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Doris Yanda collection
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Correspondence

The series contains Doris Yanda correspondence predominantly with the following institutions and people:

  • Ukrainian Women’s Association of Canada
  • Ukrainian Voice newspaper
  • Myr. Stechyshyn
  • Maria Madiuk
  • Batytskyi
  • Ivakh
  • Natalia L.Kohuska; Наталія Л. Когуська
  • P.J. Lazarowich
  • Mr. Momryk
  • Jean Mekitiak
  • and others
    It also comprises correspondence and pay checks related to the publication of Yanda's book "Ukrainian weaving patterns with instructions."

Doris Yanda collection

  • CA BMUFA 0013
  • Collection
  • 1924-2005

The collection comprises materials pertained to Doris Yanda's activities as a member of the Ukrainian Women's Association of Canada, philanthropist, writer, community leader, and distinguished master of weaving and egg painting. It includes correspondence, notebooks, checks and receipts of donations, book and workshops materials, etc.

Yanda, Doris Elizabeth

Doris Yanda estate weaving activities

Materials related to workshops that Doris Yanda held at her house and other locations; membership lists, attendance rolls, handouts, etc. Materials of the Ukrainian Weaving Guild, Hand Weavers, Spinners and Dyers of Alberta, and other heritage weavers' organizations used by Doris Yanda for her workshops.

Family photo albums

The series consists of three family photo albums showing Yanda's house, guests, public events, classes, and art works (weaving, embroidery, pysanky, etc).

Fiction manuscript

A segment of a handwritten fiction manuscript about Robert and Victoria (pp. 209-404, chapters VIII-XII) with an index, and some additional notes at the end. The author is not indicated by it seems to be Doris Yanda's handwriting.

Magazines and books

Books and magazines form Yanda's collection include:

  • Siryi, Iurii. Ukraina zemlia moikh bat'kiv. New York, 1952
  • Velyka Estonia Ukrainy. Vydannia Ivana Tyktora. Manitoba, Winnipeg
  • Woycenko, Ol'ha. U rokovyny 70-littia Zhinochoho rukhu. Soiuz Ukrainok Kanady: Alberta, Edmonton, 1954
  • Iliustrovanyi Kaliendar "Ukrains'koho Holosu": prysviachenyi organizatsiinii pratsi ukrains'koho zhinotstva v Kanadi 1934. Ukrains'kyi Holos, Ukrainian Publishing Company of Canada, Ltd.: Manitoba, 1934
  • Iliustrovanyi kaliendar "Ukrains'koho Holosu" 1952. Ukrains'kyi Holos, Ukrains'ka vydavnycha spilka v Kanadi: Manitoba, Winnipeg, 1952
  • Kaliendar Kanadiis'koho Farmera 1952. Kanadiis'kyi farmer: Manitoba, 1952
  • Iliustrovanyi kaliendar "Ukrains'koho Holosu" na 1932 rik. Ukrains'kyi Holos, Ukrains'ka vydavnycha spilka v Kanadi: Manitoba, Winnipeg, 1932
  • Chast' kaliendarna: Kaliendar "Ukrans'koho Holosu". Ukrains'kyi Holos, Ukrains'ka vydavnycha spilka v Kanadi: Canada, Manitoba, Winnipeg, 1930
  • Iliustrovanyi Kaliendar "Ukrains'koho Holosu": prysviachenyi organizatsiinii pratsi ukrains'koho zhinotstva v Kanadi 1934. Ukrains'kyi Holos, Ukrainian Publishing Company of Canada, Ltd.: Canada, Manitoba, 1934
  • Nova khata: [zhurnal dlía plekannia domashn'oi kul'tury]. Kooperatyva "Ukrains'ke narodnie mystetstvo." Europe: Ukraine, L'viv obl., L'viv, 1925-1939 (43 issue)

Notebooks

A series of a notebooks with legible notes concerning community affairs, congresses, meetings, etc.

Philanthropy

Checks and receipts of Doris Yanda donations to variety of organizations including

  • Ukrainian Arts and Crafts Museum, Alberta branc of UWAS
  • Ukrainian Women's Association of Canada
  • Ukrainian Canadian Committee
  • SUS Foundation of Canada (Ukrainian Self-Reliance League of Canada)
  • Mohyla Institute in Saskatoon, SK.
  • Ukrainian Orthodox Parish of St. John, Edmonton, AB
  • The Ukrainian Greek-Orthodox Church of Canada, Winnipeg
  • St. John's Institute
  • Red Cross
  • Community Chest

Publications

Copies of publications authored by Doris Yanda and about or mentioning Doris Yanda or her family members.

Reports

Reports of Doris Yanda, a head of women's page editorial board of the "Ukrainian Voice" newspaper.

Scrapbook

Two scrapbooks. One is created by Doris Yanda and consists of newspaper clippings related to Ukrainian folk art and women's organization in Canada. The other one consists of documents and photographs and is entitled "This album is presented to Mrs Doris E. Yanda in remembrance of the Official Opening of the Ukrainian Museum of Ottawa at 1000 Byron Ave. which was donated by her."