University of Minnesota

Skrastins, Hugo, Papers

Finding Aid


IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Skrastins, Hugo, 1914-
Dates: 1960-1985
Abstract: Correspondence files related to Skrastins's activities as publisher of Voyageur magazine and as proprietor of Hugo Skrastins Film Company. Correspondents are primarily advertizers, contributors, and production associates for Skrastins's magazine and films. Also included are several issues of Voyageur.
Quantity: 1.5 linear ft.
Language: In Latvian
Collection ID: IHRC2416

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Hugo Skrastins was born in Latvia in 1914 where he was active in theatrical and publishing activities. He left Latvia during WWII and came to the U.S. in 1950. Settling in Minneapolis, he resumed his publishing career producing the Latvian periodical TILTS and later the photo magazine VOYAGEUR, a publication devoted to the Great Lakes area ethnic culture and the environment.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Skrastins, Hugo collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Skrastins, Hugo collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Skrastins, Hugo Papers, Latvian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Latvian American publishers and publishing.
Latvian American journalists.
Latvian Americans--Minnesota--Minneapolis.
Motion picture producers and directors.
Journalists--Minnesota--Minneapolis.

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