Modanik, Konstantin and Herta (ne Nõmm), Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

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

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1916-1984
Abstract: Personal documentation.
Quantity: 2.5 lin.in.
Language: Estonian, Russian, English, German
Collection ID: IHRC3146

PROVENANCE

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.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Konstantin Modanik 21.02.1898 - 07.07.1984 Illinois, Usa Born in Oudova, Russia. Wife: Herta Modanik (married 14.07.1932) Policeman. Participated in the Estonian War of Independence. Received the Estonian White Cross award. Graduated Police Academy in 1927 and Displaced Persons Police School at Stuttgart, Germany in 1947. Herta Modanik 18.10.1910 - 1979? Born in Mustvee, Estonia. Bureau assistant, nurse at the Wisbaden DP camp, physical therapist in U.S.-zone, Germany, IRO


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

Collection is organized into two folders: 1. Konstantin Modanik's personal documents: Passports, identity certificates, professional certificates, educational documents, employment record, photo, newspaper clipping. 2. Herta Modanik's personal documents: Certificates, medical documents. Award from this collection housed in Lakewood (09.03.2009)


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Modanik, Konstantin and Herta (ne Nõmm) collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Modanik, Konstantin and Herta (ne Nõmm) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Modanik, Konstantin and Herta (ne Nõmm) Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota