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Starostwo Miejskie w Warszawie (Sygn. 485) : Wybrane materialy

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2018.168.1 | RG Number: RG-15.599

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    The files of the Municipal Records in Warsaw relating the history of Warsaw during the occupation and the policy of the German authorities towards the Polish population. In addition to some statistical data (data on the area and residents, statistics on births and deaths, graphics depicting the economic life of the city) there are elaborates regarding the Warsaw financial situation, housing and health matters. Includes materials depicting the housing situation of the population, the occupant's economy within the German and Polish residential district, problems of health care in the city, disease statistics and others have survived. The reports of the Adam Czerniaków, Head of the Jewish Council (Judenrat), data on the health situation and epidemics in the ghetto, the matters of its organization, borders, financial problems, the census and biographies of the members of the Jewish Council, the files on illegal trade or smuggling to the ghetto, bring much to the history of the Warsaw Ghetto.
    Additionally numerous applications of Warsaw residents for issuing an identification card ("Kennkarte").
    Alternate Title
    Selected records of the Municipal Office in Warsaw
    inclusive:  1939-1944
    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

    German Polish
    10,079 digital images.
    1 digital file : PDF.
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged in ten series: 1. Office of Internal Affairs; 2. Registry Office; 3. Housing Office; 4. Financial Office; 5. Office of Building and City Cleaning; 6. Office of Health; 7. Office of Food and Agriculture; 8. Police Administrator. Pass Office; 9. Police Director; 10. Additional materials added from other sources (Sygn. 358a i 375a): Applications of Warsaw residents for issuing a identification card "Kennkarte." Organized in alphabetical order.

    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 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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    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Archiwum Państwowe w Warszawie
    Source of acquisition is the Archiwum Państwowe w Warszawie, Poland, Sygn. 485. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in May 2018. A digital accretion was acquired in August 2021.
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