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Polonska-Vasylenko (Morgun), Natalya Dmytrivna (1884-1973)

    This is the personal fonds of Kharkiv-born historian and archaeologist Natalya Dmitrivna Polonska-Vasylenko (Morgun) (1884–1973), including letters and other documents. She was a professor at Kyiv University and a director of the Kyiv Central Archive of Old Documents. During the Second World War, she fled west, first to Lviv, then to Prague, and finally to Bavaria. She was a professor at the Ukrainian Free University in Prague (1944–1945) and moved with this institution to Munich, where she continued teaching until she died in 1973. While in Munich, she published a book on famous Ukrainian women in history (1969) and a textbook on Ukrainian historiography (1971) that includes the topic of emigration during the interwar period and the Second World War.

    Original source name : ПОЛОНСЬКА-ВАСИЛЕНКО (Моргун) Наталя Дмитрівна (1884-1973) - історик, археолог
    English translation : Polonska-Vasylenko (Morgun), Natalya Dmytrivna (1884-1973)
    Creator : personal fonds
    Document- type 1 : correspondence
    Document- type 2 : personal
    Reference number : Fond 1
    Language(s) : Ukrainian, German
    Geographical coverage : Ukraine, Germany
    Time range : 19th-20th c.
    Year(s) : 1884-1973
    Theme 1 : art and culture
    Theme 2 : education
    Link to the item in the catalogue :
    Publication(s) : Vitaliy Masnenko, “The Textbook of N. Polonska-Vasylenko «Ukrainian historiography» in the Context of Methodological Tradition of the Statehood School,” East European Historical Bulletin 9 (2018): 130–45.
    Archive name : Архів Українського Вільного Університету (Мюнхен)
    Archive name (English) : Archive of the Ukrainian Free University (Munich)
    Archive address : Am Münchner Tor 1, 80805 Munich
    City : Munich
    Country : Germany
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