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A. L. Klemi papers

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC1224
Abstract Papers (1977-1980) of Finnish American composer A.L. Klemi (1874-1924) consist of the sheet music for three piano and vocal compositions.
Dates: 1977-1980

A. William Hoglund papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3325
Abstract This collection consists of both published and unpublished materials pertaining predominantly to the history of Finnish American communities, but also includes the history of various ethnic groups, immigration history, and agricultural history; materials are all related to A.W. Hoglund's teaching career and personal life and include personal and work related correspondence, family records, papers and research.
Dates: 1882-2007; Majority of material found in 1940s-1990s

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

Aili Bell papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC305
Abstract Two copies of the play "Misiska" by Aili R. Bell in Finnish and in English (translated by Richard A. Impola). The play, depicting the immigration and remigration of a Finnish woman, is set in Rock Springs, WyomingY in 1908 and in Savo, Finland in the 1930s.
Dates: 1991-1992

Aili Jarvenpa papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1122
Abstract Jarvenpa's papers include, among a variety of other documents, manuscript drafts of her translations, correspondence, articles, notes on Finnish Americana, and her journals.
Dates: 1940-1990

Aino Maki papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1432
Abstract Papers (1920-1973) of Aino Maki consist of photographs of key figures in the Central Cooperative Exchange (later the Central Cooperative Wholesale) of Superior, Wis., as well as cooperative training classes from the 1920s and 1930s. Also included is an addition to Maki's family history.
Dates: 1920-1973

Alex Jackson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1113
Abstract Manuscript (n.d.) of Alex Jackson's novel Viuluni itkee.
Dates: n.d.

Alex Kyyhkynen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1310
Abstract Papers (1940-1979) of Alex Kyyhkynen (1888-1984) consist of personal material and records of Finnish American organizations in Minnesota, particularly the Minnesota Finnish-American Historical Society.
Dates: 1940-1979

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

Amerikan Uutiset records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC198
Abstract The Amerikan Uutiset collection (n.d.) consists of manuscripts and typescripts, in Finnish, of published articles by Terttu Katka, George Latvala, Matti Kantola, Paavo A. Kairanen, and Elina Beck.
Dates: undated

Anita (Hokkanen) Middleton collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC161

Arne Halonen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC865
Abstract Papers (1939-1986) of Arne Halonen comprise newspaper clippings of him and his wife, Irene, the Finnish Relief Drive in Minnesota, and Finnish organizational activities in Minnesota and California, along with clippings of a newspaper column written by Halonen. Also included are a booklet by Halonen entitled "Minnesota's Help to Finland," and photographs of him and a Minneapolis choral group directed by Irene Halonen, as well as corresondence from Ester Larsen and newspaper clippings collected...
Dates: 1939-1986

Arnold Ahonen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC111
Abstract Papers consists of autobiographical materials, correspondence and photocopied images.
Dates: 1847-1981; 1847-1981

Arthur Brusila papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3280
Abstract Research notes, photocopied articles, letters and miscellaneous writings pertaining to Finnish American stone workers in New England.
Dates: 1900-1920

Arvid Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1668
Abstract The Arvid Nelson collection consists of a substantial amount of personal correspondence, a large collection of newspaper clippings (both those he wrote and those he found of interest), along with various minutes for Finnish American and Socialist organizations, pamphlets, and event programs. What makes this collection unique is the quantity and two-way nature of the “Correspondence” series. Not only did Arvid Nelson keep a large number of the letters he received throughout his life, he also had...
Dates: 1889-1967

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

Blomquist Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC343
Abstract Collection consists of a genealogy of the Swedish-Finnish Blomquist family of Saint Paul, Minn. (1887-1987).
Dates: 1887-1987

Bruce Beltt Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3954
Abstract Correspondence, birth certificates, passenger arrival and naturalization records, obituaries, genealogy charts and family history narratives for the Beltt (originally Belttari) family.
Dates: 1892-1999

Carl Ross papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2288
Abstract Papers (1935-2000) of Carl Ross (1913-2004) consist of correspondence, brochures, photographs, newspaper clippings, essays and other published materials relating to the Minnesota Finnish American Family History Project; the founding and activities of the United Fund for Finnish American Archives (meeting minutes, by-laws, press releases, letterhead, and other materials) and the organizing of two Reunion of Sisters conferences (1986 and 1987).The Carl Ross papers consist generally of...
Dates: 1935-2000

Cedric Roivanen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2278
Abstract Papers (n.d.) of Cedric Roivanen (b. 1942) consist of a family history and genealogy.
Dates: undated

Central Cooperative Wholesale records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC426
Abstract Records (1916-1969), in English, of the Central Cooperative Wholesale (Superior, Wisconsin), include correspondence; minutes; memoranda; district meeting plans; reports; newspaper clippings; pamphlets; registration lists; and a large number of photographs. The records contain substantial correspondence with and information on other cooperatives in the area. Also included are essays written by children competing for scholarships, and materials pertaining to Cooperative Youth Camps, and...
Dates: 1916-1969

Cooperative Trading Association, New York records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC469
Abstract Records (1928-1930) of the Co-operative Trading Association (N.Y.) consist of a membership certificate and a stock certificate.
Dates: 1928-1930

Curt Carlson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC415
Abstract Papers (1978) of Curt Carlson consist of genealogical information on the Haapalahti and Carlson families of Sweden and Finland and a brief history of Finnish migration to Sweden, Norway, and the United States.
Dates: 1978

David H. K. Anderson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC202
Abstract Papers consist of a biographical sketch and family history, portrait, unpublished poems, manuscript copy of an essay on W.B Yeats, fellowship application, notes, a letter from Robert Hayden (Consultant in Poetry, Library of Congress), and a tape recording of Anderson reading from 'Lines in Snow' at the Library of Congress in 1978.
Dates: 1977-1991

Deborah Ruth Nikkari papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1687

Duane Wiita papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2840
Abstract Papers (1936-1970) of Duane Wiita consist of photocopies of his birth certificate and his parents' marriage certificates.
Dates: 1936-1970

Earl M. Harju papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC878
Abstract Papers (1960-1989) of Earl M. Harju, a journalist, consist of personal and general correspondence; photocopies of Harju's articles in Between Ourselves, the San Francisco Chronicle, and People's World; newspaper clippings, and telegrams congratulating Walter A. Harju on his 60th birthday. Subjects include the Spanish Civil War, Jack London Club, Finns in California, and the American-Soviet Friendship Society.
Dates: 1960-1989

Edith Koivisto papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1233
Abstract Papers (1904-1975) of Edith (Laine) Koivisto (1888-1981) consist of biographical material on her and Finnish Americans in Minnesota; art materials; diaries; creative works such as plays and newspaper articles; historical works and research notes; photographs; scrapbooks; and material relating to her activities in Finnish American organizations. Included are correspondence from Alex Kyyhkynen; John F. Kennedy; Lauri Lemberg; Fanny Ojanpaa; Harry S. Truman; Hans R. Wasastjerna; and others....
Dates: 1903-1981

Edward Aho papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC108
Abstract Compilation of autobiographical materials pertaining to the Aho family history. Includes 60-page typed autobiography, photographs, personal documents.
Dates: 1890-1960