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* Slovakia 
 

History

Slovakia formed in 1993 when Czechoslovakia divided and is comprised of the former Slovak-speaking northern counties of Hungary.


Archives

Statny Ustredny Archiv
Cesta 42
Bratislava
Slovakia


Books

Jewish Vital Statistics Holdings in the Archives of Slovakia. (A list of 4000 towns, showing the location and scope of holdings of Jewish birth, marriage and death records). On two microfiche, available from Avotaynu at $10.

Please refer to the Czech republic gallery for more details on books that are relevant to Slovakia.


Articles

'Jewish Genealogical Research in Slovakia', by Meyer Dan, in Avotaynu VII:1 (Spring 1991), pp. 8-9

'Slovakian Jewish Research', by Jordan Auslander, in Avotaynu IX:4 (Winter 1993), pp. 14-16

'Slovakian State Archives', by Edward David Luft, in Avotaynu XII:3 (Autumn 1996), pp. 20-22. (Address list.)


LDS Microfilms

Jewish records in Slovakia were microfilmed the same way as church records. For records from the inventory see *feefhs.org/mf/sk/sk-jew1

Jewish vital records for 47 localities, generally up to 1895, have been microfilmed in archives in Bytce, Kosice, Levoca, Presov and Banska Bystrica, and are now in progress in Nitra and Bratislava.


Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Please refer to the Czech Republic gallery for details that are relevant to Slovakia.

Please refer to the Hungary gallery for details that are relevant to Slovakia.


Web Sites

Slovak and Rusyn Roots: Getting Started, by John Hudick at *slavicroots.com/SlovakRusynRoots


Creators: Dr Saul Issroff

 
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