University of Minnesota

Torkko, Rev. Evert E., Papers

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Torkko, Evert E. b. 1901.
Dates: 1925-1966
Abstract: Papers (ca. 1925-1966) of the Rev. Evert E. Torkko (b. 1901), a Finnish American clergyman, consist of correspondence, birth, baptismal and marriage records, and church bulletins.
Quantity: 5 linear ft.
Language: Mostly in Finnish.
Collection ID: IHRC2603

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Rev. Evert E. Torkko (b. 1901) was born in Soudan, Minnesota. He was ordained at Messiah Lutheran Church (then the Finnish Lutheran Church) of Duluth, Minnesota and served in Suomi Synod parishes of Cloquet and Duluth, Minnesota; Astoria, Oregon; Monessin, Pennsylvania; Los Angeles, California; and Newberry, Michigan. Throughout his career, he continued his education at various universities and colleges.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Torkko, Rev. Evert E. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Torkko, Rev. Evert E. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Torkko, Rev. Evert E. Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Finnish Americans--Minnesota--Duluth.
Church records and registers.

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