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Leo Keerberg papers

Identifier: IHRC3568


Correspondence, documents regarding ESTO festivals, Estonian Day Festivals, bulletins, circulars, meeting minutes.


  • Creation: 1953-1999


Language of Materials

Estonian, English

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

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.

Biographical / Historical

December 14, 1927 (Laheda parish, Põlva county, Estonia) – December 12, 2005 (Blaine, WA USA). Lived in San Francisco, where he was a member of the Estonian Auxiliary Airforce Boys (Eesti Lennuväepoiste Klubi) and director of Baltic American Freedom League (Balti Ameerika Vabaduse Liiga). Treasurer of the West Coast section of academic corporation Ugala, board member and bookkeeper of Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church of San Francisco (EELK San Francisco Kogudus), member of Estonian Center of Northern California, and Legion of Estonian Liberation, San Francisco branch. Vice president of Estonian League of the West Coast.


2 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A. (EAU) in 2003-2005.

Related Materials

IHRC3081 Korp! Ugala USAs (Ugala Estonian Student Association in USA), Records; IHRC3089 EELK San Francisco Kogudus (Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church in San Francisco, California), Records; IHRC3486 Eesti Organisatsioonide Liit Läänerannikul (The Estonian League of the West Coast), Records; IHRC3154 San Francisco Eesti Selts (Estonian Society of San Francisco, California), Records; IHRC3083 San Francisco Eesti Võitlejate Ühing (Legion of Estonian Liberation, San Francisco, California, Branch), Records.

Processing Information

Collection was processed and described 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 Archives in September 2016. Pille Aguraiuja and Külli Niidassoo of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRCA staff on the project.

Inventory of the Leo Keerberg papers.
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Collecting Area Details

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