Vahakn Dadrian (1926-2019) was an Armenian-American sociologist and historian and one of the early scholars of the academic study of genocide. Dadrian was especially recognized as a leading expert on the Armenian Genocide. The Vahakn Dadrian papers contain Dadrian's research files on the Armenian Genocide. The collection includes copies of published legal papers with Dadrian's notes, maps of Turkey and Armenia, newspaper clippings, literature relating to Armenian Studies, copies of records from the German State Archives, research files organized by subject, copies of records from Turkish Military Tribunal hearings, United Nations session transcripts with notes, a large binder labeled "Report of the Armenian Genocide Archive Project" from 1986, statistics on genocide, and documentation of 1919-1920 Turkish court martial trials.
See the collection finding aid.