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Collection of Genealogical Research on Germans from Russia in Northern Colorado

 Collection
Identifier: MEHC
Abstract

The Collection of Genealogical Research on Germans from Russia in Northern Colorado focuses on families who immigrated from Russia to northeastern Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, and the Portland, Oregon, area and consists of census records, family histories, passenger lists, obituaries, birth, death, and marriage records, and regional histories on areas of Russia settled by Germans.

Dates: 1900-2013; Majority of material found within 1970-1999

Collection on Germans from Russia

 Collection
Identifier: MGFR
Abstract Germans from Russia, or Volga Germans, originally came from Germany. During the eighteenth century, Catherine the Great and her grandson Alexander I invited Germans to settle rich farm lands along Russia's Volga River. They enjoyed about one hundred years of prosperity and considerable autonomy in matters of language, law, religion and social customs. Political turmoil in Russia at the end of the nineteenth century motivated thousands of Volga Germans to immigrate to the United States, where...
Dates: 1804-2013; Majority of material found within 1960-1980

Dutch Hop Collection

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Identifier: MDHC
Abstract

Dutch Hop is a dance and musical style unique to Germans from Russia, or Volga Germans. The collection includes information regarding Dutch Hop, copies of a newsletter, and a flyer and sign.

Dates: 2003-2015

International Center for German-Russian Studies Collection

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Identifier: UCGR
Abstract The International Center for German-Russian Studies (ICGRS) was created in 2008 as an international academic center with offices at both Colorado State University (CSU) and Saratov State University (SSU). The purpose of ICGRS was to advance the study of German-Russian history and culture worldwide. Materials were collected by Ken Rock and Janet Bishop and include meeting minutes and notes, agreements between CSU and SSU, proposal, correspondence, information on visits of CSU delegates to SSU...
Dates: 1992-2015; Majority of material found within 2008-2013

Papers of Elise Claassen

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Identifier: MPEC
Abstract

Elise Claassen was a German Russian who immigrated with her family to Kansas in 1876. The collection includes family histories, photographs, genealogical research on the Claassen, Sudermann, Jantzen, and Thierstein families, and handwritten journals of Elise Claassen.

Dates: 1881-2013; Majority of material found within 1997-2005

Papers of Ida Hettinger

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Identifier: MIDH
Abstract Ida Lichtenwald Hettinger was a Russian German who was part of the forced deportation to Siberia in 1941. The collection contains original letters written between 1993 and 2002 to distant family in the United States, which she located through answering an ad in Neues Leben. Much of the content of the letters is about her extended family and personal history. The original letters are written in German; many of the letters have an English translation provided...
Dates: 1993-2002; Majority of material found within 1993-1997

Papers of Kenneth W. Rock

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Identifier: UKWR
Abstract The Papers of Kenneth W. Rock focus on the history of the migration of Germans from Russia to Colorado, course work related to Vienna, and references countries that he traveled and taught study abroad programs. Kenneth W. Rock is Professor Emeritus of History at Colorado State University. His research and teaching focused on the Habsburg Empire, Central and Eastern Europe, European Biography, and the Germans from Russia Immigration experience. He taught undergraduate European history courses...
Dates: 1870-2015; Majority of material found within 1974-2005

Records of the Northern Colorado Chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia

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Identifier: MAHS
Abstract The Northern Colorado Chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGR) brings together people interested in the history of Germans from Russia and is a resource for sharing genealogical and historical research. Educational and social activities are also a part of the chapter's objectives. Materials in the collection include bylaws, meeting minutes, annual reports, treasurer's reports, membership reports, correspondence, and press releases. Event programs and flyers,...
Dates: 1970-2013; Majority of material found within 1970-1989

Ron Bauer Collection

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Identifier: MRBC
Abstract

Collection contains family memorabilia of Ron Bauer's father, Jacob. Materials include sugar beet medals and German language books.

Dates: 1917, 1942, 1945-1947

Saratov Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSEC
Abstract

The Saratov Ephemera Collection contains items collected by people visiting the Saratov area of Russia. Materials include postcards, flyers from museums and universities, and other printed ephemera. Most of the materials are in Russian.

Dates: 1994-2008; Majority of material found within 2002-2004

Sidney Heitman Germans from Russia in Colorado Study Project Collection

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Identifier: UHSP
Abstract History professor Sidney Heitman established the Colorado State University Germans from Russia in Colorado Study Project in 1975. The study project focused on northern Colorado and conducted extensive interviews with Germans from Russia. The four-year project focused on the influence Germans from Russia had on Colorado, since they constituted the state's second largest ethnic group. The development of a comprehensive collection of material on Volga Germans in Colorado was a high priority of...
Dates: 1902-2005; Majority of material found within 1976-1978

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