Jaroslav Rudnyckyj fonds [multiple media]
Record Information – Brief1
Jaroslav Rudnyckyj fonds [multiple media]
- Hierarchical level:
- R5366-0-0-E, MG31-D58
- Type of material:
- Textual material, Photographs, Sound recordings, Objects (including medals and pins), Maps and cartographic material
- Found in:
- Archives / Collections and Fonds
- Item ID number:
- Context of this record:
Record Information – Details
- Fonds includes:
13 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)
- Place of creation:
- No place, unknown, or undetermined
42.67 m of textual records.
1507 photographs b&w and col.
59 audio reels.
43 audio discs.
12 audio cassettes.
- Language of material:
- Added language of material:
- English, Ukrainian
- Scope and content:
Fonds consists of the following eleven series of textual records: Personal, biographical and family papers, 1917-1974 (volumes 1-5); Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, 1963-1974 (volumes 5-9); Academic, 1915-1974 (volumes 10-35); Community organizations, 1947-1974 (volumes 36-46); General Correspondence, 1936-1974 (volumes 46-56); Manuscripts and copies of writings by others, 1885-1974 (volumes 56-77); Research notes and writings by J.B. Rudnyckyj, 1933-1974 (volumes 77-93); Printed Material, 1918-1970 (volumes 93-96); Cards, n.d. (volumes 97-183); Ottawa series, 1889-1996 (volumes184-194); Ukrainian community, 1915-1995 (volumes 195-208).
Fonds also contains photographs showing events in J.B. Rudnyckyj's life, including scenes in the Ukraine, Europe, and Canada; and views of conferences and functions he attended during his career as linguist and scholar, 1909-1976. Also included are photographs of artist Kateryna Antonovych, historian Marko Antonovych, scholar Dmytro Doroshenko, the Ukranian Women's Association in Prague, and staff and students of St. Andrew's College, 1935-1970.
Also included in fonds are sounds recording documenting interviews with Ukrainians in Germany and Canada on the folklore, language and history of Ukrainian immigrants.
Fonds also includes medals, medallions, plaques, and other medallic items awarded to or collected by Rudnyckyj, [ca. 1941-1977]; and several maps related to Winnipeg, Alberta, Chicago, and the Ukraine, 1635-1958.
- Biography/Administrative history:
Rudnycªkyj, Jaroslav B., 1910-1995 : Born in Przemysl, Habsburg Galicia in 1910, Dr. Jaroslav B. Rudnyckyj, was a linguist and lexicographer who earned a PhD in Slavic Studies from the University of Lwow in 1937. Shortly after he assumed the position of Research Associate at the Ukrainian Scientific Institute in Berlin (1038-1940), and later taught at both the Ukrainian Free University in Prague (1941-1945) and Heidelberg University in Germany (1945-1948). In 1949, Dr. Rudnyckyj immigrated to Canada, where he organized and became Head of the Department of Slavic Studies at the University of Manitoba, a position he held for 27 years until his retirement in 1976. During this time, he also co-founded the Canadian Branch of the Ukrainian Free Academy of Sciences, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Dr. Rudnyckyj also taught at other universities across Europe, and both South and North America over the course of his career, while also remaining active in numerous learned societies and institutions, particularly in the disciplines of Slavic Studies and onomastics. He also served as a member of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism (1964-1969), and submitted a "Separate Statement" dealing with multiculturalism in 1967. Dr. Rudnyckyj was awarded the Order of Canada for his contributions as a pioneer in Ukrainian Canadian folklore and teaching career. Dr. Jaroslav B. Rudnyckyj died in 1995 at the age of 84 years old.
- Finding aid:
Textual records (Electronic) Finding Aid No. 258 is a file list. MSS0258 (90: Open)
http://data2.archives.ca/pdf/pdf001/p000000049.pdfCartographic material (Paper) Please consult lower level descriptions. An itemized listing is available for consultation. 756/6784. (90: Open)Sound recordings (Paper) Refer to AV Collection File for additional information. (Restrictions not set)Photographs (Electronic) Refer to MINISIS for select item-level descriptions. (Restrictions not set)
- Additional information:
- General Note:
- Dr. Rudnyckyj donated most of his papers to the Library and Archives of Canada in 1974 and 1975.
- Subject heading:
- Former archival reference no.:
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- Conditions of access:
Photographs: No restrictions. Various copyright on items less than 50 years old. Copyright expired on items more than 50 years old. Credit: Name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / Copy negative number.
Sound recordings: Reproduction with written permission of copyright owner. No donor restrictions.
Medals: No restrictions on use. Various copyrights exist. See individual items. Credit: National Archives of Canada.
Cartographic material: No restrictions concerning access or reproduction for research purposes.
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