Fonds 1493 - George S.N. Luckyj fonds

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Reference code

UTA 1493

Title

George S.N. Luckyj fonds

Date(s)

  • 1869-2001, predominant 1900-2001 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

2.77 m of textual and graphic records (20 boxes) + 2 oversized folders
7 audio cassette tapes

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Name of creator

(1919-2001)

Biographical history

George S. N. Luckyj taught at the University of Saskatchewan (1947-1949), and the University of Toronto (1952-1984), where he occupied the position of chairman of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures from 1957 to 1961. He took an active role in the establishment in 1976 and early years of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies in Edmonton, and served as associate director in charge of its Toronto office until 1982. Besides his numerous contributions as an English-language translator of Ukrainian literary and historical works, and as an editor and contributor to encyclopaedias, textbooks, and scholarly journals on Ukrainian literature, Soviet literary politics and dissent, and individual Ukrainian and Russian writers, Luckyj is best known for his books "Literary Politics in the Soviet Ukraine, 1917-1934" and "Between Gogol and Shevchenko: Polarity in the Literary Ukraine, 1798-1847."

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Scope and content

Consists of records documenting the life and career of George S. N. Luckyj as a professor in and chair of the Department of Slavic Studies at the University of Toronto and as a scholar of Ukrainian literature.

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Open.

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  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Ukrainian

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Uploaded finding aid

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B1995-0017

Accession

B1996-0015

Accession

B1997-0032

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B2000-0007

Accession

B2001-0021

Accession

B2002-0001

Accession

B2003-0004

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