Ruga, Eduard, Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC Archives

Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1939-2000
Abstract: Eduard Rüga - Estonian painter, graphic artist Newspaper clippings correspondence catalogues of exhibitions diploma Ruga, Eduard - Estonian Artist
Quantity: 5 linear in.
Language: Estonian
Collection ID: IHRC3624

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

Eduard Rüga - Estonian painter, graphic artist 1903 Sangaste, Valga county, Estonia - 1997 Elmwood Park, NJ, USA; 2000 buried in Tartu, Estonia. Studied in Urvaste Parish school, Võru Gymnasium. 1928 - 1939 studied drawing, painting and graphic arts in Higher Art School Pallas in Tartu, Estonia 1944 - left to Germany, 1949 moved to USA Organizations: Member of: Tartu Assiciation of Art; fraternity Liivika; Bergen County congregation of the Estonian Lutheran church (USA) Chairman of Eesti Kujutavkunstnike Keskus (est. 1946 in Germany) Eesti Kultuurifond (USA)= The Foundation for Estonian Arts and Letters - board member1958 - 1972


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ORGANIZATION OF MATERIALS

Archive consists of 6 folders.


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Ruga (Rüga), Eduard collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Ruga (Rüga), Eduard 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 Ruga (Rüga), Eduard Papers, Estonian American Collection, IHRC Archives, University of Minnesota

Detailed Description of the Collection

BOX 1. Ruga (Rüga), Eduard

FOLDER 1. Diploma of Higher Art School Pallas 1939
FOLDER 2. Correspondence (photocopies) 1959 - 1992
FOLDER 3. Catalogues of E. Rügas´ exhibitions 1943 - 2000
FOLDER 4. Reproductions of E. Rügas´ graphic art from 1950s - 1960s 1950-1970
FOLDER 5. Clippings and photocopies of articles about E. Rüga and other Estonian artists 1949-1997
FOLDER 6. Songsheets of the commemoration of E. Rüga 1997