Laanes, Theophil, Papers

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Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1920-1944
Abstract: Laanes, Theophil (1898 Tartu Estonia - 1956 USA Rutherford/NJ ) - chemist, pharmacologist, geneticist
Quantity: 2 linear in.
Language: Estonian, German, English
Collection ID: IHRC3579

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

Laanes, Theophil (1898 Tartu Estonia - 1956 USA Rutherford/NJ ) - chemist, pharmacologist, geneticist 1915-1920 worked as disciple of in pharmacy; 1919-1920 served in War of Independence; 1921-1925 studied in Tartu University, mag pharm 1926; 1926-27 assistant in Institute of Pharmacy of University of Tartu. In 1928 moved to USA. Worked as lectrure in Dept. Of Genetics of the Carnegie Institute in Cold Spring Harboris/NY, from 1948 researcher with "Heyden Chemical Corporationi". Organizations: Eesti Üliõpilaste Selts (Estonian Students Society) Wife: Alice Gould Laanes


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

 


ORGANIZATION OF MATERIALS

Archive consists of 9 folders.


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Laanes, Theophil collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

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

For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the IHRC Archives.

CITE AS

The Laanes, Theophil Papers, Estonian American Collection, IHRC Archives, University of Minnesota

RELATED COLLECTIONS

National Archives of Estonia EAA.2100.2.484 - personal file of lecturer of Tartu University Theofil Laanes EAA.1767.1.948 - personal file of member of Eesti Üliõpilaste Selts pharmacist Theophil Laanes


Detailed Description of the Collection

BOX 1. Laanes, Theophil

FOLDER 1. Correspondence 1932-1944
FOLDER 2. Correspondence and statistic data related to the Third International Congress of Eugenics (Aug. 22 - Sept. 22, New York) 1932
FOLDER 3. Manuscript of scholarly work by T. Laanes 1934
"Die Züchtung und Pflege von Laboratoriums-Mäusen"
FOLDER 4. Offprints of scholarly work by T. Laanes 1934-1935
"Die Züchtung und Pflege von Laboratoriums-Mäusen"
FOLDER 5. Printed matter: "Tartu Ülikooli Botaanikaaia arstirohutaimed" ("Medicinal herbs in the Botanical Garden of the Tartu University") 1928
FOLDER 6. Printed matter: scholarly works by H. Madisson and others on eugenics 1920-1935
FOLDER 7. Printed matter: bulletins of Estonian publishing companies, programs of various events etc. 1932-1935
FOLDER 8. Postcards of scientists, photos of scientific equipment 1920s-1930s
FOLDER 9. Newspaper clippings 1939