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  • Title: Voldemars Salnais papers
    Date (inclusive): 1886-1973
    Collection Number: 75069
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: Mainly in Latvian
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes, 1 oversize 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
    Creator: Salnais, Milda
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


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    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1975.

    Preferred Citation

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

    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

    World War, 1939-1945 -- Latvia
    Latvia -- History -- 1918-1940
    Nationalism -- Latvia
    Latvia -- Foreign relations
    Latvia -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1940-1941
    Latvians -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia
    Women -- Latvia
    Latvia -- Foreign relations -- Scandinavia
    Scandinavia -- Foreign relations -- Latvia