Estonian Writers in P.E.N. records
Correspondence, brochures, materials about International P.E.N Congresses.
- Creation: 1961-1985
- Estonian Writers in P.E.N (Organization)
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Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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International P.E.N. was founded in London in 1921 by Catharine Amy 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 members of the Estonian P.E.N fled Estonia during World War II, since then the Estonian P.E.N Center was active in the West, in exile.
2.5 linear inches
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.
Collections in the National Archives of Estonia: ERA.3340
- Inventory of the Estonian Writers in P.E.N. records.
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