatini" (1941-1943) newspaper. All were printed in Thessaloniki. One can also find the local Jewish newspapers "L'Ιndépendant" (01-01-1940 to 07-04-1941) and "Le Progrès" (01-03-1940 to 30-12-1940).The collection consists of seven volumes; two volumes for "Nea Evropi", two volumes for "Makedonia", one volume for issues of "Apogevmatini" issues, one volume for "L'Ιndépendant" and one volume for "Le Progrès".

  20. Συλλογή Στρατόπεδο Παύλου Μελά

    • Collection Military Camp Pavlou Mela
    • Syllogi Stratopedo Pavlou Mela

    Catalogue of the executed prisoners (among them 7 were Jewish).