August Johanson papers
Personal documents, correspondence, funeral documents.
Language of Materials
Estonian, German, 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
July 20. 1906 Viljandi, Estonia - July 7. 1973 Johanson' s civil occupation was a baker-confectioner. Served in the Estonian Guard Training Center and Baltic Guard Company in Nürnberg, in the US Zone in Germany. Resettled in USA in 18. Feb. 1952, lived in Lakewood. Worked as a mason in the U.S. Was a member of the Legion of Estonian Liberation, Inc. in Lakewood, USA, Lakewood Estonian Association, Inc. Member of Americans for Congressional Action to Free the Baltic States, member of Y.M.C.A.
2.5 linear inches
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A. (EAU) in 2003-2005.
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 2012. Gristel Ramler and Tiina Trumberg of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
- Inventory of the August Johanson papers.
- IHRC Archives
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note