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EELK Minneapolise Kogudus (Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in Minneapolis, Minnesota) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3211

Abstract

Collection consists of minute book and the speech by dean Rudolf Kiviranna for Samuel Eduard Lind's 80th jubliee.

Dates

  • 1967-1986

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

EELK (Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church) Minneapolis Congregation was founded in 1949 by pastor Samuel Eduard Lind who held services for Estonians in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. Manivald Aldre was elected as the head of Church Council along with Raimond Koff, Konstantin Kallas, Henn Rebane and Heino Alari. Priidu Kiive (chairman of the Church Council in 1968-1985) was appointed as the parson in 1985 after Reverend Lind resigned in 1977. The church uses Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in Minneapolis for services.

Extent

5 linear inches

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), the BaltherNet non-profit network, and the IHRC Archives in May 2014. Birgit Nurme and Pille Aguraiuja of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
Title
Inventory of the EELK Minneapolise Kogudus (Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in Minneapolis, Minnesota) 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

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