Heinaru, Ilmar, Papers

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

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1961-1981
Abstract: Periodicals and Newsletters 1963-1972, lecture notes 1970 on USA foreign policy, correspondence 1961-1963, periodical "This week" The Detroit news 1961
Quantity: 3 ln in
Language: English
Collection ID: IHRC3633

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

1925 - n.a. Born in Estonia. Emigrated to Germany in 1944 and to the U.S. in 1949. Moved to Detroit in 1951, made U.S. citizen in 1954. Wife: Eva Irene Heinaru (ne Eerme); two children. Studied for two years at the Baltic University in Hamburg, Germany, and at the University of Michigan (political science). Baltic Nations Committee in Detroit, Inc. - chairman. International Institute - member. 03.1963 Director of Nationalities Division of the Michigan Republican State Central Committee. 06.1964 Special Assistant to the Michigan Governor on Nationalities Relations. Liaison Officer before the National Congress of American-Estonian organizations by the U.S. Department of State


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

Collection is organized into five folders: 1. Eestlased Michigani Vabariiklaste Parteis 1963-1972 (The Nationalities Division of the Michigan Republican State Central Committee and The Republican State Nationalities Council 1963-1972) - collected newsletters by I. Heinaru; "The History of Immigration" by I. Heinaru; personal data 2. Lecture notes about U.S. foreign policy (1970) by I. Heinaru 3. Correspondence between Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy Richard A. Schnorf, author of "Problem of International Morality as Represented by the Baltic States" - a case study of U.S. policy during World War II - and I. Heinaru, chairman of the Baltic Nations Committee in Detroit, Inc. 1961-1963; A microfilm copy of the thesis attached 4. Correspondence from the White House, Washington: 14.07.1971, 19.02.1976, 13.07.1981 5. Prints (pamphlet, magazine)


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Heinaru, Ilmar collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Heinaru, Ilmar collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Heinaru, Ilmar Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota