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Elsie Wermerskirchen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2831
Abstract 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)
Dates: 1892-1987

Joint Virginia Finnish Organizations Committee (Virginia, Minnesota) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1144
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1968-1984

Making of Finnish America Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1991) collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1438
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1991

Matti Kaups papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1196
Abstract The Kaups papers (65 linear ft.) consist of correspondence and research notes and resources relating to his extensive work on documenting ethnic community structures and landscape adaptation patterns of Finnish Americans and other immigrants, particularly in the Midwestern region. Also included are interview notes, articles, reviews, audio tapes, maps, and print materials. His collected and self-produced photographs and slides comprise an unparalleled visual record of dwellings and facilities...
Dates: 1960

Paul E. Karvonen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1188
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1950-1991

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