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Selected records from the State Archives in Zamość (Sygn. 499)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2012.123 | RG Number: RG-15.220M

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    Selected records of pre-war, wartime, and postwar files of various offices in Zamość: prewar and wartime (into 1943) tax office records (including real estate); the (Jewish) schools inspectorate; social welfare (lists of employees, work books), including some material from the occupation; files from the towns of Szczebrzeszyn, Tomaszów Lubelski, and Zamość (including municipal council minutes, registries of several synagogue districts, lists of voters, statistics). Files for rural communes of Izbica, Krasnystaw, Łopiennik, Rudnik, Bełżec, Ulhówek, Mokre, Potoczek, Radecznika, Sitno, Zamość, Sułów, Wysokie, Zwierzyniec, and Nowa Osada, primarily postwar material: information about security, law and order, war losses. List of Jews in Izbica, 1940; postwar files of district court and district attorney in Zamość (mainly prewar, for instance Jews accused of Communist activity). Files of Dr. Janusz Peter including numerous memoirs by partisans; files of Zamość branch of the Lublin district Commission for Investigation of Nazi Crimes in Lublin, primarily witness testimonies. Collection includes works submitted for competition organized by Tygodnik Zamojski (Zamość Weekly) entitled “Kiedy przyszli podpalić dom” (When They Came to Set Our House on Fire).
    inclusive:  1920-1969
    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.
    Peter, Janusz. Szkice z Przeszlosci Miasta Kresowego. Zamość, 1994.

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    Polish German
    38,911 digital images : JPEG ; 132 GB .
    34 microfilm reels (digitized) ; 35 mm.

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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
    Reproduction of more than 100 pages of copies of documents for researchers or other institutions requires a written permission of the General Director of the State Archives of the Republic of Poland. Publication of more than 10 complete documents in an individual work requires the written authorization of the General Director. The Museum may not publish any archival material obtained from the General Director, including specific archives under his control, on the Internet, the World Wide Web, or any other publicly accessible on-line network without the written permission of the General Director. Citation of the materials in any publication must refer to the Museum and the Polish State Archives and must include the name of the archival group and catalogue number of the originals.

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    Archiwum Państwowe w Zamościu
    Source of acquisition is the Archiwum Państwowe w Zamościu, (State Archive in Zamość), Poland. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project in July 2012.
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