Finnish American Historical Archive and Museum Archival Collections

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Finnish American Historical Archive and Museum Archival Collections

Finding Aids representing the Finnish American Historical Archive and Museum's Archival collection.  Below you will find live finding aids for selected series in the Archive's collection, including the often used S-Series for Music and Musicians and the T-Series containing personal papers.

An updated inventory of every series is not yet available, though a former directory can be found here: Finnish American Historical Archive Collections, a finding aid dating from 1999-2002, hosted by The Genealogical Society of Finland.



Selected Manuscript Collections 




Historic Photograph Collection


Archived Websites

      Websites that are archived on the FAHAM's web server:

  • Yrjö Kilpinen Society


Updated Series Index:

A - Suomi Synod Churches
B - Other Churches (not Suomi Synod or Laestadian/Apostolic)
C - Lutheran Church in America
D - Lutheran World Federation
E - Individual Suomi Synod Pastors
H - Finnish National Temperance Societies
I - Upper Peninsula Misc. Finnish Affairs
J - Illness, Injury, Burial Organizations
K - Workers' Organizations
L - Cooperatives
M - Farmers' Groups
N - Young People' Organizations
O - Organizations, Other
R - Historical Societies and Museums
S - Music and Musicians
T - Personal Papers and Manuscripts
U - Laestadian / Apostolic Lutheran Churches
V - Help Finland and Finnish Relief, World War II
X - Finn Fest Festivals
Z - Knights and Ladies of Kaleva