The Waldo and Carolyn Goldberg Oettinger Papers
Scope and Contents
The Waldo and Carolyn Goldberg Oettinger Papers, 1871-1976, consisting of personal correspodence, postcards, and other family documents.
- Creation: 1871 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on access.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Carolyn Goldberg Oettinger was born in 1901 in Columbus, Georgia to David and Lylah Goldberg. She began her studies at Smith College in 1918, and continued at Boston University where she studied music, graduating in 1922. In Boston, she met her husband Waldo Edouard Oettinger, who she married in 1920. They eventually moved to Atlanta in 1923, and their daughter Janice was born in 1924. Both the granddaughter and mother-in-law of a rabbi at the Temple in Atlanta, Carolyn's grandfather, Dr. Edward Benjamin "Alphabet" Morris Browne served the Hebrew Benevolent Congregation from 1887-1881, and Janice's husband, Rabbi Jacob Rothschild was the congregation's rabbi from 1946 until his death in 1973. Carolyn was a gifted musician, an avid gardener, a world traveler, and an active member of the community. Waldo died in 1953, and Carolyn died on September 25, 1975.
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Language of Materials
Various papers collected by the Carolyn Goldberg Oettinger and her daughter Janice Rothschild Blumberg from 1871 to 1976.
The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject within each box and in the collection's original order within each folder.
The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.
- The Waldo and Carolyn Goldberg Oettinger Papers Mss 435
- Kayley Rapp
- May 2022
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Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository
1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States