|Abstract:||Journalist, collection consists of newspaper clippings related to Estonian matters, pamphlets, stamp collecting and chess magazine issues (Pildipost '47)|
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.
26.01.1906-22.10.2003 USA Born in Taevere vald, Viljandimaa, Estonia. Father: Villem Kangur; mother: Tiina Kangur (Oja); wife: Aita Kangur (Pikner 15.09.1917-20.01.1995); son: Alar Kangur (1941, Estonia). Journalist. Emigrated to Germany, Geislingen in 1944 and in 1950 to the USA.
Collection is organized into seven folders 1. Personal documents: Copy of press pass from 1939, correspondence. 2. Newapaper clippings, articles by and about Juhan Kangur 1961-1974 3. Same 1969-1975 4. Same 1975-1982 5. Same 1982-1995 6. Materials about the Estonian community in Seabrook (pamphlets) 7. Magazines: Pildipost No 5, 6, 1947 Eesti Filatelist No 2, 1956 Eesti Male No 2, 1959
The Kangur, Juhan collection is available for public research.
The Kangur, Juhan collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Kangur, Juhan Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota