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GR-HERITAGE: Germans from Russia Electronic Discussion Group

An electronic mail list for subscribers who are interested in Germans from Russia heritage, history, culture, and folkways.


GR-HERITAGE provides another means of discussion and communication for persons interested in the Germans from Russia.

Guidelines for sending messages:

The GR-HERITAGE, self-moderated, open-subscription provides a means of communication for persons interested in the history, culture, and folklore of the Germans from Russia.

Subscribers are expected to use restraint when replying, avoiding unsupported critical statements, unacceptable language, non-related information, and attacks on individuals.

--- Michael M. Miller

Features:

  • Open subscription
  • Self-moderated
  • Archived

Possible topics:

  • Family history
  • Intellectual and social history
  • Religious history, sociology, and anthropology
  • Folklore and folklife
  • Material culture including textiles and clothing
  • Foodways and recipes
  • Recent developments in genealogical finding aids
  • News from the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGR, Lincoln, Nebraska)
  • News from the Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS, Bismarck, North Dakota)
  • News from the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection, North Dakota State University Libraries (GRHC, Fargo, North Dakota)
  • News from the Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Russland (Stuttgart, Germany)
  • News from the Heimatmuseum der Deutschen aus Bessarabien (Stuttgart, Germany)
  • News from the Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe (SGGEE)
  • New book, videotape, cassette tape, map, and educational material announcements and reviews relating to the culture, heritage, history, folkways, foodways, and textiles & clothing of the Germans from Russia
  • Exhibit and display announcements
  • News from Canada, United States, Germany, and former Soviet Union
  • Workshops, seminars, conferences, and tours

What you need:

  • Computer
  • Modem or other internet access
  • Communications software
  • E-mail access

How to subscribe:

  1. Send an e-mail message to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.NODAK.EDU
  2. Send one line of text in the message section which reads: SUBSCRIBE GR-HERITAGE [YOUR FIRST NAME] [YOUR LAST NAME] (For example: SUBSCRIBE GR-HERITAGE IVAN SCHWARTZ)
  3. A welcome message and instructions will be sent to your e-mail address

Other information:

  • The list server address to use for list commands is LISTSERV@LISTSERV.NODAK.EDU
  • The posting address for messages to the entire list is GR-HERITAGE@LISTSERV.NODAK.EDU
  • To leave the list (unsubscribe) send e-mail to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.NODAK.EDU with the following command in the body of the e-mail: SIGNOFF GR-HERITAGE
  • To suspend mail temporarily without unsubscribing send e-mail to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.NODAK.EDU with the following command in the body of the e-mail: SET GR-HERITAGE NOMAIL
  • To resume receiving messages send e-mail to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.NODAK.EDU with the following command in the body of the e-mail: SET GR-HERITAGE MAIL

For further information contact:

    Michael M. Miller
    Germans from Russia Bibliographer
    North Dakota State University Libraries
    PO Box 5599
    12 Ave N & Albrecht Blvd
    Fargo ND 58105-5599
    Phone: 701-231-8416
    Fax: 701-231-7138
    E-mail: Michael.Miller@ndsu.edu
Permission to use any images from the GRHC website may be requested by contacting Michael M. Miller
North Dakota State University Libraries
Germans from Russia Heritage Collection
Libraries
NDSU Dept #2080
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Tel: 701-231-8416
Fax: 701-231-6128
Last Updated:
Director: Michael M. Miller
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