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Where can I find information about F.Hautala, painter from Vasa? I know that he has painted for a church during the 1920's. I can read in Swedish, Finnish,… 1462 11.06.2010 We searched here at the library all our sources and basicly didn't find any information about Frans Hautala (1875-1952). We found some pictures about his paintings and his birthplace, which is Töysä. He lived in Vaasa during his active painting time. If you want more information, next place to ask would be church registry office. You can also try to ask about the painter from Osthrobothnia Museums library, librarian Maria Mansner (06) 325 3804 or e-mail firstname.lastname@vaasa.fi. And third place to ask could be Kuntsi, museum of modern art, contact information in the following link http://www.kuntsi.fi/english.html
Dear Sir/Madam, I am currently writing a master's thesis on Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland in Vaasa. I am particularly interested in the translations of… 365 23.04.2010 I found in Wikipedia that Alice in Wonderland has been translated in Russian in the year 1923. I'm sorry but I couldn't find any earlier translation. In Vaasa city library we have got only the book that has been published in the year 2007.
Which library has this book? Pentti Ajo. European motor insurance and victim protection:finnish insurance training and publishing company ltd, 2002 329 17.03.2006 We don't have this book in Vaasa. If you come to the library, we can order the book from another library in Finland. The book is available for example in Turku university library and Oulu university library.
I have a document (in very bad condition) from my Great Grandmother.The date is 1895. Its a small booklet. About 4" X 6" in size< and looks very official. At… 748 23.03.2005 It seems that you have found your great grandmothers passport. The texts mean both passport, the first one in Swedish ( PASS FOR UTRIKES RESA.) and the second in Finnish(MATKAPASSI ULKOMAILLE). You will find information about genealogy and research in Finland in the Internetsite of the Genealogical Society of Finland, http://www.genealogia.fi/indexe.htm . Maybe the site of the Institute of Migration would also be of some interest to you, http://www.migrationinstitute.fi/index_e.php .
Could you refer me to a place that would give information on family in Jurva,Vassalaami,Finland? 1124 17.04.2003 Star with www.genealogy.org, a finnish genealogy site where you can find practically every tool for searching, even search in the church records yourself. One of the most useful sites is: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/rg/guide/Finland1.asp that can help you to get started. There you can also find the contact information of eg provincial archives that you directly can contact and ask questions. The Finnish Institute if Migration (http://www.utu.fi/erill/instmigr/index_e.htm) has a searchable database as well. This was just briefly - but feel free to ask us more if you think we can help you! Leena Salminen Vaasan City Library Regional Library