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Nazi concentration camp records from the Main Commission for the Investigation of German Crimes in Poland

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1991.A.0038 | RG Number: RG-04.006M

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    Contains information about various concentration and labor camps in Europe from 1939 to 1945. The bulk of the collection contains lists of prisoners who were transported between concentration camps such as Auschwitz, Dachau, Flossenbü̈rg, Gross Rosen, Dora-Mittelbau, Mauthausen, Neuengamme, Ravensbrück and Buchenwald. These lists contain information about the place and date of birth, occupation, religion, and identification number of the prisoners. In some cases, the date of death is also given. In addition to the lists, there are area administrative records from various camps containing information about camp personnel, executions of prisoners, the architectural design of camp buildings, rules for prisoner conduct, procedures for Blockäteste, and the imprisonment of Poles, Christians, Russians, Ukrainians, Spaniards, and Italians.

    Physical Details

    German Italian Polish
    23 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    Arrangement is alphabetical by name of camp

    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:

    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 ( 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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Łódź (Poland)

    Administrative Notes

    The original records are located in record groups 126, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134,135, 136, 139, and 140 in the archives of the Main Commission for the Investigation of German Crimes in Poland (Główna Komisja Badania Zbrodni Niemieckich w Polsce) at the Instytut Pamięci Narodowej (Institute of National Memory) in Warsaw, Poland. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum selected specific folders from these record groups for filming.
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