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Call Number: Mss 214, Tc 113 (A.05-50)

Title: Anne Yanchyshyn fonds.

Dates: 1985-1989.

Extent:10 cm of textual material, 11 audiotapes.

Biographical sketch: Anne Yanchyshyn was born and raised in Meleb, Manitoba. After attending Normal School in Winnipeg, she taught in several rural schools in Silver, Gilbert Plains, Lyleton, and Whytewold Beach Schools. She moved to St. Vital in 1959 and graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1968 with BA degree (Geography, English, Philosophy). She taught in Varennes School for 24 years and after her early retirement she took an Oral History workshop classes at the Provincial Archives. Anne Yanchyshyn edited the book MPC Flashbacks: a commemorative local history celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the arrival of settlers in Meleb-Park-Cumming School District area. In the book she documented the local history of the Ukrainian, Polish as well as the German and Jewish pioneers in the Interlake area. She travelled many miles for interviews and recorded an oral history on eight audiotapes which she donated to the Archives & Special Collections, University of Manitoba in 2005.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated to the Archives & Special
Collections by Anne Yanchyshyn in 2005.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of research material and interviews
compiled for the publication of "MPC Flashbacks: A Commemorative History
Celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the Arrival of Settlers in the
Meleb-Park-Cuming School District Area".

Restrictions on access: Open to all researchers.

Accruals: Further accruals are not expected.

Finding aid available