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Records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee: Istanbul Office, 1937-1949 | Administration

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Archives of The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Inc.
Email: archives@jdc.org

Detailed Description of the Records
Subcollection: Administration
Extent: 91 files
Scope and Content: This subcollection covers the years 1942-1947 and reflects the JDC Istanbul office's activities during World War II and in the immediate aftermath of the war: coordinating the shipping of relief supplies to wartime Europe; cooperating in rescue operations; and assisting with searches for Holocaust survivors. Of particular note are reports received from various Jewish communities in Iran, Iraq, Romania, and Yugoslavia. The files comprise correspondence, cable registers, invoices, and news releases.

Arrangement
This Administration subcollection contains five Record Groups:

Financial
General
Individual Cases
JDC Offices
Publicity
Personal Names:
Adania, Regina
Fishzohn, Arthur
Hirschmann, I.A.
Kessler, Mordecai
Magnes, Judah
Passman, Charles
Resnick, Reuben
Trobe, Harold
Viteles, Harry
Corporate Names:
Bank Holantse
Central Bank of Cooperative Institutions in Palestine, Ltd. (changed to Canada-Israel Central Bank Ltd)
Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA)
Geographic Locations:
Canada
Istanbul
Izmir
Jerusalem
Lisbon, Portugal
London
New York
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Record Group: Financial
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File IS.1: Accounts 1944 (1 of 2)

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
French
Turkish
Old Folder Number: 3
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File IS.2: Accounts 1944 (2 of 2)

Extent: 1/8 inch
Languages:
English
Turkish
French
Old Folder Number: 7
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File IS.3: Accounts 1945

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
Turkish
Hebrew
Arabic
Old Folder Number: 5
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File IS.4: Office Accounts 1945

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
French
Turkish
Old Folder Number: 5
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File IS.5: Office Accounts 1945-1947

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 4
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File IS.6: Financial Records Feb-Dec 1945

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 14
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File IS.7: Financial Records Feb-October 1945

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
Turkish
Old Folder Number: 15
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File IS.8: Financial Records Aug-Dec 1945 (1944?)

Extent: 1/5 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 18
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File IS.9: Financial Records Nov 1945-Apr 1946

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 17
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File IS.10: Financial Transactions of JDC in Istanbul 1944-1946

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 12
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File IS.11: JDC Budget Statement and Statistical Reports 1944

Extent: 1/3 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 8
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Record Group: General
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File IS.12: Cables and Letters Register Aug. 1945-April 1946

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 13
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File IS.13: Correspondence 1942-1944

Extent: 1/2 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 21
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File IS.15: Correspondence Sep 1946-July 1947

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Turkish
Old Folder Number: 9
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File IS.16: Incoming Cables 1945

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 7
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File IS.17: Incoming Cables 1945-1946

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 9
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File IS.18: Incoming Cables Register Apr-Dec 1946

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 12
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File IS.19: Registry of Incoming and Outgoing Cables beginning February 22 1945

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 5
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File IS.20: Outgoing Cables 1945

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 8
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File IS.21: Outgoing Cables Feb-June 1945

Extent: 1/2 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 5
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File IS.22: Outgoing Cables June-Dec 1945

Extent: 1/2 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 6
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File IS.23: Outgoing Cables 1945-1947

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Code
Old Folder Number: 10
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File IS.24: Outgoing Cables Dec 1945-July 1946

Extent: 1/2 inch
Languages:
English
Turkish
French
Old Folder Number: 8
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File IS.25: Outgoing Cables July-Dec 1946

Extent: 1/2 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 7
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File IS.26: Outgoing Cables Register Jan-Dec 1944

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 16
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File IS.27: Outgoing Letters 1945 (1 of 7)

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 22
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File IS.28: Outgoing Letters 1945 (2 of 7)

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 23
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File IS.29: Outgoing Letters 1945 (3 of 7)

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 24
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File IS.30: Outgoing Letters 1945 (4 of 7)

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 25
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File IS.31: Outgoing Letters 1945 (5 of 7)

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 16
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File IS.32: Outgoing Letters 1945 (6 of 7)

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 17
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File IS.33: Outgoing Letters 1945 (7 of 7)

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 22
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File IS.34: Outgoing Letters 1945-1946

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 19
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File IS.35: Outgoing Letters 1946 (1 of 2)

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 18
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File IS.36: Outgoing Letters 1946 (2 of 2)

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 20
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File IS.37: Outgoing Letters 1947

Extent: 1/2 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 21
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File IS.38: Insurance Dugan 1944-1947

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Turkish
Old Folder Number: 1
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File IS.38.1: Reports 1943-1944, 1946

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 26
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File IS.39: Reports JDC 1944-1945

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 23
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File IS.40: Report of JDC Activities in Europe and Middle East 1944-1946

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 2
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File IS.41: Report of Secretary JDC NY 1944-1946

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 1
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File IS.42: Vouchers for Cables 1944

Extent: 1/2 inch
Languages:
English
Turkish
Old Folder Number: 6
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Record Group: Publicity
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File IS.66: AJDC Bulletins and Press Releases 1943-1946

Extent: 1/2 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 20
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File IS.66.1: AJDC Bulletins and Press Releases 1947

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 20
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File IS.67: Circulars Emigration 1946

Extent: 7/8 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 10
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File IS.68: JDC Digest of Publications 1944-1945

Extent: 1/2 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 2
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File IS.69: JDC News Release NYC 1944-1945, 1946

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 2
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File IS.69.1: JDC News Releases NYC 1946

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 2
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File IS.70: JDC Weekly Review 1944-1946

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 3
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File IS.71: JTA News Releases 1944-1945

Extent: 2 inches
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 17
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File IS.71.1: JTA News Releases 1945 (April-June)

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 17
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File IS.72: JTA News Releases 1945

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 9
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File IS.73: JTA News Releases 1946-1947

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 12
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File IS.74: JTA New York 1945

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 3
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File IS.75: JTA New York 1946 (1 of 3)

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 4
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File IS.76: JTA New York 1946 (2 of 3)

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 5
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File IS.77: JTA New York 1946 (3 of 3)

Extent: 1/2 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 6
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File IS.78: Memoranda, Newsletters and Canadian Jewish Publication 1945-1947

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 1
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File IS.78.1: Memoranda, Newsletters and Canadian Jewish Publication 1947

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 1
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File IS.79: Notes and News June 25 1944

Extent: 1/8 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 6
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File IS.80: Press Clippings 1944

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 25
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File IS.81: Press Releases and Publicity 1943-1946

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 5
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File IS.82: Publications 1944, 1946

Extent: 1/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Hebrew
German
Portuguese
Old Folder Number: 3
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File IS.83: Summaries of the Yiddish Press 1945-1946

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Hebrew
Old Folder Number: 2
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File IS.83.1: Summaries of the Yiddish Press 1946

Extent: 7/8 inch
Languages:
English
Hebrew
Old Folder Number: 2
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File IS.84: Yiddish Press 1946-1947

Extent: 1/2 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 21
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Record Group: Individual Cases
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File IS.50: Report by Harry Viteles on Visits to Baghdad and Tehran 1942

Extent: 0.25 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 6
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File IS.160: Reuben Resnik 1944

Extent: 0.125 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 22
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Record Group: JDC Offices
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File IS.51: AJDC Lisbon 1944-1945

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 15
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File IS.52: AJDC New York 1943-1945

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 1
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File IS.53: AJDC New York 1945-1946

Extent: 7/8 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 2
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File IS.54: AJDC Paris-AJDC Istanbul Cables 1946-1947

Extent: 1/2 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 9
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File IS.55: AJDC Paris-AJDC Istanbul Incoming Correspondence 1946-1947

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 11
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File IS.56: JDC Barcelona 1946

Extent: 4 pages
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 8
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File IS.57: JDC Jerusalem 1945 (1 of 2)

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 9
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File IS.58: JDC Jerusalem 1945 (2 of 2)

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 14
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File IS.60: JDC Advisory Committee Jerusalem 1944-1945 (1 of 2)

Extent: 2 inches
Languages:
English
Hebrew
Old Folder Number: 3
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File IS.60.1: JDC Advisory Committee Jerusalem 1944-1945 (2 of 2)

Extent: 1 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 3
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File IS.61: JDC Advisory Committee Jerusalem 1945

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 4
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File IS.63: JDC Lisbon Weekly Summaries Dec 1944-March 1945

Extent: 1/8 inch
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 5
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File IS.64: JDC Paris Office Reestablishment 1945

Extent: 7 pages
Languages:
English
Old Folder Number: 3
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File IS.65: JDC Rumania 1944

Extent: 3/4 inch
Languages:
English
French
Old Folder Number: 1
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