Telford Taylor papers, 1918-1998

Telford Taylor papers, 1918-1998 [Bulk Dates: 1949-1992]
136.75 linear ft. (308 boxes)
This collection is arranged into 20 series: Series 1: Education and Schooling; Series 2: New Deal Career (1933-1942); Series 3: Military Service Records (1942-1949); Series 4: International Military Tribunal (1945-1946); Series 5: Nuremberg Military Trials (NMT) (1946-1949); Series 6: Small Defense Plants Administration; Series 7: Legal Case Files; Series 8: Writings; Series 9: Conferences, Interviews, Film, Radio and Television; Series 10: Speeches; Series 11: Professional Organizations and Activities; Series 12: Teaching Career Correspondence; Series 13: Teaching Career - Courses; Series 14: Correspondence; Series 15: Photographs; Series 16: Awards; Series 17: Hobbies and Interests; Series 18: Miscellaneous Publications; Series 19: Newspaper Clippings; Series 20: Research Materials.
Finding Aid
Finding aid in repository; folder level control.
The Telford Taylor Papers collect the work of Telford Taylor as a lawyer, legal scholar, writer, and historian. The documents include Taylor's work in Nuremberg with the International and Nuremberg Military Tribunals, his work within departments created by the New Deal, some of his legal case files (particularly on civil liberties cases), and other professional interests that Taylor had. The collection also contains Taylor's writings including drafts of his books, speeches, interviews, teaching materials, and much of the research behind these pursuits. The genre of materials includes official reports, correspondence, manuscripts, annotated texts and photographs. The collection also contains Taylor's research materials in the form of annotations, notes, and clippings.
Biographical / Historical Note
Telford Taylor was a prominent lawyer who served as Counsel for the Prosecution at the Nuremberg Trials.
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Gift of Telford Taylor's wife, Prof. Toby Golick, to the Diamond Law Library in December 1999.
Cite As
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Telford Taylor Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Language Note
Material is in English.
Manuscript/Archive Manuscript/Archive
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