Saarniit, Elmar, Papers

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IHRC

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

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Abstract: Architect, policeman, very active in Estonian Boy scout movement in Estonia, Germany, USA and again in Estonia after 1992. Lecturer and consultant; correspondence Started as E. boy scout age 7 as Sea scout, continued as leader on many levels, Gilwell, ESK, USA's leader 1949-1953, troop and camp leader and continues on all levels on scouting - biographical info, philatelic collection of Est. scouting envelopes and personal diplomas; copies of Juhan Saarniits artwork; bulletins - est. scouting many copies of periodicals starting 1922 - Estonian scouting Ester Vaart - wife Madis - son Merike - daughter
Quantity: 1 ln ft
Collection ID: IHRC3764

PROVENANCE

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

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The Saarniit, Elmar collection is available for public research.

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CITE AS

The Saarniit, Elmar Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota