Nuremberg Trial Collection Edit


MS 71


  • 1945-1950 (Creation)


  • 16.00 Boxes (Whole)




  • Language of Materials

    English, German, French

  • Abstract

    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.

  • Processing Information

    Organized and processed by Sigrid Pohl Perry in 1990.

  • Conditions Governing Use

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

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Available for research.

  • Preferred Citation

    The Nuremberg Trial Collection, Manuscript Series LXXI, Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections, Northwestern University Library

  • 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.

  • Scope and Contents

    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.

  • Other Information

    Boxes 13-16 are gaylords.