This series contains materials related to Dr Medwidsky's involvement with various organizations throughout his life and career. Included are documents relating the Ukrainian Catholic organizations, Ukrainian Scouts organization Plast activities and reports, advocacy for Ukrainian bilingual education in Alberta, Ukrainian community organizations and events, as well as non-Ukrainian ethnic organizations. The series consists of journals, reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, and promotional materials.
This series contains research materials and publications relating to Dr. Medwidsky's interests in Ukrainian language, history and culture. Such materials include drafts and finished articles, documentation for his research projects, materials from and about conferences, and materials relating to his dissertation.
This file contains materials related to Dr Medwidsky’s involvement and interest in Canadian Multiculturalism and human rights. Contained within are newsletters and bulletins from Cultures Canada, government reports from the Government of Canada on multiculturalism and human rights, articles concerning the Meech Lake Accord, a number of House of Commons Debates transcripts, Canadian Human Rights Commission newsletters, documents from the Alberta Heritage Fund, and documents from the Alberta Human Right and Civil Liberties Association.
The series consists of records related to various aspects of Ukrainian studies at the University of Alberta, including the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, Slavic Department, Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, estanblishing of various courses, associations, area studies, etc., and includes correspondence, meeting minutes, course proposals, joint projects and other documents.
This series consists of records pertaining the first Ukrainian Folklore course offerings at the University of Albert, as well as the establishment of the Ukrainian Folklore master and PhD degrees. It also includes documents related to establishing several endowments in support of the Ukrainian Folklore Studies: the Huculak Chair Endowment, the Kule Chair Endowment, the Ukrainian Folklore Archives Endowment, the Ivan Franko Ukrainian Scholarship, and others.
Bohdan Medwidsky was active in the Canadian Association of Slavists as well as maintained professional relationships with many scholars from Ukraine, and Ukrainianists from other parts of the world, for example, with Mykola Mysinka in Slovakia. The series consists of letters, invitations, reports, project documentation and other records related to Ukrainian and Slavic studies beyond the University of Alberta.
This series includes publications on various topics of Ukrainian studies and Folklore studies. Many of them are copies of publications that are very hard to obtain in libraries, rare editions, or those essential for Bohdan Medwidsky's teaching and research.
The fonds consists of 28 original black and white photographs, 7 photographs developed from negatives, and two pages of excerpts from letters written to his fiance. The excerpts are filed with the photographs. The photos include: Athabasca, Grand Rapids and tramway, House River, oil well drilling rigs, Pelican gas wells, and steamboats.