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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Sylvia Prager Mathon papers
    Creator: Mathon, Sylvia Prager
    source: Saxe, Shelley Mathon
    source: Mathon, Lauren
    source: Israel, Jodie Mathon
    Identifier/Call Number: M2800
    Physical Description: 0.4 Linear Feet (one manuscript storage box)
    Date (inclusive): 1945-2011

    Scope and Contents

    Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, reports and related printed and digital material created by and relating to Sylvia Prager Mathon in her role as a court reporter in the Dachau War Crimes Trials from approximately December, 1945 - December, 1946. The correspondence from 1945-1946 is primarily from Mathon to members of her family. The materials also include newspaper clippings, videos, obituary, and correspondence about Mathon from 1986-2011.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Sylvia Prager Mathon papers (M2800). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford Libraries, Stanford, California.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual & born-digital materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.


    Page from library catalog: https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/14176011

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    War crimes trials -- Germany -- Dachau -- History -- 20th century
    Dachau Trials, Dachau, Germany, 1945-1947
    Saxe, Shelley Mathon
    Mathon, Lauren
    Israel, Jodie Mathon