J. Nicholas Mandziuk, Q.C.

An Inventory of His papers and photgraph collection at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by James Kominowski
Archives & Special Collections, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Finding aid encoded by James Kominowski ()
Finding aid written in English.

Collection Summary

Archives & Special Collections, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba

J. Nicholas Mandziuk, Q.C.

J. Nicholas Mandziuk, Q.C. fonds


1.11m of textual material.


Collection consists of materials in the English and Ukrainian languages.

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Biography of J. Nicholas Mandziuk

Reliance Assocaition; General Secretary of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. His active role in the Ukrainian community, resulted in his being awarded the Shevchenko Medal by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, and the Canada Service of Excellence Award by the Ukrainian Self Reliance League (USRL)

In 1957, Mr. Mandziuk ran as the Progressive Conservative candidate for the Manitoba federal riding of Marquette. He successfully won the riding, and was re-elected in four subsequent elections. As a Member of Parliament, he served on various committees and represented Canada in international conferences, these included: Chairman of the Manitoba Caucus; Member of the External Affairs Department; Chairman of the Private Bills Committee; Canadian delegate to the United Nations; Canadian delegate to the NATO Parliamentary Conference; Canadian delegate to the Inter-Parliamentary Conference and the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

J. Nicholas Mandziuk died on September 7, 1969 being survived by his wife Mary (nee Wlasiuk), and daughters Sonja Bejzyk and Darcia Zemlianski and two grandchildren.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds consists of personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks pertaining to Mr. Mandziuk's political career as a Member of Parliament for the constituency of Marquette, during the Diefenbaker era. The fonds consists of the following series: i) biographical ii) correspondence iii) speeches iv) scrapbooks v) photographs vi) miscellaneous

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Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged in 6 series

  • i) Biographical
  • ii) Correspondence
  • iii) Speeches
  • iv) Scrapbooks
  • v) Photographs
  • vi) Miscellaneous

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Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on Access

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Restrictions on Use

No restrictions on Use

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Custodial History

The fonds was donated by the late J. Nicholas Mandziuk's daughters, Sonja Bejzyk and Darcia Zemianski in 2005.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

11 Certificate of Appreciation from the Rotary Club 1960
2 Invitation for J. Nichloas Mandziuk's daughter, Darcia Mandziuk, to attend the opening of the First Session of the 24th Parliament 1958
3 Published Material 1962
4 Electoral District of Marquette -- Election Preparations 1957-1962
5 Electoral list for Marquette 1962
6 24th Parliament seating and party affiliations 1958
7 Election pamphlets and information 1958
8 Newspaper election ads 1957-1965
9 Newspapers clippings 1 of 2 1960-1968
10 Newspaper clippings 2 of 2 1960-1968
11 Ukrainian Canadian Organizations 1963
31 Legal Bar Certificate, from the Law Society of Manitoba 1960
2 Election Poster 1965

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112 Correspondence 1957-1967 1957-1967
13 Correspondence in Ukrainian, 1957-1962 1957-1962
14 Telegrams 1957-1958, 1962
15 Ukrainian Canadian Committee 1963
16 Congratulatory notes from Parliamnetary colleagues 1958

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117 Speeches Reports from Parliament Hill 1960-1965
18 Speeches to Ukrainian Canadian Organizations 1958-1968
19 House of Commons Debates 1965-1967
20 Marquette Constituency addresses/speeches & press releases ca.1958 - 1966

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Scrap Books
41 Scrapbook 1 ca.1958 - 1966
2 Scrapbook 2 1960 - 1968
13 Scrapbook 3 1960

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121 Ukrainian Canadian Publications ca.1958 - 1966
22 Parliamentary Activities and Publications 1963
23 Various Ukrainian-Canadian Publications 1947-1965
24 Ukrainian Folk Art postcards ca.1965
25 Ukrainian programs for concerts and events, including souvenirs 1983-1990
26 Census data on the number of Ukrainian-Canadians 1961
21 Book: Taras Shevchenko's Kobzar (Katerynoslav-Kam'ianets'-Liaptsig) 1921
2 Book: Taras Shevchenko - the Artist -signed by freiends in Ottawa. Given to J. Nicholas Mandziuk on his departure from Ottawa in 1968 [ 1964 ]
3 Narodnyi katekhizm. Katolyts'koi viry = The Native Catechism of the Catholic Faith [ 1917 ]
4 Catechism that belonged to J. Nicholas Mandziuk [ ca. 1917 ]
5 Book: Ukraine and Russia. Gift to J. Nicholas Mandziuk during his visit to New York. [ 1917 ]

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Photographs PC 194
33 Photographs taken as MP for Marquette [ ca. 1958-1965 ]

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