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Eesti Naisliit (Federated Estonian Women's Clubs) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3082

Abstract

Collection is organized chronologically into 14 folders (albums) consisting of reports, declarations, correspondence, lists, informational sheets, newspaper clippings, photos, programs, brochures, invitations, and magazines.

Dates

  • 1966-1996

Creator

Language of Materials

Estonian, English

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.

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HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Federation of Estonian Women's Clubs was founded in 1966. The objective of the organization was to unite Estonian female societies to raise awareness about occupied Estonia and its problems. The Clubs had members from the United States, Canada, Sweden and elsewhere, and was an active member of the Baltic Women's Council and the General Federation of Women's Clubs.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

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.
  • Estonian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Political activity Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Women Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Title
Inventory of the Eesti Naisliit (Federated Estonian Women's Clubs) 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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