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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Aleksanders Janek papers

Identifier: IHRC1115
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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

Andrejs Rozentals papers

Identifier: IHRC3253
Overview The papers of Andrejs Rozentals consist of personal documents, financial documents, personal letters, newspapers clippings, business cards, short notes, song texts, scout newsletters.
Dates: 1945-2001

Anna Motivans papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IHRC2976
Overview 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

Identifier: IHRC842
Overview 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
Overview Collection consists of materials documenting the life of the Latvian American community in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and beyond.
Dates: 1960-1986

Balkits Family papers

Identifier: IHRC3927
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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

Identifier: IHRC3250
Overview 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
Overview 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

Edward Paikens papers

Identifier: IHRC2013
Overview Papers document Paikens’ life primarily from the time of his departure from Latvia in 1944 to the time of his mother’s death in 1977. Materials include 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. Selected items from the...
Dates: 1917-1995

Ernests Broze papers

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

George Alchimovics papers

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

Harijs (Harry) Saukants papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IHRC2998
Overview 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

Janis Robins papers

Identifier: IHRC2270
Overview 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.
Dates: 1950-2003

John Plume (Audio/Visual) papers

Identifier: IHRC3251
Overview 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

Identifier: IHRC1129
Overview 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

Identifier: IHRC1159
Overview 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.
Dates: 1953-1981

Knuts Lesins papers

Identifier: IHRC1364
Overview 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 Railroadmen in Exile (Latvias Dzelzcelnieks Trimda) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1353
Overview 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, amogn other activities.
Dates: 1953-1982

Latvian Summer Program, Western Michigan University collection

Identifier: IHRC1344
Overview Papers and biographical essays written by students in the summer program of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo about Latvian and Latvian American personalities during the early 1970s.
Dates: 1970-1975

Latvian Welfare Association of Cleveland, Ohio papers

Identifier: IHRC2908
Overview 6 binders containing correspondence, meeting minutes and other documentation pertaining to the Asscoiation's Cleveland Chapter (Daugavas Vanagu).
Dates: 1967-1978

Latvian Welfare Association Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Daugavas Vanagu Apvienibas Teatris Minneapole) records

Identifier: IHRC3368
Overview Collection consists of theater playscripts, scrapbooks containing photographs of performances, newspaper clippings, reviews, event brochures and performance programs. Included are financial records of the organization.
Dates: 1960-1999

Lauris Kalnins papers

Identifier: IHRC1166
Overview The papers of Lauris Kalnins consist of materials related to different exile communities, organizations, and newspapers. There is an extensive collection of periodicals - mostly from local Latvian communities in the Unisted States. Collection also consists of Kalnins personal papers, information sheets, advertisements, brochures, newspaper clippings, conventions and seminar materials, member lists, financial records, and letters. Also included is a set of audio materials.
Dates: undated

Marija Skutans Netz papers

Identifier: IHRC3362
Overview Manuscript materials pertaining to the Latvian American community in Minneapolis, Minnesota, particularly the artistic community and events related to the Republic of Latvia’s independence in 1991.
Dates: 1952-2002

Michelle Klees papers

Identifier: IHRC1223
Overview 11 oral history transcripts produced in conjunction with MA thesis "Persevering Endurance: Latvians in Minnesota, U of Northern Colorado, 2002. The interviews conducted by Michelle Klees between 2000 and 2001 focus on the experiences of Latvian displaced persons after WWII and their immigration to the United States. Covered are also Latvian traditions, the issue of maintaining one's ethnic culture after resettlement, and the activities of the Latvian American community in the Minneapolis/St....
Dates: 1940-1990

Oakland Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation (California) records

Identifier: IHRC1708
Overview Collection consists of correspondence and financial records of the congregation, church services programs, event brochures and pamphlets.
Dates: 1952-1990