Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 1.84 (s.c.)

Title: Abram Flaming fonds

Dates of creation: 1972

Physical description: 1 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch: Abram Flaming (24 June 1890-23 November 1980) was born in the Molotschnaia Colony in Ukraine. He married Elizabeth Dick in October 1917. They moved to the Crimea after their marriage. They fled in 1922/23 and were among the group of refugees stranded in the port of Batum on the Black Sea, eventually finding their way to Constantinople and to North America.

Custodial history: Donated by Tim and Laura Sauer ca. 1980.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of a German typescript by Abram Flaming telling his story of the pre-North American days, and a translation of the text with the addition of maps by Tim and Laura Sauer.

Notes: Original archival description created in 1990s by Sam Steiner.

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