Amtsgericht (District Court) of Volary

Language of Description
1 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945
Level of Description
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

3, 84 linear meters


The documents of the administrative and civil agendas were taken out from the registry of the District Court of Prachatice and in 1959 passed to the State Archives in Třeboň. The documents of the criminal agenda were taken over by that Archives from the District Prosecutor's Office in Prachatice. The fonds was arranged in 1960 and 1961. In 1981, the fonds was transferred to the State District Archives in Prachatice.

Scope and Content

The fonds includes documents of the Amtsgericht (District Court) of Volary from the period of the Nazi occupation. The preserved files concern the administrative agenda and the judicial agenda, both criminal and civil one (disputes, inheritance, guardianships) from 1938-1945. The criminal files include documents concerning national and racial discrimination, illegal crossing of the border, etc. The fonds has been preserved in fragments.

System of Arrangement

The fonds is divided into: A. Books, A. Files: 1. Administrative files, 2. Files of the judicial agenda (general, civil, and criminal matters), C. Accounting material.

Finding Aids

  • Flodr J. - Randýsek R. - Reitzová E.: Úřední soud (Amtsgericht) Volary 1938-1945. Inventář, Prachatice 1993, 12 s., ev. č. 9.

Process Info

  • This archival description was created by the Jewish Museum in Prague in the framework of the cooperation between EHRI and the Yerusha project.


This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.