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Inventory of the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee Records, 1945-1960.

Summary Information
Title: United Ukrainian American Relief Committee Records,
Dates: 1945-1960
Creator: United Ukrainian American Relief Committee.
Extent: 260 linear ft.
Language: In Ukrainian and English.
Collection Number: UKR
Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center

Access and Use

Biographical/Historical Note

Founded in 1944 by concerned Ukrainian groups, the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee sought to aid displaced Ukrainians, political refugees, and other war victims. The Committee was based in the United States and had representatives in various European countries. It was affiliated with the Ukrainian Congress Committee.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Records (1945-1960) of the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee consist of correspondence, requests for assistance, applications, financial records, photographs, resettlement records, and other materials documenting the work of the Committee. Correspondents include V. Blavatskyi, and numerous letters from Ukrainians. Also included are financial letters, nominal rolls, approved assurances, Ukrainian newspaper articles, individual assurances from Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Rhode Island; materials pertaining to the Ukrainian Museum and Ukrainian Congress Committee of America; the Mennonite Central Committee, Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare; and other relief organizations; materials from work in Germany, Belgium, Austria, France, London, Paraguay, Switzerland, and Yugoslavia; and other records, correpsondence, financial documents, and publications.

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Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Blavatskyi, V.
  • United Ukrainian American Relief Committee.
  • Ukrainian Congress Committee of America.
  • United States. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • Mennonite Central Committee.
  • Ukrainian Museum (New York, N.Y.)
  • CARE Inc.
  • Photographs.
  • Ukrainian Americans--Societies, etc.
  • Refugees--Services for.
  • Refugees--Ukraine.