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Emma Schwabenland Haynes Nuremberg Papers, 1940-1984
Overview of the Collection
- Haynes, Emma S.
- Emma Schwabenland Haynes Nuremberg Papers
- 1940-1984 (inclusive)19401984
- 1.35 Linear feet of shelf space, (1 Box)
- Collection Number
- Cage 953 (collection)
- The Emma Schwabenland Haynes Nuremberg Papers consist of newspaper clippings, reports, and photographs of the Nuremberg trials collected by Emma Schwabenland Haynes, who served as an interpreter and translator during the trials. A smaller portion of the collection includes Haynes’ personal family genealogical papers.
Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open and available for research use.
- English, German
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
The descendant of a Volga German family, Emma Schwabenland Haynes worked on the history Germans from Russia. during much of her adult life, beginning in the early 1930s. She contributed to the literature, compiled bibliographies, collaborated with various researchers and writers, and was active in the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. She was also instrumental in locating and acquiring publications and other materials for a library and archives maintained by the Society.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
The Volga Germans are ethnic Germans who settled along the Volga River in southeastern Russia in the 18th century. In the 19th and 20th centuries many immigrated to the United States, settling in a number of states, including Washington, Kansas, and Nebraska.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Emma Schwabenland Haynes Nuremberg Papers consist of newspaper clippings, reports, and photographs of the Nuremberg trials as well as the personal family genealogical papers of Emma Schwabenland Haynes. The collection ranges in date from the 1940s to 1984. Haynes served as an interpreter and translator during the 1945-1946 Nuremberg trials. A small portion of the collection includes Haynes’ ancestral research and correspondence with relatives related to genealogical research as well as the death certificate of Haynes’ father. Undated photographs include shots of the Nuremberg trials themselves as well as the city of Nuremberg and Haynes’ own experience in Germany. Newspaper clippings (in both English and German) discuss the prosecution of Nazi criminals and provide various reports on Adolf Hitler and other Nazi Party members. The collection includes correspondence on the Nuremberg Revisited and Judgement on Nuremberg Conferences. Papers related to the planning of the Nuremberg Reunion cover the reunion’s aims and aspiration in the 1980s.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Restrictions on Use
Copyright restrictions apply.
Emma Schwabenland Haynes Nuremberg Papers, 1940-1984 (Cage 953)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
This collection is arranged in a single series.
Trifin Roule donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2022 (MS 2022.20).
The repository expects to receive additions to this collection.
Jessica O’Rourke processed this collection in 2022.
Emma Schwabenland Haynes Papers, 1927-1982 (Cage 573)
Scheuerman/Lust Family Confirmation Certificates, 1899-1924 (MS 2020.23)
Richard D. Scheuerman Volga German Papers, 1766-2009 (MS 2021.17)
Anna Biedel Weitz Papers, 1904-1983 (Cage 158)
American Historical Society of Germans from Russia Records, 1968-1984 (Cage 850)
Fred C. Koch Papers, 1802-1983 (Cage 851)
Dewald Family Story Typescript, 1998 (Cage 4827)
Arthur Hartwig Notes on Germans from Russia, 1916-1999 (Cage 5085)
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||1||Photographs of Nuremberg and the Nuremberg trials, including photographs of Emma Schwabenland Haynes at the trials.||Circa 1940s|
|1||2||Schwabenland family history and genealogical papers, interviews and correspondence with relatives, publications of “The Christian Messenger” in relation to Schwabenland family, John Conrad Schwabenland’s Certificate of Death and related legal papers, and brief histories on broader Volga German immigration to Washington state.||1940-1964|
|1||3||Proposal and correspondence on the Nuremberg Revisited and Judgement on Nuremberg Conferences, including papers related to the Nuremberg Reunion.||1979-1984|
|1||4||“Justice at Nuremberg” by Charles Alexander and Anne Keeshan||1946|
|1||5||Newspaper clippings and reports on the Nuremberg trials and Adolf Hitler, including German publications.||1946-1970|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946
- Nuremberg War Crime Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, 1946-1949
- Russian Germans -- United States -- History
- War crime trials -- Germany
- Haynes, Emma S. -- Archives