Paul Kovac collection
Digital copies of the original materials were obtained from the donors who continue to retain the letters in their possession. The copies included in the DIL project are used with the kind permission of the Kovac family residing in Slovakia. Paul T. Kovac immigrated to the United States in the early 20th century from Slovakia (before 1918 also known as Upper Hungary in the Kingdom of Hungary, part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire). He wrote letters to his mother Zuzana Kovac of Hradok, later his wife Veronika also wrote to her mother-in-law. Alld items from the collection have been digitized and are available in the University of Minnesota's U Media Archive and on the Digitizing Immigrant Letters project website (see "Digital material" below).
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.
Language of Materials
Digital copies of the letters and photos acquired from Lucia Bolechova (Hradok, Slovakia) who retains physcial originals of the letters. Included in the Digitizing Immigrant Letters project in 2012.
- Inventory of the Paul and Veronika Kovac collection.
- IHRC Archives
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding Aid in English