Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Gironde in Bordeaux
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This collection contains selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Gironde assembled for use in the trial of the former Secretary General of the department of the Gironde, Maurice Papon, for complicity in crimes against humanity. This is a new collection created after the judicial authorities no longer needed the documents and returned them to the Archives, although in some cases, the photocopies were returned, because the originals were retained. Several series of records are included in this collection: Series 44 W 1-63, containing a register of all Jews in the département (arranged alphabetically by the name of towns and sections of Bordeaux) ; Series 71 W 1-56, the records of the internment camp of Mérignac-Beaudésert, where foreigners, Jews, and Communists were held before deportation. A fter the region was liberated in September, 1944, collaborationists of all ilk, stateless individuals, Indochinese, POW’s, and black marketers were held there. There are also records on the camp of Eysines and the camp of Saint Martin du Ré (in the département of the Charente-Maritime). Also included are records from the internment camp of Merignac; Series 44 W (which concerns Jewish Affairs). Documents come from the Prefect’s Office, the 3rd office (responsible for naturalizations of foreigners), and various branches of the police. There is a section concerning hiring doctors; Series 104 W 1-49 concerns the census and expulsion of foreigners residing in the Gironde from 1939-1952; Series SC 1020, concerns collaborationist organizations and their publications; Series SC 1835 is a collection of cards with the names of individuals executed by the Germans; Series VR 347 concerns the Statut des juifs (anti-Jewish laws of Vichy); Series VR 704 concerns individuals executed in the camp of Souges and Questions juives (Jewish Affairs). Also included are newspaper clippings from Le Monde, 1997.
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