Selected Resources for: Holocaust and Genocide Studies

General Reference Sources

General Reference Works

Handbooks and Manuals

Use this link to Access to 4 titles:

The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies
The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls
The Oxford Handbook of Evangelical Theology
The [Oxford] Handbook of Religious Diversity. Access URL:

Multimedia Materials

Image Resources

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) Photo Archive contains over 25,000 photos (and other media objects) related to the Holocaust.

Periodical and Newspaper subscriptions

Electronic Journal Titles

Primary Source Materials

Archival Materials

Archives of the Holocaust: an international collection of selected documents

22 print volumes - click on i icon at right for catalog information

Government Documents

Digital versions of documents from the Harvard Law School Library relating to the trial of military and political leaders of Nazi Germany before the International Military Tribunal (IMT) and to the twelve trials of other accused war criminals before the United States Nuremberg Military Tribunals (NMT). Features trial transcripts, briefs, document books, evidence files, and other papers that have been studied by lawyers, scholars, and other researchers in the areas of history, ethics, genocide, and war crimes, and are of particular interest to officials and students of current international tribunals involving war crimes and crimes against humanity. Includes analytical information about each document and general information about the trials. Most documents in English; some in English and German.

Historical Documents

The trial of Adolf Eichmann : record of proceedings in the District Court of Jerusalem.

Author Eichmann, Adolf, 1906-1962. Title The trial of Adolf Eichmann : record of proceedings in the District Court of Jerusalem. Published Jerusalem : Trust for the Publication of the Proceedings of the Eichmann Trial, in co-operation with the Israel State Archives and Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority, 1992-<1995 > Description v. ; 28 cm.

Societies, Agencies, and Organizations

Official Agency & Organization Websites

With a collection of nearly 52,000 video testimonies in 32 languages and from 56 countries, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute's archive is the largest visual history archive in the world. The Institute interviewed Jewish survivors, homosexual survivors, Jehovah's Witness survivors, liberators and liberation witnesses, political prisoners, rescuers and aid providers, Roma and Sinti survivors (Gypsy), survivors of Eugenics policies, and war crimes trials participants. Developed by the USC Shoah Foundation for Visual History and Education Presented by the University of Minnesota Libraries and the University of Minnesota Office of Information Technology.
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Yad Vashem Archives (microforms)

An index to this material is available in the Wilson Library Reference Collection under this call number: Wilson Reference quarto D810.J4 Y25x 1981. See also the Yad Vashem online resources at

Established in 1953 as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust.

University of Minnesota

Related U of M Web Sites

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies was established within the College of Liberal Arts and is an Independent Center with its main administrative relationship with the Department of History. CHGS is also affiliated with The Institute for Global Studies, The Humanities Institute, Department of German, Dutch and Scandinavian Languages, The Human Rights Program at the University of Minnesota School of Law and The Center for European Studies. Located in 100 Nolte Hall on East Bank, their web site is searchable and includes good links.

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