Kangro, Aime, Papers

Finding Aid



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

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1956-1994
Abstract: Was affiliated with the Korp! Filiae Patri organization, collection consists of extensive correspondence with various Estonian organizations, no personal information
Quantity: 10 lin.in.
Language: Estonian, English
Collection ID: IHRC603


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.


22.07.1908 - 10.10.1994, New Brunswick, NJ Worked at University of Chicago Library. Activist of the Sisterhood Filiae Patriae


Collection is organized into five series and 26 folders:

Box E263-1

1. Correspondence:

Folder 1: I. Grünthal Folder 2: M. Jürma Folder 3: A. Oras, H. Asi, J. Kitzberg Folder 4: E. Raudsepp Folder 5: A. Ridal, H. Kõpp, A. Mespak, E. Sepp, H. Arras, V. Ristok Folder 6: Elina Toona Folder 7: V. Viilip Folder 8: A. Villmann-Linnolt, collected materials Folder 9: A. Vihalem

2. Credential letters for Valve Ristok, Olga Berendsen (Paris), Ronald Edwin Austin - Folder 10

3. Estonian Youth Conference of the Midwest (Kesk-Lääne Eesti Noorte Koondis)

Folder 11: Correspondence Folder 12: Materials about summer-camp Folder 13: Materials about camps Folder 14: Materials from the council Folder 15: Materials from the council of elders Folder 16: Prints and hand-outs Folder 17: Correspondence, programmes, speech about conserts of D. Kokker, I. Leesment, I. Patrason Folder 18: Miscellaneous Folder 19: Miscellaneous (notes for articles) Folder 20: Presentations, articles by Aime Kangro (manuscripts)

Box E263-2

4. Sisterhood Filiae Patriae in the USA and Montreal

Folder 1: Correspondence, greetings (1955-1965) Folder 2: Reports of activities and finances, minutes of different meetings, newspaper clippings (1954-1963) Folder 3: Collected materials about Filiae Patriae (lists of members, extracts from the bylaw, correspondence, overviews of activities of Filiae Patriae) Folder 4: The almuni of Filiae Patriae 1954-1961 (constitution, minutes of meetings, reports of activities, correspondence, newspaper clippings) Folder 5: Miscellaneous (programmes, periodicals, constitution of the Estonian Society of Chicago, extracted material, contact list)

5. Personal documents: Membership card, correspondence, photo, funeral service sheets. - Folder 6


The Kangro, Aime collection is available for public research.


The Kangro, Aime collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.

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The Kangro, Aime Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota