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Deportations to Riga Collection

Identifier: AR 25096

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains deportation lists from several German cities to Riga, which are arranged alphabetically by city. The lists record the following information about deportees: given name; surname; maiden name if applicable; birthdate and place; address and the date and place of individuals' last sign of life or their death. Lists are organized alphabetically by surname within each folder.


  • 1941-1942


Language of Materials

The collection is in German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011


Historical Note

The Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung (Center for Research on Anti-Semitism) was founded in 1982 by the historian Herbert A. Strauss at the Technische Universität Berlin. It has both a library and an archive with a focus on collecting material related in a broad sense to anti-Semitism and related subjects, such as racism, National Socialism and right wing extremism.


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This collection comprises deportation lists from several German cities to Riga.


The collection is arranged alphabetically by city, then chronologically by deportation date.

Related Material

The LBI Library includes books on the Riga deportations:

  1. Buch der Erinnerung: die ins Baltikum deportierten deutschen, österreichischen und tschechoslowakischen Juden [Ref D 810 J4 B83]
  2. Stuttgart - Riga - New York: mein jüdischer Lebensweg: Lebenserinnerungen by Hannelore Marx [st 3455]
  3. Die Stillschweigs: von Ostrowo ueber Berlin und Peine nach Heide in Holstein bis zum Ende in Riga, Theresienstadt und Auschwitz; eine juedische Familiensaga 1862-1944 by Erwin Rehn and Marie-Elisabeth Rehn [DS 135 G5 S75 1998]
  4. Journey into terror: story of the Riga Ghetto [D 810 J4 S326]

In the YIVO Library, also located at the Center for Jewish History, are the following books:

  1. The "Final Solution" in Riga: Exploitation and Annihilation, 1941-1944 by Andrej Angrick and Peter Klein [000129906]
  2. The Ghetto of Riga and Continuance, 1941-1945 by Alfred Winter [00093386]

The Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung (Center for Research on Anti-Semitism) has its own library and archives, located in Berlin.

Provenance Note

Transcripts were prepared by the Zentrum fuer Antisemitismusforschung, Berlin.

Guide to the Deportations to Riga Collection 1941-1942 AR 25096
Processed by LBI Staff
© 2012
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Language of description note
Description is in English.
Edition statement
This version was derived from Deportations_to_Riga.xml

Revision Statements

  • January 31, 2013 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.
  • August 23, 2013 : Edits made to two dates in container list.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States