|Abstract:||Professional correspondence, copies of articles about Ernst Laur, history of the honorary consulate of Republic of Estonia in Los Angeles including photos of E. Laur's activities as a honorary consul in Los Angeles.|
|Quantity:||5 linear 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, New Jersey), the National Archives of Estonia (NAE), and the IHRC in March 2012. Gristel Ramler and Tiina Trumberg of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
07.09.1920 Tartu, Estonia – June 1985 Los Angeles, USA
Emigrated to USA 1955 from Sweden. In USA assisted the honorary vice consul of Estonia Reginald Olds, later became the information official in the Estonian consulate and in 1976 became the honorary consul of the Republic of Estonia in Los Angeles, USA. Was the member of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church´s Los Angeles Congregation, was also active in the Los Angeles Estonian House.
Archive consists of 3 folders.
The Laur, Ernst collection is available for public research.
The Laur, Ernst collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota.
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The Laur, Ernst Papers, Estonian American Collection, IHRC Archives, University of Minnesota
|FOLDER 1. Copies of Ernst Laur's correspondence with Los Angeles County, City of Los Angeles and a letter from R. Nixon. Copies of proclamations and resolutions on the anniversaries of Estonia 1968-1984, the Great Seal of California 1984 1968-1984|
|FOLDER 2. Copies of articles about Ernst Laur 1957, 1973|
|FOLDER 3. The history of the honorary consulate of Republic of Estonia in Los Angeles compiled by Leili Niilus, including photos of E. Laur's activities as a honorary consul in Los Angeles 1970-1985, 1999 1970-1999|