Overview of the Martin Emilius Carlson Papers

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Overview of the Martin Emilius Carlson Papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2008 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Martin Emilius Carlson papers
Dates: 1946-1967
Collection Number: 80158
Creator: Carlson, Martin Emilius, d. 1977.
Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes, 6 phonorecords (1.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Transcripts and sound recordings of trial proceedings, depositions, orders, correspondence, and printed matter, relating to trials on Guam of Japanese defendants accused of war crimes during World War II.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
Use copies of all sound recordings in this collection are available. For access to any video recordings or motion picture film in this collection, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Martin Emilius Carlson papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

Captain, United States Navy; chief defense counsel, Guam war crime trials, 1946-1949.

Scope and Content of Collection

Transcripts and sound recordings of trial proceedings, depositions, orders, correspondence, and printed matter, relating to trials on Guam of Japanese defendants accused of war crimes during World War II.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
United States. Navy.
War crime trials--Guam.
World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities.
Phonorecords.


 

Sound recordings of war crimes trials reenactment from September 1946 1946 September 9-13

Physical Description: 6 discs

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 80158_a_0002434

Scope and Content Note

This is a reenactment of war crimes trials of Japanese soldiers for crimes allegedly perpetrated against American prisoners of war. It includes graphic descriptions of beheadings and cannibalism. The second half is a panel discussion of American journalists commenting on the trials.
 

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