1989 October 15
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Benjamin B. Ferencz
- Object Type
Plaques, plaquettes (lcsh)
- Physical Description
- Rectangular form of blue metal with engraved text that reads "DR. BENJAMIN B. FERENCZ / JUSTICE FIGHTER, WORLD CITIZEN / AUTHOR, VISITING SCHOLAR / ARIZONA STATE UNIVERISTY / COALITION FOR WORLD PEACE / INSITUTE FOR PEACE EDUCATION / AND RESEARCH. TEMPE / 10-15-98 / DR. R. AXFORD & DR. A. JONES, BOARD AIPER"
- overall: Height: 3.500 inches (8.89 cm) | Width: 3.500 inches (8.89 cm)
- overall : metal
Rights & Restrictions
- Conditions on Access
- No restrictions on access
- Conditions on Use
- No restrictions on use
- Legal Status
- Permanent Collection
- The plaque was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1994 by Benjamin Ferencz.
- Record last modified:
- 2022-07-28 18:32:37
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Also in Benjamin B. Ferencz collection
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. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Sterling silver tea tray presented to Benjamin Ferencz from the staff of the JRSO, LAD, and URO (United Restitution Organization) commemorating his service from 1948-1956 in Nuremberg and Frankfurt, Germany.
Tray to commemorate the signing of the first financial agreement between a German state and a Jewish organization since the advent of Adolf Hitler.
Decorative plate presented to Benjamin Ferencz in Warsaw by the Polish Committee of the Red Cross. It was given as a token of appreciation for his help in obtaining compensation from Nazi Germany for the Catholic women who had been victims of Nazi medical experiments while they were inmates in the concentration camp of Ravensbrueck.
Sculpture presented by the artist to Ben Ferencz as a token of appreciation for his dedication to the rule of law and the Hebrew tradition of humanity.
Desk set presented to Benjamin Ferencz at a luncheon held by the leading Jewish organizations that comprised the membership of the JRSO.
The Benjamin B. Ferencz collection consists of the personal papers of Benjamin B. Ferencz, Chief Prosecutor of the Einsatzgruppen at the Nuremberg Trials. The collection includes materials relevant to the Second World War, the Nuremberg Trials, Holocaust-related restitution and indemnification issues, war crimes justice, the efforts to establish a permanent international criminal court for war crimes, and biographical information pertaining to Ferencz. For a more detailed scope note, please see the finding aid.