June 2008 Archives

IHRC News, Spring/Summer 2008 issue

The IHRC's 2008 Spring/Summer 8-page newsletter is available for viewing online http://www.ihrc.umn.edu/about/pdf/08springsummernews.pdf

See also current schedule for 2008-2009 Community Events at the IHRC.

Position Available at IHRC

IHRC Principal Office and Admin Specialist. Temporary: one-year, half time. Requisition # 156308. Read description and apply online at www.umn.edu/ohr.

Slovenian Archives Training in Ljubljana

Applications are now being accepted by a Republic of Slovenia archival training program scheduled in September 2008 in Ljubljana. The program supports preservation of cultural materials related to Slovenian migration.

Bill Hoglund, Finnish-American Scholar, Remembered

It is with sadness that the IHRC shares with our community news of the death of Bill Hoglund (A. William Hoglund), a long-time supporter of and researcher associated with the IHRC, who passed away on Thursday, May 1, in Florida.
Bill was a faculty member for many years in the History Department at the University of Connecticut-Storrs, and in 2004 he donated his large and distinguished collection of Finnish American and multi-ethnic research materials to the IHRC.

Friends of IHRC Award History Day Prizes

The 2008 winners of the Friends of the IHRC Immigration History topic awards for History Day are Clara Linehan of Chisago Lakes Middle School; Luke Stone and Heather Stone of Cyber Village Academy; and Abby Norling Ruggles, Collin Knopp Schwyn and Nico Dregni of Seward Montessori School.