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Collection Inventory

Series I. Minutes, 1932-1991

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains the Lithuanian Nationality Room Committee's minutes from the years 1932-1991.


Box 1
Item 1 1932-1942
Folder 1 1948-1954
Folder 2 1961, 1978-1980
Folder 3 1986-1988
Folder 4 1988-1991

Series II. Running Memo, 1931-1941

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains records that were created as brief summaries of conferences, correspondence, and events about the Lithuanian Nationality Room for the Lithuanian Nationality Room Committee and the University.

Item 2 1931-1941
Folder 5 Ciurlions, Mykolas Koustantin, circa 1936
Folder 6 Maironis, Jonas, circa 1936
Folder 7 Daukantas, Simonas, 1940
Folder 8 Kudirka, Vincas, circa 1940
Folder 9 Duonelaitis, Christian, circa 1940
Folder 10 Description of Room, 1940
Folder 11 Notebook, 1942
Folder 12 1942-1956
Folder 13 Gift and Custodian List, 1945-1959
Folder 14 Maintenance Handbook, 1947
Folder 15 Memorial, 1957
Folder 16 Member Lists, 1958-1979
Folder 17 1958, 1977-1984, 1994-1999
Folder 18 Lithuanian Exhibit, 1965
Folder 19 Lithuanian Panel Plans, post 1974
Folder 20 Dues, 1976-1982
Folder 21 1988-1991
Folder 22 50th Anniversary, 1990
Folder 23 Mural, undated

Series III. Financial Statements, 1932-1992

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains records of financial statements pertaining to building costs and Lithuanian Nationality Room event and committee expenses.

Folder 24 1932-1940
Folder 25 "Pertaining to the Lithuanian Room Fund", 1932-1939
Folder 26 1958, 1991-1992

Series IV. Lithuanian Nationality Room Committee Correspondence, 1931-2000

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains correspondence from the Lithuanian Nationality Room Committee internally, and to Lithuanian Nationality Room Members. The General Correspondence pre 1942 was initially bound with ribbon in cardboard containers in the original 1948 collection. Some materials are in Lithuanian.

Folder 27 General Correspondence, 1931
Folder 28 General Correspondence, 1932
Folder 29 General Correspondence, 1933
Folder 30 General Correspondence, 1934
Folder 31 General Correspondence, 1935
Folder 32 General Correspondence, 1936
Folder 33 General Correspondence, 1937
Folder 34 General Correspondence, 1938
Folder 35 General Correspondence, 1939
Folder 36 General Correspondence, 1940
Folder 37 General Correspondence, 1941
Folder 38 General Correspondence, 1954-1977
Folder 39 Correspondence to Members, 1950, 1977-1981
Folder 40 General Correspondence, 1978-1998
Folder 41 Correspondence to Members, 1982-1986
Folder 42 Correspondence to Members, 1986-1991
Folder 43 Correspondence to Members, 1991-2000

Series V. Nationality Room Program Correspondence, 1948-1999

Scope and Content Notes:

This collection contains correspondence generated by the Nationality Room Program Office pertaining to the LNR. E. Maxine Bruhns and Ruth Crawford Mitchell are the primary authors for the majority of the correspondence. Some materials are in Lithuanian.

Folder 44 General Correspondence, 1948-1968
Folder 45 Mural Redecoration, 1948-1977
Folder 46 Ciurlionis Paintings, 1955-1986
Folder 47 Linen Redecoration, 1956-1959
Folder 48 Linen Redecoration, 1956-1983
Folder 49 General Correspondence, 1977-1975
Folder 50 General Correspondence, 1978-1985
Folder 51 Mural Redecoration, 1978-1986
Folder 52 Lithuanian Quasi-Endowment, 1987
Folder 53 General Correspondence, 1987-1999
Folder 54 Donations, 1990

Series VI. Publicity Materials, 1931-2000

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains publicity materials generated about activities of the Lithuanian Nationality Classroom: newspaper articles, newsletters, magazine articles, event programs, tickets, speeches, and flyers. Events include: dinners, dances, card games, spring luncheon, bake sale, Christmas parties, and committee sponsored trips. Some materials are in Lithuanian.


Box 2
Folder 1 Newspaper Clippings, 1931-1933
Folder 2 Newspaper Clippings, 1933-1939
Folder 3 Newspaper Clippings, 1939-1942
Folder 4 Newspaper Clippings, circa 1930s
Folder 5 Newspaper Clippings, 1988-1991
Folder 6 Printed Materials, 1934-1937
Folder 7 Printed Materials, 1937-1954
Folder 8 Printed Materials, 1942
Folder 9 Printed Materials, 1950, 1960, 1972-2000
Folder 10 Dedication, October 4, 1940
Folder 11 Event Transcripts, 1931, 1943, 1960
Folder 12 Event Brochures and Tickets, 1976-1995
Folder 13 Event Flyers, 1976-1980
Folder 14 Event Flyers, 1980-1998
Folder 15 Dr. Landsberg's Event, 1999
Folder 16 Obituaries, 1990

Series VII. Architectural Records, 1940, 1956, 1962, 1978

Scope and Content Notes:

This series consists of oversized architectural records: room, mural, and furniture designs. There are six items in this series, and they are physically located separate from the rest of the collection in: map case 26, drawer 1.

Oversize 1 1940, 1956, 1962, 1978

Series VIII. 50th Anniversary Album, 1936-1940, 1990

Scope and Content Notes:

This series is composed of materials that originally made up pages in a 50th Anniversary Album for the Lithuanian Nationality Room.

Folder 17 Pages 1-6, 1940, 1990
Folder 18 Pages 7-10, circa 1940s
Folder 19 Pages 12-17, 1940
Folder 1940 Pages 18-24, 1940
Folder 21 Pages 25-32, 1936, 1940, 1990

Series IX. Photographs and Paintings, 1923-1940

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains photographic and painting prints related to the Lithuanian Nationality Room and Lithuanian heritage. The photographic prints are pictures of the Lithuanian Nationality Room Committee; of the room dedication; of a benefit picnic; of a trip to Kaunas, Lithuania; of the completed room; and of Christmas activities within the room. The painting prints are reproductions of Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis' work. M. K. Cirulionis created the "Two Kings", which was copied as a mural in the LNR.

Folder 22 Finished Room and Original Committee Members Photographs, circa 1940s
Folder 23 Christmas Photographs, 1940s-1950s, 1979, 1988, 1991-1995
Folder 24 Promotion Photographic Prints, circa 1940s, circa 1990s

Box 3
Item 1 Lithuanian Room Slides,
Folder 1 Black and White Mounted Prints, 1940
Folder 2 Black and White Mounted Prints, 1936, 1940
Folder 3 Black and White Mounted Prints, 1936, 1938, 1940
Folder 4 Black and White Mounted Prints, October 4, 1940
Folder 5 Black and White Mounted Prints, 1940
Folder 6 Black and White Mounted Prints, 1940
Folder 7 Black and White Mounted Prints, circa 1940
Folder 8 Black and White Mounted Prints, 1940
Folder 9 Black and White Mounted Prints, 1936, 1940
Folder 10 Black and White Mounted Prints, circa 1940
Folder 11 Ciurlionis Painting Prints, 1923

This folder holds "Vasaros naktis ant Nemuno/Summer Night on the Nemunas", "Nerys ties Vilnium/Nerys near Vilnius".

Folder 12 Ciurlionis Painting Prints, 1923

This folder holds "Regejimas Vision" and "Dzuku bajoru kaimelis/Lithunia: a boyer village Dzukija".

Series X. Monographs, 1885-circa 1945

Scope and Content Notes:

This series is composed of monographic materials: six books and one album. These materials were donated to the Lithuanian Nationality Room to add to their Lithuanian heritage collection.

Item 1 Dainuokime, undated

This book is written in Lithuanian.

Item 2 Arf Dargis, undated
Item 3 M. K. Ciurlionies and Postcards, 1909, 1914, 1927

The contents of this envelope are written in Lithuanian.

Item 4 Lithuania, My Dear Country, post 1945

This book is written in English, German, and Lithuanian.

Item 5 Rasztai ir Rasztininkai, 1890

This book is written in Lithuanian.

Item 6 Naujas Elementorius, 1901

This book is accompanied with a notecard that reads: "This primer was the first prize in a competition for best primer in the Lithuanian language. It is the first grammatically (correctly) written primer in Lithuanian written by Antauas Vilkutaitius a popular poet and short story writer--professionally a civil engineer. The primer was published in 1901 at Tilst, East Prussia. When the Lithuanian literature was still forbidden by the Czarist regime in Lithuania." The book is written in Lithuanian.

Item 7 Susivienijimo Lietuviu Amerikoje Auksinio Jubiliejaus Albumas, 1885-1936

This album is written in Lithuanian.