Richard Dillard Dixon, Sr., Papers, 1887-1952

Manuscript Collection #600

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Richard Dillard Dixon, Sr., Papers
    Creator: Dixon, Richard Dillard, 1888-1952
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1887-1952) of Edenton, NC Judge including World War I, political, and Judicial correspondence; speeches, clippings; Nuremberg war crimes files; and numbering war crimes transcripts.
    Extent: 0.375 Cubic feet, 7 boxes,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    June 23, 1990 (unprocessed), ca. 1050 items; Papers (1887-1952) of Edenton, N.C. judge, including World War I, political, and judicial correspondence; speeches; clippings; Nuremberg War Crimes files; and Nuremberg War Crimes transcripts. Deposited by: Mr. Richard Dillard Dixon, Jr.

    Acquisition Information

    Loaned by Mr. Richard Dillard Dixon, Jr.

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Richard Dillard Dixon, Sr., Papers (#600), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

Container List

  • Legal Terminology and References to Relevant Cases in North Carolina
     

    • Box 3
       
      Charges delivered to juries possibly while Dixon was a North Carolina Superior Court Judge during WWII.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with A or B. Abandonment to Burglary. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with C or D. Cancellation to Driving Reckless. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with E. Easements to Extradiction. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with F through H. Factors and Brokers to Husbands and Wives. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with I through L. Incest to Lost Instruments. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with M through N. Malicious Mischief to Nuisance. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with P through R. Parties to Crime in Felonies to Robbery. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with S through W. Sales to Worthless Checks. Undated.
  • Correspondence and other Documents Related to Dixon's Stay in Nuremberg, Germany
     

    • Box 4
       
      Correspondence from Nuremberg, Germany, during the War Crimes Trials, 1946
      Correspondence from Nuremberg, Germany, during the War Crimes Trials, January-March 1947.
      Correspondence from Nuremberg, Germany, during the War Crimes Trials, April-December 1947.
      Correspondence from Nuremberg, Germany, during the War Crimes Trials, 1948.
      Documents related to Judge Dixon's stay in Nuremberg, Germany, during the War Crimes Trials, 1946-1948.
      Germany Concert Programs and Brochures, 1946-1947
      Publications related to the Military Occupation of Germany: Prevent World War III (issue No. 22, Oct.-Nov. 1947, pub. By Society for the Prevention of World War III, Inc.); Berlin Aftermath pub. By Office of Military Government for Germany (U.S.), January 13, 1947
      Publication titled: Dachau published by 7th U.S. Army. Ca. 1945. History of the Dachau Concentration Camp (1933-1945).
      Publication: Nurnberg, 1945, Bilddokumente, documentary plates of Nuremburg scenes published by Verlag W. A. Beckert, Weimar, 1947.
  • Nuremberg War Crimes Trials
     

    • Box 4
       
      "Applications for and Objection to Witnesses and Documents," Nov. 12, 1945-April 8, 1946, pages 2-45.
      Booklets and press release related to Military Tribunal No. I, Case 1 (1946-1947); Military Tribunal No. II, Case No. 9 (1947); Press Release (1948); and Outline of Research and Publication Possibilities (1948)
      "Uniform Rules of Procedure, Military Tribunals, Nurnberg," revised 1948; Ordinance No. 7 (1946); Law No. 10, Control Council, 1945; and" Official Transcript of the Amer. Military Tribunals I and II sitting enbanc . . . " (1947).
      Portion of document for Count 5, probably of Trial 11.
    • Box 5
       
      Documents from pre-War Crimes Trials conferences and papers laying out the legalities of the trials. 1943-1947.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 5, U.S.A. against Friedrich Flick, et al, December 22, 1947.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal VI, Case 6, U.S.A. against Carl Krauch, et al, concurring opinion by Judge Paul M. Hebert on Counts One and Five of the indictment. Undated.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal VI, Case 6, U.S.A. against Carl Krauch, et al, dissenting opinion by Judge Paul M. Hebert on Count Three of the indictment. Undated.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal II, Case 9, U.S.A. against Otto Ohlendorf, et at, Indictment (July 25, 1947), and Opinion and Judgment (April 8, 1948). Richard D. Dixon is listed as one of the judges.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal II, Case 9, U.S.A. against Otto Ohlendorf, et at. Individual judgments are described. Richard D. Dixon is listed as one of the judges. Undated.
      Transcript portion (pages 42-129) of a document that discusses issues related to the war crimes such as methods of execution, international law applied to individual wrong-doers, mass killings for ideological reasons, etc. Undated.
      Partial Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Morning session, April 11, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Afternoon session, April 11, 1949.
    • Box 6
       
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Evening session, April 11, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Morning session, April 12, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Afternoon session, April 12, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Evening session, April 12, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Morning session, April 13, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Afternoon session, April 13, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Evening session, April 13, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Evening session, April 13, 1949, continued; morning session, April 14, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Dissenting Opinion by Judge Leon W. Powers. Errata List. Undated.
  • Oversize Items
     

    Colorful Bavaria, Hesse, Wurtemberg-Baden Germany US Zone Map; July 1944 National Geographic map of Germany And Its Approaches with occupational zone boundaries; document appointing Dixon as Postmaster at Edenton (1951), commissions (1943-1945) documenting the N.C. governor appointing Dixon to handle certain court sessions; Feb. 24, 1948 issue of The Stars and Stripes; and portions of issues and some whole issues of Northeastern North Carolina newspapers (1795-1948).

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Container List

  • Legal Terminology and References to Relevant Cases in North Carolina
     

    • Box 3
       
      Charges delivered to juries possibly while Dixon was a North Carolina Superior Court Judge during WWII.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with A or B. Abandonment to Burglary. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with C or D. Cancellation to Driving Reckless. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with E. Easements to Extradiction. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with F through H. Factors and Brokers to Husbands and Wives. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with I through L. Incest to Lost Instruments. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with M through N. Malicious Mischief to Nuisance. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with P through R. Parties to Crime in Felonies to Robbery. Undated.
      Explanations of Legal Terms and References to Relevant Cases. Terms starting with S through W. Sales to Worthless Checks. Undated.
  • Correspondence and other Documents Related to Dixon's Stay in Nuremberg, Germany
     

    • Box 4
       
      Correspondence from Nuremberg, Germany, during the War Crimes Trials, 1946
      Correspondence from Nuremberg, Germany, during the War Crimes Trials, January-March 1947.
      Correspondence from Nuremberg, Germany, during the War Crimes Trials, April-December 1947.
      Correspondence from Nuremberg, Germany, during the War Crimes Trials, 1948.
      Documents related to Judge Dixon's stay in Nuremberg, Germany, during the War Crimes Trials, 1946-1948.
      Germany Concert Programs and Brochures, 1946-1947
      Publications related to the Military Occupation of Germany: Prevent World War III (issue No. 22, Oct.-Nov. 1947, pub. By Society for the Prevention of World War III, Inc.); Berlin Aftermath pub. By Office of Military Government for Germany (U.S.), January 13, 1947
      Publication titled: Dachau published by 7th U.S. Army. Ca. 1945. History of the Dachau Concentration Camp (1933-1945).
      Publication: Nurnberg, 1945, Bilddokumente, documentary plates of Nuremburg scenes published by Verlag W. A. Beckert, Weimar, 1947.
  • Nuremberg War Crimes Trials
     

    • Box 4
       
      "Applications for and Objection to Witnesses and Documents," Nov. 12, 1945-April 8, 1946, pages 2-45.
      Booklets and press release related to Military Tribunal No. I, Case 1 (1946-1947); Military Tribunal No. II, Case No. 9 (1947); Press Release (1948); and Outline of Research and Publication Possibilities (1948)
      "Uniform Rules of Procedure, Military Tribunals, Nurnberg," revised 1948; Ordinance No. 7 (1946); Law No. 10, Control Council, 1945; and" Official Transcript of the Amer. Military Tribunals I and II sitting enbanc . . . " (1947).
      Portion of document for Count 5, probably of Trial 11.
    • Box 5
       
      Documents from pre-War Crimes Trials conferences and papers laying out the legalities of the trials. 1943-1947.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 5, U.S.A. against Friedrich Flick, et al, December 22, 1947.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal VI, Case 6, U.S.A. against Carl Krauch, et al, concurring opinion by Judge Paul M. Hebert on Counts One and Five of the indictment. Undated.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal VI, Case 6, U.S.A. against Carl Krauch, et al, dissenting opinion by Judge Paul M. Hebert on Count Three of the indictment. Undated.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal II, Case 9, U.S.A. against Otto Ohlendorf, et at, Indictment (July 25, 1947), and Opinion and Judgment (April 8, 1948). Richard D. Dixon is listed as one of the judges.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal II, Case 9, U.S.A. against Otto Ohlendorf, et at. Individual judgments are described. Richard D. Dixon is listed as one of the judges. Undated.
      Transcript portion (pages 42-129) of a document that discusses issues related to the war crimes such as methods of execution, international law applied to individual wrong-doers, mass killings for ideological reasons, etc. Undated.
      Partial Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Morning session, April 11, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Afternoon session, April 11, 1949.
    • Box 6
       
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Evening session, April 11, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Morning session, April 12, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Afternoon session, April 12, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Evening session, April 12, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Morning session, April 13, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Afternoon session, April 13, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Evening session, April 13, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Evening session, April 13, 1949, continued; morning session, April 14, 1949.
      Transcript for Military Tribunal IV, Case 11, U.S.A. against Ernst Von Weizsaecker, et al. Dissenting Opinion by Judge Leon W. Powers. Errata List. Undated.
  • Oversize Items
     

    Colorful Bavaria, Hesse, Wurtemberg-Baden Germany US Zone Map; July 1944 National Geographic map of Germany And Its Approaches with occupational zone boundaries; document appointing Dixon as Postmaster at Edenton (1951), commissions (1943-1945) documenting the N.C. governor appointing Dixon to handle certain court sessions; Feb. 24, 1948 issue of The Stars and Stripes; and portions of issues and some whole issues of Northeastern North Carolina newspapers (1795-1948).


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