Call Number: MSS 269, PC 228 (A.08-98)
Title: Leona Radchuk fonds.
Extent: 6 cm of textual record, 67 photographs.
Biographical sketch: Leona Radchuk (née
Kosjar) was born in Eastern Ukraine and arrived with her parents
in Canada in 1948. She attended King Edward Junior High School and
Isaac Newton High School. After high school, she attended the University
of Manitoba, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor
of Pedagogy, Bachelor of Education and a Master’s of Education.
After finishing her university studies, she taught high school for
20 years, then changed careers and became a business manager for
the next 18 years.
Mrs. Radchuk was and remains active in several community associations:
she was a a school trustee; Girl Guide Commissioner; St. Andrew’s
College (University of Manitoba) Board member and Chairperson; Seven
Oaks Hospital Foundation Board member; Ukrainian Women’s Association
of Canada member; founding member of Winnipeg’s Ukrainian
dance group Rozmai (formerly the SUMK dancers –Soiuz ukrains'koi
molodi Kanady); and a long-time member of Alpha Omega Alumnae (
an association of Ukrainian Women Graduates of the University of
Mrs. Radchuk is married to attorney Dr. Serge Radchuk, and they
have two daughters, Julie and Natalie.
Custodial history: The fonds was donated to the
Archives & Special Collections by Leona Radchuk in 2008.
Scope and content: The fonds consists of a photo
album/scapbook chronicling the activities of Serge and Leona Radchuk
in the Ukrainian Canadian community, including many photos pertaining
to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Also included as part of the
collection are high school yearbooks and awards received by Leona
Radchuk over the years.
Restrictions on access: Open to all researchers.
Accruals: Further accruals are not expected