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Agate Veeber papers

Identifier: IHRC3777


Graphic artist, copperplate printing-pref., wood block printing, painter, engraver, art teacher, illustrator Biographical data, documents, medical reports, correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, copies from sketches, slides, lists of graphic art, sketch, catalogs, periodicals, programs, poster, sketch book


  • 1944-1987


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Medical records in Folders 3, 4, 5 restricted. Please contact the IHRCA with any questions.


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Agate Veeber (maiden name Kanto) was born on 23.02.1901 in Tallinn, Estonia and died on 08.04.1988 in New York, USA. She studied in The Studio School of A.Laikmaa, 1933-1938 graphics in The Higher Art School Pallas (Tartu, Estonia). 1943 she fled to Austria, 1945-1949 lived in Germany. 1943-1944 she took graphic courses in Viena; in Germany she studied for two semesters in The Art School of N├╝rnberg. 1949 she emigrated to USA. Social activities: Estonian Center for Visual Artists in Germany (member); Society of American Graphic Artists (member). In 1973 she was awarded by the Estonian Cultural Fund in USA. She was married to Kuno Veeber (1989-1929)


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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 2011. Gerli Raadik and Peeter Valjas of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.

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