University of Minnesota

Kikta, Stepan, Papers

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Kikta, Stepan.
Dates: 1973-1986
Abstract: Papers ( 1973-1986) of Stepan Kikta (1918- ) consist of programs, flyers, and miscellany on Ukrainian community activities in Cleveland, Ohio, as well as reports of the Ukrainian Museum-Archives, Inc., and the financial reports of the Self-Reliance Credit Union, Inc. (Cleveland).
Quantity: 1.75 linear in.
Language: In Ukrainian and English.
Collection ID: IHRC1209

HISTORICAL SKETCH

A philatelist and community activist, Stepan Kikta (or Oles Cherko) (1918- ) was born in Ukraine and graduated from the gymnasium in Jaroslav in 1936. From 1936-1939, he was a correspondent for Novyi Chas and Batkivshchyna, and later was assistant director of Union of Ukrainian Co-operatives. He came to the United States following World War II and has been active in numerous Ukrainian American organizations. He has also published extensively on philately, and owns a large collection of Ukrainian postage stamps. Kikta lives in Brooklyn, Ohio.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Kikta, Stepan collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Kikta, Stepan collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Kikta, Stepan Papers, Ukrainian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Ukrainian Americans--Ohio--Cleveland.
Stamp collecting.
Ethnological museums and collections.
Credit unions--Ohio--Cleveland.

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