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Aleksanders Janek papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1115

Abstract

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

Materials in Latvian, English, German, and 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.

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

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Aleksanders Janek was born on November 28, 1891 in Latvia. He studied in St. Petersburg, and at the University of Riga. He 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 (on 21st October).

Extent

2 Linear Feet

PROVENANCE

Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Latvian Studies Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in 1996.

Title
Inventory of the Aleksanders Janek papers.
Author
IHRC Archives
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

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