EELK Minneapolise Kogudus (Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in Minneapolis, Minnesota) records
Collection consists of minute book and the speech by dean Rudolf Kiviranna for Samuel Eduard Lind's 80th jubliee.
Language of Materials
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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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.
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), 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.
- Community life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Displaced persons Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Estonian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Religious life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Inventory of the EELK Minneapolise Kogudus (Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in Minneapolis, Minnesota) records.
- IHRC Archives
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding Aid in English
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