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Selected papers of Oscar Plisnier

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.37 | RG Number: RG-65.020M

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    Contains records of Oscar Plisnier, Secretary General of the Ministry of Finance and a head of the Committee of Secretary-generals (Comité des secrétaires généraux) which was the highest representation of the Belgian administration under German occupation. Includes minutes of the Comité des secrétaires généraux meetings concerning the position and persecution of Jews. Records relate mainly to action on behalf of political prisoners and Jews, layoff of Jewish officers, retribution of Jewish officers, protest against the arrest of Belgian Jews by the occupying power, and actions against Jews,.
    inclusive:  1940-1946
    Collection Creator
    Oscar Plisnier
    Oscar Plisnier was the head of the Committee of Secretary-generals (Comité des secrétaires généraux)
    Inventory: M.R. Thlelemans. Inventaire des papiers de Oscar Plisnier. Brussels (Série: Inventaires 179), 1973. See inventory numbers 32, 256, 260, 274 and 466. The inventory is also available online via the National Archives of Belgium website

    Physical Details

    French Flemish
    10,477 digital images : JPEG ; 57.2 GB.
    18 microfilm reels (digitized) ; 35 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    Main files organization: File 32, Action on behalf of political prisoners and Jews, 1940-1944; File 50, Political prisoners, 1942; File 256, Layoff of Jewish officers, 1941; File 260, Retribution of Jewish officers, 1940-1942; File 274, Jews: protest against the arrest of Belgian Jews by the occupying power, 1943-1944; File 466, Actions against Jews, 1940-1942.

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    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. No other access restrictions apply to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Archival fair use only. No publication on Internet or equivalent without express permission of source archive. Third parties are on notice (and the Museum must make reasonable efforts to notify them) that they are under the same obligation, and also that they must obtain written consent of the source archive before using copies for commercial purposes and are liable to payment of license fees to source archive in such case. See contractual .

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Plisnier, Oscar.

    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Archives générales du Royaume (Belgium), collected as a part of the Oscar Plisnier paper. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection from the National Archives of Belgium via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s International Archives Project in Jan 2011.
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