Kluizen - Coffres-forts. Collection

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Beschrijving
This collection consists of the bank vaults which were not claimed by their original owners post-war. The owners were both Jewish and non-Jewish war victims or refugees who did not return to Belgium. The vaults do not contain any valuables, but documents including securities and personal documents, family photos, and objects such as cutlery, photo cameras and tableware.

This collection is not accessible to third parties. Relatives who might be entitled to the content of one of the vaults are requested to contact archives@kazernedossin.eu
Content Date
1900-1945
Content Location
Belgium
Parallel title
Bank vaults which were not claimed after the war. Collection
Creator
Belgian banks and insurance companies
Language
Dutch, French, German, Polish, Russian, Hebrew, Italian, English, Hungarian
Script
Latin, Gothic, Cyrillic, Hebrew
Originals
The content of the vaults is not accessible. Relatives who might be entitled to the content of one of the vaults are requested to contact archives@kazernedossin.eu
Collection
KD_00018
Level of description
Collection
Extent and medium
14,000 images (109 vaults)
Archival
In 2003 the Jewish Museum of Deportation and Resistance, predecessor of Kazerne Dossin, assisted the Ministry of Finance in contacting beneficiaries of bank vaults which had not been claimed by their owners after the war. The content of vaults which were not claimed was transferred to the JMDR.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Ministry of Finance, 2003

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