The most substantial part of the collection comprises letters, identity cards, report cards, certificates, journals, and personal documents.
In addition to fragments from personal experiences and correspondence dating back to the World War I, the Museum keeps a record of soldiers buried at the Žale Cemetery in Ljubljana. Specific sections of the Collection relates to the military sphere as well as to partisan medical services, culture and life during World War II. Along with personal documents kept by Slovene prisoners of concentration camps, an important part of the Collection is represented by penitentiary registers from Ljubljana (1943-45) and Radovljica (1941-44), as well as personal records from Begunje penitentiary, prisoners' files from Ljubljana (1942-43), and the documents listing the names of those transported to Dachau concentration camps between 1942 and 1945. The Collection also features a Death book – a record of the deceased in the concentration camp on the island of Rab, which was established and ran by the Italian Fascist regime between 1942 and 1943. The collection is complemented by various personal items and products.
Curator: Marko Štepec