University of Minnesota

Jelinek, Yeshayahu, Papers

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IHRC Archives

Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Jelinek, Yeshayahu
Dates: 1891-1979
Abstract: Collection consists of research notes on Eastern European immigrants, lecture and course notes, and documents concerning Hungarian, Slovak, and Greek Catholic immigrants.
Quantity: .5 linear ft.
Language: English, Hebrew, Hungarian, Slovak, German
Collection ID: IHRC1136


Collection acquired from Robert Perlman of Newton, Massachusetts in 1991. The collection was processed in February 2015 by Katie McCormick.


Yeshayahu Jelinek was born on July 16, 1933 in Czechoslovakia. His family emigrated to Israel in 1949. He studied at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and received his Ph.D. from Indiana University. He began teaching in 1966 as a visiting assistant professor at the University of Denver and the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. He continued to teach at various universities including the University of Haifa, Columbia University in New York and Denison University in Ohio. He taught courses in history regarding eastern Europe, Russia, Germany, contemporary Israel, modern Jewish history and the Holocaust. Jelinek conducted research on immigrants from Eastern Europe.


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The Jelinek, Yeshayahu Papers, General/Multiethnic Collection, IHRC Archives, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

College teachers
Religious life
Carpatho Rusin

Detailed Description of the Collection

BOX 1.

FOLDER 1. Notes on the social and cultural life of Magyars
FOLDER 2. Written research notes and statistics
FOLDER 3. Section of “Kalendar Jednota” (1911) and photocopies of documents pertaining to Jews in Slovakia
FOLDER 4. Written notes on the history of the first Hungarian reformed church
FOLDER 5. Section of “Kalendar Jednota” (1911) regarding the Americanization of Slovaks
FOLDER 6. Notes on the meeting of the Hungarian reformed church congregation
FOLDER 7. Notes on the political activities of the returned Slovaks in Hungary
FOLDER 8. Notes on Roman Catholics in Hungary
FOLDER 9. Notes on Hungarian emigration policy
FOLDER 10. Written notes on documents regarding Magyar education
FOLDER 11. Section of “Kalendar Jednota” (1909) concerning Slovak nationalism
FOLDER 12. Section of “Kalendar Jednota” (1913) regarding Slovak education
FOLDER 13. Written notes pertaining to summer school
FOLDER 14. Educational notes
FOLDER 15. Handwritten research notes
FOLDER 16. Notes on a book regarding the history of the Greek Catholic Union
FOLDER 17. Notes on various teachers
FOLDER 18. Notes on Slovak social life and political activity
FOLDER 19. Yeshayahu Jelinek's Curriculum Vitae


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