Guide to the Labron K. Shuman Collection

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Guide to the Labron K. Shuman Collection

Collection number: MS 181

The University Library



Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California

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  • Special Collections and Archives
  • University Library
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz, California, 95064
  • Email: specoll@library.ucsc.edu
  • URL: http://library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/
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UCSC OAC Unit
Date Completed:
January 2004, Updated September 2004
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© 2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Labron K. Shuman collection,
Date (inclusive): 1960-1962
Collection number: MS 181
Collector: Shuman, Labron K.
Extent: 3 half cartons
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: Includes Shuman's observer notebook, clippings and transcripts of the 1961 Eichmann trial in Jerusalem.
Physical location: Stored offsite at NRLF: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Labron K. Shuman Collection. MS 181. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Labron K. Shuman in 2003.

Biographical Note

In 1961, Labron K. Shuman, an attorney from Philadelphia, went to Israel at the request of the Association of American and Canadians in Israel, to attend the trial of Adolf Eichmann. In a series of articles and lectures he analyzed the Eichman trial, calling attention to the difficulties that faced the judges, the prosecution and the witnesses and the complexities of the whole case.

Scope and Contents Note

This collection includes Shuman's observer notebook, articles, clippings and transcripts of the 1961 trial of Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Shuman, Labron K.
Eichmann, Adolf, d 1906-1962--Trials, litigation, etc.
War criminals--Germany--Interviews
World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Criminal Investigation--Israel
Trials (Genocide)--Jerusalem
War crime trials--Social aspects--Israel


Collection Contents

 

Series 1 Biographical Material, 1960-1962

Physical Description: 7 folders

Scope and Content Note

This series contains biographical information about Mr. Shuman.

Arrangement

The material is arranged by date.
Box-folder 1:1

Biographical material

Box-folder 1:2

Trial notes

Box-folder 1:3

Notebooks

Box-folder 1:4

Articles by Shuman, 1961

Box-folder 1:5-7

Scrapbook pages - photocopies

Box-folder 1:5

July-Dec 1961

Box-folder 1:6

April-June 1961

Box-folder 1:7

Sept 1960-March 1961

 

Series 2 Research materials and Clippings, 1961-1962

Physical Description: 9 folders

Scope and Content Note

This series contain research materials and clipping files about the trial.

Arrangement

The material is arranged by date.
Box-folder 1:8

Research materials, 1961

Box-folder 1:9

Israel Digest, 1961

Box-folder 2:1-7

Clippings - Jerusalem Post

Box-folder 2:1

September-December 1961

Box-folder 2:2

August 1961

Box-folder 2:3

July 1961

Box-folder 2:4

June 1961

Box-folder 2:5

May 1961

Box-folder 2:6

April 1961

Box-folder 2:7

Undated

 

Series 3 Transcripts, 1960-1962

Physical Description: 19 folders

Scope and Content Note

This series contains trial transcripts of the Adolf Eichmann trial in Jerusalem, 1961.

Arrangement

The material is arranged by date.
Box-folder 2:8

"Notes for correspondents", [1961]

Box-folder 2:9

"Prosecution Brief Biographies" - State of Israel, GPO - Trial of Adolf Eichmann, April 1961

Box-folder 2:10

Comparative Ranks in Wehrmacht SS, British & French Armies, [1960]

Box-folder 2:11

"The Indictment" with Nazis and Nazis Collaborators (Punishment) Law, 1950

Box-folder 2:12

Index to Main points of Adolf Eichmann Statement to the Police, State of Israel, [1960]

Box-folder 2:13

Investigation and Supporting Documents, Police D'Israel - Quarter General #27, 1936-1941

Box-folder 2:14

Criminal Case #40/61. Attorney General of Israel - Opening address to Eichmann Trial by Gideon Hausner; Chapters 1-8, 1961

Box-folder 2:15-18

Criminal Case #40-61. Attorney General of Israel v. Adolf Eichmann - Minutes of Sessions

Box-folder 2:15

no.001-002 11/4/1961

Box-folder 2:15

no.003-004, 12/4/1961

Box-folder 2:15

no.009, 18/4/1961

Box-folder 2:16

no.010, 19/4/1961

Box-folder 2:16

no.011, 21/4/1961

Box-folder 2:16

no.012-013, 24/2/1961

Box-folder 2:17

no.098-099, 17/7/1961

Box-folder 2:17

no.100, 18/7/1961

Box-folder 2:17

no.104-105, 20/7/1961

Box-folder 2:17

no.106, 21/7/1961

Box-folder 2:17

no.110, 8/8/1961

Box-folder 2:18

no.112

Box-folder 2:18

9/8/1961

Box-folder 2:18

24/4/1961

Box-folder 2:18

no.113, 10/8/1961

Box-folder 2:18

no.114, 14/8/1961

Box-folder 3:1-6

Adolf Eichmann = ADWL/P AYYKM/N, [Jerusalem] : Police d'Israel, 1961

Box-folder 3:1

v.1 #1-606

Box-folder 3:2

v.2 #607-1239

Box-folder 3:3

v.3 #1240-1841

Box-folder 3:4

v.4 #1842-2459

Box-folder 3:5

v.5 #2460-3053

Box-folder 3:6

v.6 Glossary A-Z

Box-folder 3:7

Re: Criminal Appeal no. 336/61, Adolf Eichmann v. Attorney General - In completing the reasons of appeal dated 31.1.1962 - Translation, Feb.15,1962

Box-folder 3:8

Criminal Appeal #336-61. Attorney General of Israel v. Adolf Eichmann - Minutes of Session, 1962

Box-folder 3:8

no.1, 22/3/1962

Box-folder 3:8

no.2, 23/3/1962

Box-folder 3:8

no.3, 26/3/1962

Box-folder 3:8

no.5, 28/3/1962

Box-folder 3:8

no.6, 29/3/1962