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Bruce Beltt Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3954

Abstract

Correspondence, birth certificates, passenger arrival and naturalization records, obituaries, genealogy charts and family history narratives for the Beltt (originally Belttari) family.

Dates

  • 1892-1999

Language of Materials

English, Finnish

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

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

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

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HISTORICAL SKETCH

Bruce Beltt was born on March 24, 1942 in Cloquet, Minnesota to a Finnish immigrant family. He grew up in a home with strong awareness of the family's Finnish heritage where both parents spoke Finnish. Bruce was the oldest of the seven Beltt children, all of them sons. He was valedictorian of his Cloquet High School class. He went on to get a bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago and his PhD in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Beltt taught at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York and later became Chief Psychologist at the St. Peter State Hospital in Minnesota. He died on July 6, 2015.

Extent

1 linear inch

PROVENANCE

Collection acquired from Jackie Sticha, the Bruce M. Beltt Estate executor, of St. Paul, Minnesota in 2015.
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

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