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Aamunkoitto Temperance Society (Brooklyn, New York) records

 Collection — Box: P2683
Identifier: IHRC87
Abstract

Records (1887-1901) of the Aamunkoitto Temperance Society (Brooklyn, New York) include membership lists and minutes.

Dates: 1887-1901

Adam Kattainen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1194
Abstract

Papers (1930-1935) of Adam Kattainen, a Finnish American temperance advocate, consist of poems and speeches. Also included are minutes (1942-1943) of the Alango-Field (Minn.) Red Cross.

Dates: 1930-1935

Alaine Pakkala papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2016
Abstract

The papers contain a large amount of material relating to Finnish American music. Included are Pakkala's notes, articles, sheet music, correspondence, lists of bibliographic entries, and dissertations regarding the Finnish American community. The collection also contains a significant number of photographs, slides, and video and audio tapes.

Dates: 1970-2000

Alex Jackson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1113
Abstract

Manuscript (n.d.) of Alex Jackson's novel Viuluni itkee.

Dates: n.d.

America Letters Project: University of Turku, Finland, collection

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC149
Abstract Collection consists of three sets of microfilm reels: 1) Letters from the Varsinais Suomi area of Finland: The America Letters, Varsinais Suomi (Finland), collection (1885-1960) contains 4,000 letters written by Finnish immigrants in the United States to relatives and friends in the Varsinais Suomi area of Finland. 2) Letters from the Etela-Pohjanmaa area of Finland. The America Letters (1890-1960), Etela-Pohjanmaa (Finland), collection consists of 4,000 letters sent by Finnish...
Dates: 1880-1964

Ameriikan Poijat (American Boys) Band records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC192
Abstract

Materials documenting the activities of the Finnish American band, based in Northfield, Minnesota, and directed by Paul Niemisto, Professor of Music at St. Olaf College, during the first ten years of its existence. Included are research notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings and other publicity materials.

Dates: 1990-2000

Anne Truax collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2946
Abstract

Cassette tapes containing recordings of Finnish and Finnish American folk music, included are also several Finnish and Finnish American publications from the late 19th and early 20th century.

Dates: 1890-1990

Armas Backman papers

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC269
Abstract

The Papers of Armas Backman consist of published vocal, choral and piano music as well as a few music manuscripts. Also included are the text and lyrics for a Finnish musical called Kenraalin Morsian (The General's Bride).

Dates: 1900-1950

Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church, (Ishpeming, Michigan) records

 Collection — Box: P3407
Identifier: IHRC314
Abstract

Records (1897-1970) of the Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church (Ishpeming, Mich.) include baptism, confirmation, communion, and funeral registers. On microfilm.

Dates: 1897-1970

Entista ja nykyista (Bygone and Current) collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2568
Abstract

Collection consists of the handwriten text of one part (character of Serafiina) from the theatre play "Entista ja nykyista" (Bygone and Current). A fragment of the play "Entista ja nykyista" ("Bygone and current") where three characters, Serafiina, Mataleena and Impi discuss a wedding. The play is situated in Finland. The fragment is Serafiina's part of the play (35 p.)

Dates: undated

Ernest Theodore Koski (1908-1990) papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1258
Abstract Papers (1950-1983) of Ernest Theodore Koski (1908-1990) consist of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings; sheet music; song books; phonograph records; typescripts of speeches, eulogies, travelogues, plays and Koski's autobiography; declassified FBI reports; correspondence; photographs; and memorabilia. Included is a series of articles entitled "Juuret Suomessa-Elama Amerikassa" (Roots in Finland -- Life in America) which Koski wrote for Tyomies-Eteenpain (1982-1983) and material on the...
Dates: 1950-1983

Faith Lutheran Church, Worcester, Massachusetts records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3887
Abstract

Church history (church formerly named Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church), organizational records, photographs, golden jubilee album (1944), song books, and other printed matter. Included are piano music paper rolls.

Dates: n.d.

Farmers Cooperative Mercantile Association, Kettle River, Minnesota records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC641
Abstract

Records (1918-1931) of the Farmers Cooperative Mercantile Association, Kettle River, Minn., consist of minutes of the Board of Directors for 1918-1924 and 1927-1931; and financial records from 1923-1931.

Dates: 1918-1931

FinnFest USA records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC659
Abstract

Records of FinnFest USA consist of minutes and correspondence of the executive board, newspaper articles, tape recordings of annual executive board meetings, organizational newsletters, publicity materials, videotapes, photographs and other items pertaining to the annual FinnFest USA celebrations.

Dates: 1982-2003

Finnish American League for Democracy records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC668
Abstract

Records (1944-1962) of the Finnish American League for Democracy (Fitchburg, Mass.) include treasurer's minute books and other minutes books.

Dates: 1944-1962

Finnish Apostolic Lutheran Church, New York Mills, Minnesota records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC670
Abstract

Records (1874-1977) of the Finnish Apostolic Lutheran Church, New York Mills, Minn., comprise birth; baptism; confirmation; marriage; burial; and financial records of the congregation.

Dates: 1874-1977

Finnish dramatic scripts

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC675
Abstract

Collection of dramatic scripts includes the following titles: Kosinta; Ajan Laulu; Ananiaksen Ehtoollinen; and Kaksi Varasta.

Dates: Existence: Undated

Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Republic, Michigan records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC682
Abstract

Records (1916) of the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Congregation (Republic, Mich.) comprise baptism, confirmation, communion, marriage, and funeral registers.

Dates: 1916

Finnish Socialist Chapter (Ely, Minnesota) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC705
Abstract

Records (1905-1966) of the Finnish Socialist Chapter (Ely, Minn.) consist of chapter minutes.

Dates: 1905-1966

Finnish Socialist Chapter, Gardner, Massachusetts records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC708
Abstract

Records (1905-1966) of the Gardner, Massachusetts Finnish Socialist Chapter Archive consist of chapter minutes and minutes of the chapter's suborganization.

Dates: 1905-1966; 1905-1966

Finnish Socialist Chapter, Markham, Minnesota records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC707
Abstract

Minutes (1911-1931) of the Markham, Minn. chapter of the Finnish Socialist Federation.

Dates: 1911-1931

Finnish Socialist Club, Astoria, Oregon records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC710
Abstract Minutes (1912-1915), in Finnish, of the Finnish Socialist Club (Astoria, Ore.), Board of Directors. Although the minutes deal mainly with business affairs, they indirectly reflect much of the cultural and political activity in the Astoria Finnish socialist community during this time. For example, the minutes for 1913 include records of donations to the striking copper miners in Michigan. Except for Board minutes published in the newspaper Toveri, these are the only known extant minutes of...
Dates: 1912-1915

Finnish Socialist Federation records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC711
Abstract

Minutes of the Eastern District Committee (Fitchburg, Mass.) (1913-1920) and the National Executive Committee (Chicago, Ill.) (1915-1925) of the Finnish Socialist Federation.

Dates: 1913-1925

Finnish Socialist Organizations, West Coast Chapters records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC716
Abstract The collection (1904-1967) of Finnish Socialist Organizations, West Coast chapters, comprises minutes; financial records; membership records; correspondence; stock certificates; music manuscripts, sheet music and playscripts from ten Finnish Socialist organizations active in California or Oregon. The organizations are: Berkeley Suomalinen Toveri Yhdistys (Berkeley Finnish Comrade Association (Berkeley, California); Berkeley (California) Finnish Cultural Club; the International Workers'...
Dates: 1904-1967

Finnish Workers’ Society Kehitys, Cloquet, Minnesota records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC723
Abstract

Records (1911-1939) of the Finnish Workers' Society "Kehitys" (Cloquet, Minn.) Archive consist of financial records; minutes; membership lists; and play scripts.

Dates: 1911-1939

Frank Walli papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2815
Abstract

Finnish American sheet music.

Dates: 1932-1980

George Latvala papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1332
Abstract

Papers consist of correspondence, scrapbooks, organizational notes and reports, personal writings, handwritten / transcribed play books, school notebooks and composition books, and other documentation of Latvala's involvement in Finnish and Finnish American affairs.

Dates: 1940-1990

Hazel E. Barberg papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC290
Abstract

Papers (1896-1963) of Hazel Barberg consist of minutes and financial records of the Cokato, Minnesota, Onnen Toivo temperance society,1896-1958; a handbook of the Finnish National Temperance Brotherhood, 1906; Finnish postcards, 1903-1907; the Nels Peter Nelson family history; a family Bible; correspondence; newspaper clippings; and issues of Finnish and Finnish American periodicals.

Dates: 1896-1963

Helen Anderson collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3847
Abstract

Three photographs depicting life in Winton and Lakewood in Minnesota, featuring a group around a saw mill; three women with children in sleigh-carriages on snow; and a potato harvest scene.

Dates: 1917-1920

Henry Gust Koski papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1262
Abstract

Papers (1980) of Henry Gust Koski consist of a typed manuscript describing Finnish American pioneer life in Montana and Idaho.

Dates: 1980

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