|Abstract:||Papers include personal materials as well as those created during his years of work at the IHRC. Personal materials include family letters; photographs; an oral history of his mother, Laura; financial records; personal planners and calendars; academic papers and coursework; unpublished writings; and miscellaneous personal papers. Work-related materials include vast correspondence with researchers, clippings, subject files, materials pertaining to classes he taught, translations, presentations, and paperwork from various Finnish-related projects at the IHRC, where he worked from 1975 until his death.|
Riippa (1944-1998) was born in Helsinki, Finland, but immigrated to the U.S. with his parents and lived in Astoria, OR, New York Mills, MN, and St. Paul, MN. He was a teacher, translator, editor, researcher, and author whose specialty was Finnish Americans. He was the curatorial assistant and specialist with the Finnish American collection at the IHRC.
The Riippa, Timo collection is available for public research.
The Riippa, Timo collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Riippa, Timo Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
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