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Biographical papers, 1921 - 2015

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 7

Scope and Contents

Research notes, correspondence, papers and copies assembled by Sir Elihu Lauterpacht, initially for his 5 volume edition of HL's Collected Papers, 1970-2004, but mainly for his biography of HL, "The Life of Hersch Lauterpacht", 2010. Includes a few originals which Elihu had taken out of the main sequence of HL's own papers to work on and could not easily be replaced, particularly HL's memorandum on the draft Peace Act, 1934 (LAUT 7/32), the Nuremberg Indictment (LAUT 7/28), the draft Declaration of Independence for Israel, 1948 (LAUT 7/30) and the draft memorandum on the legal status of the Korean War, 1950 (LAUT 7/42).


  • 1921 - 2015

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


17 archive box(es)


This section includes Elihu's notes and biographical information up to 1922, after which the notes were mainly replaced by original correspondence, which can be found in LAUT 1.

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
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