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Politische Akten

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.83 | RG Number: RG-17.029M

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    Contains documents on illegal Nazi activities in Austria before its annexation to Germany in March 1938. Topics covered include the Nazi administration in Oberdonau from 1938 to 1945 and the Aryanization of Jewish property, as well as postwar denazification.The collection includes records from the Bezirkshauptmannschaften of Braunau am Inn; Eferding; Gmunden; Grieskrichen; Kirchdorf an der Krems; Linz-Land; Ried im Innkreis; Schärding; and Steyr.
    Alternate Title
    Political files
    inclusive:  1933-1949

    Physical Details

    96,108 digital images : JPEG ; 268 GB .
    42 microfilm reels (digitized) ; 16 mm.
    1 CD.

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    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. Users are required to complete a User Declaration in order to gain access to the collection. User declarations are shared by USHMM with State Archives of Upper Austria. The USHMM Archives shall send once a year signed user declarations to the Oberösterreichisches Landesarchiv.
    Conditions on Use
    Use of archival material from the State Archives of Upper Austria is limited to personal or scholarly research or for research about the applicant’s family members. Transfer of the reproduced archival material to third parties is not permitted. Publication of archival material requires the written permission of the State Archives of Upper Austria. If permission is granted, the applicant agrees to cite original archival reference and name of source archive in all publications, personal data are to be published in anonymized form only, a copy of any publication in which archival material from the State Archives of Upper Austria was used shall be sent to the State Archives of Upper Austria free of charge.

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    Administrative Notes

    From the Oberösterreichisches Landesarchiv (State Archives of Upper Austria), archival signature C17. These records were collected from various district governments (Bezirkshauptmannschaften) by the State Archives of Upper Austria (Oberösterreichisches Landesarchiv) in 1946 on behalf of the Austrian federal government. In the decades after 1946 several accretions were added, including Nazi Party membership and other card files found in the cellar of the Bezirkshauptmannschaft Gmunden. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection from the State Archives of Upper Austria via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project in June 2009.
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