Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00696 - Collection of the Lʹviv Oblast Party Archive

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00696

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Collection of the Lʹviv Oblast Party Archive

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  • 1944-1956 (Creation)

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12 boxes, 214 folders (4 metres)

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The major part of the collection consists of reports, inquiries, memoranda, records, and meeting transcripts of secretaries of the regional, district, and city party committees of the Communist Party of Ukraine. Most of the documents contain information from the regional party committee on the implementation of decisions of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine, and the Ukrainian SSR Council of Ministers, on the report of the L’viv Regional Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine, such as activities on strengthening ideological work among the public, and the fight with the Ukrainian nationalist underground movement. Some examples of the documents in the collection include: report reviews and copies of sentences from the Drohobych Military Tribunal; lists of groups of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army in the Drohobych Region; documents on the trial of Mykhailo Stakhur (1932-1951), a member of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army who assassinated the pro-Soviet Ukrainian writer Iaroslav Halan (1902-1949); information, inquiries, and special reports from the NKGB and NKVD, including on the number of people forcibly displaced by the Nazis to Germany from the occupied territories in 1941-1945; inquiries by the Committee for State Security to the regional party committee on special checks of writers and artists; and inquiries and information on the evacuation of the Polish population from the territory of the Ukrainian SSR to Poland, and resettlement of the Ukrainian population that arrived from Poland.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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