Archival Descriptions

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Holding Institution: Historijski arhiv Sarajevo
  1. Papo Laura - Bohoreta

    The fond contains original manuscripts and related documents of Laura Papo - Bohoreta. The Archive of Sarajevo considers this fond one of its most important and relevant collections among those of families/public figures, since Laura Papo was one of key figures in Sephardic community of Bosnia and Herzegovina. She died in 1942, and lost members of her family due to Holocaust.

  2. Rizničko upraviteljstvo u Sarajevu - Ured za upravu židovskih nekretnina

    • The Office for Management of Jewish Estate

    The Office for Management of Jewish Estate was working in accordance with the laws of the Independent State of Croatia that enforced expropriation of Jewish property and Jewish companies and making them state-owned property. The fond contains records about confiscation of Jewish properties in Sarajevo in 1942; these provide information regarding the owners including names, addresses and property description.

  3. Gradska uprava narodnih dobara Sarajevo

    • City's bureau for public goods Sarajevo

    Contains information about Jewish property whose owners perished during the Holocaust.

  4. Izraelička-Sefardička osnovna škola Sarajevo

    • Sephardic Primary School Sarajevo

    The school in Sarajevo for Jewish (Sephardi) children was formed in 1903. Records (books) of the school were preserved and kept in Elementary school "Jovan Jovanović Zmaj" Sarajevo, from which they were transferred to the Archive of Sarajevo. While not directly related to the Holocaust period, it is of significance for tracking information regarding Jewish families that lived in Sarajevo before World War 2, their addresses, education, family ties, etc. and comparing it to other data.

  5. Narodni odbor Grada Sarajeva

    • City Committee of Sarajevo

    Sarajevo, as a city and separate political and territorial unit became a separate government unit in 1945. City's People Liberation Committee was formed on 19th of April 1945 and operated until 21st of July 1945, shortly after the end of World War II in Europe (May 1945), when it was reformed and renamed to City's People Committee. The documentation deals with Sarajevo's five districts and has information about last stages of World War II and its aftermath and consequences.

  6. Riznično upraviteljstvo u Sarajevu - Ured za podržavljeni imetak

    • The Office for Nationalized Property

    The Office for Nationalized Property in Sarajevo had details about and managed the properties of those who had to leave the Independent State of Croatia or they were taken to concentration camps. In most cases, this is Jewish and Serbian property.

  7. Državno ravnateljstvo za gospodarstvenu ponovu - podružnica Sarajevo

    • State Directorate for Economic Renewal - Sarajevo's branch

    Contains decrees issued by the State Treasury of the Independent State of Croatia regarding the confiscation of Jewish property in Sarajevo. Also included are correspondence regarding the confiscation of Jewish property, appeals by local Jews, and inspection of confiscated shops, stores and other property. Related to to the city of Sarajevo.

  8. Komisija za ratnu štetu Narodnog odbora sreza Sarajevo

    • The Committee for war damages of Sarajevo County

    Contains details about damages/losses committed by occupying Axis forces and their local collaborators in Sarajevo region. The information presented mostly gathered with the aim of seeking war reparations.

  9. Uprava državnih nekretnina Sarajevo

    • The Office for State Property Sarajevo

    The Office for State Property Sarajevo was in charge of managing confiscated property seized by the new Yugoslav regime (Communist Party), but also managing of property whose owners were unaccounted for or perished in concentration camps (Jews, Serbs, etc.).

  10. Kotarsko nadzorništvo narodne zaštite Sarajevo

    • District's Office for national protection Sarajevo

    Records that are part of the fond contain important information regarding the situation in Sarajevo and its immediate area during World War II (air raids and bombing of the city, lists of deceased people, information about property, etc.)