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Anne Yanchyshyn fonds

Anne Yanchyshyn fonds

Call Number: Mss 214, Tc 113 (A.05-50)

Title: Anne Yanchyshyn fonds.

Dates: 1985-1989.

Extent: 0.1 m of textual records. -- 11 audio-cassettes.

Biographical sketch: Anne Yanchyshyn was born and raised in Meleb, Manitoba. After attending Normal School in Winnipeg, she taught in several rural schools in Silver, Gilbert Plains, Lyleton, and Whytewold Beach Schools. She moved to St. Vital in 1959 and graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1968 with a B.A. (Geography, English, Philosophy). She taught in Varennes School for 24 years and after her early retirement, she took Oral History workshop classes at the Provincial Archives. Anne Yanchyshyn edited the book MPC Flashbacks: A Commemorative Local History Celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the Arrival of Settlers in Meleb-Park-Cumming School District Area. In the book, she documented the local history of the Ukrainian, Polish, German, and Jewish pioneers in the Interlake area. She travelled many miles for interviews and recorded these oral histories on audio-cassettes. 

Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Anne Yanchyshyn in 2005.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of research material and interviews compiled for the publication of MPC Flashbacks: A Commemorative History Celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the Arrival of Settlers in the Meleb-Park-Cuming School District Area.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Accruals: Further accruals are not expected.

Finding aid: An on-line finding aid is available at the link below:

MSS 214, TC 113 (A.05-50).


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