Dr. Iraida Tarnawecky Fonds:

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

Inventory prepared by James Kominowski
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Winnipeg, MB
(August 2005)

Finding aid encoded by James Kominowski (August 2005)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Winnipeg, MB

Creator:
Dr. Iraida Tarnawecky

Title:
Dr. Iraida Tarnawecky fonds

Dates:
ca.1660-1991

Quantity:
.53 m of textual records and other material

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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Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged in 7 series.

  • 1). Biographical
  • 2). Correspondence (subseries: career and personal)
  • 3). Publications by I. Tarnawecky
  • 4). Research Material
  • 5). Photographs
  • 6). Audio-recordings ( Ukrainian pioneer recordings by Ms. Dorothy Cherewick)
  • 7). 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

Iraida Tarnawecky Biographical Information
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11 Membership renewal to the Society of Volyn. 1974
2 Curriculum vitae ca. 1975
3 Promotion package for rank of full professor. 1983
4 American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. ca. 1983
5 Program for the IXth International Congress of Onomastic Sciences, London, UK. See also, Correspondence - Career-University of London Invitations and Congress of Onomastics. Box 2 Fd. 6 1966
6 Information re: Canada Council Doctoral Fellowship. See also Correspondence - Career- The Canada Council 1972-1976, Box 1, Fd. 22
7 Report on research/ Study leave. See also, Correspondence - Career- Finlay, John - Dean of Arts - U of M, Box 1, Fd 20 1987-1988
8 Notes and questions for PhD Thesis Defense. See also, Correspondence - Career- University of Ottawa. 1977
9 Articles in the U of M Bulletin re: I. Tarnawecky. 1974
10 Department of German & Slavic Studies Newsletter. 1991
11 Conferences, etc. 1980-1985
12 Projects ca. 1977
13 Historical Commission of the Scientific Congress for Commemmorating the Millennium of Christianity in Ukraine-Rus' ca.1987

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Correspondence
Personal
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114 Cherewick, Dorothy. See also D. Cherewick's Audiocassettes (collected for her MA thesis, entitled, "Women in Ukrainian Folklore and Reminiscences", Box 7, tapes 1-9 ) 1988
15 Zyla, Volodymyr 1982-1983

Career
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116 Accolaides from various colleagues re: I. Tarnawecky's publications 1982
17 Acknowledgements for receipt of I. Tarnawecky's books 1982
18 Altbauer, M 1983
19 Basilian Fathers' Museum in Mundare, Alberta 1967-1974
20 Finlay, John - Dean of Arts - U of M. See also Biography - Career Report on Research/ Studt Leave. Box 1, Fd. 7 1983-1988
21 British Museum 1966
22 The Canada Council , See also, Biography- Career- Information re: Canada Council Doctoral Fellowship. Box 1, Fd.22 1972-1976
23 Cyzevskyj, Dmytro 1965
24 Fryscar, Milan 1982
25 Gerych, IUrii 1967-68
26 Horbach, Oleksa 1982-1984
27 The Humanities Research Council of Canada 1966-1983
28 Hursky, Jacob 1982-1985
29 Isaevych, Iaroslav -- see also Research Material - 4 articles by Ia. Isaevych 1988-1990
30 Kharchun, Iaroslav 1982
31 Koschmeider, Erwin 1966
32 M.A. Thesis examination letters 1978
33 Moran, Neil 1983
34 National Library of Canada 1968-1969
35 Pope, Richard 1982-1983
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21 Rozumnyj, Jaroslav 1977
2 Rudnyckyj, Jaroslav 1972-73
3 Schaarschmidt, G. 1972
4 Shevel'ov, George (Iurii), See also Research Material - Articles by IUrii Sherekh 1982
5 Sibley, W.M., dean of Arts & Science (U of M) 1968
6 University of London Invitations and Congress of Onomastics. See also Biography - Career- Program for the IXth International Congress of Onomastic Sciences. 1966
7 University of Ottawa. See also Notes & questions for Phd. Thesis Defence, Box 1, Fd. 8 1972
8 University of Manitoba 1970-1983
9 Zinko, Rev. V. 1971-1990
10 Various individuals A-M 1970-1987
11 Various individuals N-Z 1970-1990

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212 "Onomastic Designation of old manuscripts" 1978
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213 " Anthroponomy in th Pomianyk of Horodysche of 1484.", Onomastica 1974
14 "Work on old Church Slavic Dictionary", ca.1975
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215 " The Pomianyk in a Historical Perspective", Analecta OSBM , Vol. X 1979
16 East Slavic Cyrillica in Canadian Repositories 1981
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217 The Canadianization of the Ukrainian Language UVAN 1983
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218 " Towards a typology of lexical innovations in Canadian Ukrainian" . Academy of Arts & Sciences in the U.S Vol. XV 1981-1983
19 " Interference of Standard Literary Ukrainian in the Canadian Ukrainianlanguage." 1983
20 " Transference and linguistic behaviour of Ukrianian Anthroponomy in Canada: Past and present tendencies." 1986
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221 "Do pytannia mandrivnykh siuzhetiv i vikovykh obraziv u tvorchosti Lesi Ukrainy" Litopys Volyni no.11-12 1972
22 "Cyrillica Canadiana: Cyrillic Manuscripts in Canada" See also Correspondence -Career -The Humanities Research Council of Canada 1976
23 "Priors'ke IEvanheliie - Pam'iatka XVI-ho viku" 1983
24 "Z istorii skhid'oslovians'koho osobovoho nazovntstva" 1971
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225 Articles in Die Welt Der Slaven and Anzeiger fur Slavische Philologie 1967-1968
26 "Pomianyk of Horodysche" in Anzeiger fur Slavische Philologie Band II , 1967, and Ukrainian Orthodox League of U.S.A. Bulletin , 1971 1967, 1971
27 "Natalia Polons'ka" - UVAN Publication 1974
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228 "Names of Mountains in Poetry" 10th International Congress of Onomastics, Vienna 1969
29 Various Articles by I. Tarnawecky, 1 of 2 no.11-12 1968-1972
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31 Various Articles by I. Tarnawcky, 2 of 2 1978-1993
2 Publications revised or edited by I. Tarnawecky 19767-1973
3 Book reviews by I. Tarnawecky 1966-1982
4 Book reviews re: I. Tarnawecky's publications. 1969-1983

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35 Grammar Table by Ivan Ohienko (Metropolitan Ilarion) 1923
6 Stepan Smal'-Stots'kyi's "Rozvytok pohliadiv pro Semiu Slovians'kykh mov i ikh vzaimne sporidennia". Prague 1927
7 Research notes from Oseredok, Winnipeg, MB, and Ohienko Collection 1967-1968
8 Personal notes 1976
9 Researc 1969-1983
10 Photocopies showing distribution of Ukrainian Language in Canada 1971
11 Article by IUrii Sherekh (Shevel'ov). See also Correspondence- Career- Shevel'ov, IUrii, Box 2 Fd. 4 1956
12 Publications by J.B. Rudnyckyj 1962-1967
13 4 Articles by IA. Isaevych, See also correspondence - Career - Isaevych, Iarsolav 1987-1988
14 Anthroponomic Designation ca. 1975
15 Articles on Paleography (photocopies) 1968
16 Published material by O.N. Trubachev. 1 of 2
17 Published material by O.N. 2 of 2 1969-1983
18 'The development of writing" - compiled by Carol Donogue 1969-1983
19 Indo-European and Proto-Slavic Sound Systems 1969-1983
20 Corpus Christianorum 1954-1969
21 Various Manuscripts (Photocopies) 1 of 2
22 Various Manuscripts (Photocopies) 2 of 2 1969-1983
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41 Azbukovnik - consisting of filing cards []
2 Surname change Project - consisiting of filing cards [ 1978-1982 ]
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51 Descriptions of manuscripts [ 1965 ]
2 Waterworks [ ca.1975 ]
3 Paper on Ukrainian Language in Canada [ ca.1980 ]
4"Ivan Franko i ukrains'ko-venerskie literaturnyie sviazy" , by Vera Sher, in Studia Slavica Hung. XIX [ 1973 ]
5 Manuscript fagments 1 of 2 [ ca.1660- 1800 ]

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55 Grammar Table by Ivan Ohienko (Metropolitan Ilarion) 1923
6 Manuscript fragments 2 of 2 [ ca.1660-1800 ]
7 Postacards of Metropolitan Ilarion (Ivan Ohienko), and the Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Mary the Protectress (Winnipeg) [ ca.1970 ]
8 Various postcards 1956- ca. 1980
9 Stamps of the Society of Volyn 1974
10 Postcards from the British Museum ( 21 in total) 1966

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61 Ohienko Collection Pt 1 of 2 - 29 photographs and 43 negatives ca. 1974
2 Ohienko Collection Pt 2 of 2 - 19 photographs ca. 1974
3 The Basilian Fathers' Museum, Mundare, AB - 18 photographs ca. 1968
4 University of Toronto Collection - 13 photographs ca. 1975
5 Kolessa Collection - 6 photographs
6 Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre - Oseredok - 2 photographs - ca. 1974 1966
7 University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections - 2 photographs ca. 1970
8 Other manuscripts - 4 photographs
9 Oversized negatives from the U of T and Ohienko collections -22 negatives
10 104 negatives (15 sheets)
11 Slides show Slavic Pre-Christian Sculptures - 75 slides - 4 sheets
12 5 slides with examples of manuscripts

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71 Interview with with Mrs. Bohoslovets - June 11, 1977 1977
2 Interview with Mrs. Bohoslovets - June 11, 1977 1977
3 Interview with Mrs. Lahadows'ka and Mrs. Olia Urusky, Riverton, Manitoba 1977
4 Interview with Mrs. Maria Tracz, December 13, 1976; Interview with Ms. Anne Smigel; Interview with Dr. Savelia Stechishen, Saskatoon , SK, February 12, 1977; Interview with Mrs. Bendas and Mrs. Bohoslovets 1976
5 Interviews with Mrs. Oleksandra Popovych (Winnipeg, December 27, 1976); Mrs. Anna Polansky (Winnipeg, December 27, 1976); Mrs. Maria Hika (Arnes, MB - December 28, 1976); and Anna Wach (January 30, 1977)
6 Interview with Mrs. Maria Tracz, December, 1976. 1976
7 Interview with Dobrodiika Hrebeniuk, February 13, 1977. 1977
8 Interview with Mrs. Mary Yaholnitsky, January 30, 1976, Mikado, Saskatchewan; Interviews with Katerina Puluck and Anna Kolodnitsky 1976
9 Interview with Ukrainian pioneer (unknown) ca. 1975

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