Roman Yereniuk fonds
Call Number: Pc 166 (A.02-08)

Title: Roman Yereniuk fonds.

Dates: 1935.

Extent: 2 film reels.

Biographical sketch: Roman Yereniuk is an Associate Professor of St. Andrew’s College and a sessional lecturer in the Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies at the University of Manitoba. He teaches courses in Church History of Eastern Christianity and the experience of the Ukrainian Canadians. In addition, he is a school trustee with the Winnipeg School Division. As a creative writer and a storyteller in the Ukrainian Canadian community, Yereniuk has a passion for telling stories about Ukraine, Ukrainian Canadians, and multiculturalism.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collectionsby Roman Yereniuk in 2002.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of two 16 mm film reels of a 1935 rally in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan of the Canadian Ukrainian Youth Association (C.Y.M.K.). The films offer individual and group footage of young Ukrainians from the western region as well as scenes of the prairie city in the mid-1930s. There are some striking frames of the delegates participating in mass calisthenics.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Accruals: Further accruals are expected.

Finding aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.

 

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