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Ernst Laur papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3573

Abstract

Professional correspondence, copies of articles about Ernst Laur, history of the honorary consulate of Republic of Estonia in Los Angeles including photos of E. Laur's activities as a honorary consul in Los Angeles.

Dates

  • 1957-1999

Language of Materials

Estonian, English

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

07.09.1920 Tartu, Estonia – June 1985 Los Angeles, USAEmigrated to USA 1955 from Sweden. In USA assisted the honorary vice consul of Estonia Reginald Olds, later became the information official in the Estonian consulate and in 1976 became the honorary consul of the Republic of Estonia in Los Angeles, USA. Was the member of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church´s Los Angeles Congregation, was also active in the Los Angeles Estonian House.

Extent

5 linear inches

ORGANIZATION OF MATERIALS

Archive consists of 3 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.
Title
Inventory of the Ernst Laur papers.
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

Contact:

612-625-4800