Displaced Persons from Estonia, Records

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Estonian Archives in USA
Dates: ca. 1945-1950
Abstract: Collection consists of materials documenting life of Estonians in displaced persons camps in Germany. Included are also ca. 51,000 cards containing biographical information on Estonian Displaced Persons after World War II. The cards are arranged in alphabetical order by the surnames of individual persons. All cards were microfilmed in 1993 by the EAU.
Quantity: 40 lin.ft.
Language: Estonian
Collection ID: IHRC3033

PROVENANCE

Collection acquired from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A., Lakewood, New Jersey, in 2003-2005.

HISTORICAL SKETCH


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Displaced Persons from Estonia collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Displaced Persons from Estonia collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.

For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the IHRC.


CITE AS

The Displaced Persons from Estonia Records, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Estonian
Displaced persons
Refugees

Description of Series

This section briefly describes each series in the collection. A more detailed description of the contents of each series may be found in the following section.

SERIES 1. Displaced Persons Camps, Germany

SERIES 2. Card File

Series consists of 12 boxes holding ca. 51,000 cards containing biographical information on Estonian Displaced Persons after World War II. The cards are arranged in alphabetical order by the surnames of individual persons. All cards were microfilmed in 1993 by the EAU.


Detailed Description of the Collection

SERIES 1. Displaced Persons Camps, Germany

SUBSERIES 1. DPC---Augsburg-Hochfeld
BOX D1.
BOX D2.
BOX D3.
BOX D4.
BOX D5.
BOX D6.
SUBSERIES 2. DPC---Geislingen
BOX D7.
BOX D8.
SUBSERIES 3. DPC---US Occupation Zone
BOX D9.
BOX D10.
BOX D11.
BOX D12.
BOX D13.
BOX D14.
BOX D15.
BOX D16.
SUBSERIES 4. DPC---French Occupation Zone
BOX D17.
BOX D18.
BOX D19.
SUBSERIES 5. DPC---British Occupation Zone
BOX D20.
BOX D21.
BOX D22.
BOX D23.
BOX D24.
BOX D25.
BOX D26.
BOX D27.
BOX D28.


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SERIES 2. Card File

Series consists of 12 boxes holding ca. 51,000 cards containing biographical information on Estonian Displaced Persons after World War II. The cards are arranged in alphabetical order by the surnames of individual persons. All cards were microfilmed in 1993 by the EAU.
SUBSERIES 1. A - Aed
Cards containing biographical information for individuals with surnames in the range A - Aed. (MF 125)
BOX D29.
SUBSERIES 2. Aed - B
Cards containing biographical information for individuals with surnames in the range Aed - B. (MF 126)
BOX D29.
SUBSERIES 3. C - Harton
Cards containing biographical information for individuals with surnames in the range C - Harton. (MF 127)
BOX D29.
SUBSERIES 4. Hartman - Ja
Cards containing biographical information for individuals with surnames in the range Hartman - Ja. (MF 128)
BOX D30.
SUBSERIES 5. Ja - Kau
Cards containing biographical information for individuals with surnames in the range Ja - Kau. (MF 129)
BOX D30.