Tret, Leonid, Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC Archives

Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1967
Abstract: Theatrical Manuscripts
Quantity: 2 linear in.
Language: Estonian, English
Collection ID: IHRC3694

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

Leonid Trett (Tretjakevitš; Tretjakewič) 1905 Tallinn - 1990 Adelaide, Austraalia, married 1937, wife Lydia, daughter Maia, sons Tiit and Viktor Writer; playwright; translator; lawyer; journalist Studied in Tallinn Aleksandri Gymnasium (Estonia), Narva 2. Gymnasium (Estonia) graduated in 1923,in Law faculty of Tartu University,graduated in 1927 Worked as head of economic affairs (in building firm R. Treubeck and V. Tretjakevitš) and as lawyer in Tallinn. In 1941 was mobilized into the Red Army, was captured as prisoner of war in Hanko base. - 1942-1944 worked in Tallinn. 1944 left to Germany, 1949 immigrated to Australi, where worked as an official and as a lawyer. Organizations: Newspaper Meie Kodu (Australia) correspondent, leading writer Baltic Committee (Australia) - member, chairman Adelaide´i Estonian Society (Australia) - member, chairman


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

Three (3) folders : Folder : Photocopies of Estonian newspaper "Eesti Sõna" ("Estonian Word") 1943 Folder : Texts of the radiobroadcast for the Voice of America by H.Raudsepp 1962 - 1967 Folder: Texts of the radiobroadcast for the Voice of America by H.Raudsepp 1956 -1961 were removed to the collection IHRC 3769 Raudsepp, Harald


ORGANIZATION OF MATERIALS

Archive consists of 2 folders.


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Tret, Leonid collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Tret, Leonid 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 Tret, Leonid Papers, Estonian American Collection, IHRC Archives, University of Minnesota

Detailed Description of the Collection

BOX 1. Tret, Leonid

FOLDER 1. Manuscript of the play: "Eesti sonaat" ("Estonian sonata") 1967
Manuscript with dedication note to H. Raudsepp
FOLDER 2. Manuscript of the play: "Torm Kadriorus" ("Storm in Kadriorg") 1967