Areng, Veljo, Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

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

Descriptive summary

Dates: ca. 1940-1980
Abstract: Personal documents, newspaper clippings, materials pertaining to Boy Scout, architecture, postal stamps collecting, scholbooks, exercise books, schoolwork, correspondence about ESTO, accounting papers.
Quantity: 1 linear ft.
Language: Estonian, English, German
Collection ID: IHRC3102

PROVENANCE

Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A. (EAU) in 2003-2005. It was processed as part of a collaborative project between the Estonian Archives in the USA (Lakewood, New Jersey), the National Archives of Estonia (NAE), and the IHRC in March 2011. Gerli Raadik and Peeter Väljas of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Veljo Areng was born on May 19th, 1933, in Tallinn, Estonia. Fled to Germany in 1944 from where he emigrated to the USA in 1955. He studied in Estonian elementary school and gymnasium in Geislingen, Germany. In the USA he studied at Purdue University, graduated (B.S.) in 1966. Worked in the field of structural engineering, 1974-2000 was a co-owner of the Dragan-Areng Associates Inc (Silver Spring, Maryland). Social activities: member of the corp. Rotalia (acad. fraternity); member of the Estonian World Council; board member of the Estonian American National Council; board member and vice-chairman of the Washington Estonian Society, also participated of organizing ESTO festivals. His father was Arnold Areng (Abramson, 1896-1980), and mother was Hille Areng (1960-1955). Veljo Areng was married (1960-1992) to Krista Areng (maiden name Brun) and had a daughter Aili (born in 1967).


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Areng, Veljo collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Areng, Veljo collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Areng, Veljo Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Estonian
Displaced persons
Architecture

Description of Series

This section briefly describes each series in the collection. A more detailed description of the contents of each series may be found in the following section.

SERIES 1. Veljo Areng schoolbooks, exercise books and other papers from Estonian elementary school and gymnasium in Geislingen DP camp in Germany

SERIES 2. Documents about preparing and organizing the ESTO festival

SERIES 3. Estonian World Council accounting papers

SERIES 4. Personal papers, memorabilia and printed matter of Arnold and Hille Areng



Detailed Description of the Collection

SERIES 1. Veljo Areng schoolbooks, exercise books and other papers from Estonian elementary school and gymnasium in Geislingen DP camp in Germany

BOX 1.
FOLDER 1. Exercise books and schoolwork from Estonian elementary school and gymnasium in Geislingen DP camp in Germany 1948-1949
FOLDER 2. Schoolbooks of Estonian School in Geislingen DP camp 1946-1947
FOLDER 3. Boy scout papers from Geislingen DP camp 1946-1947


SERIES 2. Documents about preparing and organizing the ESTO festival

BOX 1.
FOLDER 4. ESTO`80 (July, 06th -13th, Stockholm, Sweden) correspondence and other documents about organizing the festival 1978-1980
FOLDER 5. ESTO´84 (July, 08th -15th , Toronto, Canada) correspondence and other documents about organizing the festival 1981-1984
FOLDER 6. ESTO´88 (Dec. 28th 1988-Jan. 4Th 1989) booklets 1988-1989


SERIES 3. Estonian World Council accounting papers

BOX 1.
FOLDER 7. Manifold book of incoming donations 1972-1983
FOLDER 8. Account book 1979
FOLDER 9. Account book 1980
FOLDER 10. Account book 1981
FOLDER 11. Account book 1982
FOLDER 12. Account book 1983
FOLDER 13. Bank deposit books (7pcs; 1979-1983) 1979-1983


SERIES 4. Personal papers, memorabilia and printed matter of Arnold and Hille Areng

BOX 1.
FOLDER 14. Personal papers, newspaper clippings etc. Memorabilia 1949-1982
FOLDER 15. Printed matter: Estonian women monthly magazine "Maret" 1937, No. 8
FOLDER 16. Printed matter: A. Reile "Die Neue Perspektive des Architekten" (Stuttgart, 1941)
FOLDER 17. Printed matter: "Postmarkide hinnakiri"(Tallinn, 1943) = Postage stamps catalogue; "Baltic Postage Stamps Catalogue. Philatelist Association Baltia 1948/1949" (Augsburg-Hochfeld, US Zone, Germany)
FOLDER 18. Printed matter: Uus Testament ja Psalmid (London, 1947) = The New Testament and Psalms
FOLDER 19. Printed matter: Piano reduction of P. Tchaikovsky´s opera "Eugene Onegin" (Moscow, 1949)
FOLDER 20. Printed matter: K. Ristikivi "Eesti kirjanduse lugu" (Vadstena, Sweden; 1954) = story of Estonian literature
FOLDER 21. Printed matter: A. Hill "Architecture in Landscape" (London, 1966)