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Eva Helen Erickson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC625

Abstract

Collection consists of materials (drafts of chapters, correspondence) pertaining to the publication of "The Story of Rosa Lemberg" by Eva Erickson in 1993 (Tyomies Society, Superior, Wisconsin). Included is also an album of photographs from a Finnish American Labor Sports Union Training Campheld in Loon Lake, Michigan in 1929. Research notes, drafts of book chapters, correspondence, photographs, typescripts of literary texts.

Dates

  • 1990-1994

Creator

Language of Materials

English, Finnish

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

Eva Erickson was born in Ishpeming, Michigan in 1912, attended schools in Waukegan , Illinois, except for three years spent in Florence, Wisconsin. She studied at Teachers College, Columbia University and Northwestern University, later earned a Doctor of Education from Columbia. Her professional career was spent in hospital administration, nursing service administration and nursing education. In 1962, she joined the faculty of the University of Iowa, College of Nursing, and retired as Emeritus Professor in 1977. In her retirement, she has focused on exploring her Finnish heritage and family history, translating and writing. In addition to "The Story of Rosa Lemberg" she wrote "First a Finn Kid" published by Finnish Americana, New Brighton, Minnesota in 1994.

Extent

1 Linear foot

PROVENANCE

Collection donated to the IHRC by Eva Erickson in 1985-1994.
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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