Sumboru, Sally, Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC Archives

Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1951-1977
Abstract: Personal letters, pamphlets
Quantity: 2.5 linear in.
Language: Estonian
Collection ID: IHRC3545

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, 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.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Salme Sumboru (nee Sinimets, until 1932 Sup) Born 22. Sept. 1913 in Jõhvi, Virumaa county, Estonia.

Journalist. Graduated from Jõhvi Gymnasium in 1932, studied in the University of Helsinki from 1936, in the University of Tartu 1940-1942. Emigrated to Germany in 1944. Studied in the University of Freiburg 1944-1945 and also in Heidelburg University. Went to Canada in 1949, to USA in 1950, where she studied library science at the University of Washington (in Seattle) 1950-1952. Member of Filiae Patriae.

Husband: Villi Father: Abel (merchant)


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ORGANIZATION OF MATERIALS

Archive consists of 1 folder.


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Sumboru, Sally collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Sumboru, Sally 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 Sumboru, Sally Papers, Estonian American Collection, IHRC Archives, University of Minnesota

RELATED COLLECTIONS

IHRC3673 Under, Marie


Index Terms

Estonian
Displaced persons

Detailed Description of the Collection

BOX 1.

FOLDER 1. Miscellaneous materials collected by Sally Sumboru 1951-1977
Letters from Bernhard Kangro 1951-1953, Arvo Mägi 1975-1977, Aleksandra Jaakson (?) 1956-1961, fraternity Filiae Patriae Stockholm Division 1976; pamphlet, program of ESTO '76 (Estonian World Festival) ball