University of Minnesota

Siitonen, Harry, Papers

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Siitonen, Harry
Dates: 1990-1991
Abstract: Accession # 2003-MS25 contains opening section Siitonen's memoirs along with misc photocopied photographs and a letter from Carl Forslund to Reino Hannula regarding Forslund's involvement in Spanish Civil War. Papers consist of an English translation of the play Atti Smith (Mother Smith) by Hilja Koski, believed to have been written in the 1930s, depicting a Finnish American family's experiences in connection with the Spanish Civil War; Siitonen's reflections on Koski, with whom he was acquainted; and a Finnish typescript of the play Iloinen Harbori (Happy Harbor), set in Ashtabula, OH, and adapted from a novel of the same title believed to have been written in the 1920s.
Quantity: 5 linear inches
Language: English
Collection ID: IHRC2403

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Siitonen, a retired printer and trade union activist, has translated plays and acted in Finnish American theater.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Siitonen, Harry collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Siitonen, Harry collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Siitonen, Harry Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota


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