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Selected records from the French Diplomatic Archives Nantes : Embassies and Consulates

Document | Accession Number: 2019.423.1 | RG Number: RG-43.172

Consists of selected records related to “Jewish affairs” as documented in French embassies and consulates all over the world, from the Treaty of Versailles to 1956, including: Ankara, Berlin, Bern, Beirut, Bonn, Bucharest, Jerusalem, Havana, London, Madrid, Munich, Rome, Santiago de Chile, Tangier, Tripoli, Warsaw. Records include reports on anti-Semitism during the pre-WW II years, applications for visas or French papers in consulates around the world, conflict in the Middle East, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and his timely escape before coming to trial for treason in post-war France, application of a Turkish wealth tax especially targeting Jews (the Varlık Vergisi), foreigners and Spanish Republicans seeking refuge in France after the Spanish Civil War, daily observations of the French Ambassador to the Vatican, and François Charles-Roux and his relations with the future pope all during the 1930’s.

Date
inclusive:  1900-1970
bulk:  1938-1946
Extent
160, 288 digital images : JPEG.
 
Record last modified: 2020-10-23 13:38:23
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