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Korp! Amicitia USAs (Estonian Student Sorority Amicitia in USA) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3496

Abstract

Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, greeting cards, bulletins, guestbook.

Dates

  • 1969-1992

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.

For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the IHRCA.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Sorority Amicitia was founded in 1924 in Estonia. In 1940 Amicitia, like other student affiliations in Estonia was disbanded by the Soviet regime, but the members who fled to the West, continued their activity in exile.

Extent

1 Linear foot

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.

RELATED COLLECTIONS

Collections in the National Archives of Estonia: ERA.1794, ERA.1793
Title
Inventory of the Korp! Amicitia USAs (Estonian Student Sorority Amicitia in USA) 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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