Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research




Skip to main content

Documents related to the history of the so-called Hungarian Jewish Gold Train

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2007.242 | RG Number: RG-39.014M

Search this record's additional resources, such as finding aids, documents, or transcripts.

No results match this search term.
Check spelling and try again.

results are loading

0 results found for “keyward


    Records generated by the Hungarian, German, Austrian, USA, and French individuals and authorities. Contains memorandums, telegrams, inventories and reports related to the stolen valuables from Hungarian Jews during the WWII, and transported out from Hungary in 1944 by the so-called Hungarian Gold Train.
    inclusive:  1944-1978
    Credit Line
    Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Ronald W. Zweig. The gold train : the destruction of the Jews and the looting of Hungary. New York : Morrow, 2002.

    Braham, ed. The Holocaust: Essays and Documents. New York : Rosenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, 2009.

    Hungarian Gold Train Settlement. Miami, Fla.: U.S. District Judge Patricia Seitz.

    Dean, Martin, Constantin Goschler, and Philipp Ther. Robbery and Restitution: The Conflict Over Jewish Property In Europe. [English language ed.]. New York: Berghahn Books, 2007.

    US NARA, Records of the Foreign Service Posts of the Department of State (RG 84), Box 106, File 851.

    Physical Details

    4,674 digital images : JPEG ; 11.1 GB.
    2 microfilm reels (digitized) ; 16 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in the microfilmed reels. Arranged by the holders of originals.

    Rights & Restrictions

    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
    Fair use only. According to the terms of the United States-Hungary Agreement, personal data of an individual mentioned in the records must not be published sooner than 30 years following the death of the person concerned, or if the year of death is unknown, for 90 years following the birth of the person concerned, or if both dates are unknown, for 60 years following the date of issue of the archival material concerned. "Personal data" is defined as any data that can be related to a certain natural person ("person concerned"), and any conclusion that can be drawn from such data about the person concerned. The full text of the Agreement is available at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives Reference Desk.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Magyar Országos Levéltár
    Source of acquisition is the Magyar Országos Levéltár (MOL) (National Archives of Hungary). The documents were collected by Hungarian historians Gábor Kádár and Zoltán Vági between 1999 and 2004 from the following archives: the National Archives of Hungary (MOL), Historical Archives of Hungarian State Security (ABTL), Budapest Municipal Archives (BFL), United States National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and the Archives of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, New York (AJJDC). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in 2007.
    Record last modified:
    2023-06-26 07:48:38
    This page:

    Additional Resources

    Download & Licensing

    In-Person Research

    Contact Us