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This school, though small and in an unassuming locality, had a significant Jewish student population. Records survive only from 1918-1926 but these include class registers in which are recorded the pupils' birthdate and place, parent occupation, nationality, and religion.

This school had some Jewish students, though proportionately the reform school had more. According to the preface in the National Archives inventory for this collection, this school was opened in 1836. It remained small (with 1-2 teachers) until the second half of the 19th century when it was able to construct its own building. By this time it had classes for both boys and girls. The majority of the material is in Hungarian; beginning in the post-Trianon period some of the material is also in Romanian. Most of the items are class register books with data on the pupils' backgrounds, grades, absences, and so forth and most registers date from the 20th century, though there are 15-20 items from the 19th century. Student register books will contain birth date and place of the pupil and information on the parents' occupations, mother tongue, nationality, and religion. The school was closed in 1948 in the wake of the restructuring of the Romanian school system under communism.

This school appears to have been attended primarily by Hungarians and Jews. The Jewish proportion of the students may have reached up to 20-25% at certain periods. The school was opened in 1860 but did not become well-established, with funds necessary to construct its own building and employ sufficient teaching staff until the end of the 19th century. There are a total of 78 items in the collection, all but two of them are from the 20th century. The oldest item dates to 1893 and is a registration book. Beginning in 1909 the records are, for the most part, comprehensive and without gaps and include class registers, grade books, and curriculum registers. Sometime after 1900 the girls were taught separately from the boys. The vast majority of the material is in Hungarian, though some of the registers in the post-Trianon period are titled in Hungarian and Romanian. Record books generally include information on the pupil's birth date and place, parents, their occupations, mother tongue, residence, nationality, and religion.

There is little known about this school except that it functioned at least from 1879-1889. The collection contains immatriculation and grade registers as well as an inventory for the library. From the student body make-up, it appears that the school was very mixed, attended by Germans, Hungarians, Jews and the former were both Protestant and Catholic. At least half of the student body looks to be female. It appears to have been a private school, perhaps even an elite private school for the daughters (and some sons) of wealthy families, but that is merely speculation. The books record pupil names, their birthplaces and dates, father names and occupations, mother tongue, subjects and grades. There is no other information regarding the history of the school or even its location.

It appears from the contents of the books within this collection, that the Beregi school was originally the Jakab Wiener school (please see Jakab Wiener elementary school of Târgu Mureș collection) and became the Beregi school after 1903. This conclusion is made on the basis that the daughter of Jakab Wiener (who changed his name to Várnai) was also attending the Beregi school in 1904. Both Wiener and Beregi are the names of the respective director of the school during the time period for which there are records, so it appears that the school changed names with its director. This school was a Jewish school, that is attended exclusively by Jewish children. It had six grades and was attended by boys and girls. The collection contains 9 register books for the school years 1904-1913. The books record pupil names, their birthplaces and dates, father names and occupations, mother tongue, subjects and grades. There is no other information regarding the history of the school or even its location. Please note that in addition to this small, apparently private or semi-private school, the Status Quo community operated a Jewish school. See the collection Jewish Elementary School of Târgu Mureș.

The Jakab Wiener private elementary school was apparently run by Jakab Wiener himself. Over the course of the 10 years for which there are records from this school, he had his named Magyarized to Jakab Várnai. This school was clearly a Jewish school, that is, attended exclusively by Jewish students according to the extant record books. The collection contains 5 register books which record pupil names, their birthplaces and dates, father names and occupations, mother tongue, subjects and grades. There is no other information regarding the history of the school or even its location. It appears that the school became the Beregi elementary school after 1903. Please see the collection Beregi elementary school of Târgu Mureș. Please note that in addition to this small, apparently private or semi-private school, the Status Quo community operated a Jewish school. See the collection Jewish Elementary School of Târgu Mureș.

This collection has only one item, a folder of correspondence and miscellaneous written material, for the most part from or to the school director. There are several hundreds pages and included is a chart of the ethnic and religious breakdown of the students in 1892. According to the chart, approximately 10% of the student body was Jewish, though overwhelmingly female.

This collection contains comprehensive material from the main Catholic school in Târgu Mureș. In general, it appears that Jewish students were more likely to attend the Protestant schools, but one finds Jewish pupils in these records occasionally. The collection begins with papers from the mid-late 18th century, primarily dealing with administrative matters, ie contracts, rental agreements, decrees, lists of students. Beginning in the 19th century, there are fairly consistent immatriculation registers as well as folders containing correspondence on school affairs. Inventories of furnishings and libraries begin to appear consistently. By the 1870s, there are approximately 10 folders per year, containing meeting minutes of the school staff, statistical information, correspondence, immatriculation records, staff instructions, budget documents, and other miscellaneous papers. At the end of the inventory there are several items not related to this school, they contain diploma certificates from a school in Miercurea Ciuc, Târgu Secuiesc, and from the Școala Normală in Târgu Mureș (School of Education). These items date from 1929-1940.

This collection contains papers created by the Jewish Democratic Committee for the county of Mureș and town of Târgu Mureș and for the local branch of Reghin. The folders contain meeting minutes, reports, surveys, and other written material. It is not clear how the county of Mureș differed from the region of Mureș (there is also a collection for the Regional Jewish Democratic Committee for Mureș). The committee had a wide range of responsibilities, surpassing basic political tasks. The reports and meetings record decisions about secular and religious holidays, the Jewish school, teachers, emigration matters, unresolved events (missing persons) from World War II, religious staff (butcher, teachers), cultural events, and general happenings in community life. There are surveys on the community, including data on community numbers, language, occupations, and so forth. There are reports on the receptiveness to communist ideology versus Zionism and specific numbers are given for those who have requested to emigrate. There may also be speeches made by the leadership on holidays or for other gatherings. The collection may be of interest to those studying Jewish life in the immediate post-war period and especially those looking at questions of identity, Zionism, and Jewish roles in early communist Romania.

Please note that the inventory for this collection was missing in 2015, so the precise contents are not known. Two folders were requested, one dealt with the regional committee, as per the title of the collection; the other folder was from the Sighișoara committee. The folders contain meeting minutes, reports, surveys, and other written material created by the Jewish Democratic Committee for the region of Mureș (or Sighișoara). It is not clear how the region of Mureș differed from the county of Mureș (there is also a collection for the Jewish Democratic Committee for Mureș County). The committee had a wide range of responsibilities, surpassing basic political tasks. The reports and meetings record decisions about secular and religious holidays, the Jewish school, teachers, emigration matters, unresolved events (missing persons) from World War II, religious staff (butcher, teachers), cultural events, and general happenings in community life. There are surveys on the community, including data on community numbers, language, occupations, and so forth. There are reports on the surrounding towns and the respective population's receptiveness to communist ideology versus Zionism. There may also be speeches made by the leadership on holidays or for other gatherings. The collection may be of interest to those studying Jewish life in the immediate post-war period and especially those looking at questions of identity, Zionism, and Jewish roles in early communist Romania.

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