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J. Herbert Nagler papers

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    The J. Herbert Nagler papers consist primarily of letters Nagler wrote to his parents in Philadelphia while he was studying medicine in Berlin, Germany and in Basel and Fribourg, Switzerland. His letters include his impressions of the last years of the Weimar Republic, the Nazi party and Hitler’s assumption of power, the situation of Jews in Germany, and the April 1, 1933 anti-Jewish boycott. The collection also includes an electronic typescript of Nagler’s letters and a digital image of Nagler.
    inclusive:  1931-1960
    bulk:  1931-1935
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Susie Nagler Perloff and Jane Nagler Rich
    Collection Creator
    J. H. Nagler
    J. Herbert Nagler (1910-1967) was born Joseph Herbert Nagler on January 9, 1910 in Philadelphia to Morris and Clara Nagler. He had one sister, Myrtle Nagler Richter Patterson. In October 1931, he sailed to Germany to study medicine. He returned to America in December 1935. He married Elaine Nagler, and the couple had two children. He died on March 24, 1967.

    Physical Details

    Letters. Photographs.
    6 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The J. Herbert Nagler papers are arranged as three series:

    Series 1: Correspondence, 1931-1935
    Series 2: Digital typescript of correspondence
    Series 3: Digital photograph, June 16, 1960

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Administrative Notes

    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2018 by Susie Nagler Perloff and Jane Nagler Rich, daughters of J. Herbert Nagler.
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