University of Minnesota

Minnesota Finnish American Family History Project, Records

Finding Aid


IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Minnesota Finnish American Family History Collection.
Dates: ca 1860-1984
Abstract: The Minnesota Finnish American Family History Collection (ca. 1860-1984) materials range from brief genealogies to extensive family history narratives relating the experiences of several generations. Collections include photographs, documents, and oral histories. The Collection offers a wealth of primary material with special strengths in women's, regional and family studies, as well as political and social events important to the area's Finnish Americans. The collection also provides a reliable tool for genealogical research, including as it does documents such as birth, death and citizenship certificates and papers.
Quantity: 154 tape cassettes.
Language: In Finnish and English.
Collection ID: IHRC1560

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Begun in 1979 and completed in 1984, the Minnesota Finnish American Family History Project had as its purpose the documentation of the personal histories and experiences of Minnesota Finnish Americans. The Project was sponsored by the Minnesota Finnish American Historical Society and the Iron Range, St. Louis County, and Otter Tail Historical Societies.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Minnesota Finnish American Family History Project collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Minnesota Finnish American Family History Project collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Minnesota Finnish American Family History Project Records, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Naturalization--United States.
Finnish Americans--Societies, etc.
Child labor--Minnesota.
Aged--Care
Aged--Health and hygiene.

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