University of Minnesota

Kotnik, Father Betrand, Papers

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Kotnik, Bertrand, b. 1913.
Dates: 1895-1966
Abstract: Papers of Kotnik (1913 -) consist of correspondence, parish jubilee books, programs, and sheet music.
Quantity: 2.5 linear ft.
Language: In Slovenian, English, and Latin.
Collection ID: IHRC1272

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Father Bertrand Kotnik (1913- ) was born in Austria, of Slovenian descent. He was ordained as a priest in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in 1935, and remained there through World War II. Fleeing the Yugoslav Communists in 1945, he returned to Austria where he continued his duties. He emigrated to the United States in 1947. Fr. Kotnik entered the Franciscan St. Mary's Seminary (Lemont, Ill.) in 1948. In the 1970s, he returned to Austria, where he has lived in Boelkermarkv and serves as chaplain of a private girls school.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Kotnik, Father Betrand collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Kotnik, Father Betrand collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Kotnik, Father Betrand Papers, Slovene American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Priests.
Slovene Americans--Religious life.
Slovene Americans--Songs and music.
Slovenes--Austria.
Folk songs, Slovenian.

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