Mykola Francuzenko papers


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. He was known for his speaking and recitation, and was considered a master of the art of the Ukrainian spoken word. His archives contain scripts, working notes, photo albums, and numerous audio tapes, some of which contain unique interview recordings, recordings of poets reading their own works, live recordings of events in the Ukrainian-American community, and radio programming of the Ukrainian Services of Radio Liberty and the Voice of America.  

Given the nature of the collection, we are digitizing the audio materials as they are being processed. A formal finding aid will appear here when the arrangement and description of the full collection is complete. Currently accessible digitized content is available here.