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Council of the Jewish community of Kaunas, Lithuania (Fond 1231)

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 2004.688 | RG Number: RG-26.006M

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    Overview

    Description
    The collection consists of records of the Council of the Kaunas Jewish community in Lithuania, reflecting different aspects of the activities of the Jewish communities of Kaunas during the inter-war period and at the beginning of World War II. The collection includes correspondence with local and government authorities, the Ministry of Jewish Affairs, local Jewish communities across Lithuania regarding budget, tax collection, salaries of Jewish community officials, and their election. Also contains records related to Jewish schools; minutes of meetings; annual reports; budget proposals; card files of Lithuanian rabbis ( file 49-166); statistics about Jewish agricultural workers; unemployed Jews; Jewish primary schools; birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificates issued by local Jewish communities ( folder 245-279); and documents of war refugees.
    Date
    inclusive:  1920-1940
    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.

    Physical Details

    Extent
    11 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    Arrangment is thematic

    Rights & Restrictions

    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 and publication of documents require permission of the Lithuanian Central State Archives.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Kaunas (Lithuania)

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Source of acquisition is the Lietuvos centrinis valstybės archyvas (Lithuanian Central State Archives), Fond 1231, Opis 1. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project in Nov. 2004.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:11:04
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