University of Manitoba

Archives & Special Collections

The Collected Archives

Hallama Family fonds
Marketa Newman fonds

Per Holting fonds

Spencer Family fonds

Frederick Philip Grove fonds
Dieter Roger fonds

Skapti Arason fonds
Simon Simonarson fonds

Dixon/Baker Family fonds

Sybil Shack fonds

Tennenhouse Family fonds

Copland, Hunter and Anderson Family fonds
MacDonald Family fonds

Turks and Caicos Islands
Lewis St. George Stubbs fonds

Alpha Omega Society fonds
Michael Ewanchuk fonds
Klymkiw Family fonds
Bill Lobchuk fonds
Parks Canada fonds
G.W. Simpson fonds
Mary Wawrykow fonds
Bill Wsiaki fonds
Anne Yanchyshyn fonds
Roman Yereniuk fonds

Various Ethnicities & Immigration Policy
Ed Kleiman fonds
A.S. Morton Manuscript Collection
W.C. Murray fonds
Mabel Timlin fonds
Winnipeg Tribune fonds


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Institution: University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Collection Identifier: MSS 206, PC 185, TC 109

Title: William (Bill) Wsiaki fonds

Dates: 1939-2000

Extent: 43.5 cm of textual records and other material

Biographical Sketch: Bill Wsiaki was born in Wynyard,
Saskatchewan in 1955. In 1973, he began his employment
with the University of Manitoba Libraries. Currently, he is
the Library Supervisor at the Father Harold Drake Library,
St. Paul’s College. In addition to being employed at the
University of Manitoba, from 1979 to 1989, he contributed
news reports, human interest stories, and features and
photos to numerous Canadian magazines and newspapers.
In 1984, he was one of the official photographers for the
Manitoba Papal visit of Pope John Paul II. In 1989, he
began WPW Video Productions. From 1989 to 2001, he
produced television documentaries and educational video
series. During this period, he received 4 international and
3 national awards for video production. Two of his
documentaries were reviewed in the American national
audio and video publication Videomaker. Some of his
works are archived at Library and Archives Canada in
Ottawa and at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. Topics of his
video productions include Catholic religious issues,
Ukrainian history and culture, and aboriginal marriage
preparation. From 1995 to 1999, he was the Winnipeg
producer for KONTAKT, the Ukrainian culture and news
program produced in Toronto.

Digitized Material: The digitized material from the William
(Bill) Wsiaki fonds consists of a video entitled Headlines:
90 Years of the Ukrainian Voice Weekly, 1910-2000

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