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Papers, 1915-1976 (inclusive)
Kravt︠s︡iv, Bohdan, 1904-, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Detroit, Mich.--Ukr. Workers' Theater, 1929 Provides access to page images of this portion of the collection] 
Ukrainian Res Inst

Networked Resource
81 linear ft.
Suchasnistʹ (Series) ;  Ameryka (Philadelphia, Pa.) ;  Ent︠s︡yklopedii︠a︡ ukraïnoznavstva ;  Svoboda (Jersey City, N.J.) ;  Ukrainian literature -- 20th century

Artists & performers

Countries of Origin & Ethnic Groups

Industries & Labor


Regions of the U.S. -- Mid-Western States


The Krawciw papers are comprised primarily of editorial files kept by Krawciw in his work for the newspapers Ameryka and Svoboda, the journal Suchasnist’, and the Entsyklopediia ukraïnoznavstva. The majority of the files contain newspaper clippings, with some correspondence and photographs, regarding artists and literary figures. There is also a considerable amount of material on Ukrainian press and community organizations. Included in the collection are also notes for Krawciw’s work on a bio-bibliographical survey of modern Ukrainian literature.

Collection is unprocessed.

Krawciw was born in Lopianka, Dolyna county. He was a poet, journalist, and literary critic. Prior to immigrating to the United States in 1949, he edited the Galician nationalist periodicals Visti, Holos natsiï, and Holos, as well as the literary journals Dazhboh and Obriï. He continued his editorial and journalistic work in the U.S., working for the newspapers Ameryka and Svoboda, the Plast journal Molode zhyttia, the journal Suchasnist’, and the Entsyklopediia ukraïnoznavstva (Encyclopedia of Ukraine). Besides publishing his poetry in periodicals and in individual collections, Kravtsiv also edited literary anthologies, published works of literary criticism, and compiled an extensive bibliography of Ukrainian émigré literature.

Bohdan Krawciw Papers, 1915-1976 (inclusive). Ukrainian Research Institute Reference Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.