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Alexander Aur papers

Identifier: IHRC3697
Collection is organized into ten folders:1. Writings, memoires by A. Aur about emigration from Estonia from 1908 to Brazil, the history of Brazil, WWII, politics, Estonian community in Brazil, personal notes etc. (1968-1981)2. Same3. "Viljandlane sündmuste kurvidel Brasiilias. Läbielamisi ja mälestusi" 1977 (copy) (memoires about life in Brazil)4. Miscellaneous 1938-1949:(correspondence, clippings, announcements, pamphlets, etc. about Estonian community)5. Same 1950-19596. Same 1960-1968(contains also magazines of Estonian Community in Brazil "Uus kodu" 1962-1963 and notes)7. Same 1969-1979(contains also materials about ESTO 1972)8. Correspondence, obituary9. Chronicle of events of Estonian Community in Brazil (1939-1968)10. Newspaper clippings, magazines, draft of letter


  • 1940-1980

Language of Materials

Estonian, Portuguese, English, German


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


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3 linear inches


Correspondence, obituary, clippings, research papers, periodicals, articles, events and memoirs in Brazil 1977


02.03.1901-25.05.1992 Sao Paulo, BrazilBorn in Pärnu, Estonia.Wife: Linda Aur.Emigrated to Brazil in 1930 with his friends.


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 2009. Gristel Ramler and Birgit Nurme of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
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Collecting Area

Part of the Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area