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Collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, research notes, drafts of articles, and lectures on chemistry, philosophy, and linguistics.
Correspondence, postcards, albums of photographs featuring Latvian cities and landscapes, scrapbook documenting trips to New York City, typed poetry. Also printed volumes of Latvian fiction.
Memoranda and correspondence concerning various Latvian American organizations and Latvia; personal correspondence; Southern Methodist University Conservatory materials, list of Latvian displaced persons resettled in Texas and Oklahoma; notes, clippings, event programs, photographs.
Records (1948-1974) of the American Latvian Association (Washington, D.C.) include correspondence; organizational records; records of local branches; and publications of the Association.
Excerpt from memoir "Anna's Story", concerning experiences in Augsburg, Germany, Displaced Persons camp, covering the period of Summer 1945 - Fall 1949.
Correspondence, personal documents, newspaper clippings, materials pertaining to the Grigors' activities in the Latvian scouting movement and to the Latvian community in Michigan.
Collection consists of materials documenting the life of the Latvian American community in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and beyond.
Four notebooks / scrapbooks of correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, photos, event programs, and clippings.
Diaries of Peter Buschman, pastor of a Latvian immigrant church in Pennsylvania (the diaries cover the years 1911-1916,1934, 1938-1945, 1947, 1948, 1954, 1959, 1960), his wife Valia Buschman (1931-1935) and their daughter Camille Buschman (covering the years 1981-2004 during which Camille Buschman lived in San Francisco, California). Also included are family photographs in 6 albums and two envelopes.
Collection consists of materials pertaining to the Minnesota Latvian Youth Theater (photo albums, reports, skecthes and directions for stage scenery, plays by various authors, design skecthes for the Latvian House removable stage). Included are also personal letters (1965-1972).
Papers of Latvian American poet and author Edvarts Tuters (1893-1984) consist of typescripts of poetry and other writings, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and several publications.
Papers (1949-1982) of Erik A. Dundurs (1922-1984) include correspondence; memorabilia; newspaper clippings; speeches; scrapbooks; and files on various organizations to which Dundurs belonged. Also included are files regarding a variety of subjects, most dealing with Latvian Americans and United States foreign policy.
Collection consists of personal correspondence, church services brochures, and materials pertaining to the Latvian Center "Garezers" in Michigan.
Collection consists of typescripts of ca. 50 theatrical plays by George Alchimovics.
A compilation of autobiographical materials describing Harijs Saukants' childhood in Latvia, WWII period, including the author's refugee experience, and emigration and resettlement in the United States. Includes copies of personal documentation, photogrpahs, news clippings.
Correspondence files related to Skrastins's activities as publisher of Voyageur magazine and as proprietor of Hugo Skrastins Film Company. Correspondents are primarily advertiszers, contributors, and production associates for Skrastins's magazine and films. Also included are several issues of Voyageur.
Collection consists of 22 records (33 1/2 rpm) and 2 records (45 rpm) containing Latvian music, both folklore and classical. Some of the records were produced in Germany.
Collection consists of research notes, curriculum materials, and copies of articles on subjects of linguistics.
The history of the Teodors (1872-1954) and Sara (1879-1959) Kauls family, "Flight to Freedom," traces the family's odyssey from Ukraine to Michigan and Minnesota. The Kauls moved from Ukraine in 1910, to Riga in 1924, to Czechoslovakia. Following World War II, they immigrated from a displaced persons camp in Wurzburg Germany to Michigan and Minnesota. Photographs are also included. The story is told by Gloria Kauls.
Papers (1924-1997) consist of personal documents, photos, correspondence. Included is sheet music by Knuts Lesins as well as by other Latvian and world composers, in addition to manuscripts, research papers, articles, short stories, speeches, poems and translations done by Lesins. Newspaper clippings, bulletins, newsletters, magazines and books are also included in this collection. There is one audio record.
Records and papers (1945-1980) of the Latvian Chorus Shield of Songs (Koris Dziesmu Vairogs) include correspondence; minutes; history; programs; and memorabilia. The group was formed in the displaced persons camp at Groshabersdorf, Germany, in 1945. Most of the members resettled in Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, Michigan. The group continued there until it was disbanded in 1981.
Collection consists of correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, member obituaries, bulletins and other publications pertaining to the activities of the Latvian Railroadmen in Exile. The railroadmen were employed by the Latvian railroad system during 1919-1945, after emigration from Latvia following the end of World War II they formed an association headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, later in Sanford, Florida, and published an annual bulletin, among
Records (1955-1969) of Amerikas Latviesu Palidzibas Fonds (Latvian Relief Fund of America, Inc.) consist of a loose-leaf notebook with brochures explaining insurance plans, and minutes and related materials of relief fund board meetings.
- Latvian 34
- Displaced persons 15
- Religious life 6
- Latvian Americans -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. 5
- Political activity 5
- Youth 5
- Community life 4
- Latvian Americans -- Societies, etc. 4
- Refugees 4
- Theater 4
- Arts 3
- College teachers 3
- Fraternal organizations 3
- Latvian Americans. 3
- Music 3
- Political refugees. 3
- American Latvian Association in the United States 2
- Cultural heritage 2
- Exile 2
- Latvian American authors. 2 ∧ less
- Multiple languages 24
- Latvian 17
- English 6
- Latin 1
- American Latvian Association in the United States 3
- Alchimovics, George 1
- American Baltic Freedom Committee 1
- Amerikas Latviesu Palidzibas Fonds (Philadelphia, Pa.). 1
- Austrina, Austra 1
- Boston Latvian Student Society 1
- Broze, Ernests 1
- Buschman Family 1
- Caks, Raimunds 1
- Christ Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mpls, MN 1
- Daugavas Vanagu Apvieniba Minesota. 1
- Dundurs, Erik A., 1922-1984. 1
- Eltermanis, Voldemars 1
- Grigors, Arturs and Emilija 1
- Gulbis, Talivaldis. 1
- Janek, Aleksanders 1
- Kalamazoo Latvian Youth Group 1
- Kauls family. 1
- Klees, Michelle 1
- Latvian Chorus Shield of Songs (Koris Dziesmu Vairogs). 1 ∧ less