Kukk, Hilja, Papers

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IHRC Archives

Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1969-1991
Abstract: Librarian, Bibliographer at Hoover Institute, Stanford U. 1969-1989 writer (12) major articles and (6) major publications about Baltic Multilingual study, tools of research etc. correspondence, copies of papers, research notes etc. Bibliographic curriculum vitae
Quantity: 1 linear ft.
Language: Estonian, English
Collection ID: IHRC3812

PROVENANCE

Collection acquired from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A., Lakewood, New Jersey, in 2003-2005. It was processed in May 2013 by Peeter Väljas and Aet Tran-Tõnissoo of the National Archives of Estonia in Tallinn, working with IHRC Archivist Daniel Necas.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Kukk, Hilja (1920 Jõgeva Estonia -Kukk, Hilja (1920 Jõgeva Estonia - 2009 Tallinn Estonia) - bibliographpher and translator, 1942-1943 studied in Tartu University in Estonia, 1944 left Estonia and 1949 moved to USA. 1969 received M.L.S. From Graduate School of Library Service UCLA 1969-1989 Bibliographer at Hoover Institute, Stanford, CA 1997 returned to Estonia In 2000 was bestowed Order of the White Star Vth Class for supporting the continuity of Estonian Republic Organizations: American Association For The Advancement of Slavic Studies; Association For The Advancement of Baltic Studies; The Board of Directors, Tartu Institute, Toronto, Canada; The Estonian Learned Society in America; Stanford University Librariens' Assembly 2009 Tallinn Estonia) – bibliographpher and translator, 1942-1943 studied in Tartu University in Estonia, 1944 left Estonia and 1949 moved to USA. 1969 received M.L.S. From Graduate School of Library Service UCLA 1969-1989 Bibliographer at Hoover Institute, Stanford, CA 1997 returned to Estonia In 2000 was bestowed Order of the White Star Vth Class for supporting the continuity of Estonian Republic Organizations: American Association For The Advancement of Slavic Studies; Association For The Advancement of Baltic Studies; The Board of Directors, Tartu Institute, Toronto, Canada; The Estonian Learned Society in America; Stanford University Librariens' Assembly


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ORGANIZATION OF MATERIALS

Archive consists of 20 folders.


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Kukk, Hilja collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Kukk, Hilja collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Kukk, Hilja Papers, Estonian American Collection, IHRC Archives, University of Minnesota

Detailed Description of the Collection

BOX 1. Kukk, Hilja (Box 1)

FOLDER 1. Manuscript of "Tartu University Library thorough three and a half centuries: 1632-1982" by Hilja Kukk and correspondence, notes and photocopies related to writing of the article 1982-1983
FOLDER 2. Correspondence 1970-1981
FOLDER 3. Correspondence 1982-1991
FOLDER 4. Correspondence with Rein Taagepera 1969-1983
FOLDER 5. Correspondence with Hugo Salasoo and Inno Salasoo related to Estonian Archives in Australia 1971-1994
FOLDER 6. Correspondence with Heino Taremäe and Ernst Luebik related to Estonian Archives in US in Lakewood 1974-1994
FOLDER 7. Correspondence with prof. Patricia Grimsted from Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute 1975-1981
FOLDER 8. Correspondence with Endel Aruja from Tartu Instituut in Canada 1975-1981
FOLDER 9. Correspondence of Alfreds Straumanis with Hilja Kukk 1975-1987
Originals of letters by Hilja Kukk and copies of answers by Alfreds Shaumanis


BOX 2. Kukk, Hilja (Box 2)

FOLDER 10. Correspondence of Hilja Kukk with Alfreds Straumanis 1975-1987
Originals of letters by Alfreds Straumanis and copies of answers by Hilja Kukk
FOLDER 11. Correspondence related to translation (into English and Estonian) and publication of article by Emmanuel Shtein "The 'Mathematics of the Soul' and the 'Music of the Intellect' of the Estonian people" 1977
FOLDER 12. Correspondence with Inge Sikk (Museum of Theater and Music in Tallinn) 1977-1978 1977-1978
Also contains photocopies of magazine articles in Estonian and of descriptions of Estonian museums in English
FOLDER 13. Correspondence with Hellar Grabbi 1979-1990
FOLDER 14. Correspondence with George T. de Hueck 1979-1980
FOLDER 15. Correspondence with Juhan Simonson about activities of the Estonian American National Council 1980-1982
Consists mostly of photocopies of newspaper clippings
FOLDER 16. Correspondence with Arvo Valton and others 1981-1986
about translation into English and possibility of publishing in English works by Arvo Valton + photocopies of works by A.Valton and translations int English
FOLDER 17. Correspondence with Arved Viirlaid 1985-1991
FOLDER 18. Newspaper clippings and photocopies of clippings about Raivo Järvi in USA 1979-1980
FOLDER 19. Photocopies of parts of "Eesti Riik ja Rahvas Teises Maalimasõjas", Stockholm, 1959
FOLDER 20. Printed matter and photocopies of scholarly articles
Benjamin L. Benford "Tsarist Nationalist Policy and the Baltic Germans: the example of princes S.Vshakhovskoi, Governor of Estonia, 1885-1894", Arthur Waley "An Index of Chinese Artists represented in the sub-department of oriental prints and drawings in the British Museum" etc.