August Okas papers
Eclectic collection about materials collected by August Okas. Union of Estonian Medical Doctors Society documents, list of Estonian medical doctors in Germany 1948, Leo Laurson's memoirs about Henrik Visnapuu and Julius Kuperjanov, Edmund Klimberg's memoirs about Eduard Viiralt, documents belonging to Hans Idam (2 letters from Henrik Visnapuu). Aadu Lüüs' letters. Johannes Meremägi's personal documents, collected materials about Estonians in Argentina. Includes photos, programs, clippings and magazines.
Language of Materials
Estonian, English, German, Spanish
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS
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August Okas was a medical doctor. Emigrated to Germany during WWII, after that to Argentina.
5 linear inches
ORGANIZATION OF MATERIALS
Archive consists of 15 folders.
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.
- Inventory of the August Okas papers.
- IHRC Archives
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding Aid in English