- Records from trials at the provincial court in Lublin, 1945‒1966, for crimes committed by the Germans and their collaborators. Prosecutions based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (Sierpniówka) of the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN, Polish Committee of National Liberation), one of the world's first laws on liability for crimes of World War II. Decree also applied against former partisans of the anti-Communist Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, whom Communist propaganda portrayed as collaborators.
- Alternate Title
- Prosecutor's Office of the Lublin Province
- 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.
- Collection Creator
- Poland. S?d Wojewódzki w Lublinie
9,728 digital images : JPEG ; 25.1 GB .
9 microfilm reels (digitized) ; 35 mm.
- System of Arrangement
- Arrangement is numerical by the court files, and names of defendants.
Records are arranged in the original order of their acquisition from the source archive. The museum has acquired only selected records from Institute of National Remembrance (Instytut Pamięci Narodowej-Komisja Ścigania Zbrodni przeciwko Narodowi Polskiemu, or IPN). More information about this collection and other materials in the possession of the Institute of National Remembrance, including archival finding aids from the Archives of the Institute of National Remembrance, is available at the website: https://ipn.gov.pl
Rights & Restrictions
- Conditions on Access
- This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. Researchers must complete and sign a User Declaration form before access is granted to materials from the Institute of National Remembrance (Instytut Pamięci Narodowej).
- Conditions on Use
- 1. Each researcher using the materials obtained from the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) or materials whose originals belong to the IPN must complete the registration procedure required by USHMM.
2. Publication or reproduction of documents (in the original language, in facsimile form or in the form of a translation of an excerpt or of the entire document) or making them available to a third party in any form requires the written consent of the Institute of National Remembrance (firstname.lastname@example.org). The use of an excerpt defined as the fair use right to quote does not require obtaining consent.
3. Researchers assume all responsibility for the use of materials that belong to the Institute of National Remembrance.
4. References to documents that belong to the Institute of National Remembrance must cite the Institute of National Remembrance as the owner of the original documents and include the full reference citation of the Institute of National Remembrance in the citations.
- Copyright Holder
- Instytut Pamięci Narodowej-Komisja Ścigania Zbrodni przeciwko Narodowi Polskiemu
Keywords & Subjects
- Topical Term
- War crime trials--Poland--Lublin. War criminals--Legal status, laws, etc.--Poland. War victims--Legal status, laws, etc.--Poland. War criminals--Government policy--Poland. Criminal justice, Administration of. World War, 1939-1945--Destruction and pillage--Poland. World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities--Investigations. World War, 1939-1945--Collaborationists--Poland. Communism--Poland--History--20th century. Courts War crime trials
- Geographic Name
- Lublin (Poland)--Ethnic relations. Poland--History--World War, 1939-1945--Trials, litigation, etc. Lublin (Poland : Voivodeship)--History--German occupation, 1941-1944. Lublin (Poland)
- Corporate Name
- Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego
- Holder of Originals
Instytut Pamięci Narodowej-Komisja Ścigania Zbrodni przeciwko Narodowi Polskiemu
- Legal Status
- Permanent Collection
- Source of acquisition is the Instytut Pamięci Narodowej-Komisja Ścigania Zbrodni przeciwko Narodowi Polskiemu (IPN), Syg. GK 464. Records created by the Prosecutor's Office of the Lublin Province, Poland, and later transferred by the court’s archives to the IPN. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection from IPN via the United States Holocaust Museum International Archives Project in July 2012.
- Special Collection
Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive
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