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Konstantin and Herta (nee Nõmm) Modanik papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3146

Abstract

Personal documentation.

Dates

  • 1946-1980

Language of Materials

Estonian, Russian, English, German

ACESS 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

Konstantin Modanik 21.02.1898 - 07.07.1984 Illinois, USA. Born in Oudova, Russia. Wife: Herta Modanik (married 14.07.1932) Policeman. Participated in the Estonian War of Independence. Received the Estonian White Cross award. Graduated Police Academy in 1927, and Displaced Persons Police School at Stuttgart, Germany in 1947. Herta Modanik 18.10.1910 - 1979? Born in Mustvee, Estonia. Bureau assistant, nurse at the Wiesbaden DP camp, physical therapist in the U.S.-zone, Germany, IRO.

Extent

2.5 linear inches

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 2009. Gristel Ramler and Birgit Nurme of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
Title
Inventory of the Konstantin and Herta (nee Nõmm) Modanik 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

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