The first accession (A2002-032) consists of research material pertaining to the Gimli Community Research Project. Included are published materials about Gimli and the Interlake (pamphlets, brochures, maps, and clippings), handwritten notes, correspondence, and the draft and final copy of the GCRP report. In addition to the textual material, the collection contains over three hundred photographs which depict life in the Interlake Area.
The second accession (A2003-087) consists of personal correspondence and research material during Robert Klymasz's career as a curator for East European Collections at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Hull, Quebec, as an instructor of Ukrainian Folklore at the University of Manitoba, and as a contributor to the Ukrainian Catholic Newspaper, Postup (Progress). In addition to textual material, the collection contains personal photographs and audio-recordings (both commercial and non-commercial) pertaining to Ukrainian folklore (primarily Ukrainian-Canadian).
The third accession (A2005-052) consists of documentation and research material pertaining to Klymasz's Archival Research Project on Walter Klymkiw.
The fourth accession (A.2006-061) consists of correspondence (2002-2006), research material (Koshetz Project, Ukrainian Music), various announcements of Ukrainian Canadian cultural events, collections of post cards/collection cards, and a photographs (PC 170).
The fifth accession (A2007-29) consists of correspondence (1995-2007), various cultural events and research projects, Shirley Klymasz's biographical information and art work and 2 family photographs (PC 170).
The sixth accession (A2008-36) consists of correspondence, material on various archival research projects including A priest, a maestro, a community: epistolary insights into the music culture of Winnipeg's Ukrainian community, 1936-1944 (2006-2007), Winnipeg Papers on Ukrainian Music (2008), and Nuggets from the past: quotations on the Ukrainian experience in Canada (2007), and photographs from his family archives (PC 170).
The seventh accession (A2009-101) consists of biographical information, Winnipeg Papers on Ukrainian Book Culture manuscript (2009), research material and correspondence, photographs from "Leadership Courses" organized by the Ukrainian National Youth Federation in Lake Winnipeg (1955), and Ukrainian Music Culture papers in electronic format.
The eighth accession (A2011-049) consists of Winnipeg Papers on Ukrainian Arts Culture manuscripts (2010) and on Searching for Kanadiis'ka Rus'" (2011), research material and correspondence, and Ukrainian wedding photographs fro the 1950s taken in Toronto and Manitoba.
The ninth accession (A2014-098) consists of: biographical; correspondence; Winnipeg Papers; Ukrainian organizations & events; miscellaneous research materials; photographs (1930s to 1970s); and electronic memory stick.
The tenth accession (A2016-021) contains documents of biographical interest, selections from Klymasz’s correspondence (including e-mails); articles, reviews and letters submitted by Klymasz and published in scholarly journals and in newspapers, as well as one conference paper; research materials on the poets included in Winnipeg Papers #7, “From the Heart: The Best Anthology of Canadian Poetry in Ukrainian,” compiled by Klymasz for the CUCS at the University of Manitoba, as well as two copies of the anthology; and a selection of concert programs, annual reports, and miscellaneous newspaper and periodical issues collected by Klymasz.
The eleventh accession (A2016-067) includes documents, photographs, audio-visual materials, and artefacts of biographical interest. It also contains selections from Klymasz’s correspondence (including e-mails); research materials, primarily newspaper clippings, on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for Klymasz'sconference paper "The Museum as Monument and the Architect as Museum-Maker"; and a selection of miscellaneous newspaper and periodical issues collected by Klymasz.
The twelfth accession (A2017-044) in addition to correspondence with friends and colleagues (2004-2017), the accession contains biographical material, including photos, slides, and transparencies of Klymasz, his immediate family, his Ukrainian relatives, and his North American colleagues. It also contains articles by fellow ethnographers, two books by Klymasz’s Ukrainian relative, the writer Mykola Dubas, and miscellaneous materials concerning the Ukrainian-Canadian community.
The thirteenth accession (A2018-061) contains biographical materials concerning Klymasz’s family; correspondence (2009-2018); materials concerning various local Ukrainian-Canadian community organizations; and several items authored and/or compiled by Klymasz, including some of the research materials as well as the master and coil-bound copies of “Winnipeg Papers No. 6: “Vichnaya Pamyat’”: Commemoration, Celebration and Execution: The ‘Other Side’ of Canada’s Ukrainian Experience” (2013) and “Winnipeg Papers No. 9: “The Ukrainianization of Canada’s Last ‘Ruthenians’: A Newspaper Drama, 1911-1919” (2018) prepared for the Centre of Ukrainian Canadian Studies at the University of Manitoba. It also contains published articles and reports received from academic colleagues.
The fourteenth accession (A2019-148) includes small photo albums compiled by Klymasz’s wife Shirley (Zaporzan) Klymasz during her childhood and adolescence (1940s-1950s); Klymasz’s recent correspondence with colleagues; scans and photocopies of occasional Ukrainian youth publications/periodicals from the 1950s-1960s; as well as newsletters, bulletins and newspaper clippings chronicling various events in the Ukrainian-Canadian community.
In total, the photograph collection (PC 170) consists of 480 photographs, 52 slides, 113 negatives, and 3 videocassettes. The tape collection consists of 13 audio-cassettes and 7 compact discs. The electronic records collection (EL 20) consists of 3 computer diskettes. 3 compact discs and 1 memory stick.
A2019-148 includes 2 small photo albums containing 134 photographs (pasted in), 2 postcards, 1 in memoriam card, and 2 commercial audio CD discs