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HL Biography: "HL various", 1937 - 1950, 2002 - 2009

Reference Code:  GBR/0014/LAUT 7/42

Scope and Contents

Notes, correspondence and source material on subjects including: treating crimes against Hungarian Jews, including deportation, as war crimes, 1944; HL's contribution to the law of war crimes; HL's graduation from the University of Lvov and family background in Ukraine; Raphael Lemkin; HL's (transcribed) draft of the opening speech by the Attorney-General [Sir Hartley Shawcross] at Nuremberg [see also LAUT 4/36-37]; human rights; the Holocaust at Nuremberg.

Includes some original material: a letter from a Dr Norbert Neuwald, Lvov [Lviv and Lemberg, Poland, later Ukraine], congratulating HL on the Whewell Professorship and thanking him for taking care of his son, 1937; a draft memorandum from HL to Sir Hartley Shawcross [Attorney-General] on the legal status of the Korean War, 1950 [see also LAUT 1/67].


  • 1937 - 1950
  • 2002 - 2009

Conditions Governing Access

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


2 file(s)

Repository Details

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