Archival Descriptions

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  1. The Ministry of Interior I - old registry, Prague

    The fonds as a whole provides information on the activities of the state authorities during the first Czechoslovak Republic and the so-called autonomous administration at the beginning of the Nazi occupation. For researchers, the most valuable part is the legislative issues, issues of organization of political administration, federal affairs, elections, and national and autonomous affairs. The fonds also stores valuable material on economic history. Jews are explicitly mentioned in the following documents: reports on the activities of national committees and the memorandum of the Jewish Nat...

  2. The Czech Union of Anti-Fascist Fighters - Central Committee, Prague

    Additional creators: Czechoslovak Union of Anti-Fascist Fighters; Union of Anti-Fascist FightersThe documents of the Czech Union of Anti-Fascist Fighters (ČSPB) are an important source concerning the resistance and resistance of Czechs and Slovaks in 1914-1918, domestic and foreign anti-Nazi resistance in 1939-1945, including Jewish resistance, and the victims of racial and political persecution, prisoners of Nazi prisons and concentration camps. The fonds has a complicated internal structure, consisting of several separate parts: registry; membership records; documents of the publicity dep...

  3. Wolf, Max Egon, MUDr.

    Additional creators: Wolfová Anny Johanna; Falkenau Emil; Falkenau Ernst; Falkenau Paul; Falkenau Wilhelm; Steiner Josef; Wolf Willy; Wolfová Hermína; Pfeifer P.. The personal archive of MUDr. Egon Max Wolf is a source for the knowledge of the Holocaust and the racial persecution of the Jewish population in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. The fonds contains documents from 1939-1941, when the Wolfs faced racial persecution. Using one family as an example, it is possible to trace specific interventions in the life of the Jewish population by the Protectorate authorities - e.g. the le...

  4. The Archive of the Syndicate of Journalists, Prague

    Additional creators: Pension Association of Czech Journalists (1872); Pension Fund for Widows and Orphans of the Association of Czech Journalists (1882-1948); Union of Czechoslovak Journalists (1902-1903); All-Slavic Union of Journalists (1898-1934); Central Union of Slavic Journalists (1902-1904); Union of Czech Journalists (1909-1920); Syndicate of Czech Journalists (1909-1911); Union of Czech Journalists in Vienna (1918-1929); Reichsgewerkschaft der deutschen Presse in der CSR (1919-1939); Syndicate of the Czechoslovak Daily Press (1919-1926); Unity of Czechoslovak Journalists (1920-1939...

  5. The Union of Anti-Fascist Fighters - Central Committee, Prague

    Additional creators: The Union of National Revolution; The Union of Freedom Fighters; The Union of Political Prisoners and the the Relatives of Parished Political Prisoners. The documents of the Union of Anti-Fascist Fighters are an important source of information on the resistance and resistance of the Czechs and Slovaks in 1914-1918, the domestic and foreign anti-Nazi resistance in 1939-1945, including the Jewish resistance, and the victims of racial and political persecution and prisoners of Nazi prisons and concentration camps. The fonds contains, among other things, fragments of the do...

  6. The Presidium of the Ministerial Council, Prague

    Additional creators: The Secretariat of the Prime Minister (1942-1945); The State Economic Council (1938-1941); The Coordination Department (1939-1942). The fonds includes the entire agenda of the Presidium of the Ministerial Council. Several relatively coherent units directly concern Jews, their organizations, religious societies, relevant government regulations (with an overlap after 1939 - legal status in the Protectorate, Jewish property, emigration, Jews in the civil service); reports on the activities of Jewish parties and organizations, the memorandum of the Zionist Revision Union, t...

  7. Fischer, Josef, Doc., PhDr.

    Additional creators: Fischerová-Balcarová Milena; Fischerová-Krásová Milena; Balcarová-Maříková Milena. The personal fonds of Doc. PhDr. Josef Fischer, a prominent Czech philosopher, sociologist, translator, and participant in the domestic anti-Nazi resistance, is a valuable source for understanding his personality and work, for understanding the intellectual and spiritual atmosphere of the interwar Czechoslovakia, and for studying the issues of the domestic non-communist resistance. The documents related to the resistance activities of the author, especially the letters and secret messages...

  8. The Headquarters of Chambers of Commerce and Trade, Prague

    The fonds includes materials on the organization, development and personnel matters of the Headquarters, minutes from meetings, documents on its legislative work; materials on the economic development in the Czechoslovak Republic and abroad, tax and customs policies, trade fairs and congresses, pricing policy, combating usury, etc.; numerous documents on foreign trade, international trade agreements, reports of Czechoslovak embassies for the Headquarters (situation on local markets, characteristics of individual companies in individual countries). Information on Jews can be specifically fou...

  9. The Supreme Administrative Court in Prague

    The presidium files may concern matters of civil servants. In addition to the legislative documentation, the presidium also retained all significant internal organizational materials that reflect the staffing, management and actions of the Supreme Administrative Court, etc. Very valuable may be their own court decisions, which describe the facts, allow for insight into such details of property and intentions of the complainant that are difficult to achieve elsewhere. Documents directly relating to Jews can also be found in the documents - information on the placement of Jews in Terezín, non...

  10. Kaufmannová, Heda

    The personal archive of the Czech writer, translator and participant in the anti-Nazi domestic resistance, Heda Kaufmann, is an important source for understanding her literary work and resistance activities during the years of the Nazi occupation. However, the documents in the fonds can also contribute to the understanding of the life of the Jewish community in the interwar Czechoslovakia. The fonds contains mainly personal documents, manuscripts of Heda Kaufmannová's works, documentation of her resistance activities, correspondence and photographs. Among the documents in Heda Kaufmannová's...

  11. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs - clippings archive, Prague

    Additional creator: The Ministry of Interior. The clippings archive, which was established at the request of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, systematically collected clippings mainly on foreign political events. Gradually, a unique collection of thematically arranged newspaper clippings from the Czechoslovak and foreign press from the years 1916-1987 was created. The fonds itself is divided into three parts, the first of which contains clippings from 1916-1944, the second one from 1945-1951 and the third one from 1952-1987. The first part of the fonds contains sets of clippings on Jews in ...

  12. The Foreign Press Archive, New York

    Additional creator: Arne Laurin. The Clippings Archive of the Second Resistance, known since 1942 as the Czechoslovak Archives in New York, was part of the Czechoslovak Information Center in New York and is associated with the name of its founder, Arne Laurin. Thanks to him, a unique archive of clippings was created, gathering clippings mainly on foreign political and military events during the Second World War, on the situation in the Protectorate and also on the Second Czechoslovak Foreign Resistance. The fonds also contains newspaper clippings on the Jewish community in Czechoslovakia an...

  13. Gajan, Koloman, Prof., PhDr., DrSc.

    Additional creators: Gajanová Alena PhDr. The fonds of Prof. Koloman Gajan, PhD, DrSc., a leading Czechoslovak historian, contains mainly documents related to his scientific work: manuscripts of scientific papers, auxiliary study material, studies and articles, lectures, correspondence, and documentation of the author's public activities. The fonds also contains personal documents and biographical material. Among the Judaica in the fonds there is the author's own biography, which contributes to the knowledge of life in the Jewish community in the small village of Hamborek (now Brezovička) i...

  14. Hájková, Alena, PhDr.

    The personal fonds of historian Alena Hájková is a valuable source of information relating to the issue of racial discrimination against the Jewish population and the beginnings of Jewish resistance in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. The fonds contains mainly her manuscripts of scientific works related to the anti-Nazi resistance with a focus on the Jewish resistance. The fonds contains manuscripts of works such as The List of Jews in 1939-1941, Participation of Jews in the Czech Resistance Movement, The Disappeared Ones in the First Months of the Occupation, and Administration in ...

  15. The Provincial Office in Prague

    Additional creators: The Provincial Political Administration of the National Committee 1918-1919; The Provincial Political Administration 1919-1920; The Provincial Office Prague 1920-1945; Provincial National Committee Prague 1945-1949. The fonds is mainly of an administrative nature. The Presidium of the Provincial Office (hereinafter PPO) monitored the economic, financial and personnel agenda of district authorities and district commissions, and provincial institutions. The personnel agenda is located in all departments of the PPO registry. The PPO-RAV files (the Reich administration) mai...

  16. Rachel Souritz. Collection

    This collection contains: pre-war photos of the Souritz-Grabowetzki family, including photos of the deported Abraham Echiel Souritz and his children Willy and Paulette ; pre-war photos of the family of Mozes alias Max Blumberg, second husband of Jeanne Grabowetzki, widow of Abraham Echiel Souritz ; war-time photos of Rachel Souritz' son Albert Souritz, taken while the child was in hiding in Mechelen ; post-war photos of Max Blumberg and Jeanne Grabowetzki ; a wartime school report of Paulette Souritz ; documents on the deportation of Abraham Echiel, Willy and Paulette Souritz and on the rep...

  17. Goffaux-Indekeu family. Collection

    This collections consists of: two lists containing the names of Jewish and non-Jewish persons rescued by Florent Goffaux and Hélène Indekeu ; declarations regarding the rescue of André Paradis, Antoine Gosselin, Heinz Basch and Henri Drouin (with photos) ; a declaration regarding the death of Jean Lekime ; a statement signed by Salomon Muller ; an honorary certificate issued by the Union des Anciens Détenus et Rescapés de la Caserne Dossin de Malines to Florent Goffaux, and a note regarding Hélène Indekeu’s certificate ; two medals given to Florent Goffaux and Hélène Indekeu by the Union de...

  18. Alice Spruyt. Collection

    This collection consists of : a Megillah Esther, the scroll containing the book of Esther which is read twice during the Purim fest and which was rescued by Marcel Bracke from a Jewish home near the Antwerp city park in 1942 ; a copy of Marcel Bracke’s post-war forced labourer recognition card.

  19. Gabriel Bauden. Collection

    This collection contains two passport photos of Gabriel Bauden, two photos of Gabriel Bauden and his girlfriend Jenny Imberechts, a letter sent by Gabriel Bauden to Jenny Imberechts while detained at the Dossin barracks in August 1942, a letter to Jenny Imberechts thrown out of Transport III on 15 August 1942 by Gabriel Bauden and a post-war request by Jenny Imberechts to obtain a war pension based on the death of her mother during a bombardment on Antwerp.

  20. Manes Klinger. Collection Martin Klinger. Collection

    This collection contains documents regarding Manes alias Martin Klinger's life in Germany, his work for copyright agencies including Auteursbureau ALMO, Independant Management Entity, attestations from employers, correspondence, his passport, documents regarding his service in the German army during the First World War, family photos and two medals awarded to Manes Klinger.