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Guide to Polish American Newspapers and Periodicals in Microform

Guide to the Minnesota Finnish American Family History Collection

Guide to the Records of the Order Sons of Italy in America, Second Edition

Guide to the Theodore Saloutos Collection

A Guide to Ukrainian American Newspapers in Microform

The Immigration History Research Center: A Guide to Collections

The Immigration History Research Center: Guide to Minnesota-Related Collections

Report on the Italian American Newspaper Microfilming Project

A Research Guide to Ukrainian and Carpatho-Rusyn American Newspapers, Periodicals, and Calendars-Almanacs on Microfilm, 1886–1976

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Guide to Polish American Newspapers and Periodicals in Microform

Comp. Frank Renkiewicz and Anne Bjorkquist Ng; 1988.
ISBN: 0-932833-06-3
This is now available as an online PDF
This guide briefly describes the history of each publication and lists repositories where copies of the microfilm are held.

Guide to the Minnesota Finnish American Family History Collection

Comp. Mary Koske, ed. Suzanna Moody; 1985.
42 pp. Paper
This collection contains over 100 written family histories and/or taped interviews. Guide includes background essay, list of subjects covered, and biographical data on the participants.

Please contact the IHRC Archives regarding this item.

Guide to the Records of the Order Sons of Italy in America, Second Edition

First edition comp. John Andreozzi; 1989; second edition comp. Jennifer Guglielmo, 1999. Ed. Judith Rosenblatt, published May 2004
ISBN: 0-932833-16-0
267 pages + unpaged middle section with 53 black and white photographs
Paper
The Sons of Italy Archive includes materials from national offices and grand lodges throughout the states and two Canadian provinces; the papers of many prominent OSIA leaders; hundreds of photographs; also tapes, films, artifacts. The newly revised and expanded second edition of the guide documents activities, including cultural and charitable contributions. Essays on the history of the Order, the archival project, and the value to researchers are included. Thoroughly indexed.

Please contact the IHRC Archives regarding this item.

A Guide to Ukrainian American Newspapers in Microform

Comp. Halyna Myroniuk and Alexander Lushnycky; 1998.
xx + 40 pp.
ISBN: 0-982833-15-2
This is now available as an online PDF
This catalog contains a listing of Ukrainian newspapers published in the United States prior to and after World War I. The titles selected for microfilming were important in shaping Ukrainian identity among early immigrants, who often called themselves Rusins (Ruthenians), and for laying the foundation of the Ukrainian press in America.

A Research Guide to Ukrainian and Carpatho-Rusyn American Newspapers, Periodicals, and Calendars-Almanacs on Microfilm, 1886–1976

Comp. Halyna Myroniuk and Alexander Lushnycky; 2005.
ISBN-13: 978-0-932833-17-4
ISBN-10: 0-932833-17-9
xxviii + 394 pp.
Hardback
For researchers of Ukrainian American or Carpatho-Rusyn history or genealogists, this is a comprehensive guide to publications that played a vital role in developing and maintaining immigrants' ethnic awareness. It provides places, years, and other details of publication about newspapers, periodicals, and calendars-almanacs available on microfilm at the IHRC and/or the Schevchenko Scientific Society. IHRC and SSS-World Council cosponsored the Ukrainian Microfilming Project and co-published this guide, which represents six years of research to update and add to the 50-page pamphlet issued in 1998 (A Guide to Ukrainian American Newspapers in Microform).

Please contact the IHRC Archives regarding this item.

The Immigration History Research Center: A Guide to Collections

Comp. Suzanna Moody and Joel Wurl; Greenwood Press, 1991.
ISBN 0-313-26832-0
xxiv, 446 pp. + photos
Cloth $79.50
This comprehensive guide provides detailed descriptions of the IHRC's holdings and is a useful aid to those researching topics on immigration, ethnicity, labor, women, religion, journalism, education, and other areas of American social and cultural history.

NO LONGER STOCKED; see updated information on collections in the research section of this website.

The Immigration History Research Center: Guide to Minnesota-Related Collections

Comp. Carl Pansaerts; 1993.
52 pp.
This Guide is now available online as a PDF file.
This guide highlights manuscript collections that deal with the ethnic communities of Minnesota.; Additional and updated information on Minnesota-related collections is available in the research section of this website.

Report on the Italian American Newspaper Microfilming Project

Comp. Timo Riippa; 1992.
10 pp.
This Report is now available online as a PDF file.
Results of microfilming project at the IHRC and the Center for Research Libraries in Chicago to preserve for researchers rare and fragile papers.

 

Inventories published by the IHRC contain detailed descriptions of organizational and personal collections held at the Center. Each includes a short essay on the history of the subject and its importance.

Guide to the Theodore Saloutos Collection

Comp. Louise Martin; 1989.
ISBN 0-932833-08-X
61 pp.+ index, photos Paper $8.00

Inventory to the Microfilmed Records of the Lutheran World Federation Service to Refugees, 1947–1948

Comp. Astra Apsitis in 1994; published 1996.
ii, 13 pp.
This Inventory is now available online as a PDF file.

Inventory to the Papers of Aloysius A. Mazewski, President of Polish National Alliance and Polish American Congress

Comp. Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann; 1994.
56 pp.
This Inventory is now available online as a PDF file.

Inventory to the Papers of Edward C. and Loda Rozanski

Comp. Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann; 1996.
50 pp.
This Inventory is now available online as a PDF file.

Inventory to the Papers of Zlatko Balokovic at the IHRC

Comp. Todd M. Michney, 1997.
7 pp.
Paper $3.00

Inventories to Personal Papers of Latvian Americans: Raimunds Caks, Erik Dundurs, and Leonids Slaucitajs

Comp. Astra Apsitis (first two, 1994) and Andris Straumanis (last, 1980); reprinted 1996.
25 pp. (three packaged together) Paper $7.00
Individually (indicate which one) Paper $2.75
The Inventory for Papers of Leonids Slaucitajs is now available online as a PDF file.
The Inventory for Raimunds Caks can be found online.
The Inventory for Erik Dundurs can be found online.

Inventory to the Records of the American Latvian Association

Comp. Astra Apsitis; 1994.
16 pp.
This Inventory is now available online as a PDF file.

Inventory to the Records of the Assembly of Captive European Nations

Comp. Astra Apsitis; 1994.
67 pp.
This Inventory can be found online.

Inventory to the Records of Central Cooperative Wholesale

Comp. Timo Riippa; 1992.
36 pp.
This Inventory can be found onine.

Inventory to the Records of the Daugavas Vanagi-Minnesota and Daugavas Vanagi-ASV

Comp. Astra Apsitis in 1994; published 1996.
iii, 9 pp.
Records of the Minnesota branch and national Latvian Welfare Association (1956–1979).
This Inventory can be found online.

Inventory to the Records of Jugoslovanska Socialisticna Zveza (Jugoslav Socialist Federation)

Comp. Joseph Stipanovich, 1976; reprinted January 1995.
92 pp.
This Inventory is now available online as a PDF fiile.

Inventory to the Records of Paryski Publishing Company

Comp. Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann; 1991.
71 pp.
This inventory is now available online as a PDF file.

Inventory to the Records of the Polish American Congress

Comp. Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann; 1988.
34 pp.
Paper $3.75

Inventory to the Records of Rev. Senior Jozef Lebiedzik Zawistowski

Comp. Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann; 1989.
21 pp.
This Inventory is now available online as a PDF file.

Inventory to the Records of the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee

Comp. Astra Apsitis; 1996.
71 pp.
This Inventory is now available online as a PDF file.