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Title
Papers, 1912-1983
Name/Creator
Chyz, Yaroslav J., 1894-1958, creator
T︠S︡ehlynsʹkyĭ, Mykola.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Ukrainian Res Inst

Networked Resource
Language
ukr
Language
Russian
Language
English
Language
German
Description
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Form/Genre
mixed material
Subject
Chyz, Yaroslav J , 1894-1958 ;  Nicholas , II, Emperor of Russia , 1868-1918 ;  Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich , 1894-1971 ;  Ukraïnsʹki sichovi strilʹt︠s︡i. ;  Common Council for American Unity. ;  World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front ;  World War, 1914-1918 -- Electronic intelligence ;  Ukraine -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 ;  Ukrainians -- United States ;  Ethnic press -- United States ;  American newspapers -- Foreign language press ;  American periodicals -- Foreign language press

Category
world war, 1914-1918

Ukrainians

Ukraine

Life in the United States

Ethnic press

Countries of Origin & Ethnic Groups

Note
The papers provide insights into events related to the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II in early 1917 and the ensuing hostilities that enveloped Eastern Europe. The bulk of the collection consists of telegrams that were recorded by Chyz from March 1917 to March 1918, when he was a lieutenant in the radio-intelligence corps of the Austrian Army. The rest of the collection reveals Chyz's active involvement in the press, organizations, and cultural and civic affairs of American nationality groups in his work for the Common Council for American Unity.

A military and civic leader, Chyz was born in Dubliany, near Lviv. He served as an intelligence officer in the Austrian Army, and then, after the Revolution of 1917, helped organize the Sich Riflemen. In 1921 he joined the Ukrainian Military Organization, but soon thereafter was forced to seek asylum in Prague. He immigrated to the United States in 1922 where he was editor-in-chief of Narodnya Volya;a member of the Common Council for American Unity; an adviser to the United States Government on foreign language press and ethnic affairs; and an organizer of the Nationalities Committee of the President's People-to-People Program.

Yaroslav J. Chyz Papers. Ukrainian Research Institute Library, Harvard University.

Materials in Russian, Ukrainian, English and German.

Electronic finding aid available http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FCOR.URI:uri00008
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