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Alan Rich papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0027
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence with Alan Rich during World War II as well as photographs and various ephemera.
Dates: 1926-1994

Aleksanders Janek papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1115
Abstract Collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, research notes, drafts of articles, and lectures on chemistry, philosophy, and linguistics.
Dates: 1945-1970

Alise Osis-Stunda papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC131
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1953-1980

Alma Schultz papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC94
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1951-1993

American Baltic Freedom Committee (Kalamazoo, Michigan) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC156
Abstract Records (1991) consist of photographs, documents (originals), press releases, flyers, articles in newspapers, maps, letters and addresses on envelopes from petition signers, sheets of information containing addresses of official offices, faxes, fax cover sheets and petitions to president George H.W. Bush.Materials include documents (originals) which deal with Latvian exile communities and their leaders who signed lettters to president Bush, senators Riegle, Wolpe, Levin, congressman...
Dates: 1991

American Latvian Association in the United States (Washington, DC) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC189
Abstract Records (1948-1974) of the American Latvian Association (Washington, D.C.) include correspondence; organizational records; records of local branches; and publications of the Association.
Dates: 1948-1974

Andrejs Rozentals papers

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC3253
Abstract The papers of Andrejs Rozentals consist of personal documents, financial documents, personal letters, newspapers clippings, business cards, short notes, song texts, scout newsletters. The papers (1945 - 2001) of Andris Rozentals deal with personal documents (1960).There are some papers related to fraternities (1960 - 1961).Collection consists also of some financial documents (1952 - 1987), personal letters (1961 - 2001), newspapers clippings (1954 - 1982), business cards, short notes(1945 - ?)...
Dates: 1945-2001

Anna Motivans papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2976
Abstract Excerpt from memoir "Anna's Story", concerning experiences in Augsburg, Germany, Displaced Persons camp, covering the period of Summer 1945 - Fall 1949.
Dates: 1945-1949

Arturs and Emilija Grigors papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC842
Abstract Correspondence, personal documents, newspaper clippings, materials pertaining to the Grigors' activities in the Latvian scouting movement and to the Latvian community in Michigan.
Dates: 1940-1970

Austra Austrina papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC257
Abstract Collection consists of materials documenting the life of the Latvian American community in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and beyond.
Dates: 1960-1986

Balkits Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3927
Abstract Collection consists of the following items: a copy of Janis Balkits' application for citizenship, a paper copy of the narrative (with sources) that Ivars Balkits researched and wrote about his father's life and the voyage of the 29 Latvians across the Atlantic in 1948, a brochure of the 2000 exposition at the Occupation Museum in Riga, Latvia, about the journey of Gundel, scrapbook, Janis Balkits' 2-page "Life-story" in Latvian, a flash drive with the narrative in PDF format, plus scans of...
Dates: 1948-2000

Boston Latvian Student Society records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3338
Abstract Four notebooks / scrapbooks of correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, photos, event programs, and clippings.
Dates: 1968-1975

Buschman Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC3903
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1911-2004

Christ Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3250
Abstract Collection consists of three microfilm reels holding the church records since its inception in 1972. Included are the governing documents of the congregation, congregational register, annual reports, meeting minutes, anniversary booklets and church bulletins. A large segment of the records document the congregation's activities and programs such as the Sunday School, pilgrimages, choir practices and performances, retreats, and also its involvement in political events and movements aimed at the...
Dates: 1972-2003

Edgars Schultz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC3388
Abstract 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).
Dates: 1923-2001

Edvarts Tuters papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2626
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1922-1965

Edward Paikens papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2013
Abstract This collection of papers documents Paikens’ life primarily from the time of his departure from Latvia in 1944 to the time of his mother’s death in 1977. A number of identification cards and report cards give evidence to his immediate post-war activities, but the bulk of information comes from his collected correspondence with his mother in Latvia, which began in 1956. Among the letters are scattered receipts for money and packages sent, as well as a few photographs. The letters, including...
Dates: 1917-1995

Erik A. Dundurs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC575
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1949-1982

Ernests Broze papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC371
Abstract Collection consists of personal correspondence, church services brochures, and materials pertaining to the Latvian Center "Garezers" in Michigan.
Dates: 1950-1990

George Alchimovics papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC126
Abstract Collection consists of typescripts of ca. 50 theatrical plays by George Alchimovics.
Dates: 1960-1987

Harijs (Harry) Saukants papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2998
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1919-1999

Hugo Skrastins papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2416
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1960-1985

Janis Robins papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2270
Abstract The papers (1950-2003) of Janis Robins consist of materials related to various Latvian American organizations, sporting events and their reviews, brochures and pamphlets, newspaper clippings, reports on political and cultural developments in Latvia, and correspondence.The collection (1950-2003) includes materials related to different organizations: ALA board meetings (1980-1989;1998-2003) and congresses (1977-2003), LSC (Latvian Study Center) ( 1987-1997), Garezers (1969-1991), AABS...
Dates: 1950-2003

John Plume (Audio/Visual) papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3251
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1950-1970

Joseph (Jazeps) Lelis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1129
Abstract Collection consists of research notes, curriculum materials, and copies of articles on subjects of linguistics.
Dates: undated

Kalamazoo Latvian Youth Group (Kalamazoo Latviesu Jauniesu Kopa) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1159
Abstract Papers (1953-1981) consist of 6 albums with photos, newspaper clippings, invitation cards to Kalamazoo Latvian Youth Group organized events, box of photos, newspapers, copies of newspapers, magazines, books, anti-Soviet propaganda sheets/brochures, research, reports, member lists, questionnaires, financial records, correspondence, printed materials.Papers mostly contain information about Kalamazoo Latvian Youth Group activiites during the late 1950s, beginning of 1960s, and the late...
Dates: 1953-1981

Kauls Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1195
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1981

Knuts Lesins papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1364
Abstract Papers (1924-1997) consist of Knuts Lesins and his wife Valda Lesina personal documents, photos, correspondence, Knuts Collection consists of sheet music by Knuts Lesins as well as other Latvian composers and world classics, Lesins' 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.
Dates: 1923-1997

Latvian Chorus Shield of Songs (Koris Dziesmu Vairogs) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1335
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1945-1980

Latvian Railroadmen in Exile (Latvias Dzelzcelnieks Trimda) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1353
Abstract 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
Dates: 1953-1982