Fonds MSS 214 (A2005-050) - Anne Yanchyshyn fonds

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Anne Yanchyshyn fonds

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CA UMASC MSS 214 (A2005-050)

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  • 1985-1989 (Creation)
    Yanchyshyn, Anne

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10 cm of textual record, 11 audiotapes

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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 BA degree (Geography, English, Philosophy). She taught in Varennes School for 24 years and after her early retirement she took an 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, as well as the German and Jewish pioneers in the Interlake area. She traveled many miles for interviews and recorded an oral history on eight audiotapes which she donated to the Archives & Special Collections, University of Manitoba in 2005.

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The fonds was donated to the Archives & Special Collections by Anne Yanchyshyn in 2005.

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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.

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This collection is arranged into two series.

1. MPC Flashbacks Interviews - documentation, research material
2. TC 113 - Interviews

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Autographed copy held in the Slavic Collection, E. Dafoe Library, University of Manitoba . FC 3395 I58 M6 1989

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Finding aid created and encoded by Vladimira Zvonik (2005).
Revised by N. Courrier (October 2019).

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