Oksana Rozumna:

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

Inventory prepared by V. Zvonik
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Finding aid encoded by V. Zvonik (2013)
Finding aid written in English.

Collection Summary

University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections,
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Oksana Rozumna

Oksana Rozumna fonds


0.25 m of textual records, 11 photographs and 33 negatives

Mss 406 (A13-59)

English, Ukrainian

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Biography of Oksana Rozumna

Oksana Rozumna’s name is closely associated with many Ukrainian cultural and educational organizations. She was born in Sudbury, Ontario in 1938 where she attended elementary and secondary schools. Oksana moved to Winnipeg and earned her BA (Psychology) in 1961. During her student years she organized radio-programs, music concerts, exhibitions and participated in many dance and theatre groups. Upon graduating from the University of Manitoba, she became a member of the Alpha Omega Ukrainian Women’s Alumnae, and served on the recital committee providing publicity for the organization in the Ukrainian newspapers. She became Vice-President in 1982 and served as a representative of the organization to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. Oksana was also a member of Holodomor Committee, Plast (Ukrainian Youth Organization), a secretary for the Civil Liberties Commission (1980’s), and a secretary of Canadian Friends of the National University of Kyiv – Mohyla Academy. She is married to Dr. Jaroslav Rozumnyj, former head of the Slavic Collection, University of Manitoba. During his active years she provided research and secretarial assistance to him and accompanied him on many trips to Ukraine. She serves as a translator for Ukrainian delegations and organizes the Commemorations for the Chornobyl tragedy, Ukraine’s Independence, and the Holodomor.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds consists of Oksana Rozumna's various publicity articles, reports, and Alpha Omega Alumnae's documents regarding cultural and educational activities, reports, meetings, and anniversaries.

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Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged into one series

  • Alpha Omega Women's Alumnae

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Restrictions on Access

No restriction on access.

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Restrictions on Use

No restrictions on use.

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Related Materials

Alpha Omega Alumnae fonds - Mss 274, Tc 150, Pc 289 (A09-91)

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Custodial History

The fonds was donated to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Oksana Rozumna in 2013.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Alpha Omega Women's Alumnae
11 Alpha Omega Alumnae - Constitution, By-Laws
2 AOA - Tea Meeting, 1958
3 AOA - Archipenko Exhibition in Winnipeg - Articles by M. Antonovych-Rudnyts'ka, 1962
4 AOA - Music and Art: Concerts and Exhibits - Correspondence, 1965-1966
5 AOA - Cultural Events, Graduates - Publicity in Ukrainian Newspapers (Oksana Rozumna), 1967-1968
6 AOA - Kaleidoscope '69 - Publicity in Ukrainian Newspapers (Oksana Rozumna), 1968-1969
7 AOA - Press Releases, Women's Alumnae Awards Scholarship, Centennial Projects, Publicity in Ukrainian Newspapers (Oksana Rozumna), 1969-1970
8 AOA - Publicity in Ukrainian Newspapers (Oksana Rozumna), 1970-1971
9 AOA - Ireneus Zuk Recital - Publicity, Press Releases, Biography, April 12, 1970
10 AOA - Ireneus Zuk Recital - Correspondence - Oksana Rozumna,Chair, 1970
11 AOA - Ireneus Zuk Recital - Programs - Oksana Rozumna, Chair, 1970
12 AOA - Ireneus Zuk Recital - Reviews, 1970
13 AOA - Newsletters, 1978-1979
14 AOA - Bulletins, Cultural Events - Publicity in Ukrainian Newspapers, 1981-1982
15 AOA - Membership Luncheon - Oksana Rozumna, Chair, September 19, 1982
16 AOA - Bulletins, Reports, Meetings, Publicity - Oksana Rozumna, Vice-President, 1982-1983
17 AOA - 25th Anniversary Gala Banquet and Dance, 1983
21 AOA - Meetings, Correspondence, Publicity in Ukrainian Newspapers (Oksana Rozumna), 1983-1984
2 AOA - Bulletins, Civil Liberties Commission, 1985-1986
3 AOA - Bulletin (1991), Membership Roster, 1991-1992
4 AOA - Board Meeting, 1992-1993
5 AOA - 35th Anniversary Arts & Crafts Exhibit, 1993
6 AOA - Meetings, President Message, 1994-1995
7 AOA - Meetings, Reports, Ukrainian Canadian Congress (Oksana Rozumna), 1995-1996
8 AOA - Meetings, Reports, 1996-1998
9 AOA - Meetings, Ukrainian Canadian Congress (Oksana Rozumna), 1998-2000
10 AOA - Meetings, Reports, Announcements, 1999-2000
11 AOA - Meetings, Reports, 2001
12 AOA - Announcements, 2002-2003
13 AOA - Announcements, 2004-2006
14 AOA - Announcements, Reports, Correspondence, 50th Anniversary of Alpha Omega Alumnae (2008), 2007-2011
15 AOA - Photographs, 1982-2000

(11 photographs, 33 negatives)

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