Adams, Ralf William and Elsbeth (nee Müller), Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

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

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1894-1973
Abstract: Biographical materials, correspondence, architectural drawings.
Quantity: 5 linear in.
Language: Estonian, German, English
Collection ID: IHRC589

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, NJ), the National Archives of Estonia (NAE), and the IHRC in March 2009. Gristel Ramler and Birgit Nurme of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

18.11.1896 - 23.11.1979 New York, USA Born in Tallinn, Estonia. Emigrated to Germany in 1941, in Geislingen 1944-1949. Engineer. Wife: Elsbeth Adams (German, married in 1926, Tallinn), born in 20.12.1893.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

Collection is organized into five series and six folders:

Series 1: Biographical documents of Ralf and Elsbeth Adams: Passports, identity certificates, educational certificates, biografies, occupational documents, extracted material from official documents, confirmation certificate, etc. (Folders 1, 2)

Series 2: Correspondence (by E. Adams) (Folder 3)

Series 3: Documents about retirement pension (from Germany, 1966-1971) (Folder 4)

Series 4: Gravamen to Germany: House plans, Köhleri 19, Tallinn (Folder 5)

Series 5: Documents about property (Folder 6)


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Adams, Ralf William and Elsbeth (ne Müller) collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Adams, Ralf William and Elsbeth (ne Müller) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.

For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the IHRC.

CITE AS

The Adams, Ralf William and Elsbeth (ne Müller) Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota