Järvesoo (Jarvesoo), Elmar ja Aino (nee Promm), Papers

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

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1959-2001
Abstract: Scholarly work, newspaper clippings
Quantity: 3 ln in
Language: Estonian, English, German
Collection ID: IHRC3718


Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A. (EAU) in 2003-2005. It was processed as part of a collaborative project between the Estonian Archives in the USA (Lakewood, NJ), the National Archives of Estonia (NAE), and the IHRC in March 2009. Gristel Ramler and Birgit Nurme of the National Archives in Tallin, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.


Järvesoo, Elmar 22.03.1909 - 07.12.1994 Daytona Beach, Florida, USA (burryed in Tartu, Estonia) Born in Pati, Pärnumaa, Estonia. Until 1935 Gerberson, Jarvesoo in the U.S. Wife: Aino Järvesoo (married in 1938). Emigrated to Germany in 1944 and to the U.S. in 1949. Scientist of agriculture. Järvesoo, Aino 23.09.1910 - 02.02.2003 Tartu, Estonia Born in Tallinn, Estonia. Art scientist, art teacher


Collection is organized into four folders: 1. Letter from Elmar and Aino Järvesoo, copies of articles and clippings with biographical data of E. and A. Järvesoo (1990-2001) 2. Elmar Järvesoo's research papers, brochures articles about ariculture in Sowiet Estonia and Universities of Tartu (period 1802-1917) and Riga (period 1863-1919) 3. Prints: "An Appeal for Freedom of Estonia. A memorandum signed by 18000 Estonian refugees in Germany and addressed to the President of the United States of America and the Prime Minister of Great Britain"; "Sources of Vital Information and Inspiration on Co-operation" parts I, II by Artur Ekbaum (1959, 1960, manuscripts in typewriting); "Die Wirtschaft Sowjetestlands" by Aleksander Kütt (Institutum Balticum, 1962); 4. Learning materials and article (reprint from magazine "Journal of Home Economics") by Aino Järvesoo


The Järvesoo (Jarvesoo), Elmar ja Aino (nee Promm) collection is available for public research.


The Järvesoo (Jarvesoo), Elmar ja Aino (nee Promm) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.

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The Järvesoo (Jarvesoo), Elmar ja Aino (nee Promm) Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota


Personal collection of Elmar Järvesoo in EAU (IHRC): E100. Personal collection of Aino Järvesoo in the National Archives of Estonia: EAA.5396