John Robert Kovalevitch fonds [textual record, graphic material]
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John Robert Kovalevitch fonds [textual record, graphic material]Hierarchical level:FondsDate:1889-1976.Reference:R2200-0-9-E, MG30-D218Type of material:Textual material, PhotographsFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:97638Context of this record:
Record Information – DetailsFonds includes:804 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1889-1976.Place of creation:No place, unknown, or undeterminedExtent:4.4 m of textual records.
18 photographs b&w.Language of material:EnglishAdded language of material:English, UkrainianScope and content:Fonds contains textual records including biographical information, n.d., 1922-1971, 3 cm (volume 1); correspondence, n.d., 1916-1974, 17 cm (volume 1); speeches and lectures, n.d., 1930-1967, 10 cm (volume 2); sermons, n.d., 1933-1946, 11 cm (volumes 2-3); religious services and related matters, n.d., 1934, 3 cm (volume 3); Ukrainian Evangelical Alliance in North America, n.d., 1918-1968, 7 cm (volume 3); historical notes, articles and manuscripts, n.d., 1912-1963, 9 cm (volume 3); miscellaneous articles and other material, n.d., 6 cm (volume 4); newspaper clippings, n.d., 1920-1976, 14 cm (volume 4); general publications, n.d., 1889-1974, 2.1 m (volumes 5-15); religious publications, n.d., 1907-1973, 42 cm (volumes 15-17); educational publications, n.d., 1906-1959, 18 cm (volume 17-18); songbooks, n.d., 1904-1948, 18 cm; calendars and almanacs, n.d., 1923-1964, 13 cm (volumes 19-20); periodicals, n.d., 1919-1976, 59 cm (volumes 20-22).
Fonds also contains photographs, 1906-, pertaining to Ukrainians and to the Ukrainian Evangelical Movement in Canada.
Included in horizontal storage: two posters, "For Freedom of Religion in Ukraine, 1976, container 33, and "November- Month of Solidarity With Unconquered Ukraine", container 34.Provenance:Biography/Administrative history:Kovalevitch, John Robert, 1896-1976 : Born in 1896 in Western Ukraine, John Robert Kovalevitch immigrated to Canada in 1914, where he became involved in the Ukrainian Evangelical Movement in 1922, and was ordained a minister in the United Church of Canada. He preached in various cities and was the editor of the Ukrainian newspaper, "Kanadadiiski Ranok" for eleven years. He was also active in various Ukrainian community organizations and supported Ukrainian cultural and historical projects. John Robert Kovalevitch died in 1978 and was buried in Winnipeg.Finding aid:Additional information:Subject heading:Source:Private
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