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A. L. Klemi papers

Identifier: IHRC1224
Overview Papers (1977-1980) of Finnish American composer A.L. Klemi (1874-1924) consist of the sheet music for three piano and vocal compositions.

A. William Hoglund papers

Identifier: IHRC3325
Overview This collection consists of both published and unpublished materials pertaining predominantly to the history of Finnish American communities, but also includes the history of various ethnic groups, immigration history,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.

Aamunkoitto Temperance Society (Brooklyn, New York) records

Identifier: IHRC87
Overview Records (1887-1901) of the Aamunkoitto Temperance Society (Brooklyn, New York) include membership lists and minutes.

Adam Kattainen papers

Identifier: IHRC1194
Overview 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.

Aili Bell papers

Identifier: IHRC305
Overview 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, WY in 1908 and in Savo, Finland in the 1930s.

Aili Jarvenpa papers

Identifier: IHRC1122
Overview Jarvenpa's papers include, among a variety of other documents, manuscript drafts of her translations, correspondence, articles, notes on Finnish Americana, and her journals.

Aino Maki papers

Identifier: IHRC1432
Overview 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.

Alex Kyyhkynen papers

Identifier: IHRC1310
Overview 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.

America Letters Project: University of Turku, Finland, Collection

Identifier: IHRC149
Scope and Contents Finnish DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION 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...

Amerikan Uutiset records

Identifier: IHRC198
Overview 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.

Arne Halonen papers

Identifier: IHRC865
Overview 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...

Arnold Ahonen papers

Identifier: IHRC111
Overview Papers consists of autobiographical materials, correspondence and photocopied images.

Arvid Nelson papers

Identifier: IHRC1668
Overview 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.

Beltt, Bruce, Family, Papers

Identifier: IHRC3954
Overview Correspondence, birth certificates, passenger arrival and naturalization records, obituaries, genealogy charts and family history narratives for the Beltt (originally Belttari) family.

Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church, (Ishpeming, Michigan) records

Identifier: IHRC314
Overview Records (1897-1970) of the Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church (Ishpeming, Mich.) include baptism, confirmation, communion, and funeral registers. On microfilm.

Blomquist Family papers

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

Brusila, Arthur, Papers

Identifier: IHRC3280
Overview Research notes, photocopied articles, letters and miscellaneous writings pertaining to Finnish stone workers in New England.

Carl Ross papers

Identifier: IHRC2288
Overview 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).

Cedric Roivanen papers

Identifier: IHRC2278
Overview Papers (n.d.) of Cedric Roivanen (b. 1942) consist of a family history and genealogy.

Central Cooperative Wholesale records

Identifier: IHRC426
Overview 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...

Cooperative Trading Association, New York, Records

Identifier: IHRC469
Overview Records (1928-1930) of the Co-operative Trading Association (N.Y.) consist of a membership certificate and a stock certificate.

Curt Carlson papers

Identifier: IHRC415
Overview 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.

David H. K. Anderson papers

Identifier: IHRC202
Overview 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.

Deborah Ruth Nikkari papers

Identifier: IHRC1687
DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION 1. Country of origin? 2. Occupation in native country? 3. Reason for immigration? 4. Date of immigration? 5. Did the author repatriate or remain in the U.S.? 6. State(s) and city(s) of settlement in the U.S.? 7. Occupation(s) in the U.S.? 8. Political affiliations in the U.S.? (also ethnic affiliations?) 9. Labor or occupational affiliations in the U.S.? 10. Information on family life?-nuclear and/or extended family? 11. Information on courtship or gender roles?12. Information on the wider...

Doby, Velma, Papers

Identifier: IHRC551
Overview Papers of Velma (Hakkila) Doby (b. 1923) consist of materials on Finnish Americans and Finnish American life. Included are newspaper clippings concerning Finnish American scholars and also articles written by e.g. Michael Karni and Carl Ross; clippings concerning Finntowns, notorious Finnish Americans and Finnish Americans in general. Collection contains Velma Doby's thesis including her English translation of an autobiography by the Finnish American poet Helmi Mattson.

Duane Wiita papers

Identifier: IHRC2840
Overview Papers (1936-1970) of Duane Wiita consist of photocopies of his birth certificate and his parents' marriage certificates.

Earl M. Harju papers

Identifier: IHRC878
Overview 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.

Edith Koivisto papers

Identifier: IHRC1233
Overview 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....

Edward Aho papers

Identifier: IHRC108
Overview Compilation of autobiographical materials pertaining to the Aho family history. Includes 60-page typed autobiography, photographs, personal documents.