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New Yorgi Haridusseltsi Eesti Kool (The New York NYEHS Estonian School) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3053

DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

Box 1:

1-4. Minutes and correspondence of the NYEHS Estonian School 1952-1979

5-23. School diaries for 1-6th grade 1951-1981 (19 pcs)

24-26. Correspondence with individuals and organizations 1961-1972

Box 2:

27-29. Correspondence with individuals and organizations 1973-1979

30-31. Curriculum documentation of the school

32-34. Examining material about Estonian language, geography etc.

35. Newspaper clippings

Dates

  • Creation: 1951-1981

Creator

Language of Materials

Estonian

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.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The New York Estonian School was established in 1939. The school closed its doors in 1947, but was reborn again in 1950. In the 1970s, the school's official name became "The NYEHS Estonian School."

Extent

2 Linear Feet

Abstract

Minutes, school diaries, correspondence, examining material.

PROVENANCE

Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A. (EAU) in 2003-2005. It was processed as part of a collaborative project between the Estonian Archives in the USA (Lakewood, New Jersey), the National Archives of Estonia (NAE), and the IHRC in March 2010. Margit Laanemets and Kristel Tammik of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.

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

Contact:

612-625-4800