Alexander Granovsky Letters

Seven letters were selected from the Granovsky* Papers. They were written in Ukrainian by Alexander A. Granovsky's brother Serhii Neprytsky (6 letters) and sister Lida (one letter). This one-sided correspondence is from Berezhtsi, Ukraine to various cities in the USA where Granovsky lived.The selected letters date from 1913-1939. These long

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George Grebenstchikoff Letters

George Grebenstchikoff (1883-1964) immigrated to the United States after World War I, to escape the post-1917 revolutionary developments in Russia. Grebenstchikoff had served in the Tzar's army, and later in the White Army. His first published works appeared while still in Russia. After his arrival in the United States, Grebenstchikoff

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Paul and Veronika Kovac Letters

Digital copies of the original materials were obtained from the donors who continue to retain the letters in their possession. The copies included in the DIL project are used with the kind permission of the Kovac family residing in Slovakia. Paul T. Kovac immigrated to the United States in the

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Emilie Wehle Letters

As part of a collaborative project with the Sammlung Frauennachlässe (Collection of Women's Personal Papers) housed at the Department of History at the University of Vienna in Austria, six letters selected by Li Gerhalter have been included in the Digitizing Immigrant Letters digital archive. While the originals remain in Vienna,

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America Letters (Finnish)

In the 1960s, the Department of History of the University of Turku, Finland, conducted a project that gathered materials pertaining to Finnish overseas emigration. As part of the project, in 1964 and 1966, the Department collected letters sent by Finnish immigrants living in various destinations (mainly in the U.S. and

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