University of Minnesota

Siemon, Mary, Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

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

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1910s-1990s
Abstract: Collection consists of materials pertaining to the history of St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Minneapolis, the Ukrainian Folk Ballet of the Twin Cities, the local chapter of the Ukrainian Youth League of North America and other activities of immigrants from Ukraine in the Minneapolis / St. Paul metropolitan area of Minnesota. Church bulletins and ledger, correspondence, photographs, typescripts of articles by Mary Siemon, newpaper clippings, event flyers and brochures. Included is also a set of lantern slides depicting life in Japan in the early 20th century.
Quantity: 3 linear ft.
Language: English, Ukrainian
Collection ID: IHRC3925

PROVENANCE

Collection donated by Mari Siemon (daughter of Mary [Anderson] Siemon) of Seattle in 2011.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Mary Siemon was born in 1919 in Minneapolis. Her father was Peter Anderson (formerly Petro Andrushchak, b. 1894) who immigrated to the United States in 1910 from Ukraine. He was among the founders of St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church in 1913. Mary Siemon was active in the parish as well as in the theatre group "Drama Circle" formed by the young members of the congregation.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Siemon, Mary collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Siemon, Mary collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Siemon, Mary Papers, Ukrainian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.

Index Terms

Ukrainian
St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Ukrainian Youth League of North America
Community life
Folk dancing

 


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