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Minnesota Eesti organisatsioonid (Estonian organizations in Minnesota) records

Identifier: IHRC3243


Box 1:

1. Constitutions, act of incorporation, member lists, mortgage and other contracts etc of the Estonian House of Minnesota

2. Overview of the history of the Estonian Society of Minnesota 1976

3. Minute books (7 pcs) of the Estonian Society of Minnesota 1951-1986 (originals)

4. Copies of minute books

5. Minutes, annual reports and correspondence of the Estonian House of Minnesota 1968-1994

6. Registry books (9 pcs) of the Estonian library in Minneapolis

7. Cash books, financial reports, 2 photos of the Estonian House of Minnesota 1962-1976

Box 2:

8. Ledgers (3 pcs) 1965-1976

Box 3:

9. Programs of different festivities and events organized by the Estonian community in Minnesota

10. Alphabetical card catalogue of Estonian Society of Minneapolis

11. Correspondence, lists, reports, donors to the fund for the Minnesota Supporters of Imprisoned Estonian Freedomfighters 1981-1986

12. Questionnaires of Estonian population calculation, writings etc.

13. Newsletter 'Minnesota Postimees' of the Estonian Society of Minnesota

14. Memento of Estonian Summer Days 1983 in Minnesota

Box 4:

14. Newsletter by the Estonian society in Chicago

15. Magazine "Ost-Probleme" 1965-1967

16. Brochures, bulletins, calendars etc


  • 1951-1994


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Constitutions, minutes, reports, accounting documents, programs, newsletters and bulletins.


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.
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