Nuremberg Trial Collection
Scope and Contents
The Nuremberg Trial Collection consists of material amassed by Charles J. Gallagher, a court reporter at the Nuremberg 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.
- Gallagher, Charles J., -1988 (Person)
Language of Materials
English, German, French
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright for materials resides with the literary executors of individual documents. All users must comply with federal copyright regulations.
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.
The Nuremberg Trial Collection consists of materials amassed by Charles J. Gallagher (Northwestern University Law School, 1924), a court reporter. Included are his shorthand notebooks for sessions of the Nuremberg Trials held at the Palace of Justice in Nuremberg, Germany from 1945-1948 to try members of the Nazi regime for crimes committed during World War II. The collection contains copies of some of the transcripts, documents, and affidavits from the trials; some of Gallagher's notes and correspondence; some serials connected with the trials; and a few photographs and some memorabilia.
The Nuremberg Trial Collection is organized into: Corps of political leaders; Nuremberg Trial cases 3-9; Nuremberg Trial cases 10-12; Nuremberg Trial documents (chiefly organized by document number); Gallagher notes and shorthand notebooks; correspondence; newspaper clippings; pamphlets, books and magazines; and miscellaneous.
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.
Boxes 13-16 are gaylords.
Organized and processed by Sigrid Pohl Perry in 1990.
- Guide to the Nuremberg Trial Collection
- Finding Aid Authors: Sigrid Pohl Perry.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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