Archival Descriptions

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  1. The Photographic Archive of the Jewish Museum of Greece

    • Φωτογραφικό Αρχείο του Εβραϊκού Μουσείου της Ελλάδος

    The photographic archive of the JMG includes a large number of photographs that cover all aspects of Jewish life and tradition in Greece. The photographic material consists of original black-and-white photographs, printed copies of original pictures, colour photographs and slides. The main body of this material is the primary archive of original photographs, which have been donated to the Museum by their owners and which are kept separately. These photographs have been copied and replaced with 13 x 18 cm copies, as well as film negatives and contact prints of those. The access to the origin...

  2. Αρχείο Ιωσήφ Σιακκή

    • The Joseph Siakkis Archives
    • Archeio Siakkis Iosif

    Contains records related to the history of the Jewish communities of Greece. The archives are organized into 28 thematic sections. The most important topics are: 1. History of Greek Jewry and Jewish communities of Thessaloniki, Kerkyra [Corfu], Larissa, Volos, Trikala, Zakynthos, Chania, Preveza, Sparta, Chalkis and other major Jewish centers; 2. Antisemitism, Nazi occupation and Holocaust; 3. Collections of Jewish periodicals (Kerkyra and Athens); 4. Records of the Greek Jewish family names, personal correspondence, literary essays and poetry.

  3. Η Εμπειρία των Εβραίων της Ελλάδας στις οπτικο-ακουστικές Μαρτυρίες

    • Database of Greek-Jewish Holocaust Survivors' Testimonies
    • I Empeiria ton Evraion tis Elladas stis optiko-akoustikes Martyries

    The database contains more than 800 pieces of evidence which were collected at different times and in different languages and places: Greece. elsewhere in Europe, the United States, and Israel.The ambition is that the database will be a tool which will facilitate scholars in locating and accessing the material.

  4. Αρχείο Πρεσβείας Ουάσιγκτον

    • Archive of the Embassy in Washington
    • Archeio Presveias Ouasigton

    The Archive consists of documents related to the Greek American diplomatic, political and financial relations, the situation of the American Greek communitites in the States, issues relevant to the Greek authorities in the States, private affairs of Greek citizens. The relevant material to the Holocaust and the Greek Jews covers the period from 1937 to 1957. It contains material about the relations between the United States and the Nazi Germany, the situtation of the Greek Jews during and after the Second World War, property issues of the Holocaust victims.

  5. 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.

  6. Αρχείο της Ισραηλιτικής Κοινότητας Πατρών

    • Records of the Jewish Community in Patras
    • Archeio tis Israilitikis Koinotitas Patron

    "Consists of correspondence files concerning the postwar activities of the Jewish community of Patras. Topics include restitution, commemoration of Holocaust victims, elections to the Board of the Jewish Community, burial permissions, maintenance of the Jewish cemetery, and disposal of the community’s property. There are also financial records, minutes of Board meetings, and a list of community members." (USHMM)

  7. 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.

  8. Αρχείο της Ιστορίας των Ελλήνων Εβραίων

    • Archive of the History of the Greek Jews
    • Archeio tis Istorias ton Ellinon Evraion

    The collection consists of documents related to the history of the Jews in Greece, the State policy towards the Jews, the situation of the Jews in Greece and the Balkan States as the Greek State was expanded from the end of the 19th century to the mid of the 20th century. It covers the Nazi-era and topics as the situation of the Greek Jews who lived in other countries, as Romania, the antisemitic measures taken by the German authorities, the deportations of the Jews in German and Bulgarian occupied zone, the case of the Jews in Dodecanese, the issue of the Italian Jews who lived in Greece, ...

  9. Αρχείο Γαβριήλ Γαβριηλίδη

    • Archive of Gavriel Gavrielides
    • Archeio Gavrielides Gavriel

    Consists of the personal archive of Gavriel Gavrielides, a Jewish lawyer who provided legal counsel to the Jewish Community of Rhodes, the Organization for the Relief and Rehabilitation of Greek Jews (OPAIE), the Central Board of Greek Jewish Communities, the Jewish Community of Athens, and other Jewish organizations in Greece after World War II. Also of interest are cases of individual Jews against the OPAIE.

  10. Αρχείο της Κεντρικής Υπηρεσίας, 1941-1946

    • Archive of the Central Administration, 1941-1946
    • Archeio tis Kentrikis Ypiresias, 1941-1946

    Reports on the Greek population and the general conditions under the German, Bulgarian and Italian Occupation. Famine, oppression, deportation of Jews, massacres, executions, political, social, educational measures, the issues of the Jewish properties, Jewish immigration to Palestine.

  11. 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.

  12. Αρχείο της Ιταλικής Αστυνομίας των Καραμπινιέρων

    • Royal Carabinieri Police Archive
    • Archeio tis Italikis Astynomias ton Karabinieron

    The archive contains approx. 80.000 personal files (for 130.000 inhabitants). It contains reports on political events, social and ethnic groups (Greeks, Turks, Jews and other foreigners) and companies, juridical decisions, information on the antifascist activities, the Jewish community, cases related to full Italian citizenship and the special local form of citizenship (Cittadinanza Egea Italiana).

  13. 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.

  14. Αρχείο Πρεσβείας Λονδίνου

    • Archive of the Embassy in London
    • Archeio Presveias Londinou

    The archive covers the Greek-British relations. From 1939 to 1950 the material is related to the period of WWII, the Greek refugees, the famine in occupied Greece, the Greek Red Cross, the war crimes committed by Nazi Germany, Italy and Bulgaria, the National Office for War Crimes, the United Nations War Crimes Commission, the war reparations.

  15. Αρχεία του Κεντρικού Ισραηλιτικού Συμβουλίου της Ελλάδος, 1943-1990

    • Records of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece, 1943-1990
    • Archeia tou Kentrikou Israilitikou Symvouliou tis Ellados, 1943-1990

    Consists mainly of files of correspondence between various Greek Jewish communities, with Greek governmental authorities concerning the restitution of the property of Greek Jews, and with international Jewish organizations concerning remembrance. Also included is correspondence with various other, but primarily German, organizations and authorities concerning reparations.

  16. Διεύθυνση Διαφάνειας και Εξυπηρέτησης Δημοτών του Δήμου Θεσσαλονίκης- Τμήμα Δημοτολογίων

    • Division of Transparency and Civil Service of the Municipality of Thessaloniki - Civil Registry Office
    • Diefthynsi Diafaneias kai Exypiretisis Dimoton tou Dimou Thessalonikis - Tmima Dimotologion

    The archive contains 50 books with the names of girls who were born in Thessaloniki from 1896 to 1950; 144 books with the names of boys who were born in Thessaloniki from 1832 until today (the first decades have few names); and unknown number of books with the names of people who were born in Thessaloniki from 1931 to 2000. Data include name, surname, place and date of birth, the decision of the registry and the act of erasing.

  17. Τράπεζα Θεσσαλονίκης

    • Banque de Salonique
    • Trapeza Thessalonikis

    The "Banque de Salonique" archive consists of records of current accounts, securities, cashier records and customer records, journals, ledgers and files of incoming correspondence, letters of guarantee, cashier and other vouchers.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. Αρχείο της Οικογένειας Ααρών και Σαμπετάι Τσιμίνο

    • Archive of the Family of Aron and Sabetai Tsimino
    • Archeio tis Oikogenias Aron kai Sabetai Tsimino

    Family correspondence with survivors from Kavala who migrated to Israel and Argentina, and with organisations and departments of public services in Israel, Greece and Argentina about the Holocaust and issues of compensation in and from Bulgaria.