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Landesgericht Graz : NS-Verfahren

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2013.73 | RG Number: RG-17.047

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    Postwar court and investigative records of Nazi-related cases in Styria, Austria for the years 1954 to 1992. The collection includes court case against Franz Murer, the deputy of the SS commandant of the Vilna (Vilnius) ghetto ("Stellvertreter und/oder Adjutant des Gebietskommissars der Stadt Wilna und Referent für Jüdische Angelegenheiten"); includes both cases that did and did not reach verdicts.
    Alternate Title
    State Court Graz: Nazi-related court cases
    inclusive:  1954-1992
    Collection Creator
    Landesgericht für Strafsachen Graz

    Physical Details

    Court records.
    51,406 digital images : JPEG ; 564 GB .
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged chronologically and by court cases. The cover sheet precedes each case file. Files include the name and personal data of each defendant, a summary of the case including the criminal charges, a description of the crime(s), as well as the judicial history of each case. These cover sheets were digitized at the beginning of each file.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. Court cases from the State Court Graz are closed for 50 years after the starting year of a given case (the year used for the file and on the electronic folders). Therefore, all cases from 1953 to 1971 are publicly accessible under fair use restrictions as of January 1, 2021. Research access to cases that still fall under the 50-year restriction require written permission from the State Court Graz.
    Conditions on Use
    Publication or use of documents for commercial purposes requires written permission. Users should contact the Research Agency for Austrian Post-War Justice (Forschungsstelle österreichische Nachkriegsjustiz) for further guidance.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Murer, Franz, 1912-1994.

    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Landesgericht für Strafsachen Graz (State Court Graz), Austria. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s International Archives Project in September 2013, and accretion in May 2017.
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