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August Okas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3683

Abstract

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.

Dates

  • 1923-1991

Language of Materials

Estonian, English, German, Spanish

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

August Okas was a medical doctor. Emigrated to Germany during WWII, after that to Argentina.

Extent

5 linear inches

ORGANIZATION OF MATERIALS

Archive consists of 15 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.
Title
Inventory of the August Okas papers.
Author
IHRC Archives
Date
2016
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

Contact:

612-625-4800