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Eesti Teaduslik Ühing Ameerika (Estonian Learned Society in the United States) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3178

Abstract

Constitutions, reports, circular letters, correspondence, accounting documents.

Dates

  • 1950-2000

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.

For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the IHRCA.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Estonian Learned Society in the United States, founded in 1950, was an independent scholarly society with no rewards to its officers and with sources of income mostly form contributions, donations and membership fees. The purposes of the organization were to unite scholars and scientist of Estonian descent and to assist them in their scholarly and scientific pursuits; to further the development of Estonian ethnic studies; to collect, utilize and preserve objects and publications of Estonian ethnic studies. To fulfill these purposes, meetings for scholarly or scientific discussions were held, teaching of Estonian ethnic studies was organized, and a periodical publication of scholarly and scientific articles and research papers was published by the Society.

Extent

2.5 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.
  • College teachers Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Education Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Estonian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Title
Inventory of the Eesti Teaduslik Ühing Ameerika (Estonian Learned Society in the United States) records.
Author
IHRC Archives
Date
2021
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

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