Greece

Original material

Files from the community archives of Athens (1916-1941), Cavalla (1897-1938), Comotini (1914-1941), Thessalonika (1700, 1882-1941), Volos (1910-1958), Xante (1913-1958) and Yanina (1814-1944), together with a number of files from other collections referring to the Jews of Rhodes (19th-20th centuries). The largest of the above collections is from Thessalonika.

 

Microfilms

Correspondence files of the Alliance Israélite Universelle head office in Paris relating to Alliance schools in Greece and the general situation of the Jews there (1863-1940); letters from Greek communities to the Chacham Bashi [Chief Rabbi] in Turkey (19th-20th centuries); isolated microfilms from the records of the British Foreign Office, held at the Public Record Office in London; files from the German Foreign Office (1914-1919) and the Russian State Archives in Moscow (19th century).