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Metropolitan Oleksander was bishop of the Polish Autocephalous Orthodox Church, and played a key role in the rebirth of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC). His papers contain correspondence and records related to the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Poland and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church during the periods of Soviet and Nazi occupation of what is now northwestern Ukraine and southern Belarus.

 

This collection is not processed, and is not yet directly accessible to researchers. Mykola Francuzenko was a Ukrainian-American writer (under the pseudonym Mykola Virnyi), translator, theatrical director, radio journalist, and social activist. His literary output includes over 400 works, and he was a writer and broadcaster for the Ukrainian services of both Radio Liberty and the Voice of America during the Cold War.

 

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 correspondence, photographs, and a variety of personal documents.

This collection contains material relating to the life of Oleksii Balabas and his family in the Kuban' region of Russia, Prague, Germany, and Chicago. It includes six volumes of diaries from the 1940s and '50s, official and legal documents, correspondence, writings on Kuban' history, and photographs.

The Oleksii Matuch Papers contain what appears to be a comprehensive collection of ephemera related to the Ukrainian-American community in Buffalo, NY during the late 1950s and early 1960s, as well as some correspondence and personal documents.

This collection consists primarily of radio scripts of the daily broadcasts of Radio Liberty's Ukrainian Service that were sent by its director to (then) Archbishop Mstyslav of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA. They provide a record of broadcasting of news and political commentary to Ukrainian speakers living in the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

This collection contains the incomplete parish records of St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox parish in Jeannette, PA, consisting of records of parish board meetings and funerals.

This collection contains the parish records of the St. Nicholas Church in Export, Pennsylvania. It contains baptism, marriage and funeral records, as well as membership lists and legal documents.

 

This collection is not processed, and is not yet directly accessible to researchers. 

 

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.

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