This file contains a variety of documentation related to Dr Medwidsky’s research projects. This includes grant applications from the University of Alberta and government organizations, as well as letters of approval for research projects. Included in many of these applications are copies of Dr Medwidsky’s CVs. Also contained are papers documenting Dr Medwidsky’s involvement in various projects sometimes as contributor and other times as editor. Finally, the file also contains various articles related to Dr Medwidsky’s research interests.
This file contains materials related to Dr Medwidsky’s involvement with and travel to various conference over the years. These materials include invitations, programs, abstracts, timetables, and workshops on topics related to the study of Ukrainian Canadians, Ukrainian culture, and Ukrainian and Slavic folklore. Migrations is a book documenting the joint conferences in Chernivsti, Ukraine and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in 1990 and 1991 respectively. The conferences covered the theme of Migrations from Western Ukraine to Western Canada. This file contains documents by Dr Medwidsky and others with regards to obtaining rights from presenters for the purpose of putting their papers into the book. Also contained are documents requesting rights from various archives for the use of photographs from their collections. Also included are various logistical documents and letters related to the development of the book.
This file contains materials related to Dr Medwidsky’s dissertation, “The Language of Stanyk’s Novellas: an Analysis of the Vocabulary” including the dissertation itself and abstract. Vasyl’ Stefanyk was a Ukrainian writer and politician that wrote, in addition to other topics, about Ukrainian emigrants heading to Canada. The file also contains other academic resources such an MLA International Bibliography of Books and Articles on the Modern Languages and Literature, and Dissertation Abstracts International.
This file contains materials related to Dr Medwidsky’s involvement with political parties. Most of the documents are related to his involvement with the Progressive Conservative Party in Alberta, including active participation in campaigns for Julian Koziak. The types of documents included in this file are letters and correspondence, campaign materials, party newspapers, minutes from meetings, political action plans, and policy proposals.
This file contains official news and newsletters from the Alberta Liberal party, distributed to Liberal Party members. Materials concern the policy directions for the Liberal Party and criticisms of the Conservative Party in Alberta.
This file contains materials related to Dr Medwidsky’s involvement and interest in Canadian Multiculturalism and human rights. Contained within are newsletters and bulletins from Cultures Canada, government reports from the Government of Canada on multiculturalism and human rights, articles concerning the Meech Lake Accord, a number of House of Commons Debates transcripts, Canadian Human Rights Commission newsletters, documents from the Alberta Heritage Fund, and documents from the Alberta Human Right and Civil Liberties Association.
This file contains NAR paystubs belonging to Dave Schenk; an enginemen’s trip report; a list of NAR staff engineers, firemen, conductors, and brakemen; two NAR staff seniority lists which list Dave’s brother (F. J. Schenk); a railway employees timebook; and a 50 year veteran certificate from the United Transportation Union.
This file contains 56 photographs from Dave Schenk’s time working for Alberta Forest Service. The photographs are of the Pipestone Creek ferry, the Kakwa area, forestry road work, forestry cabins, tower sites, ranger stations, fire fighting, and game patrol.