Shanghai Collection
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Brief Description: The collection relates to life in the ghetto and includes materials on: founding of the ghetto; relief groups such as JDC, ORT, HIAS, and SACRA (Shanghai Ashkenazic Collaborating Relief Association);  political organizations such as Zionist groups, the Bund;  the rabbinate;  the sick and benevolent society;  kitchen fund;  commercial establishments;  religious schools , secular schools; professional associations;  art, theater and music activities;  Jewish press; emigration from Shanghai after World War II.  There are also manuscript histories of the Shanghai Ghetto.
Held at:
YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 243 /RG 243 
Created by: Shanghai Collection
Volume: 0.0

Organization: Boxes are arranged in folder numerical sequence

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the following Series: I) Shanghai ghetto (1943-1945; II) communal organizations and activities (1927-1948); III) migration (1930-1941); IV) newspapers (1935-1948); V) papers of individuals, personal narratives and memoirs (1924-1950); VI) YIVO and other institutions (1945-1948); VII) posters and broadsides (1934-1947).

Access Restrictions: The collection is open to researchers by appointment with the Chief Archivist. For information, write to Chief Archivist,
Subject Index
Communal Welfare Organizations
Film and Cinema
Ghettos, Holocaust
Holocaust and Aftermath
Jewish Labor Bund
Press, Jewish
Social Welfare
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Collection
Other Formats: MK 506.1-.5
Finding Aid Revisions: 1994/08/08 ; 1903/12/09 ; GMB
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