Meri, Kalju, Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Meri, Kalju
Dates: ca.1950's-1990's
Abstract: Materials pertaining to film, photography, theatre, music. The majority of the collection consists of films, video tapes and magnetoscopic tapes containing footage and recordings featuring the Estonian American community's social and cultural life. Examples include concerts, festival programs, dancing as well as documentation of private travelling and family events.
Quantity: 12 lin.ft.
Language: Estonian, English
Collection ID: IHRC3105

PROVENANCE

Collection acquired from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A., Lakewood, New Jersey, in 2003-2005.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Kalju Meri (1920-1997) an engineer, pioneer in electronics (registered a number of patents), took a special interest in filming various Estonian American community events.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Meri, Kalju collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Meri, Kalju collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

For further information regrading the copyright, please contact the IHRC.


CITE AS

The Meri, Kalju Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Estonian
Social life and customs
Music
Folk dancing
Displaced persons