Benjamin B. Ferencz collection

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 1994.A.0037
  • 2014.559.1
  • RG-12.000
1 Jan 1919 - 31 Dec 1994
Level of Description
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium



31 videocassettes,

34 audiocassettes,


Benjamin B. Ferencz donated his collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Oct. 1994. The National Archives transferred a small portion of his personal papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Dec. 1994.

System of Arrangement

Organized in the following order: Series 1: Family Biographical Information, 1933-1994. Series 2: War Crimes Trials and War Crimes Related Records, 1945-1994. Series 3: B'nai B'rith Records,1937-1994. Series 4: Claims Against Industrial Firms Records, 1952-1994. Series 5: Slave Labor Related Records, 1962-1994. Series 6: Claims Against the East German Republic, 1972-1991. Series 7: Records Relating to the Conference On Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Inc., 1952-1989. Series 8: Correspondence and Related Records Regarding the Jewish Restitution Successor Organization, 1954-1992. Series 9: Correspondence and Related Records Regarding the History of Restitution (Wiedergutmachung), 1957-1983. Series 10: United Restitution Organization Budget Files,1962-1993. Series 11: Correspondence and Related Records Regarding the Bundesentschadigundsgesetz (BEG), the War Claims Act of 1948, and the German-American Social Security Agreement, 1948-1988. Series 12: Correspondence and Related Records RegardingRestitution for Victims of Medical Experiments, 1957-1981. Series 13: Correspondence and Other Records Regarding the Establishment of an International Criminal Court, 1970-1992. Series 14: Records Regarding International Law,1970-1993. Series 15: Correspondence Regarding Human Rights, 1970-1981. Series 16: Correspondence and Other Records Regarding World Peace Organizations, 1977-1994. Series 17: Speech File, 1981-1991. Series 18: Alphabetical Subject Reference File, 1939-1994. Series 19: Photographs, 1926-1990. Series 20: Video Tapes, 1979-1994. Series 21: Audio Tapes, 1979-1994. Series 22: Artifacts, 1948-1962

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on access


Corporate Bodies



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