Contains materials related to Dr Medwidsky’s employment with the University of Alberta including his initial appointment and eventual tenure. Also included are letters and documents relating to other academic organizations such as the Alberta Cultural and Linguistic Award competition and the President’s Club at the University of Alberta. This file also includes letters and obituaries relating to Ivanka Medwidsky.
Contains materials related to Dr Medwidsky’s work as an instructor, mostly at the University of Alberta. This includes pages on professional expenses, letters from associates, staff bulletins, student reviews, an annual report of staff member, and other documents relating to his time with the University of Alberta.
This file contains materials relating to the operation of the Ukrainian Catholic Council of Canada and its associate organizations at the national and provincial levels. The organizations that are associated include the Brotherhood of Ukrainian Catholics of Canada, Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League of Canada, Ukrainian Catholic Youth of Canada, and others. The documents include correspondence, newspaper clippings, event schedules, operational information, financial reports, policy proposals, other documents.
This file contains materials relating to Plast organizations. Plast is a Ukrainian scouts organization. Materials include an auditor’s report, copies of Kometa and other publications related to Plast, letters, administrative documents, and promotional materials.
This file contains materials related to Dr Medwidsky’s efforts to establish English-Ukrainian bilingual programs in various cities and schools throughout Alberta. Materials include letters to superintendents, letters to partner organizations, reports from various organizations, newspaper articles regarding bilingual programs, and studies on bilingual programs. While the materials apply to all of Alberta, particular emphasis is on Edmonton, Sherwood Park, Grand Prairie, and Vegreville. There are also newspaper clippings bringing attention to various Ukrainian bilingual programs throughout Alberta.
This file contains materials relating to Dr Medwidsky’s involvement with the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village (UCHV) and associated organizations. He was on the UHCV Advisory board for a number of years as well as the UHCV board of directors. He was also heavily involved with the Friends of the Ukrainian Village Society. In this file are reports and meetings from various organizations related to the UCHV on operations and financing as well as research and outreach. Communications with various government officials regarding the village are also contained in this file. The file also contains materials describing job and volunteer opportunities.
This file contains materials relating to Dr Medwidsky’s involvement and correspondence with numerous Ukrainian Community Organizations. The organizations in this file are primarily located in Alberta, though a number exist at the national level. The focus of these organizations include development and aid for the Ukrainian community as well as academic and educational development. Such organizations include the Shevchenko Scientific Society, the Ukrainian Free University, Alberta Ukrainian Dance Association, Ukrainian Professional and Business Club, Fort Edmonton Historical Foundation, Ukrainian Canadian Committee (now Ukrainian Canadian Congress), Ukrainian Pioneer’s Association, Ukrainian Canadian Writers’ Association “Slovo”, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, Ukrainian Canadian Social Services, Canadian Ukrainian Immigrant Aid Society, and more. Documents contained are correspondence, minutes for meetings, financial documents, and newsletters and government briefs.
This file contains materials related to events with the Ukrainian community. The majority of documents are advertisements for, or invitations to events concerning Ukraine, the Canadian Ukrainian community, or religious occasions. Examples of events are Cheremosh Dancers, concerts, lectures and lecture series, exhibitions and exhibits, as well as banquets and feasts.
This file contains articles and drafts of articles by Dr Medwidsky and others. Also in this file are correspondence concerning peer reviews of articles, conducted for and by Dr Medwidsky. Many of the articles are attached to conferences. The file also contains articles translated into English from German and Ukrainian. There are a number of reference materials contained within, such as excerpts from Ukrainian to English dictionaries and various ethnic and folk encyclopaedias.