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Żidovska Nabożenska Obec v Pradze (Sygn.102)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2016.70.1 | RG Number: RG-15.473

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    Overview

    Description
    Correspondence from the Foreign Department of the Jewish Community in Prague (Transfer Auslandsabteilung Israelitische Kultusgemeinde in Prag), November 1939 to July 1940. The Jewish Community staff had to send copies of replies to the Head Office of Emigration of Jews (Zentralstelle fuer Auswanderung der Juden). The letters from the Jewish Prague community had to be concise and refer only to emigration matters: including possibilities of departure, the route, information about affidavits, visas and other required documents, fees, transportation costs, lodging, deposits, etc. Included is correspondence with Jewish communities in Bratislava, Budapest, Belgrade, Zurich, Geneva or the mutual help organizations of communities (Amsterdam, Stockholm), with the organizations offering relief for German refugees (Antwerp, Milan), as well as with the American Joint Distribution Committee (Brussels, New York) and HIAS-HICEM in various cities of the US and South America.
    Alternate Title
    Judische Kultusgemeinde in Prag
    Gmina Żydowska w Pradze
    Jewish Community in Prague
    Židovská náboženská obec v Praze
    Date
    inclusive:  1939-1940
    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.
    Collection Creator
    ?idovska Nabo?enska Obec v Pradze

    Physical Details

    Extent
    4,790 digital images : PDF ; 8.43 GB .
    System of Arrangement
    Records are arranged as a single series: 1. Registers and copies of correspondence and phone conversations with consulates.

    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
    Publication or copying of more than several documents for a third party requires the permission of the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny imienia Emanuela Ringelbluma.

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Source of acquisition is the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma, Sygn.102. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the digitized collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in Jan. 2016.
    Remnants of the archive of the Jewish Community in Prague were found after the war on the Polish territories. Transported documents abandoned on the side-track in the last month of war probably in the Valley of Kłodzk (Kotlina Kłodzka) were handed over to the Central Jewish Historical Commission and, in 1947, along with the entire holdings of the Commission, found their way to the archive of Jewish Historical Institute established in Warsaw.
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