Sources of Jewish genealogy from 18th to 20 c. in the funds of Ukraine State central historical archives in Lviv
A significant amount of documents kept in the CENTRAL STATE HISTORICAL ARCHIVE OF UKRAINE IN LVIV contains information on social, political, cultural, educational, legal and religious aspects of Jewish life in Galicia from the eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century.
The genealogical information is scattered in numerous funds. This presentation focuses on the records and documents of Jewish interest in the Central State Historical Archive in Lviv, moving beyond the well known vital records, to property, business, notary and school records, tax and voter registration lists, wills and census records. Alex will also elaborate on the little known sources of genealogical information such as Tabula Registers, records of Polish magnates and court records.
Special attention will be paid to the documents of the 20th century that include Lwow Jewish community records of the interwar period and the time of the Nazi occupation.