Original material

Files and documents from various communities (16th-20th centuries), among them the pinkas of the Wylkowiszki community (1673-1833), containing the only known example of a Polish charter to a Jewish community in Hebrew letters.

Microfilms and photocopies

Microfilms from archives in Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine, Poland and Germany, relating to Jewish communities, such as Olita, Balbierzyski, Druja, Gelvonaj, Godlevo, Jurbork, Jelenievo, Kejdany, Kibarty, Kovno, Marjampol, Merekh, Novoaleksandrovsk, Paneviezhis, Pompiany, Rossiemy, Shavli, Skuodas, Telsai, Utena, Vilkaviškis, Vilkomir, (Vilnius – see Poland) (16th-20th centuries), of the society to assist Jewish victims of World War I, on Jewish agricultural activities, community life, education (Tarbut), Duma elections and Zionist political activities; files from the German Foreign Office on Baltic Jewry (1879-1884).


Lists of material of Jewish and non-Jewish provenance, held in several government archives in Vilnius (18th-20th centuries).