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Abe Sperling papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0078
Abstract

This collection consists of papers and documents relating to Abe Sperling and his time at North High School in Minneapolis, as well as his time as a Major with the Burma Road Engineers.

Dates: 1896-1975

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

Albino Zattoni papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2896
Abstract

Zattoni was an antifascist. His papers contain correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to his fighting in the Spanish Civil War and to his volunteer work during World War II, when he re-educated captured Italian soldiers. Also included is a file of correspondence referring to the Mazzini Society. 

Dates: 1930-1947

American Committee for Italian War Relief (St. Paul, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC157
Abstract

The American Committee for Italian War Relief (St. Paul, Minn.), composed of representatives of Italian American organizations and Catholic churches, was organized to aid war victims in Italy. Records (1943-1948) include minutes; correspondence; articles of incorporation; and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1943-1948

American Committee for Resettlement of Polish Displaced Persons records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC158
Abstract Records (1948-1968) of the American Committee for Resettlement of Polish Displaced Persons include correspondence, financial records, information on fund drives, reports, and organizational papers including bylaws and articles of incorporation. Correspondents include the Travelers Aid Society of Chicago (Ill.), the Displaced Persons Commission, the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid, the American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Services, Inc., the Attorney General of the...
Dates: 1949-1968

American Relief for Poland, District 33 (Chicago, Illinois) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC194
Abstract Records (1952-1950) of the American Relief Fund for Poland, a charitable organizaton which participated in relief efforts in Poland during and after World War II, consist of correspondence; questionnaires; and case files. Also included are records produced by the American Committee for Resettlement of Polish Displaced Persons (1948-1968). The records are mostly personal files of persons brought to the United States from Europe after World War II. They also contain some correspondence and...
Dates: 1942-1950

American Social Health Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SW0045
Abstract The records chronicle the American Social Health (originally "Hygiene") Association's efforts to control and prevent venereal disease, prostitution, and drug addiction through educational, legal, and medical measures. The records reflect considerable interaction with the armed forces, particularly during periods of war or full mobilization. Field reports document conditions in individual cities and the influence of housing, recreation, sanitation, and other factors on vice and public health....
Dates: 1905-2005

Amos S. Deinard papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0010
Abstract

The Amos S. Deinard Papers reflects the life of this prominent Minneapolis lawyer, from family papers and newsclippings, to records from organizations he was deeply involved in such as the Minneapolis Federation for Jewish Services and the Minnesota Fair Employment Practices Commission, to a collection of pamphlets and publications documenting his interests in topics such as antisemitism and Zionism.

Dates: 1895-1986

Antonio Consiglio papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3293
Abstract Anthony Consiglio (1890-1967) founded the Order Sons of Italy in America, Delaware Grand Lodge in 1923 and served as Grand Venerable from 1927 to 1948. Records include OSIA Supreme Convention booklets from 1929 and 1935, general laws (1931), telegrams (1947-1951), programs from testimonial dinners (1928-1956), and correspondence. Also included are a publicity kit issued by American Relief for Italy, Inc., in 1947, containing radio spots, proclamations, and editorial announcements, and fact...
Dates: 1928-1959

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...
Dates: 1939-1986

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...
Dates: 1889-1967

August Charles Krey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ua-00973
Abstract A.C. Krey’s papers, accumulated throughout his career as a historian at the University of Minnesota, contain correspondence by and about the leading contemporary historians in the U.S. Krey’s leadership in national and state historical organizations such as the American Association of University Professors, American Historical Association especially its Commission on the Investigation of Social Studies in the Schools, Minnesota Historical Society. and the National Council for the Social...
Dates: 1887-1961

Benjamin E. Youngdahl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SW 211
Abstract

The collection contains the personal and professional papers of noted public welfare administrator and social work educator, Benjamin E. Youngdahl. Personal correspondents include Harry Truman, Adlai Stevenson, Hubert Humphrey, and John F. Kennedy. Materials documenting Youngdahl's career in the academic and public sectors form the bulk of the collection.

Dates: 1916-1968; Majority of material found within ( 1940-1962)

Bureau of Veterans' Affairs papers

 Collection
Identifier: ua00560
Abstract

Collection contains the papers of the Bureau of Veterans' Affairs at the University of Minnesota.

Dates: 1944-1959

Burroughs Corporation records. Burroughs Adding Machine Company World War II era records

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 107
Abstract

Series contains information on exporting, quotas, price controls, labor and the office machine industry throughout World War II. There is also information on the Norden bombsight, which Burroughs produced beginning in 1942.

Dates: 1931-1946; (bulk 1942-1945)

Carolyn Reeder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1280
Abstract

This collection contains production material for a dozen books by Carolyn Reeder.

Dates: 1985 - 2012

Channing Tobias papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.7
Abstract

Papers of Channing H. Tobias, who served as senior secretary of the YMCA's Colored Work Department from 1924 to 1946, documenting his work in the area of race relations.

Dates: 1911-1961.

Citizens Committee on Displaced Persons records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC454
Abstract

Records (1946-1953) of the Citizens Committee on Displaced Persons consist of internal records. Included are correspondence, financial records, and minutes. The majority of correspondence is of Nathan W. Levin, who was involved in financial supervision of the Committee.

Dates: 1946-1953

Czas Publishing Company (Brooklyn, New York) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC492
Abstract

Records (1925-1975) of the Polish American Czas Publishing Company (Brooklyn, New York) consist chiefly of editorial correspondence and published material. Also included are materials pertaining to Polish World War II war relief efforts.

Dates: 1925-1975

Dale Fife Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-815
Abstract

The collection contains production material for books written by Dale Fife, primarily in the 1970s.

Dates: circa 1968-1981

Darius A. Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.57
Abstract

Papers of Darius Alton Davis, mostly relating to his YMCA career during the 1930s and 1940s, particularly his work with World War II prisoner-of-war camps. The collection also includes personal correspondence between Davis and his wife and their daughter while she was at college.

Dates: 1917-1975; Majority of material found within ( 1930s - 1940s)

David Adler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1081
Abstract

The David Adler Collection contains illustration photocopies and a corrected page proof for one children's book.

Dates: 1996, undated

David and Genia Levi papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0077
Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of David and Genia Levi, Holocaust survivors who immigrated to the United States in 1950, eventually settling in St. Paul, Minnesota. These papers mostly deal with the Levi's efforts for reparations from the German government.

Dates: 1946-1979

Department of Surgery records

 Collection
Identifier: ua-01007
Abstract The collections of primarily correspondence files were compiled during the period when Owen Harding Wangensteen was head of the Department of Surgery, 1941-1967. During Wangensteen's administration, advances were made in cancer treatment, open heart surgery, and treatment of stomach ulcers. The collection also documents Wangensteen's fund raising efforts for support of Base Hospital 26 during World War II, construction of Diehl Hall, building the book and journal collections for the...
Dates: 1927-1968

Displaced persons from Estonia records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3033
Abstract Collection consists of materials documenting life of Estonians in displaced persons camps in Germany. The records include correspondence, articles, reports, memoranda, bulletins, newsletters, lists, meeting minutes, regulations and instructions. Topics include Estonian schools, National Committees, Red Cross Committees and general life of DPs. Included are also ca. 51,000 cards containing biographical information on Estonian Displaced Persons after World War II. The cards are arranged in...
Dates: 1945-1950

Edward Bloor papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-866
Abstract

The collection consists of corrected typescripts, correspondence, and research materials for children's books by Edward Bloor.

Dates: 1995 - 2007

Eesti sport Inglise okupatsioonitsoonis Saksamaal ja Inglismaal (Estonian athletics in the English occupation zone, Germany and England) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC3893
Abstract

Organizational records include correspondence, constitution, minutes and other materials.

Dates: 1945-1958

Eesti Vabariigi Saadikud (Estonian Ambassadors) collection

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3208
Abstract

Newspaper clippings, lists of diplomatic corps.

Dates: 1935-1950

Engineering Bookstore papers

 Collection
Identifier: 568
Abstract

Collection contains the papers of the Engineering Bookstore at the University of Minnesota.

Dates: 1919-1957

Eric A. Weiss papers

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 265
Abstract

The Eric A. Weiss papers include research materials used by Weiss; writing; correspondence; and personal papers and items.

Dates: 1900 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1935 - 2005

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