Archival Descriptions

Holding Institution: Spišský archív v Levoči close
  1. Okresný úrad v Levoči

    • District Office in Levoča

    The fonds of the District Office in Levoča is one of the best preserved fonds of its kind in Slovakia. The District Office in Levočas was the state administration body at the regional level. Its fonds contains the documents concerning political, economic, cultural and social situation in this district during the period 1923 – 1945. As such it contains many documents pertaining to the persecution of Jews living in this district in 1938-1945. Fonds contains documents concerning the expulsion of Jews from the district of Levoča during the deportation of Jews from the territory of autonomous Sl...

  2. Okresný ľudový súd v Levoči

    • District People´s Court in Levoča

    The fonds contains various case files pertaining various forms of persecution of Jews in Slovakia (1938-1945) from its very beginning in 1938. Among others, there is a file concerning the deportation of Jews from the territory of Slovakia in November 1938. Several other files contain the information on the so called aryanisation of Jewish property in Levoča, Spišské Podhradie, Kežmarok and Spišská Stará Ves. Several files contain the information and testimonies about the deportation of Jews in 1942 from Levoča, Spišské Podhradie, Stará Ľubovňa, Spišská Nová Ves. Two different case files con...

  3. Okresný ľudový súd v Poprade

    • District People´s Court in Poprad

    The fonds contains the case file of the former commander of the Concentration center for Jews in Poprad, which was one of the five concentration camps used during the deportation of Jews from Slovakia in 1942. This concentration camp was created in March 1942 few weeks before the beginning of deportation. Another file pertains the former guard of concentration camp in Poprad. Several files concern the persecution and murders of Jews in 1944. One of such case files pertains the arrest of Jews as well as non-Jews in sanatorium "Charitas" in Dolný Smokovec in September 1944. Another file conce...

  4. Okresný ľudový súd v Spišskej Novej Vsi

    • District People´s Court in Spišská Nová Ves

    The fonds contains the information on the so called aryanisation of Jewish enterprise property in Spišská Nová Ves. One file contains the information on various anti-Jewish activities and physical of abuse of Jews in Spišská Nová Ves organized by local inhabitants as well as German children from the Third Reich visiting the town during the KLV action. Several files contain the information about the deportation of Jews from Spišská Nová Ves, Markušovce. The fonds contains four separate case files of the former members of SS who served as guards in Gross-Rosen, Neuengamme, Braunschweig, Berge...

  5. Okresný ľúdový súd v Gelnici

    • District People´s Court in Gelnica

    The fonds contains various case files pertaining various forms of persecution of Jews in Slovakia (1938-1945). Besides the file containing the information on the so called aryanisation of the enterprise in Krompachy, there is also a file of the former official in Gelnica with the information on various forms of persecution of Jews, including the deportation of Jews from Gelnica in 1942. There is also a file with the information on the activities of the Heimatschutz in Gelnica and the persecution of specific person by it´s representative. Two separate case files concern former members of the...

  6. Okresný ľúdový súd v Starej Ľubovni

    • District People´s Court in Stará Ľubovňa

    The fonds contains various case files pertaining the persecution of Jews in 1938-1945. Among others there is a file on the physical abuse of Jews in Gňazdy or robbing of Jews in Plavnica in 1939. Another file contains the information about breaking into the houses of Jews and the robbery in Stará Ľubovňa in May 1941. There is also a file with the information on anti-Jewish violence (breaking windows) commited by German children visiting Stará Ľubovňa within the framework of the KLV action in 1942. Several files pertain the deportation of Jews from Stará Ľubovňa and village Gňazdy in 1942. O...

  7. Okresný ľudový súd v Spišskej Starej Vsi

    • District People´s Court in Spišská Stará Ves

    The fonds contains case files with the information on the persecution of Jews in Spišská Stará Ves. One file pertains the former member of the Hlinka Guard in Spišská Stará Ves and contains the info on house searches in Jewish households as well as other activities of the HG against the Jews. Another file contains the information on the so called aryanization of the specific shop in Spišská Stará Ves and the denunciation of Jews. There is also a file with the information on deportation of Jews from Spišská Stará Ves in 1942.

  8. Okresný ľudový súd v Kežmarku

    • District People´s Court in Kežmarok

    The fonds contains various case files pertaining the persecution of Jews in Slovakia (1938-1945). One file contains the information on the so called aryanisation of the company in Spišská Belá. Two separate case files contain the information on the Kommando ZbV 27 which operated in this area in 1944. Two other files concern former members of the SS, who served as guards in concentration camps Buchenwald and Auschwitz. There is also information on persecution of Roma in the fonds. One file contains information on the murder of Roma in the forest near Nová Lesná in September 1944.

  9. Ľudový súd v Levoči

    • People´s Court in Levoča

    The fonds contains files of People´s Court in Levoča, which existed in 1948 as the retributive court. It contains several Holocaust-related files. Among others, it contains files with the information and testimonies on the hiding of Jews in Spišské Podhradie in 1942, the deportation of Jews from Spišské Podhradie, Stará Ľubovňa, Kežmarok in 1942. There is a file about the denunciation of a Jewish man by the aryaniser of his business in Spišské Podhradie and several files on various forms of persecution of Jews in Spišská Stará Ves, Spišská Belá etc. Besides that, the fonds contains the case...

  10. Žandárska stanica Kežmarok

    • Gendarmerie Station Kežmarok

    The fragmentary fonds contains police (Gendarmerie) documents of the Gendarmerie Station in Kežmarok. In includes the list of Jews that were to be deported to the concentration camp in Žilina in 1942, the list of Jews that were to be arrested and deported from Kežmarok on 2 April 1942, the list of Jews that escaped from deportation (so-called "dezerteri") that were searched by police. There is also a report about specific Jews that were arrested. Some files contain instructions of the District Office in Kežmarok pertaining to the deportation of Jews from 1942, including the document on the ...

  11. Okresné žandárske veliteľstvo Kežmarok

    • District Gendarmerie Command Kežmarok

    The fragmentary fonds contains documents of the District Gendarmery Command in Kežmarok. The Holocaust-relevant files include the circular letter of the Main Gendarmery Command on the contacts with Jews from 30 June 1943 as well as the circular letter of the same command body ordering thorough study of all orders and rulings pertaining to the Jews from the September 1943. Other files pertain to the action police against the Jews performed on 26 March 1943 or sending Jews to various labor camps. There is also a file from July 1944 which concerns the order to arrest and bring to labor camps f...

  12. Žandárska stanica Spišská Belá

    • Gendarmerie Station Spišská Belá

    The fragmentary fonds contains documents of the Gendarmerie Station in Spišská Belá. It includes documents from 1938 and1941. These include report on the Anti-semitic flyer "Christians of all countries unite!" written in Czech language and sent from Zlin, then documents concerning the deportation of Jews in November 1938 (including lists of those that were expelled and list of those who returned back) and various documents pertaining those deportations. Files from 1941 concern the cooperation between gendarmes and Hlinka Guard in anti-Jewish measures, as well as file concerning the restrict...

  13. Žandárska stanica Spišská Stará Ves

    The fragmentary fonds contains documents of the Gendarmerie Station in Spišská Stará Ves. These include report on the arrest of a Jewish woman, originally from the General Gouvernement in 1940, several files on the arrest or investigation of Jewish individuals from Spišská Stará Ves. Some files pertain to the house searches of specific households of Jews in Spišská Stará Ves. One file contains the list of Jews of foreign citizenship from 1940. Several files pertain to the accusations of illegal business activities and the liquidation of Jewish businesses. One file pertains to the cancellati...

  14. Krajský súd v Levoči

    The fonds contains various civil, penal, as well as business-related (property) files of the County Court in Levoča. These documents cover the period before the Holocaust and are relevant for the research of relations between Jews and non-Jews in the area. Files of the third manipulating period of the fonds (1924-1949) cover various conflicts in the area as well as the employment of Jews and their life before the Holocaust. There are also Holocaust-related files from the period of 1938-1945.

  15. Okresné žandárske veliteľstvo Levoča

    • District Gendarmerie Command Levoča

    The fragmentary fonds contains documents of the District Gendarmerie Command Levoča. It contains the Holocaust-relevant file which pertains to the arrest of several persons from Levoča (including severa Jews in the political prison in Ilava in August 1941).

  16. Žandárska stanica Veľký Lipník

    • Gendarmerie Station Veľký Lipník

    The fragmentary fonds contains documents of the Gendarmerie Station in Veľký Lipník. The Holocaust-relevant file concerns the order of the District Gendarmery Command in Spišská Stará Ves to arrest Jews from 7 September 1944.