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Jaan and Veronika Köbler (Kobler) papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3570

Abstract

Archive consists of Jaan and Veronika Köbler's personal documents and documents of Jaan's brother Jüri and Veronika's father Karl Viia. Personal documents, correspondence, notes, diary, newspaper clippings, funeral photos.

Dates

  • 1924-1974

Language of Materials

Estonian, English, German

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Köbler (Kobler), Jaan and Veronika collection is available for public research.

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

15. June 1903 Vastemõisa, Viljandimaa county, Estonia - May 19741933 was promoted as lieutenant in the Estonian army. Home Guard Võrumaa department chief.1944 was mobilized to the German army, was evacuated to Germany in 1944, Oct 1944 made it to Danzig. 1947 went to a DP camp. Attended the Navigation section of the Navigation and Sea-Engineering School for Displaced Persons at Flensburg in 1948, was second mate by qualification. Was a seaman. Resettled in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Spouse: Veronika Köbler (nee Viia) born 7. Sept. 1908 in Võrumaa county, Estonia, graduated from gymnasium in Võru. Married Jaan 1952 in Canada. Father: JaanMother: MariJaan's brother: Jüri Köbler.Born 17.Feb 1891 in Vastemõisa, Estonia, died 17. May 1954 in Germany. Was a farmer. Lived in Taevere, Viljandimaa county.Veronika's father Karl Viia, born 2. Aug. 1879, died 18. Dec. 1944 in Germany.

Extent

2.5 linear inches

ORGANIZATION OF MATERIALS

Archive consists of 7 folders.

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 2012. Gristel Ramler and Tiina Trumberg of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
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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