This collection represents a remarkably complete set of documents created by the one of the Jewish boys lycees of Timișoara. Unfortunately the current inventory created by the National Archives appears to be in need of revision as numerous items are crossed out or marked with the note "see nr. XYZ" and as such it is difficult to get a clear overview of the full contents of the collection. Nevertheless, the collection appears to contain comprehensive immatriculation and grade registers as well as a wide range of administrative material. This includes correspondence with authorities; teaching staff papers; logs of incoming and outgoing correspondence; minutes of staff meetings; exams; and graduation certificates. Included in the folders of correspondence is material specifically related to the association of Jewish teachers of the Banat and Transylvania and correspondence from the union of Jewish communities [of Transylvania and the Banat?]. There is also a folder related to passive defense dated to World War II. The material is uninterrupted from 1919 through to the schools presumable closure in 1948 in the wake of an education reform. As such it represents a unique perspective on Jewish education and identity in the Banat from the immediate post-WWI period throughout the interwar years and World War II. Unfortunately the inventory created by the National Archives provides no details on the school's background, for example whether it existed prior to 1919 and its relation to the other Jewish schools in Timișoara.
Israelite Theoretic Boys Lycee of Timișoara
German; Hungarian; Romanian
These documents were maintained by the respective school until being acquired by the National Archives during the post-war period.
Liceul Teoretic Confesional Izraelit de Băieți Timișoara; fond nr. 34; inventar 39
Liceul Teoretic Confesional Izraelit de Băieți Timișoara; fond nr. 34; inventar 39; Arhivele Naționale ale României, Direcția Județeana Timiș