Scope and Contents
Mainly correspondence between HL and Rachel Lauterpacht with Elihu Lauterpacht, on subjects including: life in Cambridge, including the food situation; Elihu's future education; his life at school; work on HL's book on International Human Rights ["An International Bill of the Rights of Man"] and the need for international means of protecting human rights; HL's lessons to King Peter II of Yugoslavia; HL's health; punishment for German atrocities after the war; a visit by Elihu to the county jail and court in Detroit [United States]; Rachel and HL's 20th wedding anniversary.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
- From the Fonds: Lauterpacht, Hersch, Sir, 1897 - 1960 (Knight, international lawyer) (Person)
- From the Fonds: Lauterpacht, Elihu, Sir, 1928-2017 (Knight, Professor of International Law) (Person)