University of Minnesota

Erickson, Eva Helen, Papers

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Erickson, Eva Helen
Dates: 1990-1994
Abstract: Research notes, drafts of book chapters, correspondence, photographs, typescripts of literary texts.
Quantity: 1 lin.ft.
Language: English, Finnish
Collection ID: IHRC625

PROVENANCE

Collection donated to the IHRC by Eva Erickson in 1985-1994.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Eva Erickson was born in Ishpeming, Michigan in 1912, attended schools in Waukegan , Illinois, except for three years spent in Florence, Wisconsin. She studied at Teachers College, Columbia University and Northwestern University, later earned a Doctor of Education from Columbia. Her professional career was spent in hospital administration, nursing service administration and nursing education. In 1962, she joined the faculty of the University of Iowa, College of Nursing, and retired as Emeritus Professor in 1977. In her retirement, she has focused on exploring her Finnish heritage and family history, translating and writing. In addition to "The Story of Rosa Lemberg" she wrote "First a Finn Kid" published by Finnish Americana, New Brighton, Minnesota in 1994.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

Collection consists of materials (drafts of chapters, correspondence) pertaining to the publication of "The Story of Rosa Lemberg" by Eva Erickson in 1993 (Tyomies Society, Superior, Wisconsin). Included is also an album of photographs from a Finnish American Labor Sports Union Training Campheld in Loon Lake, Michigan in 1929.


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Erickson, Eva Helen collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Erickson, Eva Helen collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

For further information regrading the copyright, please contact the IHRC.


CITE AS

The Erickson, Eva Helen Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Finnish
Blacks -- Finland -- Biography
Women entertainers -- United States -- Biography
Sports
Lemberg, Rosa

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