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SERIES Identifier: HOLLIS 601666

THE INTERIM MIXED PAROLE AND CLEMENCY BOARD

Dates

  • 1947-1954

Conditions Governing Access

Access to these papers is governed by the rules and regulations of the Harvard Law School Library. This collection is open to the public, but is housed off-site at Harvard Depository and requires 2 business-day advance notice for retrieval. Consult the Special Collections staff for further information.

Extent

8 boxes

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

General note

(32 Folders, 11 Note-books)

Series Note

This file relates to the Interim Mixed Parole and Clemency Board for German War Criminals in the U.S. Zone of Germany. The collection covers the period of October 1953 through Nov. 2, 1954; Henry L. Shattuck was Chairman of the Board during this time. These papers deal with the day-to-day business of the Board, its hearings and recommendations, and they contain some background material on the establishment of the Board and the crimes and original trials of the prisoners. The abbreviation HICOG stands for U.S. High Commissioner for Germany. The papers include correspondence, memoranda, reports, charts, news clippings, and five items of printed pamphlet material. The order which H. L. Shattuck had imposed on these files was preserved, including folder headings.

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard Law School Library, Historical & Special Collections Repository

Harvard Law School Library's Historical & Special Collections (HSC) collects, preserves, and makes available research materials for the study of the law and legal history. HSC holds over 8,000 linear feet of manuscripts, over 100,000 rare books, and more than 70,000 visual images.

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