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HIAS-JCA Emigration Association (HICEM), Paris (Fond 740)

Document | Accession Number: 2006.515.12 | RG Number: RG-11.001M.94

Administrative files of the council of HICEM, including minutes, reports of the HICEM’s bureau of statistics, and finance department, circulars, and field trip reports. Other materials include reports on the status of Jews in various countries, lists of emigrants, reports on conferences, including minutes taken at the 1938 Evian conference, bulletins and periodicals issued by HICEM, press and media clippings, correspondence with branches and organizations in various countries, including correspondence with local HICEM branches, local charities and Jewish communities, correspondences with international organizations like the League of Nations, OZE, and the Jewish Child Welfare Organization.

These records consist of materials left in Paris when the HICEM offices were moved to Bordeaux in 1940, before being transferred to Marseille and ultimately Lisbon for the duration of the war. Files that HICEM official took with them when the Paris office closed in June 1940 can be found at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (RG 245.5;

Note: USHMM Archives holds only selected records.

inclusive:  1906-1941
bulk:  1926-1941
137 microfilm reels ; 16 mm.
approximately 264, 000 digital images : JPEG.
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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.
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 19:54:56
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