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Horodyskyj, Orest, Papers

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Horodysky, Orest Iwan, b. 1918.
Dates: 1920-1989
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.
Quantity: 12 linear ft.
Language: In Ukrainian and English.
Collection ID: IHRC911

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.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

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The Horodyskyj, Orest collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Horodyskyj, Orest Papers, Ukrainian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Ukrainians--Canada--Social life and customs.
Ukrainian Americans--Social life and customs.
Ukrainian American newspapers.

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