Fonds 1493 - George S.N. Luckyj fonds

End of Year Reflections 1983 by Prof. George Luckyj End of Year Reflections 1981 End of Year Reflections 1982 Making of Encyclopedia of Ukraine End of Year Reflections 1980 by Prof. George Luckyj Notes and recollections by George Luckyj on the History of the Ukrainian Chair Notes and recollections by George Luckyj on the History of the Ukrainian Chair Notes and recollections by George Luckyj on the History of the Ukrainian Chair

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UTA 1493


George S.N. Luckyj fonds


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

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

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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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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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  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Ukrainian

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File lists created by Barnabas Kirk, 2015-2016
Added to AtoM by E. Sommers, May 2018
Updated by E. Sommers, May 2022




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