University of Minnesota

Haydak, Mykola H., Papers

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Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Haydak, Mykola H., 1898-1971.
Dates: ca 1945-1970
Abstract: Papers of Mykola H. Haydak (1898-1971), mostly in Ukrainian and English, include correspondence; materials pertaining to the Ukrainian Folk Ballet in the Twin Cities, Minn.; a collection of Ukrainian Christmas and Easter cards; and materials about Ukrainian immigrants, the Slavonic Encyclopedia, and Ukrainian-Jewish relations. Correspondents include Haydak's mother, Anna Haydak; his father, Hryhorii Haydak; Ivan Haydak; Mykola Nebesenko; Simon M. Nechay; Petro Filipovich; Alexander Filipovich; Walter Galan, Executive Director of the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee;Ulas Samchuk; IEvhen Onats'kyi; Dmytro Havrylenko; Andrii Kist; Ivan Kist; H.F. Wilson; Vily Peterca (in Czech); Naukove Toverystvo im. Shevchenka (Shevchenko Scientific Society, Inc.); Ukrains'kyi Tekhnichno-Hospodars'kyi Intstytut (Ukrainian Technical and Husbandry Institute); Ukrainian American Association of University Professors; and correspondence of World War II refugees.
Quantity: 10 linear ft.
Language: Mainly in Ukrainian and English; a few items are in Czech.
Collection ID: IHRC882


Mykola Haydak (1898-1971) came to the United States from Ukraine in 1930. He received his Ph.D. in entomology with a specialty in bee culture from the University of Wisconsin and then taught at the University of Minnesota. His research interests focused on bee biology and physiology and the nutritional values of honey. He published extensively in these fields and belonged to many professional societies.



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The Haydak, Mykola H. Papers, Ukrainian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Ukrainians--Relations with Jews.
Folk dancing, Ukrainian--Minnesota--Minneapolis.
Folk dancing, Ukrainian--Minnesota--Saint Paul.
Ukrainian Americans--Minnesota.
World War, 1939-1945--Refugees.

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