Nuremberg Laws to be Transferred from Huntington Library NARA
Press Release · Tuesday, August 24, 2010
August 24, 2010
Nuremberg Laws to be Transferred from Huntington Library to the National Archives
WHAT: San Marino, CA . . . . News conference announcing the transfer of Nuremberg Laws from Huntington Library to the National Archives and Records Administration.
WHO: Steven S. Koblik, President, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States
Greg Bradsher, Senior Archivist, National Archives
WHERE: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA. (See Directions [www.huntington.org])
WHEN: Wednesday, Aug 25, at 10 A.M. (PDT)
Please note: No flash photography allowed
Details: For 65 years, since Gen. George S. Patton Jr. deposited them at The Huntington, the institution has had in its holdings the original Nuremberg Laws. Signed by Hitler, these documents led to the systematic extermination of more than 6 million Jews. At a news conference on Aug. 25, The Huntington will transfer permanent custody of the documents to the National Archives, the repository for the nation's most important historical records.
This is an invitation-only event for credentialed members of the news media only. You must RSVP in advance by calling 626-405-2147 or by e-mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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