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Scanning Nuremberg: Blue grapes again and smoking gun #2

July 29, 2015

Post by Matt Seccombe, originally written June 1, 2015 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as part of the HLS Library’s Nuremberg Trials Project website.  The agenda for May was analyzing the defense material for Mettgenberg, Nebelung, and Oeschey; this covered […]

Roof update!

July 23, 2015

We have an update on our ongoing roof replacement project! This weekend, probably on Saturday morning, the construction workers will be constructing a protective cover over the main entrance of Langdell Hall. There may be some disruption during the process, but we hope it will happen early enough to have minimal impact. For safety, the new edifice will remain […]

German Passports and Identification Documents: A History

July 21, 2015

In browsing the library’s German stacks recently (“KK” call numbers – 3rd floor of the Lewis/ILS building) I discovered a very cool book: an illustrated history of German passports and identification documents from the middle ages to the present. Der Passexpedient: Geschichte der Reisepässe und Ausweisdokumente – vom Mittelalter bis zum Personalausweis im Scheckkartenformat Andreas Reisen […]

852 RARE: Open for Research: The Papers of Abram Chayes and Louis Jaffe

July 17, 2015

Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce the opening of two Modern Manuscript collections for research: The papers of Abram Chayes and Louis Jaffe. The Abram Chayes Papers cover the entirety of his professional career as a Harvard Law School professor, lawyer, and public servant. The collection spans from the 1930s up to his […]

Scanning Nuremberg: A smoking gun and the electrical wolf solved

July 15, 2015

Post by Matt Seccombe, originally written May 4, 2015 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as part of the HLS Library’s Nuremberg Trials Project website.  The task for April was to analyze the defense documents of Ernst Lautz, who had a lot […]