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Benjamin B. Ferencz collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of the personal papers of Benjamin B. Ferencz, Chief Prosecutor of the Einsatzgruppen at the Nuremberg Trials. Papers include biographical information pertaining to Ferencz and materials relevant to the Second World War, the Nuremberg Trials, Holocaust-related restitution and indemnification issues, war crimes justice, his activities in the formation of the International Criminal Court in The Hague; his teaching, research, and speaking activities, in particular as director of the Pace Peace Center, but also more generally in the subject areas of world peace, crimes against humanity and war crimes. The collection also includes an engraved sterling silver tea tray, commemorative tray, commemorative plate, Sculpture of Moses, commemorative desk set, a twenty-seven volume-set of US v. Ohlendorf materials, printing plate, plaque, and commemorative pen set. Portions of these materials may be unified into a single collection in the future.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1994, 2014, and 2019 by Benjamin B. Ferencz.
Date
1919-2019
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Benjamin B. Ferencz collection

Document | Accession Number: 1994.A.0037 | RG Number: RG-12.000

Date
bulk:  circa 1919-1994

Benjamin B. Ferencz collection, Series 1

Document | Accession Number: 1994.A.0037.21


Engraved sterling silver tea tray honoring recipient's service to the URO

Object | Accession Number: 1994.97.1

Geography
received: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
commemoration:  1948-1956
received:  1956
Engraved sterling silver tea tray honoring recipient's service to the URO

Tray commemorating a postwar agreement

Object | Accession Number: 1994.97.2

Date
commemoration:  approximately 1951
Tray commemorating a postwar agreement

Commemorative plate to honor a lawyer for his work on behalf of Holocaust survivors

Object | Accession Number: 1994.97.3

Geography
received: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
commemoration:  1962
Commemorative plate to honor a lawyer for his work on behalf of Holocaust survivors


Commemorative desk set presented by the JRSO to a chief prosecutor, Nuremberg Trials

Object | Accession Number: 1994.97.5 a-d

Date
commemoration:  1984 August-1956 April
received:  1956
Commemorative desk set presented by the JRSO to a chief prosecutor, Nuremberg Trials


Printing plate

Object | Accession Number: 1994.97.7

Printing plate

Plaque

Object | Accession Number: 1994.97.8

Date
received:  1989 October 15
Plaque
 
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