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Alfred and Hedwig (Jadvyga) Zelikowsky papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3262


Personal, documents, correspondence, newspaper clippings.


  • Creation: 1929-1986

Language of Materials

Estonian, German, English, Russian

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

Zelikowsky, Alfred 22.12.1907 - 05.03.1966 Nyack, NY, USA Born in Moscow, Russia. Wife: Hedwig Jadvyga Zelikowsky. Bicycle racer in Estonia (Estonian record holder). Also cook, merchant, owner of an advertising agency "RETE" in Tallinn. Emigrated to Germany in 1941. Chairman of Estonian National Group and Committe in Augsburg. 1941-1943 served in German Army. Emigrated to the U.S. in 1956.

Zelikowsky, Hedwig Jadvyga (nee Schuneiko) 28.10.1911 - 17.01.2000 Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA Born in Tallinn, Estonia. Bicycle racer, seafahrer


5 linear inches

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Processing Information

The collection 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 2009. Gristel Ramler and Birgit Nurme of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.

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Collecting Area Details

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