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Inventory of the Magdalena Rozentals Papers, 1945-1980.

Summary Information
Title: Magdalena Rozentals Papers,
Dates: 1945-1980
Creator: Rozentals, Magdalena, b. 1915.
Extent: 2 linear ft.
Language: In Latvian and English.
Collection Number: LAT
Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center

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Biographical/Historical Note

Magdalena Rozentals (b.1915) was born in Liepaja, Latvia. In 1940 she completed the history program at the University of Latvia and after immigrating to America, received a master's degree in Library Science from Columbia University in New York. She relocated to Minneapolis, Minnesota where she worked at the University of Minnesota Library until her retirement. She has had numerous publications and has served as an editor of Akademiska Dzive, an annual Latvian scholarly journal.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Papers (1945-1980) of Magdalena Rozentals (b.1915) related mainly to material dealing with Latvian refugees throughout the world. Included are photoalbums; serials; correspondence; theater programs; and miscellany.

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Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Rozentals, Magdalena, b. 1915.
  • Photographs.
  • Political refugees.
  • Latvian Americans--Minnesota--Minneapolis.
  • College librarians.