Fonds 07.02 - John Zborowsky fonds

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John Zborowsky fonds

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CA UCAWA 07.02

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  • 1959-2004 (Creation)
    Creator
    Zborowsky, John Jr.
    Place
    Manitoba

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0.3m of textual records
20 photographs

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In 1959, John Zborowsky Jr. and his brother knights of St. Josaphat Council # 4138 of the Knights of Columbus, first committed to assist Fr. Philip Ruh with the Lourdes Grotto project in Cook’s Creek, Manitoba. When Fr. Ruh was on his deathbed in 1962, members of the Council vowed to complete the Lourdes Grotto for him. Organized in work crews, the volunteers laboured for a decade, modeling the structure as much as possible upon the original shrine in Lourdes, France. Zborowsky served as Grand Knight from 1962 to 1963, compiling documentation of project expenses, funds raised, photos of various stages in the effort, work schedules, newspaper clippings, and related records.

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The digitized material from the John Zborowsky fonds consists of nearly 20 photographs illustrating the construction of the Lourdes Calvary Grotto and the Ukrainian Catholic church in Cook's Creek, Manitoba, as well as a photograph of St. Joseph's Ukrainian Catholic church in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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None

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Copyright on this image belongs to the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Winnipeg Archives. Researchers are responsible for observing Canadian copyright regulations.

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A finding aid is available at the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Winnipeg Archives.

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Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Winnipeg Archives

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Final

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Partial

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Created by Justin Fuhr, November 12, 2013

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  • English

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