Kusik, Charles (Kuusik, Karl), Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

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

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1939-1992
Abstract: Diplomat. Newspaper clippings, documents, diplomas, biographical data, personal info, correspondence, memoirs
Quantity: 5 ln in
Language: Estonian, English
Collection ID: IHRC3686

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

17.10.1900 - 03.03.1992 Oak Ridge, USA Born in Estonia. Diplomat. Wife: Mary Kusik (ne Jackson, married in 1928 in New York). Immigrated with his family to the U.S. in 1921. Returned to Estonia in 1940 to serve as the first secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, fled back to U.S. in 1941 during the Sovite Union invasion


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

Collection is organized into six folders: 1. Collection of documents, letters, articles, notes and related material, regarding to life of C. Kusik and his family (compiled by C. Kusik, 1981) 2. Scheme of memoirs "Our Life" by C. Kusik, 1989 3. Correspondence with Estonian Archives in USA 4. Awards, citations, honors received by C. Kusik - descriptions 1980-1984 (copies of newspapers and magazines) 5. Magazin "Planning" 1983 (5), copies from newspapers, clippings 6. Letter from Heino Taremäe to Ernst Jaakson with clippings about C. Kusik 1983


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Kusik, Charles (Kuusik, Karl) collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Kusik, Charles (Kuusik, Karl) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Kusik, Charles (Kuusik, Karl) Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota