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Philadelphia Latvian Archives records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2077

Abstract

The records (1947 -1958) of Philadelphia Latvian archives consist of journals, notebooks, autobiographies, and newsletters.

Included are two handwritten volumes by Paul Veinbergs titled "Atminas un vertejumi" (Memoirs and Appreciations), dealing with Latvian exile, Paul Veinberg’s memories about his first years in the United States, and letters from Fricis Ievins to I.Ritins (1947-1957). Records also contain notebooks with Indrikis Ritins' autobiography and memoirs in a series of articles, a notebook with Fricis Teodors Ievins's autobiography and memoirs (1958) "Atminas par Dundagas pagasta skolam un kulturalo rosibu 1838 - 1901" (Recollections about Dundaga’s District Schools and Cultural Activities during 1838-1901), and "My Dundaga District." The collection also contains a paper titled "Krusts un Zobens" (The Cross and The Sward) written by a grandson of Prof. Richards Zarins, a notebook with Peteris Silins' autobiography, and the newsletter (1948)"Vestis" from the Fischbach DP camp.

Dates

  • 1947-1958

Creator

Language of Materials

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.

Extent

5 linear inches

PROVENANCE

The records of Philadelphia archives were transfered to IHRC by LSC (Latvian Studies Center) on July 19, 1996.

  • Community life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Latvian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Title
Inventory of the Philadelphia Latvian Archives records.
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

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