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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
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 This collection contains her published and unpublished writings on her genealogy, the history of her ancestral villages, travel accounts, research notes, correspondence, and photographs.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
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.
Quantity: 1 Linear Feet, 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
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.
Quantity: 1 Linear Feet, 3 bound volumes, 2 boxes
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.
Quantity: 0.75 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.
Quantity: 1.8 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.
Quantity: 4 Linear Feet
Mykola Kulikowskyj was a lieutenant colonel in the army of the Ukrainian People's Republic during the Ukrainian War of Independence who immigrated to the United States as a refugee in 1950. This collection contains his correspondenc, photographs, and a variety of personal documents.
Dates: circa 1920-1956
Quantity: 0.1 Linear Feet, 1 box (5 folders)
This collection houses the personal papers of Fr. Petro Stel'makh, a Ukrainian Orthodox clergyman who was active in German displaced persons camps, and played a significant role in the breakaway "Conciliar" Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church. It also contains administrative records of the UAOC(C), and records from Ukrainian Orthodox parishes in German displaced persons camps.
Quantity: 1 Linear Feet, 3 boxes
This collection contains material relating to the lives of Vasyl' and Liudmyla Serdiuk. It primarily documents their work in the theater in Western Ukraine and the United States through correspondence, programs, and photographs. It also documents the activities of the St. George Ukrainian Orthodox parish in Yardville, NJ in an extensive collection of photographs.
Quantity: 0.7 Linear Feet, 2 boxes
Kira Arkhimovych was a Ukrainian and Ukrainian American botanist who specialized in tomato breeding. Thе collection consists of a photograph album, original botanical drawings, and her doctoral thesis
Dates: 1910s-early 1950s
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet, 1 box
Material collected by Fr. Nicholas Kostetsky relating to his experiences in the Ukrainian National Chorus in the 1920s, which inspired the American Christmas mega-hit "The Carol of the Bells".
Quantity: 0.1 Linear Feet, 2 folders
The Ukrainian Central Committee in Poland was an organization of Ukrainian political refugees from central Ukraine living in inter-War Poland, which provided humanitarian and other support. This collection consists of a single photograph album of images related to the Ukrainian school established by the Committee in Przemysl.
Quantity: 0.1 Linear Feet, 1 photograph album containing 11 photographs
This collection contains photographs of events at the Metropolia Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in South Bound Brook, New Jersey taken by Shirley Skocypec.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet, 1 album (approximately 75 photographs)