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Uno Teemant papers

Identifier: IHRC3722


Some personal documents, correspondence, speeches and articles written by Uno Teemant and documents concerning his participation in Estonian orgtanizations. Collection consists mostly of copies of articles and books on Estonian and Russian history, literature, and other topics.


  • Majority of material found within 1928-1991


Language of Materials

Estonian, English, German, Russian, French, Italian, Portuguese, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Hebrew

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 16, 1923 (Luke, Tartu county, Estonia) – January 2, 1991 (College Park, MD USA). Participated in World War II. Studied at the Baltic University in Hamburg, Germany. Member of academic corporation Fraternitas Ucuensis. Emigrated to the US in 1949. Earned degrees in agronomy (BS at University of Vermont, MS at University of Maryland), worked as an assistant at the University of Maryland. Since 1960 worked at the Science and Technology Division of US Library of Congress. Member of the assembly of Estonian American National Council (Eesti Rahvuskomitee Ühendriikides, ERKÜ), member of the Estonian World Council (Ülemaailmne Eesti Kesknõukogu) as a representative of Association of Estonians in Great Britain, member of Estonian Agronomists' Society in the US (Eesti Agronoomide Selts USA-s), member of Baltimore St Mark Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church (EELK Baltimore Markuse Kogudus), member of Baltimore Estonian Men's Choir (Baltimore Eesti Laulumehed).


3.5 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

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 Uno Teemant papers.
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Collecting Area Details

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