Archival Descriptions

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  1. German Settlement Company – Chief Inspectorate in Stříbro, Trpísty/Čeminy

    The fonds includes archival records resulting from the activities of the German Settlement Company - The Chief Inspectorate Stříbro. Given the nature of the office, archival records related to the Jewish population and especially to its land property are likely to be found throughout the entire fonds, especially in the inventory units concerning the Chief Administration of Trpísty (the Třebel-Trpísty estate belonged, until 1938, to owners of Jewish origin). However, the confiscated Jewish possessions were undoubtedly managed by other chief administrations within the jurisdiction of the Chie...

  2. Liebauthal Textile Works, Fischer and Co., GP, Libavské Údolí

    The fonds contains documents from the Liebauthal textile factories of Fischer and Co., Libavské Údolí from 1938 to 1950. Since these are documents of the Aryanised company, originally Noë Stross joint-stock company, United Textile Factories in Libavské Údolí and Bělá pod Bezdězem, a large number of documents are related to Jewish history. Matters pertaining to Aryanisation, its circumstances and its consequences are located mainly in part I. of the fonds. These include mainly Aryanisation contracts from 1939, transfers, buy-offs and payouts of shares in connection with the Aryanisation proc...

  3. State Police Office in Domažlice

    The fonds contains documents from the activity of the State Police Office in Domažlice. The vast majority of the preserved documents are constituted by associations’ files, but also matters of issuance of passports and emigration and the agenda of refugees from occupied areas inland in the autumn of 1938. Politically important files were not however preserved, these evidently having been destroyed before 1945. For study of Jewish history, it is possible to use in particular register books, this in particular concerning K 6 (List of passports issued, 1938–1939), K 7 (Index to this list, 1938...

  4. Landgericht (Reichs Regional Court) of Cheb

    The fonds contains documents relating to the judicial, political and economic development of detached regions in West Bohemia in 1938–1945. For study of Jewish history, it is possible in particular to use call № 2005, box № 1 (Organisation of officials, 1939), call № 2008, box № 1 (List of staff status, 1939–1942) and also the personal files of legal representatives (call № eA1 to eZ4, box № 86–91) and notaries (call № fB1 to fT3, box № 91–92), which provide information on racial matters and staffing circumstances in the judicial system in the Sudetenland Reichsgau (Sudeten region). Attenti...

  5. Regierungspräsident (Office of the Governing President) of Karlovy Vary

    This is an exceptionally valuable fonds regarding political, economic, social and cultural history of an important part of the Sudetenland Reichsgau (Sudeten Reichs Region) in 1938–1945. For study of Jewish history, it is possible in particular to use the following archival records: box № 1 (Reports by the Gestapo on number of arrested and confiscated property of Jewish associations, 1938), box № 1 (Pogroms on Jews, burning to the ground of synagogues, 1938), box № 7, call № 1103 (Aryan origin of officials, 1938–1943), box № 8, call № 1203 (Employment of Jews in state services, 1939–1944), ...

  6. Amtsgericht (District Court) of Stod

    The archive fonds contains archival records resulting from the activity of the Amtsgericht (District Court), which operated in the area of the judicial district of Stod during the German occupation, where also inhabitants of Jewish lived. Especially files with call No. EhR of the Heritage court, writings with call No. HRA and HRB of the Commercial register can be recommended for further inspection. It can be presumed that the Jewish-related matters could also be found in files with others call numbers. Searching can be simplified by preserved lists of names and registers kept for the indivi...

  7. Agricultural Office of Mariánské Lázně

    The fonds includes archival records resulting from the activities of the Agricultural Office of Mariánské Lázně. The archival records related to the Jewish population or to its property can be found throughout the entire fonds. The most interesting ones may be those stored under inv. No. 18 - An inventory of landed property of Czechs and Jews by districts (as indicated by name, municipality, house number and area) and inv. No. 23 - The consolidation of lands in 1939-1942 (there is, among others, a tentative identification of districts for the purpose of consolidation indicating the possessi...

  8. Deutsche Ansiedlungsgesellschaft (German Settlement Company) – Branch in Karlovy Vary

    The fonds includes archival records resulting from the activities of the Karlovy Vary branch of the German Settlement Company. The fonds is not inventoried nor arranged. Given the nature of the office one can find archive records related to the Jewish population, and especially to its land property, throughout the entire fonds. The fonds mainly includes official correspondence, reports on the management of farms, accounting records, settlement maps and land sheets and extracts thereof.

  9. Landgericht (Reichs Regional Court) – Kašperské Hory branch

    Archival records in the fonds are an important source for the development of the judicial system and administration of justice in regions which were administratively affiliated in 1939 to the Bavarian Ostmark. For study of Jewish history, it is possible in particular to use call № 346, box № 33 (marital law, 1939–1944), call № 346a, box № 33 (requests for removal of obstacles in marriage, 1939–1943) and also in particular the agenda of marital matters stored under call № R, box № 80–99 (marital matters, divorces etc., 1938–1944), which contain information about oppression and persecution of...

  10. Amtsanwalt (District Prosecutor´s Office) of Stříbro

    Archival records in the fonds are a valuable source relating to development of the German Reich justice system in 1938–1945. For study of Jewish history, it is possible in particular to use files documenting a wide range of cases of destruction and looting of Jewish property in the Stříbro region after having been abandoned by the owners during the autumn of 1938 and spring of 1939 and other forms of persecution of citizens of Jewish origin, this in particular concerning inv. № 16, box № 1–70 (criminal files ref. PLs, 1939).

  11. Amtsanwalt (District Prosecutor´s Office) of Karlovy Vary

    Archival records in the fonds are a valuable source relating to development of the German Reich justice system in 1938–1945. For study of Jewish history, it is possible in particular to use files documenting a wide range of cases of looting of Jewish property in Karlovy Vary after having been abandoned by the owners during the autumn of 1938 and spring of 1939, this in particular concerning inv. № 12, box № 1–7 and inv. № 13, box № 28–34 (criminal files ref. 1 PLs and 2 PLs, 1939).

  12. Amtsanwalt (District Prosecutor´s Office) of Cheb

    Archival records in the fonds are a valuable source relating to development of the German Reich justice system in 1938–1945. For study of Jewish history, it is possible in particular to use files documenting a wide range of cases of looting of Jewish property in the Cheb region after having been abandoned by the owners during the autumn of 1938 and spring of 1939, this in particular concerning inv. № 39, box № 3–15 (criminal files ref. PLs, 1939).