Balkits Family papers
Collection consists of the following items: a copy of Janis Balkits' application for citizenship, a paper copy of the narrative (with sources) that Ivars Balkits researched and wrote about his father's life and the voyage of the 29 Latvians across the Atlantic in 1948, a brochure of the 2000 exposition at the Occupation Museum in Riga, Latvia, about the journey of Gundel, scrapbook, Janis Balkits' 2-page "Life-story" in Latvian, a flash drive with the narrative in PDF format, plus scans of photos in the scrapbook.
Language of Materials
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.
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1 linear inch
Collection acquired from Ivars Balkits in 2012. Some materials were created or compiled by his father, Janis Balkits.
- Displaced persons Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Latvian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Refugees Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Inventory of the Balkits Family papers.
- IHRC Archives
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding Aid in English
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area