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Ministerstwo Administracji Publicznej w Warszawie (Sygn. 199)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2016.344.1 | RG Number: RG-15.495

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    Selected files from the following departments of the Ministry of Public Administration in Warsaw: The Cabinet of the Minister (Gabinet Ministra), Political Department (Departament Polityczny), Department of Administration and Law (Departament Administracyjno-Prawny), Department of Religious Denominations (Departament Wyznaniowy). The materials refer to: repatriation, the organization and activities of the Central Committee of Jews in Poland (CKŻP), Jewish political parties, organizations (e.g. Joint, Jewish Agency for Palestine, Polamit), statistical data and Jewish religious congregations, abandoned property and Jewish graveyards, war losses and war graves, ritual slaughter, and the maintenance and commemoration of killing centers (Auschwitz, Treblinka, Majdanek), and places of combat. This collection also includes records of the Polish Federation of former Political Prisoners of Concentration Camps, as well as situational reports related to the situation and safety of civilians after the war.
    Alternate Title
    Ministry of Public Administration in Warsaw
    inclusive:  1945-1950
    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
    Poland. Ministerstwo Spraw Wewne?trznych i Administracji
    Ministry of Public Administration was established on December 31 1944 as a result of the transformation of the Ministry of Public Administration of the Polish Committee of National Liberation in one of the ministries of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Polish.
    Ministry-continuing responsibilities predecessor-took essentially part of the competence of the pre-war Ministry of the Interior (but some tasks taken over by the newly created departments: public safety, information and propaganda, and the reconstruction of the central agencies (the Central Office of Measurements country and the Central Office of Control of the Press, Publications and Performances and Ministry of Religious Affairs and Public education (also with demarcation of tasks for the Ministry of Education).
    The Office took over the organizational structure of its predecessor managing seven departments (Organizational, Political, Local Government, Administrative, Religious, Registration and Control of Movement of People, Technology and Construction) and the Chief Inspectorate, Office of Military and Personal Office. In the following years only minor changes were implemented. The Ministry was liquidated on April 19 1950. And its powers taken over by the Ministry of Public Utilities and the Office for Religious Affairs.

    Physical Details

    25,676 digital images : PDF ; 12.8 GB .
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged in five series: 1. Correspondence and reports (Cabinet Minister), 1946-1949; 2. Monthly reports (Cabinet Minister), 1945-1950; 3. Statistics, registers and correspondence related to war casualties and activities of Jewish organizations (Political Department); 4. Reparations, statements, correspondence, questionnaires relating to the registration of war damages (Administrative and Legal Department), 1946-1948; 5. Statistics and correspondence relating to Jewish religious properties and Jewish organizations (Department of Religious Denominations), 1945-1949.

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    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 of more than 100 pages of copies of documents for researchers or other institutions requires a written permission of the General Director of the State Archives of the Republic of Poland. Publication of more than 10 complete documents in an individual work requires the written authorization of the General Director. The Museum may not publish any archival material obtained from the General Director, including specific archives under his control, on the Internet, the World Wide Web, or any other publicly accessible on-line network without the written permission of the General Director. Citation of the materials in any publication must refer to the Museum and the Polish State Archives and must include the name of the archival group and catalogue number of the originals.

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    Holder of Originals
    Archiwum Akt Nowych
    Source of acquisition is the Archiwum Akt Nowych w Warszawie, Poland, Sygn. 199. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in Nov. 2016 and and accretion in March 2017. Accretion includes missing files: 670, 671, 786, 856, 857, 858, 1100, 1821.
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