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Papers, 1909-1973
Lysi︠u︡k, Kalenyk., creator
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[Passport : United States of America, 1929-1933 Provides access to page images of this portion of the collection] 
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Ukrainian Res Inst
17 linear in.
Ukraïnsʹka Narodna Respublika. , Armii︠a︡. ;  Lysi︠u︡k, Kalenyk ;  Republican National Committee (U.S.) ;  Republican Party (N.J.) ;  John Birch Society. ;  Congress of Freedom. ;  Carpatho-Rusyns -- History -- 20th century ;  Ruthenia (Czechoslovakia) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements ;  Zakarpatsʹka oblastʹ (Ukraine) -- History -- 20th century ;  Ukrainians -- United States



Legislation & Politics

governmental topics

Countries of Origin & Ethnic Groups


The papers contain various documents, two volumes of correspondence, an autograph book, and photographs. His collection of autographs includes signatures from various Ukrainian military and political figures. The correspondence includes letters from the Republican National Committee, The John Birch Society, and the Congress of Freedom. The photographs are of the Hungarian invasion of Carpatho-Ukraine in March 1939, including images showing members of the Carpatho-Ukraine government and soldiers of the Carpathian Sich. Other photographs are of various Ukrainian individuals and organizations.

Kalenik Lissiuk Papers, 1948-1973, Ukrainian Research Institute Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

A military leader, businessman, philatelist, publisher and patron, Lissiuk was born in Bubnivka, Haisyn county, Podilia gubernia. During the First World War he served in the Russian army, and during the revolutionary period in the Army of the Ukrainian National Republic. Lissiuk emigrated to the United States in 1923 and became an active member of the Ukrainian-American community. He founded the Ukrainian National Museum in Ontario, California in 1954 and served as its president until 1958. That same year he established the Ukrainian-American Foundation and presided over it until 1974. Lissiuk was a member of various Ukrainian organizations including: Wake Up America, the Ukrainian Republican Committee of the State of New Jersey, the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, the Union of Ukrainian Veterans, and the Congress of Freedom.

English and Ukrainian.

Unpublished finding aid.