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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 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 This collection contains her published and unpublished writings on her genealogy, the history of her ancestral villages, travel accounts, research notes, correspondence, and photographs.

This collection houses the personal and professional papers of Fr. Gregory Chomicky, a "first wave" (pre-World War I) Ukrainian immigrant to the United States. It contains material related to his work 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.

The Volodymyr and Katherine Kedrowsky Papers contain primary source material regarding Volodymyr's activities as a diplomat for the Ukrainian People's Republic, as director of the Ukrainian service of the Voice of America, and his political and historical writings. It also includes photographs and ephemera related to Katherine's work with Girl Scouting and Ukrainian women's affairs.

The Ukrainian American Citizen's Club was one of the primary focal points of Ukrainian-American life in Baltimore, Maryland for many decades. The records in this collection document its founding as well as its activities from the 1930s to the 1950s.

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.

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 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.

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.

 

Volodymyr Komaryns'kyi was a Ukrainian social and political activist and lawyer, and was involved in the early organization of the Plast scouting movement in Transcarpathia in the 1920s. The collection consists primarily of his memoirs of that time period.

 

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.

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