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Aleksanders Janek papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1115
Collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, research notes, drafts of articles and lectures on chemistry, philosophy and linguistics.

Dates

  • 1945-1970

Creator

Language of Materials

Latvian, English, German, French

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

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Extent

2 Linear Feet

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Aleksanders Janek was born on November 28, 1891 in Latvia. He studied in St. Petersburg and at the University of Riga. Immigrated to the United States in 1950 as a displaced person. He settled in Three Rivers, Michigan, and became a professor at the Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He taught chemistry as well as western civilization clasess. Retired in 1963. Died in 1970 (21st October).

PROVENANCE

Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Latvian Studies Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in 1996.
Author
IHRC Archives
Language of description
Finding Aid in English

Repository Details

Part of the Immigration History Research Center Archives Repository

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