Investigative Correspondence, Notes, Photographs, 1942-1998

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Brown, Ivan W.
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As a consultant to the U.S. Secretary of War, Alexander gathered a vast body of information in preparation for the 1946-1947 Nuremberg medical war crimes trials of Nazi officials. Following these trials, he became a spokesperson on issues of medical ethics and experimentation and an advocate for victims. Types of materials include correspondence, notes, research, and photographs. Materials date from 1942 to 1998.

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