University of Minnesota

United Ukrainian American Relief Committee (UUARC), Records

Finding Aid


IHRC


Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: United Ukrainian American Relief Committee.
Dates: 1945-1960
Abstract: Records (1945-1960) of the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee consist of correspondence, requests for assistance, applications, financial records, photographs, resettlement records, and other materials documenting the work of the Committee. Correspondents include V. Blavatskyi, and numerous letters from Ukrainians. Also included are financial letters, nominal rolls, approved assurances, Ukrainian newspaper articles, individual assurances from Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Rhode Island; materials pertaining to the Ukrainian Museum and Ukrainian Congress Committee of America; the Mennonite Central Committee, Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare; and other relief organizations; materials from work in Germany, Belgium, Austria, France, London, Paraguay, Switzerland, and Yugoslavia; and other records, correpsondence, financial documents, and publications.
Quantity: 260 linear ft.
Language: In Ukrainian and English.
Collection ID: IHRC2757

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Founded in 1944 by concerned Ukrainian groups, the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee sought to aid displaced Ukrainians, political refugees, and other war victims. The Committee was based in the United States and had representatives in various European countries. It was affiliated with the Ukrainian Congress Committee.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The United Ukrainian American Relief Committee (UUARC) collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The United Ukrainian American Relief Committee (UUARC) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota.

For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the IHRC Archives.


CITE AS

The United Ukrainian American Relief Committee (UUARC) Records, Ukrainian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota

RELATED COLLECTIONS

A related collection at the IHRC is Records of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America.


Index Terms

Ukrainian Americans--Societies, etc.
Refugees--Services for.
Refugees--Ukraine.

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