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
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
The following letters, selected from the Philip Hitti Papers at the IHRC Archives, were received by Philip Hitti in the United States from his relatives in Lebanon between 1924 and 1977. Philip Khuri Hitti (1886-1978) was born in Shimlan, Lebanon. He graduated from the American University of Beirut and taught
Papers of Ferencz (Frank) Lazar (b. 1877), a Hungarian immigrant and resident of St. Paul, Minnesota, include letters; naturalization documents; photographs; a military pass; membership documents for the Hungarian Aid Association of America; and religious miscellany. Four letters from the collection have been digitized and included in the Digitizing Immigrant
Michael Joseph Prebilic (ca. 1892-1958), an immigrant from Slovenia. Prebilic lived in Eveleth, Minnesota, immigrated in October 1909, later he worked as a miner and a plumber. Michael Prebilic was a member of local lodges of the Slovenian-American Catholic Union, American Fraternal Union, and the Yugoslav Club.
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