More than fifty years after the International Military Tribunal delivered its verdicts at Nuremberg, Henry Korn '68 and his wife, Ellen Schaum Korn '68, donated nearly one hundred fifty bound volumes of Nuremberg trial transcripts and documents from the personal archives of General William J. Donovan (1883-1959) to the Cornell Law Library.

Donovan's role as special assistant to the chief U.S. prosecutor, Justice Robert H. Jackson, gave him a rare insider's perspective on the Nazi war crimes trials. The collection provides a snapshot, not just of evidence related to the 1945-46 prosecutions, but also of supplementary, behind-the-scenes documentation that is not widely available.

Through the generosity of the Lapkin Foundation, the collection is being digitized and made freely available to the public.

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