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Eugen Neter collection

Identifier: LBIJER 736

Scope and Contents

The materials in the file were collected by Shlomo Marcus during the 1980s in preparation for a biography on Neter, and were donated to LBI in 1996 after the biography failed to materialize.


  • 1900-1996


Language of Materials

The collection is in German and Hebrew.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

The collection has been digitized.

Biographical / Historical

Eugen Yitzhak Neter was born in 1876 in Gernsbach, studied medicine in Munich and Heidelberg, and served as a doctor in WWI. He became a well-known pediatrician and in 1938 was elected head of the Jewish community in Mannheim. In 1940 he was deported with his community to the Gurs concentration camp, were he continued to work as a doctor for the prisoners. In 1946 Neter migrated to Palestine and joined Kibbutz Deganiah Alef, where he was known as “Saba Neter” and lived until his death in 1966.


23 Folders


The collection contains contains various materials pertaining to Eugen (Yitzhak) Neter, collected by Shlomo Marcus.


This collection is arranged in 5 series.

  1. Series I: Writings, undated, 1900-1960
  2. Series II: Correspondence,undated, 1930-1986
  3. Series III: Biographical Materials, 1918-1988
  4. Series IV: Copies of Archival Materials, 1812-1996
  5. Series V: Shlomo Marcus' Research Correspondence, 1982-1996
Processed by Meirav Reuveny
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Repository Details

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