Taube Archive of the International Military Tribunal (IMT) at Nuremberg, 1945-46

Description of Collection

The collection in the Virtual Tribunal platform contains approximately 250,000 pages of digitized paper documents (transcripts of the hearings in English, French, German and Russian; written pleadings; evidence exhibits filed by the prosecution and the defense; documents of the Committee for the Investigation and Prosecution of Major War Criminals; the judgment).

The official archives of the International Military Tribunal of Nuremberg (the “Nuremberg Trial Archives”) were entrusted to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in 1950. The ICJ and its Registry are the custodians of the entire archive, which includes the original print documents that are available in digital form here, audio recordings of the trial's proceedings, and evidentiary films.

Source: The Registry, International Court of Justice. (2018). Nuremberg Trial Archives, The International Court of Justice: Custodian of the archives of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg (2nd ed.). Available online.

Use and reproduction statement

Materials in the Nuremberg Trial Archives are made available for online viewing, courtesy of the International Court of Justice for non-commercial, personal, research and/or study/educational purposes. All requests for usage beyond online viewing of the Nuremberg Trial Archives should be directed to the Library of the Court, library@icj-cij.org.

Copyright statement

Copyright of the Nuremberg Trial Archives resides with the International Court of Justice.

How to search and navigate the collection content

Unlike the SPSC documents, which are organized on a per document basis, the IMT collection is organized by folders, containing multiple documents in one folder. When you view an item in IMT collection, it will contain more than one item. Search facets for this materials are limited to Language, Date Range, Document Types. The following facets do not include IMT content (Topic, Issuing Body, Case Title).