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Arthur Cambridge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3277

Abstract

Photograph of the participants in the 7th convention of the National Slovak Society, held on May 21-26, 1899 in Chicago, Illinois. Included are portraits of the founding and leading members of the Society (established in 1890) such as P.V. Rovnianek, A.S. Ambrose, A. Mamatey, M. Feriencik, I. Podkrivacky and others.

Dates

  • 1899

Creator

Language of Materials

Slovak

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

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HISTORICAL SKETCH

The National Slovak Society was founded in February of 1890 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as a fraternal benevolent association intended to provide a common platform for the numerous small and locally based Slovak fraternal societies scattered in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, Minnesota and elsewhere, and to bridge the religious differences among the Slovak American communities at the time.

Extent

1 Item

PROVENANCE

Collection donated to the IHRC by Arthur Cambridge of Bushkill, Pennsylvania in December 2003.

RELATED COLLECTIONS

National Slovak Society Records
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

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