|Abstract:||Biographical newspaper clippings and personal memoir of Otto Lellep.|
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 Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
29.09.1884-10.1975 Florida, USA Born in Vana-Võidu, Viljandimaa, Estonia. Wife: Aina Lellep; daughters: Alice Veinberg (ne Lellep), Lisa Fernandez (ne Lellep). Went to local elementary schools and in Tallinn Secondary Science School, studied in Riga and graduated university in Germany. He served in Russian Tzarist army 1910-1912. Left to USA in 1917. Engineer, inventor
Collection is organized into three folders:
1. Newspaper clippings with O. G. Lellep's biographical data
2. "Latest Practice of Burning Cement and Lime in Europe" by O. G. Lellep, research 
3. Memoirs of Dr. O. G. Lellep, 272 sheets + [33 sheets of photos and descriptions of photos] + [12 sheets with sketches], manuscript in English
The Lellep, Otto G. collection is available for public research.
The Lellep, Otto G. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota.
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The Lellep, Otto G. Papers, Estonian American Collection, IHRC Archives, University of Minnesota