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Heino Kalda papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3612

Abstract

Archive consists of random documents about Heino Kalda, the documents are mainly about Lakewood Estonian Officers Council and New York Male Choir, the archive also includes medals of honor and badges, minutes, circular letters, correspondence, memoirs (mostly about Estonian military school), manuscripts, bulletin „Leelo“, sheet music, Endrik Tamm's biograpy, fraternity "Ugala"

Dates

  • 1942-1994

Language of Materials

Estonian, English

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

March 19, 1902 Aleksandri parish, Võrumaa county, Estonia - November 29, 1994 Lakewood, New JerseyParticipated in the Estonian War of Independence as a volunteer. Studied law in the University of Tartu 1936-1942. Worked in the financial department of Tallinn City Council. Studied in the Military School of the Republic of Estonia, was an Estonian Army officer (from 1936). Served in the Estonian military from 1922. Served in Tallinn Home Guard during WWII. Emigrated to Germany in 1944, spent time in Geislingen DP camp. Resettled in USA in 1949, worked as a draftsman in a New York construction company. Member of many organizations: NY Estonian Male Chorus (first chairman), NY St. Paul Lutheran Church, Fraternity "Ugala".Member of New York Estonian Officers Council. Spouse: Marta Kalda-Raid? (1905-1956) Awards:White Cross (3rd class)

Extent

5 linear inches

ORGANIZATION OF MATERIALS

Archive consists of 14 folders

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 2012. Gristel Ramler and Tiina Trumberg of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.

RELATED COLLECTIONS

New York Estonian Male Chorus (IHRC3086)
Title
Inventory of the Heino Kalda papers.
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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