Olev Berendsen papers
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, concert program brochures, pamphlets, post cards, photographs
Language of Materials
Estonian, English, German
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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20.07.1912 - 2003, Washington. Olev Berendsen left Estonia at the end of World War II, spent time in the DP camps in Germany, resettled in the United States. Originally received law degree and served as Head of the Red Cross in Estonia. Later also active as a singer, involved in the New York Male Chorus.
5 linear inches
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 2009. Gristel Ramler and Birgit Nurme of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
- Displaced persons Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Estonian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Inventory of the Olev Berendsen papers.
- IHRC Archives
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding Aid in English
Collecting Area Details
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