Fonds Monneray (MDXXXV)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2017.24.1
  • RG-43.164
1 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1953
Level of Description
  • French
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

8,505 digital images, JPEG


Biographical History

Henri Monneray, a French lawyer, a member of the French prosecuting team at the Nuremberg Trials. He presented the 423-page French report on the persecution of Jews in France and Western Europe at the Military Tribunal in Nuremburg in 1947.

Archival History

Mémorial de la Shoah, Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine


Source of acquisition is the Memorial to the Shoah, Jewish Contemporary Documentation Center (Mémorial de la Shoah, Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine), France. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in February 2017.

Scope and Content

Records related to Military Tribunal in Nuremburg, the creation of the U.N., work on humanitarian aid and human rights with international organizations, Monneray's work as a jurist, as well as books and articles, and his involvement with the Jewish community.

System of Arrangement

Arranged in six series: 1. Henry Monneray in Nuremberg, 1945-1949; 2. Henry Monneray and international institution, 1947-1950; 3. Henry Monneray and Jewish Associations. Discussion on Jewish property, 1947-1951; 4. Henry Monneray, the jurist- the expert for the office of Military Government of Germany (USA), 1948-1949; 5. Miscellaneous records: Statutes and monetary regulations, 1944-1948; 6. Newspapers and journals: a few issues of each journal and periodical, contain articles dealing with an important subject for Monneray, such as consequences of the Nuremberg trials, the formation of committees, associations, conferences on human rights, and new regulations, 1946-1953.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Mémorial de la Shoah, Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine


Corporate Bodies



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