Visnapuu, Hendrik, Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

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

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1932-1982
Abstract: Poet, writer. Poems, correspondence of H. Visnapuu Literary Fond, by-laws of H. Visnapuu Literary Fond, periodicals: "Tulimuld", "Looming", "Meie Tee", clippings
Quantity: 5 ln in
Language: Estonia
Collection ID: IHRC3707

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

02.01.1890 - 03.04.1951 Lond Island, NY, USA Born in Viljandimaa, Estonia. Emigrated to Germany in 1944 and from there to the U.S. in 1949. Poet, writer, journalist, teacher


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

Collection is organized into nine folders: 1. Collected documents about H. Visnapuu: Programmes of celebrating 60th jubileum, funeral service programmes 2. Books of verse (copies): "Ränikivi" 1925 "Hõbedased kuljused" 1920 3. Books of verse (copies): "Jumalaga, Ene!" 1918 (fragmental) "Käoorvik" 1920 (fragmental) "Talihari" 1920 "Valit värsid" 1924 4. Play "Meie küla poisid" 1932 (with autograph); article "Siuru kevad" by H. Visnauu - sheets from magazine "Kauge kodu" 1947 3/4 5. Clippings from periodicals "Tulimuld", "Looming", "Meie Tee" - articles about H. Visnapuu and his works 1950-1965 6. Newspaper clippings about H. Visnapuu 7. H. Visnapuu Literary Fond: Constitution, financial reports 1956-1972, contract about publishing "Kogutud Luuletused" 8. H. Visnapuu Literary Fond: Correspondence about H. Visnapuu literary award, appreciation letters for donations, lists of participants of events 9. Advertising matters for "Kogutud Luuletused", correspondence about subscribing, subscription sheets, lists of subscriberes


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Visnapuu, Hendrik collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Visnapuu, Hendrik collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Visnapuu, Hendrik Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

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