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Long Islandi Eesti Selts (Estonian Society of Long Island) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3077

DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

Box 1:

1. Constitutions, rules of procedure

2. Minutes 1951-1969

3. Minutes 1970-1992

4. Circular letters 1970-1992

5. Member lists?

6. Correspondence with individuals and organizations 1952-1955

7. Correspondence with individuals and organizations 1965-1970

8. Correspondence with individuals and organizations 1962-1978

9. Correspondence with individuals and organizations 1966-1991

10. Correspondence with an orphanage in Viljandimaa, Estonia about donations 1993

11. Accounting documents: checks, receipts

12. Diaries (3 pcs) of Estonian supplemental school in Long Island 1953-1956

13. Speech, rendition texts

14. Material of Estonian theater in Long Island (play scripts, photos, information about ticket sales etc)

15. Programs

16. Songbooks (2 pcs)

Box 2:

17. Material of Estonian congregation in Long Island

18. Brochures for the 15th and 25th anniversary of the society

19. Bulletins by the Baltimore Estonian Society

20. Bulletins, brochures, newsletters sent to the society

21. Newspaper clippings and copies of newspaper clippings etc

22. Photos (4 pcs)

Dates

  • 1951-1993

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 Estonian Society of Long Island was founded in 1952 with the purpose to cultivate, study, promote, sponsor and develop understanding about Estonian culture, history, religion, literature, art, music, drama, language, customs and traditions; to administer funds for educational and charitable purposes.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

Constitutions, rules of procedures, minutes, circular letters, correspondence, brochures, bulletins.

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.
  • Arts Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Charity Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Community life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Education Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Estonian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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