This work consists of descriptions of Ukrainian wedding customs and wedding songs recorded from Mrs. Olga Savaryn (mother) and Mrs. Olena Prystajecky (grandmother). All songs are transcribed and translated. This collection was a result of a fieldwork project which was part of the assignment for the UKR 422 course at the University of Alberta in the fall term of 1979. This project includes: sheet music, song lyrics, and indexed interviews.
Contains materials related to Dr Medwidsky’s work as an instructor, mostly at the University of Alberta. This includes pages on professional expenses, letters from associates, staff bulletins, student reviews, an annual report of staff member, and other documents relating to his time with the University of Alberta.
This research includes biographical material on the Golinowski family lineage. It contains captioned scanned photographs dating to the 1920's along with original photographs. The ancestry research includes scanned archival records on Myrnam, Alberta. Includes: scanned photographs, indexed interviews
This file contains articles and drafts of articles by Dr Medwidsky and others. Also in this file are correspondence concerning peer reviews of articles, conducted for and by Dr Medwidsky. Many of the articles are attached to conferences. The file also contains articles translated into English from German and Ukrainian. There are a number of reference materials contained within, such as excerpts from Ukrainian to English dictionaries and various ethnic and folk encyclopaedias.
The essay discusses cultural change on the example of Ukrainian Orthodox church. He compares prescribed church canon with what exists in the chapel in St. John's Institute looking specifically at the layout of the building, the placement of religious objects and the placement of pictures and icons in the chapel. Written for the course Ukrainian 326.