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  • Title: Voldemars Salnais papers
    Date (inclusive): 1901-1973
    Collection Number: 75069
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: Latvian
    Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes, 1 album box (3.2 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, reports, clippings, printed matter, and photographs, relating to Latvian independence movements, foreign relations, and women's organizations; Latvians in Siberia (Vladivostok); and the Office of the Latvian Representative in the Far East and Siberia. Includes some materials collected by Milda Salnais.
    Creator: Salnais, Voldemars, 1886-1948.


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Voldemars Salnais papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1975.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1886 Born
    1920 Vice Director, Latvian Central Bureau of Statistics
    1921 Delegate to the League of Nations, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
    1923 Delegate to the League of Nations
    1925 Minister of Public Welfare
    1926 Delegate to the International Labor Organization
    1927 Director, Central Bureau of Statistics
    1933 Delegate to the League of Nations
    1934 Director, Central Bureau of Statistics
    1937-1940 Minister to Sweden, Norway and Denmark
    1940-1945 Organizer of National Underground in Baltic States
    1948 Died

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Latvia--Foreign relations--Scandinavia.
    Latvia--Foreign relations.
    Latvia--History--Soviet occupation, 1940-1941.
    Latvians--Siberia (Russia)
    Scandinavia--Foreign relations--Latvia.
    Siberia (Russia)
    Soviet Union.
    World War, 1939-1945--Latvia.
    World War, 1939-1945.