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Kalju Eik papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3093

Abstract

correspondence, newspaper clippings, personal documents

Dates

  • 1940-1999

Language of Materials

Estonian, English, Latvian, German,Finnish

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

15.12.1923 Mahu parish, Virumaa county, Estonia – 2002?Agronomist, agricultural scientist. Graduated from high school in Estonia in 1943. 1944 emigrated to Germany, in 1949 to USA. 1947 – 1949 studied in the agronomy and forestry department of the Baltic University in Germany.1953 graduated from Iowa State University (B.S), 1958 M.S degree from Iowa State University, 1962 PhD from Iowa State University. 1953-1955 worked as a technician in Iowa Agricultural Laboratory, 1955 – 1975 in Iowa State University as a research assistant. From 1975 assistant professor in Iowa State University. Member of American Society of Agronomy, member of Soil and Plant Analysis Council and Soil Science Society of America. Kalju Eik was one of the organizers of the Midwest Estonian Youth Congresses (KLENK, Kesk-Lääne Eesti Noorte Sõpruspäevad) and a member of Chicago Estonian House and Minnesota Estonian House.Had three brothers. Publications: “An evaluation of phosphorus fertilizers applied broadcast on calcareous soils for corn “ John R. Webb, Kalju Eik, and John T. Pesek. [s.l.] [s.n] [1961]Father: Eduard EikMother: Liina Eik

Extent

4 Linear Feet

ORGANIZATION OF MATERIALS

Archive consists of 6 series.

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 2012. Gristel Ramler and Tiina Trumberg of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.

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IHRC 3231 Kesk-Lääne Eesti Noorte Sõpruspäevad (KLENK) (Midwest Estonian Youth Congress)
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Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

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