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Papers consist of newspaper clippings, photographs, sheet music, and pamphlets. Much of the material relates to the history of the Virginia and Pike-Sandy regions in northeastern Minnesota, including the Pike Evangelical Lutheran Church. Included are also three artefacts (aluminium potato pancake pan, wooden spoon, and white cloth purse)
Meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence. Sponsoring organizations included: American-Finnish Civic Association of Virginia, Finlandia Foundation - Virginia Chapter, Good Shepherd Ladies Aid, Knights of Kaleva, Ladies of Kaleva, Suomi Kerho, Zion Chapel Ladies Aid.
The conference "The Making of Finnish America: An Ethnic Culture in Transition" was held at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities on November 6-9, 1991. Collection consists of correspondence, planning committee's meeting agendas and minutes, conference program brochures and a copy of proclamation by Minneapolis Mayor Don Fraser on the occasion.
Karvonen composed numerous works for organ, piano, choir, band, orchestra, chamber groups, solo voice, and solo instruments, the sheet music for which comprises the collection. Included are also materials containing biographical information, correspondence, research notes, and concert programs.