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Nuremberg Trial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 71
The Nuremberg Trial Collection consists of material amassed by Charles J. Gallagher, a court reporter at the trials. Charles J. Gallagher attended Northwestern University Law School (class of 1924) and worked and lived in the Chicago area. This collection consists of Gallagher's shorthand notebooks kept while serving as a court reporter for trial sessions from October, 1945 to May, 1948; some copies of printed transcripts, documents and affidavits from witnesses; Gallagher's notes and personal and official correspondence from 1945-1950; some serials connected with the trials or his stay in Nuremberg; photographs and memorabilia.

List of Nuremberg Trial Defendants

Note: Surnames only; * indicates principal defendant.

Case 3, Tribunal III

* Altstoetter, von Ammon, Barnickel, Cuhorst, Joel, Klemm, Lautz, Mettgenberg, Nebelung, Oeschey, Petersen, Rothaug, Rothenberger, Schlegelberger.

Case 4, Tribunal II

Baier, Bobermin, Eirenschmalz, Fanslau, Frank, Hohberg, Kiefer, Klein, Loerner, G., Loerner, H., Mummenthey, * Pohl, O., Pook, Scheide, Sommer, Tschentscher, Vogt, Volk.

Case 5, Tribunal IV

Burkart, * Flick, Kaletsch, Steinbrinck, Terberger, Weiss.

Case 6, Tribunal VI

Ambros, Buergin, Buetefisch, Duerrfeld, Gattineau, Gajewski, Haefliger, von der Heyde, Hoerlein, Ilgner, Jaehne, von Knieriem, *Krauch, Kuehne, Kugler, Lautenschlaeger, Mann, ter Meer, Oster, Schmitz, Schneider, von Schnitzler, Wurster.

Case 7, Tribunal V

Dehner, Felmy, Foertsch, von Geitner, Kuntze, Lanz, von Leyser, * List, Rendulic, Speidel, von Weichs.

Case 8, Tribunal I

Brueckner, Creutz, Ebner, * Greifelt, Hildebrandt, Hofmann, Huebner, Lorenz, Meyer-Hetling, Schwalm, Schwarzenberger, Sollmann, Tesch.

Case 9, Tribunal II-A

Biberstein, Blobel, Blume, Braune, Fendler, Graf, Haensch, Jost, Klingelhoefer, Naumann, Nosske, * Ohlendorf, Ott, von , Radetzky, Rasch, Ruehl, Sandberger, Schubert, Schulz, Seibert, Six, Steimle, Strauch.

Case 10, Tribunal III-A

von Buelow, Eberhardt, Houdremont, Ihn, Janssen, Korschan, * Krupp von Bohlen & Halbach, Kupke, Lehmann, Loeser, Mueller, Pfirsch.

Case 11, Tribunal IV

Berger, Bohle, Darre, Dietrich, von Erdmannsdorff, Kehrl, Keppler, Koerner, Lammers, Meissner, Pleiger, Puhl, Rasche, Ritter, Schellenberg, Schwerin von Krosigk, Steengracht von, Moyland, Stuckart, Veesenmayer, * von Weizsaecker, Woermann.

Case 12, Tribunal V

Blaskowitz, van Boch, Hollidt, Hoth, Jodl, Keitel, von Kuechler, * von Leeb Lehmann, van Marstein, Reinecke, Reinhardt, von , Roques, von Salmuth, Schniewind, Sperrle, Warlimont, Woehler.

Dates

  • 1945-1950

Creator

Language of Materials

English, German, French

Other Information

Boxes 13-16 are gaylords.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for materials resides with the literary executors of individual documents. All users must comply with federal copyright regulations.

Extent

16.00 Boxes

Overview

This collection consists of materials amassed by Charles J. Gallagher, a court reporter. Included are his shorthand notebooks for trial sessions from 1945-1948; copies of some of the transcripts, documents, and affidavits; some of Gallagher's notes and correspondence; some serials connected with the trials; and a few photographs and some memorabilia.

Biographical Information

The Nuremberg Trials were held from 1945 to 1949 at the Palace of Justice in Nuremberg, Germany to try members of the Nazi regime for crimes committed during World War II. The trial of the major war criminals was held from November 20, 1945 to October 1, 1946. The second set of trials of lesser war criminals included medical doctors who were accused of medical atrocities in the Holocaust.

Charles J. Gallagher applied for a temporary position with the Office of U.S. Chief of Counsel, Administrative Division of the U.S. Army, as a court reporter for the Nuremberg Trials. He was in Nuremberg from 1945-1946 and 1947-1950; his family joined him the second trip. Charles J. Gallagher attended Northwestern University Law School (class of 1924) and worked and lived in the Chicago area.

Charles Gallgher died on January 4, 1988.

Acquisition Information

Charles J. Gallagher attended Northwestern University Law School (class of 1924) and worked and lived in the Chicago area. After his death in 1988, the collection was offered to the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections by the probate officer who handled Mr. Gallagher's estate.

Related Materials

The Stars and Stripes newspapers issues originally part of this collection have been cataloged; issues are from 1945-1949. Editions are from Pfungstadt and Altdorf, Baden, Germany.

Other Information

Boxes 13-16 are gaylords.

Processing Information

Organized and processed by Sigrid Pohl Perry in 1990.
Title
Guide to the Nuremberg Trial Collection
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Sigrid Pohl Perry.
Date
1990-01-01
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
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