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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
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
John Jowa was a Ukrainian post-World War II refugee to the United States from the Soviet Union, where he was persecuted for being a member of a landowning family during Stalin's forced collectivization. He was active in two associations of former Ukrainian political prisoners in New York City. The collection contains records of those organizations, as well as his autobiographical and historical writings.
Dates: 1946-1960 (Bulk, 1950-1960)
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet, 16 folders, 5 bound volumes
Americans for Human Rights in Ukraine (AHRU) was formed in 1979 with the mission of drawing attention to human rights problems in the Ukrainian SSR. It was instrumental in lobbying for the creation of the US Congressional Commission on the Ukraine Famine in 1984, and in helping to defend John Demjanjuk. Lubow Jowa served as Treasurer and active member of the AHRU in the 1980s. The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, brochures, reports, and ephemera related to AHRU activities, as well as some correspondence and other organizational records.
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet, 2 boxes
This collection houses the personal and professional papers of the writer, linguist, and editor Vasyl' Chaplenko. It documents his studies of the Ukrainian language, politics, and literature through typescripts of his articles, his correspondence, and through his large collection of annotated newspaper and periodical articles.
Dates: 1930-1990 (Bulk, 1970-1990)
Quantity: 4.1 Linear Feet, 9 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