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Põhja-Ameerika Eesti Päevad (North American Estonian Days) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC3490

Abstract

Founding documents, accounting documents, correspondence, event program brochures.

Dates

  • 1957-1969

Creator

Language of Materials

Estonian

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..

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HISTORICAL SKETCH

North American Estonian Days are considered as one of the first mass gatherings of Estonians in North America. The goal of the festivity was to preserve and develop Estonian culture and heritage in North America. The North American Estonian Days were held 4 times: 1957 in Toronto, 1960 in New York, 1964 in Toronto, 1968 in New York. The main organizer of the Estonian Days was the Organizing Committee of the Estonian Days.

Extent

2 Linear Feet

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 2010. Margit Laanemets and Kristel Tammik of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
  • Arts Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Cultural heritage Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Estonian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Exile Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Festivals Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Title
Inventory of the Põhja-Ameerika Eesti Päevad (North American Estonian Days) records.
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

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