University of Minnesota

Seleshko, Michael, Papers

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Seleshko, Michael, 1901- .
Dates: 1960-1969
Abstract: Papers (1960-1969) of Michael (or Mykhailo) Sleshko (1901- ) consist of Ukrainian Christmas cards and 16 illustrated Ukrainian wall calendars.
Quantity: 0.5 linear ft.
Language: In Ukrainian.
Collection ID: IHRC2373

HISTORICAL SKETCH

A journalist and engineer, Michael (or Mykhailo) Seleshko (1901- ) was born in Vytvytsia, Ukraine. He served with the Ukrainian Army 1918-1919, was a political prisoner in Poland, 1922-1923, and completed his education in the 1920s and 1930s. During World War II he was an officer in the Ukrainian National Army and was a prisoner of war in the German concentration camp in Potsdam. Following the war, he settled in Canada, where he worked as a journalist and was active in Ukrainian Canadian professional and cultural organizations.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

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CITE AS

The Seleshko, Michael Papers, Ukrainian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Ukrainians--Canada.

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