Finnish-American Historical Archives, Finlandia University, Hancock, Michigan


Unpublished materials (correspondence, journals, reports, personal collections) are stored in archival cartons at the Finnish-American Historical Archives. Below is a rough list of the content of the cartons.The list was copied in August 1999.

Manuscript Carton H-1 - H-85

H Finnish National Temperance Society  
H-1 Temperance membership
Book Concern Amerikan Suometar Tilauksia (1899-1900) G3
Kirkollinen Kalenteri, tilaukset (1904)
Bok Concern Raittiuslehden tilauskirja (1902)
Book Concern of Astoria File of Synod papers (1927) G3
 
H-2 Temperance
Articles of Association
Constitution
Other Documents
Correspondence
Certificate (Ishpeming) (mutilated)
Miscellaneous
 
H-3 Temperance
Member Societies
Annual reports of President (1892-1923)
Raittius Accounts (1892–1903)
 
H-4 Temperance
Minutes: Annual Meetings (1919–1948)
Annual & Board Meetings (1888–1907;1912–1919)
Board of Directors (1910–1912)
Minutes of Monnessen Meeting (July, 1908)
Minutes of Directors Meetings (1908–1910)
 
H-5 Temperance
Account Book
Inventory
 
H-6 Temperance
Account Books (1965–1976)
Minutes of Annual & Directors' Meetings (1933–1948)
Minutes of Annual & Directors' Meetings (1948–1971)
Metal file of important papers & letters, etc.
 
H-7 (a) SKRW accounts (1903)
(b) SKRW accounts (1904-1909)
(c) SKRW accounts (1905-1913)
(d) SKRW accounts (1914-1922)
(e) SKRW accounts (1927)
 
H-8 Temperance
Miscellaneous
 
H-9 Temperance
"Sairastus ja Loukkaus Apuosasto"
Burial Aid
Life Incurance
 
H-10 SKRW Member Societies (Maine)
Clarck Island: Into (Charter)
Monson: Riento
SKRW Member Societies (Massachusetts)
Brighton: Boston Koti
East Cambridge–Suomi
 
H-11 (Alku Box 1) SKRW Member Societies (Massachusetts)
Maynard: Alku, Board of Directors minutes (1909-1957)
Charter
History (1895–1935)
Account Books
 
H-12 (Alku Box 2) SKRW Member Societies (Massachusetts)
Maynard: Alku
Membership
Young Peoples' Club Minutes
Packages for Soldier Minutes (1942)
 
H-13 (Alku Box 3) SKRW Member Societies (Massachusetts)
Maynard: Alku
Minutes (1895-1918)
 
H-14 SKRW Member Societies (Massachusetts)
Maynard: Alku
Minutes (1918-1968)
 
H-15 SKRW Member Societies (Massachusetts)
Pigeon Cove–Rockport: Valon Leimu
Minutes
Temperance Paper Walator it
Manuscript
 
H-16 (Sovittaja Box 1) SKRW Member Societies (Massachusetts)
Worcester: Sovittaja
Minutes (1890-1910)
Poytakirja 1890-1896 (14x9x1) 290 pp.
"Pitetty huhtikuun 6 1890. Suomalaisen Raittius seuran perustavasta kokouksesta. No 40 Hanver tsh. Enok Jacobsonin talossa kello 1 jpp Worcester masj" (first paragraph in journal)
Poytakirja Sovittajan No. 2 1896-1899 (14x9x1) 216 pp.
Poytakirja Sovittajan No. 3 1899-1903 (14x9x1) 420 pp.
Poytakirja Sovittajan 1903-1906 (14x9x1) 298 pp.
Poytakirja Sovittajan 1906-1911 (14x10x2) 499 pp.
Poytakirja Sovittajan 1911-1912 (14x9x1,5) 45 pp. only
Board of Directors - Minutes:
Raittiusseura Sovittajan Johtokunnan Poytakirja 1918-1927 (10x8x1) 198 pp.
Raittiusseura Sovittajan Johtokunnan Poytakirja 1928-1939 (7x8x1) 300 pp.
Raittiusseura Sovittajan Johtokunnan Poytakirja 1940-1954 (8x9x1) 301 pp.
(Note: All the material is written in Finnish.)
H-17 (Sovittaja Box 2) SKRW Member Societies (Massachusetts)
Worcester: Sovittaja
Minutes (1910-1946)
Organizational By-laws and Records of the Finnish Temperance Society of Worcester, Mass. 1910-1914 (8x11x1) 403 pp. (first page agreement signed by Felix Wiback, Helja Heiniluoma, Herman Hakala, Herman Rautamaki, George Antilla, John Lahti, and John Jalava. And Marvin M Taylor, Justice of the Peace.)
Raittiusseura Sovittajan Poytakirja 1914-1917 (14x9x1,5) 297 pp.
Poytakirja 1917-1920 (14x9x1,5) 300 pp.
Poytakirja 1920-1922 (14x9x1,5) 250 pp.
Poytakirja 1922-1925 (14x9x1,5) 295 pp.
Poytakirja 1926-1931 (14x9x1,5) 300 pp.
Poytakirja 1931-1939 (14x9x1,5) 298 pp.
Poytakirja 1939-1946 (9,5x8x1) 300 pp.
(Note: All the material is written in Finnish.)
H-18 (Sovittaja Box 3) SKRW Member Societies (Massachusetts)
Worcester: Sovittaja
Lending Library records
Membership of Society
Sovittajan Kasikirja 1895 (10x8x1) 139 pp.
(Sovittaja Raittiusseuran jasenluettelokirja Jaakko Katajamaki.)
Raittiusseura Sovittajan jasenluettelokirja 1896 (14x9x1) 90 pp. (only few lines page)
Raittiusseura Sovittajan jasenluettelokirja n.d. (10x9x1) 129 pp.
Lainakirjaston kirjanpitokirja 1895-1907 (14x9x1) 272 pp.
Raittiusseura Sovittajan No. 30 jasenkirja 1906 (14x8x2) 358 pp.
Lainakirjaston kasikirja 1909-1920 (14x9x2,5) 588 pp.
(Note: All the material is written in Finnish.)
H-19 (Sovittaja Box 4) SKRW Member Societies (Massachusetts)
Worcester: Sovittaja
Sunday School Minutes
Young People's Club Minutes
Entertainment Committee Minutes
Account Book
Sewing Club Minutes
Central Committee Minutes
S.A.R. Turva Minutes, 1925-1936.
Sovittajan Seuran Rakastajan kirja 1896-1898 (14x8x0,5) 34 pp. (with letter)
Worcester Suomalaisen Sunnuntaikoulun poytakirja 1904 (10x8x0,5) 59 pp.
Raittius Seura Huvitoimikunnan poytakirja 1915-1918 (10x8x1) 152 pp.
Nuorten Klubin Poytakirja Englannin Kielinen 1922-1923 (10x8x1) 80 pp.
Sairaus Apu Reuhas Tervan Poytakirja 1919-1925 (10x8x1) 200 pp.
S.A.R. Turvan Poytakirja 1925-1936 (8x6x1) 100 pp.
Ompeluseura ahkeruuden 1942-1948 (8x6x1) 147 pp.
Worcesterin Suomalaisen keskuskoulun poytakirja 1945-1955 (8x8x1) 152 pp.
Packet of letters:
"Suomen avustustyosta" 2 pp. From Vilho Heiman
"Rahallisia avustajia - Kusti Lahde" handwritten Finnish, 2 sided
"Tervehdys Suomen 44. itsenaisyyspaivaa viettamaan kokoontuneille suomalaisille" 1961 from Suomi Seura R.V. Fieandt/Aaltio 1 p.
Worcesterin Suomalainen Keskuskomitea, Mr. Mikko Yleva 1963 from Kotilieden Kummikerho 1 p.
"Mr. Mikko Yleva" from Kotiliesi, Ida Salomaa, 1961, 2 sided
"Hyva Kotilieden Kummikerho" from Elma Kangas 1961 (typed & handwritten)
(Note: All the material is written in Finnish.)
H-20 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Amasa: Korven Kukka
Atlantic Mine, Aura
 
H-21 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Baltic Mine: Auran Kukka
Baraga: Huvitus
Bessemer: Kaiku
 
H-22 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Boston: Koitto
 
H-23 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Chassell: Onnen Kukka
Coburtown: Sade
Covington: Onnen Satama
 
H-24 (Toivola Box 1) SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Crystal Falls: Toivola
 
H-25 (Toivola Box 2) SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Crystal Falls: Toivola
Shafer: Toivon Oras
Diorite: Saima
Dunn Mine: Sivistys
 
H-26 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Dodgeville: Soihtu
 
H-27 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Fulton: Otava
Grand Marais: Askel
 
H-28 (Pohjantahti Box 1) SKRW Societies (Michigan)
Hancock: Pohjantahti
Minutes (1887-1918)
(Earlier Minutes are missing)
 
H-29 (Pohjantahti Box 2) SKRW Societies (Michigan)
Hancock: Pohjantahti
Minutes (1910-1918)
Athletic Club (1903-1910)
Finance Committee (1908-1911)
Accounts (1885-1906)
Lending Library List of Books and recods of Loans (1912-1935)
Oras (Manuscript)
Koliatulo: a play-Baron's Part
 
H-30 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Iron Mountain: Onnela (continuation of Kilpailya)
Ironwood: Walo
Jessierville: Walon Sade
 
H-31 (Kaleva Box 1) SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Kearsarge: Kaleva
Accounts
Aid society
Entertainment Committees
Membership
 
H-32 (Kaleva Box 2) SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Kearsarge: Kaleva
Minutes
 
H-33 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Marquette: yksimielisyys
Aalto Marquette Alueen R.S.
Mass City: Viheria Ruusu
Mansfield Mine: Vellamo
Michigamme: Raivaaja
A–H–33:
(a) Poytakirja Wihrean Ruusu
Raittius Mass City (1906)
(b) Poytakirja Wihrean Ruusu
Raittius Mass City (1908)
(c) Poytakirja Wihrean Ruusu
Raittius Mass City
 
H-34 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Munising (Cliff Mine): Taimen Oksa
National Mine: Elon Tahti
National Mine: Wainotar
 
H-35 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)  
  Negaunee: Aamurusko  
  Minutes (1888-1933)  
  (Aamurusko Box 1)  
H-36 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)  
  Negaunee: Aamurusko  
  Account Books  
  House of Committee Minutes  
  Lenging Library Records  
  (Aamurusko Box 2)  
H-37 Ledger Aamurus Membership (1897-1903)  
  Journal Aamurus Membership (1897-1903)  
H-38 Temperance society
Elon toivo Raittiusseura poytakirja
Poytakirja (1917-1918)
PKJEFSK (1911-1916)
Kymmem Unnitas (1914-1916)
Poytakirja (1904-1915)
Poytakirja (1907-1911)
Toivo on Raman Kunan (1904-1914)
Poytakirja (1910-1913)
Poytakirja (1909-1920)
?? gts Rockin (1906-1909)
Poytakirja (1909-1910)
Kyntajain (1900-1902)
 
H-39 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Palmer: Taimi
Redridge: Nuorison Kaunistus
 
H-40 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Republic Onnen Aika
Rockland: Valkoruusu
Rydyard: Apilankukka
 
H-41 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Sault S:te. Marie: Turva
Stambaugh: Yrittaja
Tamarack Mills: Urpa
Trout Creek: Iltarusko
 
H-42 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Victoris: Kevaan Kukka
Welch: Metsan Opas
Winona: Elo
 
H-43 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)Wakefield: Toivo
Burial Organization
Membership
Minutes
Lending Library
Youth Center (Nuorisotalo)
 
H-44 SKRW Member Societies (Michigan)
Copper Country Membership Book
Pohjantahti "Sairasapu" Page 1
Aura "Sairasapu" Page 75
Uusi Wartia Page 181
Iron County Temperance League
Marquette County Temperance League
 
H-45 SKRW Member Societies (Minnesota)
Cloquet: Ilmarinen
Duluth: Toivon Tahti
 
H-46 (Vesi Box 1) SKRW Member Societies (Minnesota)
Elba Mine (McKinley): Helmi
Membership
Ely: Vesi
Minutes (1889-1904)
 
H-47 (Vesi Box 2) SKRW Member Societies (Minnesota)
Ely: Vesi
Minutes (1909-1915), (1923-1960)
Banner
Photograph album of deceased members (1891-1950)
 
H-48 SKRW Member Societies (Minnesota)
Eveleth: Valon Lahde
Iron: Elon Toivo
 
H-49 Valon Lahde
Temperance Society Account Book (1907-1910)
Valon Lahde
Temperance society Account Book (1907-1910)
 
H-50 Palon Riento
Account Book (1915-1956)
 
H-51 SKRW Member Societies (Minnesota)  
H-52 (Pohjan Leimu Box 1) SKRW Member Societies (Minnesota)
Soudan: Pohjan Leimu
Membership
Minutes (1886-1905)
 
H-53 (Pohjan Leimu Box 2) SKRW Member Societies (Minnesota)
Soudan: Pohjan Leimu
Minutes (1905-1954)
Virginia: Valon Tuote
Copy of By-Laws
History
 
H-54 SKRW Member Societies (Montana)
Neihart: Onnen Alku
SKRW Member Societies (New York)
New York City: Oras
 
H-55 SKRW Member Societies (Ohio)
Cleveland: Suomen Ruusu
Minutes (1905-1958; 1963-1967)
Cleveland: Rauhan Aate
Minutes Suomen Ruusu (1906-1907)
Minutes (1908-1910)
 
H-56 (Suomen Ruusu Box 2) SKRW Member Societies (Ohio)
Cleveland: Suomen Ruusu
Huvitoimikunta Minutes
Membership
 
H-57 (Kilpi Box 1) SKRW Member Societies (Ohio)
Conneaut: Kilpi
Minutes (1895-1956)
 
H-58 (Kilpi Box 2) SKRW Member Societies (Ohio)
Conneaut: Kilpi
Membership
Rauha (choir) Minutes
Entertainment Committee Minutes
Children's Temperance Society Minutes
Sewing Club Minutes
 
H-59 SKRW Member Societies (Ohio)
Fairport Harbor: Kasvi
 
H-60 SKRW Member Societies (Ohio)
Girard: Toivon Alku
Jacksonville: Sulo
Lowellville: Under Wooden Lahja
Santag: Laakson Lilja
 
H-61 SKRW Member Societies (Ohio)
Warren: Hedelma
 
H-62 SKRW Member Societies (Ohio)
Youngstown: Toivon Sankari
 
H-63 SKRW Member Societies (Pennsylvania)
Ansonville: Laakson Ruusu
Coal Center: Pyrinto
Glassport: Wesa
 
H-64 (Voiton Lippu Box 1) SKRW Member Societies (Pennsylvania)
Monnessen: Voiton Lippu
Minutes (1903-1926)
 
H-65 Voiton Lippu account book (1910-1913)  
H-66 (Voiton Lippu Box 2) SKRW Member Societies (Pennsylvania)
Monessen: Voiton Lippu
Membership
Annual Reports
Committee Minutes
Voiton Kaiku (Monessen?)
Haara Osasto Rauhan Alku
Oma Voima Urheilu ja Voimistus
New Castle: Uusi Toivo
 
H-67 SKRW Member Societies (West Virginia)
Clarksburg: Tahti
SKRW Member Societies (Wisconsin)
Iron Belt: Valon Nousa
Turtle Lake: Tarmo
SKRW Member Societies (Wyoming)
Glen Rock
 
H-68 (Kalevan Miekka Box 1) SKRW Member Societies (Wisconsin)
Montreal: Kalevan Miekka
Membership
Accounts
Lending Library Record
 
H-69 (Kalevan Miekka Box 2) SKRW Member Societies (Wisconsin)
Montreal: Kalevan Miekka
Minutes (1890-1948)
 
H-70 Friends of Temperance
Correspondence and receipts
Minutes
 
H-71 (Sivuuttaja Box 1) Independent Temperance Societies
Waukegan, Illinois Sivuuttaja
Minutes (1899-1954)
Board of Directors Minutes (1934-1944)
 
H-72 (Sivuuttaja Box 2) Independent Temperance Societies
Waukegan, Illinois, sivuuttaja
Minutes: athletic Club
Huvitoimikunta
Illanvietto Nuoriso-Seura
Kantele Sekakuoro
Sewing Club
Voimistelu-Seura
 
H-73 Independent Temperance Society
Allouez, Michigan: Onni
Coburntown: Roihu (?)
Ishpeming: Vainon Toivo (?)
West Concord, New Hampshire; Onnen Koitto
 
H-74 Friends of Temperance (Michigan)
(Raittiuden Ystavien Yhdistys)
Bessemer: Suoja
Calumet: Hyva Toivo
 
H-75 Friends of Temperance (Michigan)
Ironwood: Koitto
Kearsarge: Saaren Kukka
 
H-76 Friends of Temperance (Minnesota)
Buhl: Rautakorven Kukka
 
H-77 Independent Temperance Society
New York City: Tahti
 
H-78 Independent Temperance Societies (?) (Ohio)
Ashtabula:
Hyva Tanto
Kunta
Sovinto
Michigan Suomalainen Kristillinen Raittius Seura
 
H-79 Independent Temperance Societies
Astoria, Oregon: Suomi
 
H-80 Independent Temperance Societies
Weirton, West Virginia: Elaman Toivo
Ilwaco, Washington: Columbian
 
H-81 Eastern Finnish Temperance
People' League
Minutes (1928-1959)
League History
Illinois Finnish Temperance
League Minutes (1911-1954)
Western Temperance League
Ohio, Pennsylvania, & West Virginia
Temperance League
Minutes (My 4, 1940-August 2, 1964)
 
H-82 Temperance
Negaunee, Michigan: Vakyuoma-lakko
Minutes
Unidentified items
 
H-84 Temperance society writings (mss) for newspapers primarily from Minnesota  
H-85 Auran Kukka South Range