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Dr. Iraida Tarnawecky Fonds:

An Inventory of Her Papers at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Table of Contents
Collection Summary
Biography of Dr. Iraida Tarnaewcky
Scope and Contents of the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Restrictions on Use
Custodial History
Detailed Description of the Collection
Iraida Tarnawecky Biographical Information
Correspondence

Collection Summary

Repository: University of Manitoba Archives & Special CollectionsWinnipeg, MB
Creator: Dr. Iraida Tarnawecky
Title: Dr. Iraida Tarnawecky fonds
Dates: ca.1660-1991
Quantity: .53 m of textual records and other material
Abstract: MSS 213, A.04-126, PC, TC 112
Identification:
Mainly Ukrainian and English, including some correspondence in Polish and Russian.

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Biography of Dr. Iraida Tarnaewcky

Dr. Iraida Gerus Tarnawecky was born in Pochaiv, Volyn’, Ukraine in 1924. In 1949 she obtained her B.Sc. from the Georgia Augusta University, Goettingen, Germany. After immigrating to Canada in 1950, she obtained her M.A. from the University of Manitoba (1964); and her PhD. from the Ukrainian Free University (Munich, Germany, 1965). Dr. Tarnawecky was married to the late Professor Emeritus Michael Tarnawecky, and has two daughters, Marusia and Natalka. From 1963-1968, she served as a sessional and full-time lecturer with the Department of Slavic Studies (University of Manitoba); in 1968 she was appointed assistant professor with the department; promoted to the rank of associate professor in 1975; and to the rank of full professor in 1984. Upon her retirement from the Department of German and Slavic Studies, Dr. Tarnawecky was honoured with the title of Senior Scholar

. Dr. Tarnawecky is a renowned Slavic linguist and onomastist, who has a keen interest in Slavic philology and Cyrillic paleography. Her publications include 2 books and many articles pertaining to her research field, and is published both nationally and internationally. One of her most important publications is entitled, East Slavic Cyrillica in Canadian Depositories (1981), a monograph identifying Canadian collections, both private and public, containing cyrillic manuscripts and early books. In order to compile the material for her research, Dr. Tarnawecky visited 87 institutions and private collections throughout Canada. In 1974, Dr. Tarnawecky was the first Canadian academic chosen in an agreement between the Canada Council, and the former U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences, to carry out research on the history of Slavic languages at the Linguistic Institute in Moscow and Kyiv. She has remained active throughout her career in various associations and committees, including: vice-president, Canadian Society for the Study of Names; chairperson, Humanities Section, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences in Canada (UVAN); member of the senate for St. Andrew’s College Library; editior of the Onomastica series; and a former member of the Canada Council Selection Committee for Doctoral Scholarships in the Humanities and Social Sciences

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds consists of the following series: i) Biographical ii) Correspondence (subseries:career and personal) iii) Publications by I. Tarnawecky iv) Research Material v) Photographs vi) Audio-recordings (Ukrainian pioneer recordings conducted by Ms. Dorothy Cherewick) vii) Miscellaneous

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Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on Access.

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Restrictions on Use

No restriction on use.

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Custodial History

The material was donated by Dr. Iraida Tarnawecky , to the Department of Archives & Special Collections in 2004, accession number A.04-126.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

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