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NATIONAL ARCHIVES (NARA)
 

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NATIONAL ARCHIVES (NARA) NORTHEAST DIVISION
201 Varick Street, 12th Floor, New York, New York 10014
(Entrance on Houston Street, between Varick and Hudson)
Toll-free: 1-866-840-1752 or 212-401-1620
Fax: 212-401-1638
E-mail: newyork.archives@nara.gov

 
CONCENTRATION CAMP PERSONNEL RECORDS
Listen below per concentration camp are the microfilmed records that are available at NARA Northeast Division. More records are available at the NARA II in College Park, Maryland. To request a record, visit the NARA site at www.nara.gov. Then click on the top of the page where it says "Contact Us." You can e-mail them with your request (or visit them in person.) You can always write to them or phone them for more information. If you need to obtain any of the records listed below, you must request it through NARA II in College Park. The New York NARA office cannot fill request for copies of these records. You can of course visit the New York office in person and make photocopies yourself from the microfilm.

To send them mail, please address your stamped envelope to:

The National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001

To telephone them, please call toll free at:

1-866-272-6272 or 1-86-NARA-NARA


Below are the concentration camp records available at NARA in New York City:
(all microfilm rolls must be pulled by the NARA staff)
 

  • AROLSEN FILM (ACCESSION A57-386)
         --Nine rolls of microfilm. Gestapo transport lists--Berlin; Flssenburg-Natzweiler; Natzweiler-Dachau; other Gestapo transport lists; SS-Sonderlager Hnzert.

     
  • BERGEN-BELSEN
         --Death certificates of various nationalities, January to April 1945
  • BUCHENWALD
         --Sixty-four rolls of microfilm, mostly for male inmates. They are arranged in alphabetical order and contain questionnaires the inmates were required to fill out at the time they arrived in Buchenwald. The information includes birth date, birthplace, religion, occupation, nationality, race, names of parents (including mother's maiden name), number of children, name of spouse and physical attributes.

    If an inmate was later transferred to another camp or died in Buchenwald,  it was noted on the card.

    These rolls also contain questionnaires filled out by the prisoners after liberation. The questionnaires are interspersed with the concentration camp papers and include birthplace, nationality, religion, home address, occupation, date of arrest, places of detention and planned destination after leaving Buchenwald.

    --Transport Lists to Buchenwald
       Thirty-five rolls of microfilm

    --Numerical registers of Buchenwald inmates
       Nine rolls of microfilm

    --Death Records
       Nine rolls of microfilm

     
  • DACHAU
    --Five rolls of microfilm. The records are chronological, based upon the date a person was transferred to Dachau. Each entry contains the inmate's name, birth date, date of transfer to Dachau and location from which the inmate was transferred.

    --Six rolls of microfilm. The records contain alphabetical lists prepared by the United States Army. Each entry includes the inmate's name, birth date, birthplace, Dachau registration number, date of arrival at Dachau, date of death at Dachau, or the name of the camp where the person was liberated from.

     
  • GROSS-ROSEN
    --"Stapoleit Breslau: Arbeitserziehungs-Haftlinge 1943-1945"

     
  • MATTHAUSEN
    --Nineteen rolls of microfilm:
       --Inmate personnel cards in alphabetical order

       --Chronological death records of the camp

       --Numerical registers of inmates

       --List of victims by nationality (not religion), listed alphabetically. Includes an inmate's birth date, birthplace and death date.

       --Belgian Jews in Mauthausen

       --Names of survivors and discharged prisoners. listed alphabetically. Includes an inmates birth date, birthplace and name of spouse.

     
  • MITTELBAU--SANGERHAUSEN
         --Death books, mostly French and Belgian  inmates, November-December 1944

     
  • NATZWEILER
        
    --Questionnaires for Inmates--"Fragebogen fur Haftlinge"
            Twenty-five rolls of microfilm

     
  • OTHER RECORDS
         --Constanz (Feldkirch) Hospital--alphabetical card file of patients of various nationalities, May to June 1945

         --OSS, near eastern theater of operations, Job no. 106--alphabetical listing of Nazi criminals/the Jewish Agency for Palestine Political Department, May to June 1945

         --Landau-Zoerner

         --List of inmates by countries--Sandbostel by Bremerforde
               --Two rolls of microfilm. Belgians, Czechoslovakians, Dutch, Estonians, French, Germans, Greeks, Hungarians, Italians, Latvians, Lithuanians, Poles, Romanians, Russians, Spanish, Yugoslavians and Luxemburgians.

         --Names of Jews whose German nationality was annulled by the Nazi Regime




     

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