Archival Descriptions

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Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
  1. Sudbeni stol kao provedbeni sud za ratne ozljeđenike Banjaluka

    • Court Table of Banja Luka

    Contains records of the Court Table of Banjaluka which was one of 19 regional courts formed in the Independent State of Croatia. These courts were abolished in 1945, and their legal decisions were annulled.

  2. Oblasni Narodni oslobodilački odbor za Bosansku krajinu

    • Regional People's Liberation Committee for Bosanska Krajina

    Regional People's Liberation committees were formed during World War 2 to ensure organizational and political activity in liberated territories of Yugoslavia. They were formed by the Communist Partisans, and their goal and task was to regulate everyday life in free, liberated territories; it participated in resolving sensitive issues and problems, thus earning good reputation among the population. The material contains data produced by Regional People's Liberation Committee for Bosanska Krajina (northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina).

  3. Velika župa Sana i Luka Banja Luka

    • The Province of Sana and Luka

    The records contain information created by one of regional government of Axis-puppet state, the Independent State of Croatia. The county of Sana and Luka had it's capital in Banja Luka in northwestern Bosnia. Banja Luka was considered as potential capital of the Independent State of Croatia, as it was geographically it's center, and this was seen as politically prudent. But this move of capital from Zagreb to Banja Luka was never completed.

  4. Objedinjeni fond Komisija za utvrđivanje zločina okupatora i njihovih pomagača u Banja Luci

    • Combined fond of the Committee for crimes of occupation forces and collaborators in Banja Luka

    Just after the war Committee's were organized with the goal to research and document all war crimes committed by the Axis powers and their local collaborators. The documentation contains information about victims, war damages, etc.

  5. Razglednice, fotografije i foto-kopije

    • Collection of postcards, photographs and photocopies

    Collection of postcards, photographs and photocopies was created by selecting these type of items from different fonds during their processing. Also, significant number of items in the collection was obtained via purchases or as gifts from individuals, organizations or institutions. Collection includes 22 series. The series from no. 10 to 18 contain photos and copies of records about war crimes committed by German, Italian and Hungarian occupation forces 1941-1945, and crimes of collaborators (Chetniks, Ustashas). Also, series no 16 to 18 contain propaganda materials (posters, cards, leafle...

  6. Rizničko upraviteljstvo Banjaluka

    • Treasury directorate of Banjaluka

    Contains documents of financial and related provenance regarding government management for period 1941-1945 in Banjaluka and its area.

  7. Zbirka četničkih dokumenata

    • Collection of Chetnik records

    Records were created by Chetnik military units and authorities in Herzegovina from 1941 to 1945. Chetnik groups were involved in civil war against Communist Partisans and acted as collaborators of German and Italian forces. Includes reports and orders of Chetnik HQ for eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, military action information, arrests, reports about political situation in Herzegovina, status of Chetnik units, reports of intelligence officers, etc.

  8. Ustaški stožer i Povjereništvo za bivšu Vrbasku banovinu Banjaluka

    • Ustasha Headquarters and the Commission for former Vrbas banovina (province) Banjaluka

    Contains records of local Ustasha regime in Banjaluka, which was also the seat of former Vrbas province (banovina) in Yugoslavia. Ustasha movement led the Independent State of Croatia (Nezavisna Država Hrvatska) as a puppet-state of Nazi Germany and Italy. In accordance with that, it followed series of Nazi-approved laws regarding racial purity. Ustasha's persecuted Jews, Serbs, Roma, etc.

  9. Župsko redarstveno ravnateljstvo Banja Luka

    • County's Police Directorate of Banjaluka

    Records contained in this small fond were created by the Police Directorate of the county, under the Independent State of Croatia, puppet state of Nazi Germany. This state and its police force persecuted Serbs, Jews, Roma, etc.

  10. Gradsko poglavarstvo Banjaluka

    • Municipality of Banjaluka 1941-1945

    Contains records of local, municipal government of Banjaluka for 1941-1954, during the Independent State of Croatia's rule.

  11. Ravnateljstvo za ponovu Banjaluka

    • The Directorate for Renewal Banjaluka

    Another local government branch, it was in charge of economical issues for Banjaluka, as part of the Independent State of Croatia. Only one box of material is available.

  12. Okružna uprava narodnih dobara Banjaluka

    • The Office for Regional Management of public property Banjaluka

    The fond contains records about property and goods, land, buildings, companies, etc that were nationalized and became the state property under Communist Yugoslavia, right after World War 2. In some cases, not only property of Germans and their collaborators became state property, but also the state managed properties of those who were killed during the war (in concentration camps, etc.) or their whereabouts were unknown. In case of Jewish people, the state introduced state-management of their properties either until legal inheritors claimed the property in question, or permanently in cases ...

  13. Sudbeni stol u Mostaru

    • The Court of Mostar

    Court documentation, missing persons or deceased persons declarations, etc.

  14. Zbirka podataka o poginulim i nastradalim u toku II svjetskog rata na području opštine Mostar

    • Collection about killed and maimed during Second World War in Mostar municipality

    The fond contains records collected in 1952. and includes information about deceased and killed persons during the Second World War from the area of Mostar's county. Data includes names and surnames, places and dates of birth, location and circumstances of arrest (if any), place and circumstance of death, participation in Partisan units, etc.

  15. Narodnooslobodilački odbor za Hercegovinu

    • People's Liberation Commitee for Herzegovina

    Contains records of reorganisation of Regional committee, invites for members to Third ZAVNOBiH conference, monetary changes, population supply issues, personnel files, etc. Part of the fond is the material of "Okružna uprava narodnih dobara" (The Office for Regional Management of public property), which contains information about confiscated property.

  16. Zbirka ustaško-domobranskih dokumenata

    • Collection of Ustasha and Domobran documents

    Documentation created by the authorities of the Independent State of Croatia and Ustasha and domobran (militia) military units in the period 1941-1945. Contains reports of Ministries of the Independent State of Croatia regarding political and military circumstances, reports of Italian military missions and their deployment, details about policies and orders, conflicts with Chetnik forces, reports of police/militia stations, details regarding the activities of Communist "rebels", lists of arrested persons, minutes from interrogations of arrestees, etc.

  17. Zbirka partizanskih dokumenata

    • Collection of Partisan records

    Includes records created by Communist authoriries, Communist Party and other social-political organizations in Herzegovina during Second World War. Contains reports of regional committee, reports regarding the situation in Herzegovina, minutes from meetings of local Communist Party branches, orders and reports of headquarters and Partisan units, propaganda material, etc.

  18. Hercegovački Okružni Narodni odbor Mostar

    • Herzegovina Regional People's Committee Mostar

    Records contain data of Communist government in the region (Mostar, Trebinje, Bileća, Gacko, Nevesinje, Stolac, Konjic, Čapljina, Ljubinje, Ljubuški, Posušje i Široki Brijeg) during and after World War 2 and the aftermath of the Holocaust.

  19. Collection of photographs and documents

    The Museum owns a collection of mostly photographs that depicts old synagogue, Jewish cemetery in Bihać, Jewish stores before the Second World War, etc. While basic, it might still be valuable for research into local Jewish community and Holocaust.

  20. Document collection of the Museum

    The part of Museum dedicated to Bosnian Jews (Jewish Museum) is located in old synagogue, in Sarajevo. The collection contains plenty of exhibits, but it also includes documentation and archival material among which are photographs, movie scripts, illustrations and paintings, lists of non-Jews who assisted or hid Jews during the Holocaust, book of Jewish victims, diaries, etc