Oscar H. Netter Family Collection
Scope and Content Note
The Oscar H. Netter Family Collection contains the family trees and genealogical research of Oscar H. Netter into the Netter/ Neter/ Noether family. It includes documents of various family members or research on towns where the family resided, with family documents dating largely from the nineteenth century. It also includes articles, notes and correspondence. Most of the papers in the collection are photocopies.
Series I consists of the results of Oscar Netter's research and holds family trees along with his manuscript on the family history of the Pforzheimer Netters. It also has some photographs of family gravestones and information on the town of Bühl, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Series II contains the copies of papers of various family members, including of Oscar Netter's father Hermann Netter. Articles on some family members, such as the successful Charles Netter, may also be found in Series II along with some research correspondence.
- Netter, Oscar, 1906-1974 (Person)
Language of Materials
The collection is primarily in German and English, with a small amount of French, Hebrew, Spanish and Portuguese.
Open to researchers.
There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:
Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
Oscar H. Netter was born in Pforzheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany on August 12, 1906, the son of the physician Hermann Netter and his wife Gertrude (née Mainzer). Oscar Netter emigrated from Germany to the United States around 1939 and died in Miami Beach, Florida on February 22, 1974.
The Netter family originated in the town of Bühl, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Some branches of the family spread to the region of Alsace and then to other areas in France. Among the most well-known family members was the businessman and Zionist Charles Netter, who founded the Alliance israélite universelle and Mikveh Israel, the first agricultural school in Israel.
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The Oscar H. Netter Family Collection contains detailed genealogies and a history of the Netter (alternately spelled Neter or Noether) family with supporting papers, including clippings, articles and family and business documents.
The collection is arranged in two series:
Other Finding Aid
A 5-page inventory lists each item in the collection.
This collection was digitized and made accessible in its entirety with the exception of oversized materials, which were not digitized due to technical issues.
The collection was reprocessed in August 2013 in preparation of the EAD finding aid. At this time two series were formed without altering the arrangement of the collection.
- Alliance israélite universelle
- Bühl (Rastatt, Germany)
- Clippings (information artifacts)
- Genealogical tables
- Jewish families
- Jews -- Genealogy
- Jews -- Germany -- History
- Netter family
- Netter, Charles, 1826-1882
- Netter, Hermann, 1870-1942
- Netter, Oscar, 1906-1974
- Official documents
- Pforzheim (Germany)
- Guide to the Oscar H. Netter Family Collection 1809-1972 AR 4097
- Processed by Dianne Ritchey and LBI Staff
- © 2013
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is in English.
- Digitization made possible by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
- Edition statement
- This version was derived from OscarNetter.xml
- July 2015: dao links and digitization information added by Leanora Lange.