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Nachlass Luise Wetter (1917-1991)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2017.89.1 | RG Number: RG-58.043

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    Private papers of Luise Wetter (1917-1991), a Swiss aid worker for refugee children during and after the war, including Jewish children from Vienna in the Pestalozzi children's home (1945 to 1947). The collection consists of biographical materials of Luise Wetter, a resume, personal documents and photographs; correspondence and letters from supervised children from Vienna and Nice; letters from Ida Koplik; "thank you" letters to Martin Wetter (Luise's brother); photographs relating to aid to refugee children, their activities in the Schweizerisches Rotes Kreuz (SRK) children's camps in Vienna and Nice, Langenhard, and the Villa "Alpgut" in Winterthur; and recommendations concerning the return of children to their home countries or the prolongation of their stay in Switzerland.
    Alternate Title
    Luise Wetter papers
    inclusive:  1917-1991
    Collection Creator
    Luise Wetter
    Luise Wetter (1917-1991) was a teacher and aid worker in Switzerland for refugee children during and after the war..

    Physical Details

    German French
    614 digital images : PDF ; 63.0 MB .
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged in two series: 1. Biographical materials of Luise Wetter; 2. Letters and photographs documenting activities in children's camps.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. Users are required to complete a User Declaration in order to gain access to the collection.
    Conditions on Use
    No publication and copies of the records and finding aids to the 3rd party users without the written permission from the Archiv für Zeitgeschichte (AfZ). The Museum may not transfer the materials or duplicate records thereof or any of the finding aids to any third party, except as permitted in the Cooperation Contract, Article II paragraph 5 herein or as otherwise permitted in writing by the AfZ. The Museum may not publish the reproduction material or finding aid on the Internet, World Wide Web, or any publicly accessible on-line network without the written permission of the AfZ. Contact

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    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich. Archiv für Zeitgeschichte (AfZ), Switzerland; Archival signature: NL Luise Wetter. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s International Archives Project in March 2017.
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