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Orest Horodyskyj papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC911

Abstract

Papers (1920- ) of Orest Iwan Horodysky (b. 1918) include programs, brochures, and other materials pertaining to Ukrainian American and Ukrainian Canadian social activities, Ukrainian Christmas cards, newspaper clippings from Ameryka, Zorya, and other newspapers. Also included is correspondence, biographical materials, materials pertaining to St. Joseph's Ukrainian Catholic Church (Chicago, Illinois), Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic Church, and St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral.

Dates

  • 1920-1989

Creator

Language of Materials

Ukrainian and English

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the IHRCA.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Orest Iwan Hododysky (b. 1918), a draftsman, was born in Stanyslaviv, Ukraine, son of Iwan and Anastasia (Wasyluk) Horodysky. He received his M.A. from the Ukrainian Free University in 1950. In 1939, he was arrested and convicted by Polish authorities for Ukrainian nationalist activities. He later served (1944-1945) with the Ukrainian National Army, and in W.P. Camp, Bimini, Italy. He was a founding member of the Brotherhood of Veterans of UNA, and the Ukrainian National Museum (Chicago, Illinois), and a member of Ukrainian War Veterans of America. Horodysky became a United States citizen in 1956.

Extent

36 Linear Feet

PROVENANCE

12 linear feet of semi-processed plus 24 feet of unprocessed.

Author
IHRC Archives
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

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