Jewish Communities of Romania: Correspondence and documents regarding the repatriation of Jews from U.S.S.R. territories (many Transnistrian deportees), Volume II


This folders contains hundreds of documents created by various border control and municipal authorities from towns near the Romanian-Soviet border (Bukovina). The documents all date from a few weeks, the end of March 1946 to mid April 1946. During this period (and before and after) thousands of repatriated Jews left northern Bukovina (U.S.S.R.) for southern Bukovina (Romania), often from there moving to other parts of the country. The documents include certificates of border crossing; petitions from families or acquaintances for individuals to live with them; paperwork for the transfer of individuals or groups of people from one part of the country to another. Most of the documents include vital facts about the respective individual including birth date and place and family members. Virtually all of them mention that the individual was in Transnistria or the U.S.S.R.. A very few contain photographs or other forms of identification (birth certificate copies or other identity cards) and there are several pieces of private familial correspondence mixed in with the official documents. Please note that there are several more folders containing similar documents, ie folder number 13/1946.


Various border police authorities




Textual records


636 pages


Romanian; German


There is no indication as to how these documents became the property of the central National Archives branch in Bucharest. They were processed in 1987.

Call Number:

Colecția Comunități Evreiești din România; inventar nr. 3001; 14/1946

Bibliographic Citation:

Colecția Comunități Evreiești din România; inventar nr. 3001; 14/1946; Direcţia Arhive Naţionale Istorice Centrale


Arhivele Naționale ale României, Direcţia Arhive Naţionale Istorice Centrale, Bd. Regina Elisabeta nr. 49, sector 5, Bucureşti, C-050013

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