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Records of the Landrat des Kreises Wollstein (Sygn. 66)

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1993.A.0079 | RG Number: RG-15.029M

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    The collection contains circulars, bulletins, correspondence, lists, photographs, and various other documents relating to the establishment of the office of Displacement (Expatriation of Poles) in Poznań, Poland; settlement of Germans in Warthegau (Western Polish territory incorporated into Germany); forced evacuation of houses for use by resettled Germans; tracing of escaped Polish POWs by the Secret Police in Poznań; arrest of Polish workers abandoning their work stations; curtailing of work of priests, pastors, and monks; prohibition of marriages between Germans and Poles; prohibition of use of the "mother" language by Poles; treatment of persons registered in special categories of the Volksliste (list of ethnic Germans); reporting of arson and sabotage incidents in Warthegau; and population statistics for Germans settling in former Polish territories.
    inclusive:  1939-1944
    Collection Creator
    Landrat des Kreises Wo?llstein

    Physical Details

    German Polish
    1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    This collection is arranged thematically.

    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.

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    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Instytut Pamięci Narodowej-Komisja Ścigania Zbrodni przeciwko Narodowi Polskiemu (IPN), Sygn. 66. The records were created by the Landrat des Kreises Wöllstein (Wolsztyn, Poland) from ca.1939 to 1944. After World War II, the records were deposited in the IPN. The microfilm was received at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives in April 1993.
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