December 2013 Archives

IHRC/A welcomes new Curator

As of December 19, 2013, Ellen Engseth is the new Curator of IHRC Archives. Her position also includes responsibilities for three additional archival units of the University of Minnesota Libraries' Department of Archives and Special Collections in the Andersen Library. Ellen Engseth will serve as Head of the newly created Migration and Social Services Collections (IHRC Archives, Social Welfare History Archives, Upper Midwest Jewish Archives, YMCA Archives).

IHRC Archives hours during December 23, 2014 - January 3, 2014

Research assistance and services will be suspended during the last week of December and the first week of January due to University holidays and staff absences. Andersen Library will be closed December 23-25, 2013, and January 1, 2014.
Normal hours and services will resume on Monday, January 6, 2014.

New addition to the Digitizing Immigrant Letters project website

As a result of a collaborative project with the University of Vienna's Collection of Women's Personal Papers (Sammlung Frauennachlässe), a set of letters from that repository's collection of Emilie Wehle Papers has now been included in the digital archive developed by the IHRC/A.