University of Minnesota

Saukants, Harijs (Harry), Papers

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

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1919-1999
Abstract: A compilation of autobiographical materials describing Harijs Saukants' childhood in Latvia, WWII period, including the author's refugee experience, and emigration and resettlement in the United States. Includes copies of personal documentation, photogrpahs, news clippings.
Quantity: 2 lin.in.
Language: Latvian
Collection ID: IHRC2998

PROVENANCE

Collection acquired from Harijs Saukants, of Shelton, WA, via Nicholas Berkholtz of Minnetonka, MN, in September 2001.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Harijs Saukants (b. 1925) had an association with CBS Walter Cronkite during the Nuremberg Trials in Germany after WWII, he maintained contact with Cronkite in the following decades. HS attended the University of Minnesota, later moved to Oregon and Washington.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Saukants, Harijs (Harry) collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Saukants, Harijs (Harry) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Saukants, Harijs (Harry) Papers, Latvian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Latvian
Displaced persons

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