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John Darsey Japanese war trials album

John Darsey Japanese war trials album

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Darsey Japanese war trials album
Creator: Darsey, John
Inclusive Dates: 1946-1947
Extent: 2 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms3289
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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 also worked for the Justice Department.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of an album containing 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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Darsey Japanese war trials album, ms3289, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Press releases.
Tokyo Trial, Tokyo, Japan, 1946-1948.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Album, 1946-1947