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WAR DAMAGES TO MUSEUMS AND MUSEUM HOLDINGS IN CROATIA
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BOLMAN
Battle of Batina Memorial House


The Battle of Bolman Collection within the Memorial and the Petofi Battalion Room
3130 Bolman
Parent institution: The People's University in Beli Manastir
Founded: 1985


Category of museum holdings: C
Number of items: 262
The Bolman Memorial contained a permanent museum exhibition with holdings linked with the Battle of Bolman and the S. Petofija Battalion. The collection was in the care of a curator employed at the People's University in Beli Manastir. The collection was in the occupied territory of Croatia from 1991 to June of 1997.

Protection:

The collection remained in the occupied territory. According to the curator, he did not keep a list of items or photographic documentation relating to the collection, but an inventory of exhibited items was made in 1990.
Information concerning the Museum during occupation
* There is no information concerning the state of the collection during occupation.

Structure damage:


After liberation and the return of the region of Baranja to the Republic of Croatia, the collection of weapons, equipment, ammunition and objects of art were found to be missing from the exhibition rooms. The curator has no knowledge about the fate of the items from the collection.
In order to determine the list of war damage, we used the Notes from the Inventory of the Collection with a list of items dated December 31st 1990, which was signed by the curator of the collection and the professional staff at the People's University.

Collections:

Weapons collection - 24 missing objects.

Memorial and Documentary collection - 8 missing objects.

Art collection - 7 missing objects.

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