Jaakson, Ernst, Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

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

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1934-1998
Abstract: Family history, correspondence, texts of speeches, newspaper clippings.
Quantity: oversize + 1.5 ln ft
Language: Estonian, English
Collection ID: IHRC3501

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 Tallin, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

11.08.1905 - 04.09.1998 New York, USA Born in Riga, Latvia. Wife: Claire Jaakson (ne Langenbacher, Netherlander, married in 1934 New York). Estonian diplomat in the U.S. from 1929-1998, longest serving diplomat in the world


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

Box E220-1:

1. Presentations by E. Jaakson (1966-1996) 2. Correspondence and articles (1968-1998) 3. Correspondence, greetings, programmes (1965-1996) 4. Chiefs of Diplomatic Missions Accredited to the United States of America 5. Official seal 6. Guestbook 7. Clippings collected by E. Jaakson 1935-1942 (copies) 8. Newspaper clippings, copies of biographical data, guestbook (1939) 9. Newspaper clippings (mostly originals) 10. Different programmes 11. Pamphlets by E. Jaakson, pennants, souvenirs 12. Publications 13. Newspapers, magazines 14. VHS Ernst Jaakson 15. Cooking recipes by Claire Jaakson

Box E220-2

Awards and honourable mentions (6)

Box E220-3

1. Personal documents and family-tree 2. Correspondence 3. Copies of newspapers, manuscripts of articles, magazine


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Jaakson, Ernst collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Jaakson, Ernst 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 Jaakson, Ernst Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

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Personal collection in the National Archives of Estonia: ERA.4944