|Abstract:||Correspondence, newspaper clippings, biographical materials.|
|Quantity:||3 ln in|
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.
14.04.1914 - 04.10.2007 Santa Monica, CA, USA Born in Tallinn, Estonia. Artist (sculptor, leathercraft), poetess. Husband: Herman Kabe (1918-2003, married in 1942); brother: Johannes Kohaloo; son: Alvar Mehis (Ph.D.); daughters: Lenne Kaiv, Elo Rüüt. Emigrated to Germany in 1944 and from there to Sweden in 1946. 1957-1963 lived in Venezuela, 1963-2007 in U.S.
Collection is organized into eight folders: 1. Biographical summary, artist's statement, copies from printed media with biographical data 2. Manuscript about the Elmar Taska's leathercraft-atelier (writings, notes), letter to Kaalu Kirme, photos of A. Kabe's artwork from Taska´s atelier 3. Collected materials about A. Kabe as an artist (postcard, clippings, catalogue of Estonian Art Exhibition 07.1981, photos of artwork) 4. Collected materials about A. Kabe as poetess (correspondence, diplomas, clippings, copies of articles) 5. Photos: Jamboree Ömmern of guides and scouts in Sweden; Photos of family and from social events of Estonians abroad 6. Research papers and articles by Herman Kabe, copies from newspapers 7. Newspaper "Orbiter" (article about Alvar Kabe) 8. Collected materials about A. Kabe's daughters (business cards, photo, copies from newspapers, theatre programmes, book)
The Kabe, Aino (ne Kohaloo) collection is available for public research.
The Kabe, Aino (ne Kohaloo) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Kabe, Aino (ne Kohaloo) Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
Personal collection in the Art Museum of Estonia: 7.3-37