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John Akerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC119

Abstract

Collection consists of correspondence, unpublished poetry, travel notes and materials pertaining to the Latvian community in Minnesota.

Dates

  • 1939-1969

Creator

Language of Materials

English, Latvian

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.

For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the IHRCA.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

John Akerman was born in Jelgava, Latvia on April 24, 1897, studied at the Imperial Technical Institute in Moscow, the French Aeronautical Schools of Avord, Pau and Coxeaux, and at the University of Michigan. He immigrated to the United States in 1918. Later he worked for various aeronautical laboratories and companies before he became Professor of Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Minnesota where he worked between 1929 and 1958.

Extent

5 linear inches

Title
Inventory of the John Akerman papers.
Author
IHRC Archives
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-4800