Archival Descriptions

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  1. Ignáz Etrich Limited Partnership, Horní Staré Město

    The fonds contains records of the Ignác (Ignaz) Etrich Limited Partnership in Horní Staré Město. Accounting records are the best preserved of the documents relating to the company's activities; they comprise a long and consistent series of ledgers dating from the first half of the 20th century until the company's nationalization. The accounts from the period of Nazi occupation include some records that relate to the use of Jewish female prisoners.

  2. Landrat (District Councillor) of Ústí nad Labem

    The fonds contains the documents of the state and municipal administration within the scope of the Ústí nad Labem district. It is a valuable source of information for the history of the occupied border region and the persecution of the population between 1938 and 1945. Information on the lives of the Jewish population is found in following documents: the ban on residence of Polish Jews 1939 (box 17), the implementing regulation of the Reich Civil Code – exclusion of Jews from trade 1939-1942 (box 81), the confiscation of Jewish and Czech property 1939 (box 156), the sale of Czech and Jewish...

  3. Landrat (District Councillor) of Aš

    The fonds contains record and accounting books, registry finding aids and files from the activity of the office of German state administration on the territory of the Sudetenland for the district Aš. In the section containing matters from the area of competence of the alien police, under inv. № 132 there are applications of Czech and Jewish firms for the return of property from 1939. In the part of the fonds kept under inv. № 133, lists are included of Czech and Jewish refugees from 1938–1940. In the section of sovereign matters, in the context of housing under inv. № 408 there are lists of...

  4. 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).

  5. Documents of Persecution

    • Židovské muzeum v Praze
    • COLLECTION.JMP.SHOAH/DP
    • Czech, German, English
    • The collection contains 90 boxes of documents (9.79 bm) organised into 79 groups and cannot be considered closed, being added to with new acquisitions. New groups could also gradually be added.

    This collection originated as a documentation of the persecution and genocide of Jews in the Czech lands excluding the archival materials relating to the history of the Terezín ghetto, which forms a separate collection. The content of the collection comprises originals, copies and transcripts of official documents and personal estates, as well as prints, newspaper clippings, maps, memoirs and a small amount of non-written material. The Documents of Persecution collection is a source of information on Holocaust history of Bohemian and Moravia Jews, and to a lesser extent also Slovakian Jews....

  6. Jewish Religious Community of Jevíčko

    This fonds contains the community's statutes of 1923, meeting minutes (maintained until 1940), protocol registers, election records, personnel records, registry matters, lists of Jewish families, correspondence, financial files, construction records, synagogue seats records, book of hazkarot, and fragmentary files of the burial society and other associations/institutions of the Jewish community. There are also fragmentary personnel and financial files from the period of the Nazi occupation. The main financial register was maintained until 1942, the Bikur Cholim membership book until 1939, t...

  7. Jewish Religious Community of Ivančice

    This fonds consists of pinkas (1715–1788), the community's statutes (1872–1936), protocol registers, meeting minutes, election records, personnel records, registry matters, a birth register (1799–1844), circumcision registers (1837–1890), lists of persons in the Ivančice refugee camp (1938–1941), correspondence, construction records (including for the construction of a synagogue), financial and tax files, synagogue seats records, books of hazkarot, documents relating to the local Jewish school and burial society, and fragmentary documents relating to other Jewish associations and institutio...

  8. Jewish Religious Community of Dobříš

    This fonds contains the community's statutes (1855–1906), meeting minutes, election records, Familiantenbuch (register of Familiants) from 1799–1827, personnel records, registry documents, official correspondence, financial files, documents on the construction of a synagogue, documents relating to the local Jewish school, burial society and women's charity association, minutes of meetings held by the Jewish community (maintained until 1939), community protocol registers, minutes of meetings held by the burial society, financial registers (maintained until 1942), and a travel permit register...

  9. Jewish Religious Community of Slaný

    This fonds contains the community's statutes including amendments (1865–1896), protocol registers, meeting minutes, election records, personnel records, authority notifications, various correspondence, financial and tax files, synagogue seats records, documents relating to the construction of a synagogue, a list of synagogue objects, the 1898 statutes and records of the local burial society, burial lists, and fragmentary files relating to the local Jewish school and several Jewish associations. The fonds also includes a large collection of documents from 1939–1945 relating to the racial per...

  10. Jewish Religious Community of Prostějov

    In addition to several older individual items, this fonds contains documents from the mid-19th century to the early 1940s. It also contains the community's statutes including amendments (1894, 1920–1925), protocol registers, meeting minutes, election records, personnel records, registry files, certificates of domicile, business records, criminal files, military files, property management files, construction records (including for the construction of a synagogue), financial files, charity foundation records, books of hazkarat, burial society records, copies of epitaphs, fragments of document...

  11. Jewish Religious Community Beroun

    This fonds contains the community's statutes including amendments (1871–1933), protocol registers, meeting minutes, election and personnel records, registry and financial files, and burial society records. The fonds also contains materials relating to the affiliated communities of Liteň and Mořina, primarily financial registers and files. The community's extant documents record its administrative work from the middle of the 19th century to the 1930s. Only the Mořina burial society's registers were kept from as early as the first half of the 19th century. The fonds also has a large collectio...

  12. Jewish Religious Community of Olomouc

    This fonds contains the community's statutes including amendments (1865, 1892–1937), meeting minutes, protocol registers, election records, personnel records, membership registration, financial files, records concerning the teaching of religion, the construction and demolition of the synagogue, books of hazkarot, burial society records and the records of other Jewish associations and institutions. The community kept routine administrative files until 1940. In addition, the fonds contains a small collection of documents from 1940–1944 relating to the racial persecution of the Jewish populati...

  13. Jewish Religious Community of Pardubice

    This fonds contains lists of Jews living in the Pardubice domain at the end of the 18th century, the community's statutes including amendments (1874, 1977, 1896, 1936), meeting minutes, election records, personnel records, a list of war refugees (1914–1918), construction records (including for the construction of a synagogue), burial society records, and draft texts on the history of the Jews in Pardubice. The burial society registers, particularly grave records, were kept until 1942. The fonds also includes files from the Pardubice Arbeitsamt (labour office) with records of work assignment...

  14. Jewish Religious Community of Holešov

    The most important part of this fonds consists of pinkasim from 1668–1731 and 1785–1830 and takkanot from the 18th century. This fonds also contains meeting minutes, financial files, records of charitable foundations, synagogue seats records, books of hazkarot and burial society records. Records from 1939–1943 contain registry matters, documents relating to the registration of Jews (including mixed marriages and Jews of the “non-Mosaic” religion), work assignment records, travel permits, housing and construction records, information on the registration and surrendering of property, a commun...

  15. Jewish Religious Community of Brandýs nad Labem

    This fonds contains meeting minutes, election records, personnel records, documents relating to registry matters and to the teaching of religion, financial files, and burial society documents: statutes (1892–1906), meeting minutes, and fragmentary files. It also includes the financial register of the local Jewish women's association and book of hazkarat. The documents from 1938–1940 are mainly accounting records and related correspondence (following on from the pre-war accounting files). There are also several documents relating to social welfare for refugees.

  16. Jewish Religious Community of Brno

    This collection contains fragmentary materials that were mostly found in fonds from areas outside Brno – primarily minor printed materials: the community's statutes (1894), the statutes and annual reports of several Jewish associations, and a memorial document on the improvement of civic conditions for the Jews. From the period of the Nazi occupation there is a 1939 instruction on the obligation to register artefacts and valuable objects, agricultural and forestry land, foreign currency, and debts to foreign individuals, as well as a marriage register from 1941–1942.

  17. Jewish Religious Community of Čáslav

    This fonds is fragmentary and consists of meeting minutes (maintained until 1940), a banns registry (1892–1937), a cash book, and fragments of documents relating to the Jewish Women's Charity Association, including its statutes (1922).

  18. Jewish Religious Community of Divišov

    This fonds contains meeting minutes, cash books, fragmentary files, and financial registers (maintained until 1942). There is also a collection of circulars from 1940–1942.

  19. Jewish Religious Community of Dolní Kralovice

    This fonds is fragmentary and consists of community's statutes, the statutes of the burial society, meeting minutes, a book of incoming correspondence (1905–1941), a Jewish tax register (1938–1941) and a graves register. The most valuable part of the fonds is a circumcision register (1791–1835).

  20. Jewish Religious Community of Dvůr Králové

    This fonds contains the community's statutes including amendments (1862–1897, 1932), meeting minutes, a memorial book, rules of procedure, a community membership list, financial files, documents and accounts for the construction of a synagogue and cemetery, and a community photograph album from the early 1940s.