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Estonian Writers in P.E.N. records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3159

DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

1. Correspondence between Aleksis Rannit and Paul Saar and material (poems, articles etc) sent to them 1979-1985

2. Materials about the 46th International P.E.N Congress in 1983 and the 47th International P.E.N Congress in 1984

3. Brochures "P.E.N. In Exile" No 1-4 1961 (3psc)

Dates

  • undated

Creator

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.

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HISTORICAL SKETCH

International P.E.N. was founded in London in 1921 by Mrs. C. A. Dawson Scott. It is the only worldwide association of writers, its aims are to promote literature, defend freedom of expression and develop a community of writers worldwide. The organization has a special branch for writers in exile. The Estonian P.E.N Center was established in Tartu in 1928. Most of the member of the Estonian P.E.N fled Estonia during the World War II, since then the Estonian P.E.N Center was active in the West, in exile.

Extent

2.5 linear inches

Abstract

Correspondence, brochures

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.3340
  • Estonian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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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