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Telford Taylor papers, 1918-1998, bulk 1949-1992

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1647
Bib ID 10199444 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Taylor, Telford
Title Telford Taylor papers, 1918-1998, bulk 1949-1992
Physical Description 136.75 linear feet (308 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Boxes 288-295 are restricted, per gift agreement. Selected folders in Subseries VII.2: Communications Law and FCC and Sub-Series XV.7: Subject Files closed as marked in file listing.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 21 series.

Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Boxes 288-295 are restricted, per gift agreement. Selected folders in Subseries VII.2: Communications Law and FCC and Sub-Series XV.7: Subject Files closed as marked in file listing.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Telford Taylor Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Telford Taylor's wife, Prof. Toby Golick, to the Diamond Law Library in December 1999.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed by Christopher M. Laico 10/05/2004.

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Revision Description

2013-06-22 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Armed forces -- Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Biddle, Francis, 1886-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cartels -- Germany Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone). Office of Military Government Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Germany (West) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Göring, Hermann, 1893-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
I.G. Farben Trial, Nuremberg, Germany, 1947-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Industries -- Germany Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Krupp Trial, Nuremberg, Germany, 1947-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Law -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (State) -- Politics and government Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nuremberg War Crime Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, 1946-1949 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public television -- Law and legislation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ribbentrop, Joachim von, 1893-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Taylor, Telford Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Television in education Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Army -- Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Federal Communications Commission Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Office of Chief of Counsel for the Prosecution of Axis Criminality Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Telford Taylor was a prominent lawyer who served as Counsel for the Prosecution at the Nuremberg Trials.