John Darsey Japanese war trials album

John Darsey Japanese war trials album

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Darsey, John
Title: John Darsey Japanese war trials album
Dates: 1946-1947
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (1 oversized boc)
Coll. Number: ms3289
In English with some clippings in Japanese.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Darsey was an attorney who worked on criminal trials after World War II in Tokyo, Japan. He assisted Joseph Berry Keenan, who was the chief prosecutor in the International Military Tribunal for the Far East (IMTFE). He worked for the Justice Department.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters, press releases, clippings, photographs related to the criminal trials held in Tokyo, Japan after World War II. Also included is a copy of the indictment. The clippings concern the proceedings of the trials and some are in Japanese. The photographs are of Darsey and there are official shots of courtroom scenes, including shots of the defendants.

Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Darsey, John -- Photographs
Indictments (legal documents).
Press releases.
Tokyo Trial, Tokyo, Japan, 1946-1948--Photographs.
Tokyo Trial, Tokyo, Japan, 1946-1948.
War crime trials--Japan--Tokyo.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Darsey Japanese war trials album. MS 3289. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Album: Trial Of Major Japanese War Criminals in Tokyo, Japan, 1946-47