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Metropolitan Maxim Hermaniuk fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1911-1996

The Metropolitan Maxim Hermaniuk fonds is comprised of papers from all phases of his life, study, and vocation in Europe and in Canada. The textual material includes extensive studies of local, national, and international importance in wide-ranging areas of social interest; official documents of the pre-Vatican and Vatican II Councils; correspondence from the private to the official level throughout his lifetime; material tracing preparation for the Papal visit to Canada in 1984, and the Millennium of Christianity in Ukraine celebrated in 1988; and numerous publications either written by Metropolitan Hermaniuk, or of interest to him.
The fonds is comprised of numerous reports, appeals, media articles, and documents both preliminary and officially created in the course of decision-making, in the course of guiding, supporting, teaching, and inspiring clergy as well as lay people in the Church. As the spiritual and administrative head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada and an influential participant in the councils of Vatican II, Metropolitan Hermaniuk lived through a time of change at the highest levels, illustrated by his papers. Spanning much of the twentieth century, the papers at the same time extraordinarily document life itself, especially during the last half of that century

Hermaniuk, Maxim, 1911-1996

Alfreda Jean Attrill Collection

  • CA HSCA/M C2
  • Collection
  • [1895-1999]

The collection reflects Alfreda Jean Attrill’s education, nursing career, war service, her affiliation with the St. John’s Ambulance Association, and her genealogy. The series is arranged into nine series and covers events from her early life to her death through awards, certificates, memoirs, family histories, correspondence, articles, programs, diaries, invitations, publications and prayers.

Attrill, Alfreda Jean

Joan Antoinette Kupchak Collection

  • CA HSCA/M C5
  • Collection
  • [1965-2000]

The collection reflects the roles of Joan Antoinette Kupchak as a nursing student, staff nurse and educator while documenting her graduations, achievements, teaching activities, and affiliation with the Manitoba Association of Registered Nurses. The collection is arranged into four series and includes diplomas, certificates, correspondence, pieces of uniform, photographs, pins and various objects.

Kupchak, Joan Antoinette

W. D. Valgardson fonds

  • CA UWA 01.007
  • Fonds
  • 1961 - 1999

Fonds reflects Valgardson’s career as a writer of fiction and non-fiction and a teacher of writing, and the records primarily illustrate his process of revising a work for publication and adaptation from one genre to another – from a short story to a radio play, for example. Most of the records are drafts, hand- or type-written, used for review and to make editing notes, accompanied by ancillary research or correspondence with publishers, reviewers, or the public. A portion of the records relate to his involvement in lecture series, workshops, and writing associations such as the Canadian Authors Association; and some records are comprised of articles, taken from newspapers and serials, and pamphlets, brochures, and bulletins, related to his own career, activities, and interests. Included in the fonds is a number of serial publications in which Valgardson’s writing was published, in some cases a piece not published elsewhere and for which no other record appears in the fonds. The records are arranged broadly by publication – the drafts of each piece and its accompanying material are contiguous, and the titles that went into an anthology are grouped together – but do not, on the whole, follow any particular chronological or categorical sequence. The fonds is arranged into boxes that reflect only spatial division, and files that reflect both item- and small series-level divisions.

W. D. Valgardson

Walter Swayze fonds

  • CA UWA 11.001
  • Fonds
  • 1879 - 2006

The fonds reflects Dr. Swayze’s long career as a writer and professor in the field of English literature, and an active contributor to academic associations and communities. Dr. Swayze studied and taught at several different institutions across Canada and USA; the records of these activities date from his undergraduate degree to well after his retirement as a professor. They include correspondence with colleagues, editors, and publishers; drafts of his papers, speeches, and articles, as well as published copies of some of his works; minutes and reports; research materials, including newspaper clippings and articles; some photographs; and ephemera from the various institutions with which he was affiliated. A large part of Dr. Swayze’s academic career was devoted to the study of the English poet, Sir William Watson. The fonds includes not only Dr. Swayze’s own research and writing on that topic, but also a quantity of original records and archival reproductions that he collected as part of his research dating from the late 19th and early 20th century. These materials mainly consist of Sir Watson’s correspondence, but include also poetry, music, photographs, and legal or financial documents.
The fonds is divided into five series that reflect different aspects of his research and career. The first series contains records related to Margaret Laurence, a colleague and personal friend of Dr. Swayze. The second, and largest, series is devoted to Sir William Watson, and contains Dr. Swayze’s research that began during his PhD in 1948 and continued throughout his academic career, as well as the materials from Sir Watson himself dating back to the late 19th century. The third series contains records from his professional career more generally: from his time as a student and a professor at several different institutions, and an active writer and member of professional organizations; it also contains some personal records and correspondence. The fourth series contains records generated during his tenure at United College and the University of Winnipeg that relate directly to that institution. The fifth and final series concerns the Crowe Affair, a controversial legal case at United College in which a professor was dismissed over a letter he wrote to a colleague; and also the Canadian Association of University Teachers that became involved in the dispute, of which Dr. Swayze was a formative member.

Swayze, Walter

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