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Fr. Joseph Zelechivsky was one of the first Ukrainian Orthodox priests in the United States. In addition to his religous ministry, Fr. Joseph was very active in Ukrainian cultural and arts activities, and he and his family were musicians, singers, and organizers of choirs and amateur theater productions. This collection consists of three scrapbooks assembled by Fr. Joseph Zelechivsky containing newspaper clippings, flyers, concert programs, and related ephemera related to activities at the parishes which he served, cultural events, and performances by ensembles with which he and his family was associated.
Dates: 1920-1950
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet, 2 volumes, 2 folders
Avhustyn Shtefan was a Ukrainian and Ukrainian American educator, politician, and social activist. This collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, and family history materials. The photographs document his life and career in Transcarpathia, Slovakia, Prague, Augsburg, and the United States. The collection also includes 19th and 20th century photographs and family records.
Dates: 1918-1981
Quantity: 0.75 Linear Feet
Liudmyla Kovalenko Ivchenko (Людмила Коваленко Івченко) was a Ukrainian and Ukrainian American writer and radio journalist at the Ukrainian service of the Voice of America. This collection contains radio scripts and other Voice of America records, as well as manuscripts, proofs, and translations of some of her later literary works.
Dates: 1949-1964
Quantity: 1.2 Linear Feet, 5 boxes
Oleksii Balabas was an "ordinary man" whose life encapsulates in microcosm a great deal of the history of Ukrainians in the first half of the 20th century. This collection contains six volumes of diaries from the 1940s and '50s, official and legal documents, correspondence, writings on Kuban' history, and photographs.
Dates: 1915-1960
Quantity: 1 Linear Feet, 3 bound volumes, 2 boxes
Iurii and Ol'ha Perkhorovych were Ukrainian immigrants from the Volyn' region who moved to Brooklyn, New York in the 1950s. The collection primarily consists of extensive correspondence with family, friends, and prominent individuals, and materials related to Iurii's avocational historical research and his activities with Volyn'-related organizations. It also contains materials from when Iurii and Ol'ha were in displaced persons camps in Germany, as well as personal documents, pocket diaries, and ephemera from their life in Brooklyn.
Dates: 1917-1999 (Bulk, 1946-1990)
Quantity: 12 Linear Feet
Joseph Marmash was an active member of the Baltimore, MD Ukrainian-American community over many decades. He was born to members of the first wave of Ukrainian immigrants to the US, and his involvement with the Ukrainian-American Citizens Club and other organizations and causes began in the 1930s. This collection documents some of these activities, as well as his extensive work helping to resettle Ukrainian Displaced Persons after World War II.
Dates: 1931-1982
Quantity: 1 Linear Feet, 2 boxes
Marie Halun Bloch is best known for her Ukrainian-themed children's books, but also was a writer and translator on a variety of subjects. She did considerable research into her family history and the history of her ancestral villages. She travelled extensively to Ukraine and Eastern Europe beginning in the 1960s through the 1990s, and wrote extensively about her experiences. This collection contains her published and unpublished writings on her genealogy, the history of her ancestral villages, travel accounts, research notes, correspondence, and photographs.
Dates: 1941-1998 (Bulk, 1960-1996)
Quantity: 4.3 Linear Feet, 6 boxes, 6 bound volumes, 1 oversize folder
Fr. Gregory Chomicky was one of the first Ukrainian Orthodox clergymen in the United States. This collection houses material that documents his ministry as a clergyman, both as a parish priest and as a member of the leadership of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in America and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA. It also documents his personal and family life as well as parish and Ukrainian American community activities.
Dates: circa 1913-1975
Quantity: 19.5 Linear Feet
Oleksandra Zhyvotko was a writer who was active in the Ukrainian emigre communities of Prague and New York City from the 1920s to circa 1970. This collection contains typescripts of her writings.
Dates: 1960s-circa 1970
Quantity: 0.2 Linear Feet
This collection consists of a scrapbook related to the Ukrainian Orthodox parish of St. Mary Protectress and other aspects of Ukrainian American community life in the Detroit area.
Dates: 1955-1970
Quantity: 0.2 Linear Feet, 1 bound volume
This collection contains a screenplay on the topic of the Holodomor.
Dates: 2003
Quantity: 0.1 Linear Feet, 1 bound volume
Andrew and Michalina Krochmalny were pre-WWII immigrants from Ukraine to the United States. The collection consists primarily of a large album of postcard and advertising cards assembled by Andrew Krochmalny, along with personal documents and photographs.
Dates: 1911-1940 and undated
Quantity: 1 Linear Feet
This collection contains laminated newspaper pages, primarily from the New York Journal and Evening Journal containing articles on the Holodomor with accompanying photographs by "Thomas Walker" and other content related to Ukraine. Also in the collection are complete issues of My Weekly Reader and Current Events (1943-1944), some of which contain articles related to Ukraine.
Dates: 1934-1944
Quantity: 0.2 Linear Feet
This collection contains the parish records of St. Peter and Paul Church in Johnstown, Pa., including baptism, marriage, and funeral records; meeting minutes; financial and legal records; and photographs and ephemera.
Dates: 1925-2018
Quantity: 4 Linear Feet
Ihumen Gregory (Fr. Gregory Woolfenden) was a Roman Catholic priest and scholar who converted to Eastern Orthodoxy. In addition to his religious ministry, he had a strong avocational interest in church architecture. This collection contains approximately 5,000 amateur photographs taken by Fr. Gregory of the interiors and exteriors of churches and monasteries, as well as some monuments, castles, and other structures, primarily in Great Britain.
Dates: 1966-2003
Quantity: 1.8 Linear Feet