Dokumentationszentrum des Bundes Juedischer Verfolgter des Naziregimes: Reports

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Reports on the activities of the Dokumentationszentrum des Bundes Juedischer Verfolgter des Naziregimes (Documentation Centre for the League of Jews Persecuted by the Nazis), 1962-1998.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Dokumentationszentrum des Bundes Juedischer Verfolgter des Naziregimes (Documentation Centre for the League of Jews Persecuted by the Nazis) was founded in October 1961 by Simon Wiesenthal with a staff initially of 2 people. Its aims were to identify and evaluate the vast and growing corpus of material on the subject of the Holocaust; to locate witnesses for war crimes trials; to support the judiciary and police authorities through contact with other documentation centres throughout the world in the prosecution of war criminals; and to observe and collect material on neo-Nazi organisations.

Arrangement

Chronological

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Hella Pick

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.