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Chicago Eesti maja (Estonian House Inc in Chicago) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3194

Abstract

Constitution, member list, reports, letters, programs, newspaper clippings

Dates

  • 1960-1980

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

The organization of Estonian House in Chicago was founded in 1964. The objective of the organization was to provide a place where people of Estonian heritage can meet to pursue educational, charitable, religious, social and cultural interests.

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), 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.
  • Charity Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Education Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Estonian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Religious life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Author
IHRC Archives
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

Contact The Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area

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