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Polonska-Vasylenko Nataliia Dmytrivna (1884-1973)

    Nataliia Dmytrivna Polonska-Vasylenko (1884, Ukraine – 1973, Germany) was a historian, archaeologist, archivist, researcher at the All-Ukrainian University of Science and Technology of the USSR, and one of the most renowned Ukrainian historians of the 20th century. As the tide of war turned against the Germans, she fled West first to Lviv, then to Prague, and finally to Bavaria. She was a Professor at the Ukrainian Free University in Prague (1944–45), and moved together with this institution to Munich where she continued to teach until her death in 1973. In the 1960s, she took an active part in the establishment of the American-Based Ukrainian Historical Association and was its Vice-president from 1965. This fonds contains 2 items and 56 cases. There are 52 files in the first item and 4 in the second item. For instance, in the first item, one can find biographical documents and manuscripts used by N. Polonska-Vasylenko in her scientific work (bibliographic cards, information about the factories of Volyn province, corrections to the text of records from the deed books, etc. ): documents on official activities (regulations, statutes and reports, copies of minutes of meetings of the Kyiv Archaeological Institute, lists of employees); correspondence documents of N. Polonska-Vasylenko’s relatives (certificate of N. Polonska-Vasylenko’s father D. Menshov for the right to participate in the celebrations in Moscow on the occasion of the anniversary of the Battle of Borodino and the memory of the Patriotic War of 1812); statement of N. Polonska-Vasylenko’s mother M. Menshova on income taxed by the state income tax; correspondence with institutions and individuals). The second item is entitled “personal collection” and contains the scientific works of N. Polonska-Vasylenko on the history of Ukraine, her biography.

    Original source name : Полонська- Василенко Наталія Дмитрівна (1884-1973)
    English translation : Polonska-Vasylenko Nataliia Dmytrivna (1884-1973)
    Creator : personal fonds
    Document- type 1 : correspondence
    Document- type 2 : personal
    Reference number : Фонд 3806
    Language(s) : Ukrainian
    Geographical coverage : Ukraine, Czech Republic, Germany
    Time range : 20thc.
    Year(s) : 1901-1943
    Theme 1 : education
    Link to the item in the catalogue :
    Archive name : Центральний державний архів вищих органів влади та управління України
    Archive name (English) : Central State Archives of Supreme Bodies of Power and Administration of Ukraine
    Archive address : Solomianska St, 24, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
    City : Kyiv
    Country : Ukraine
    Official website and institutional resources :
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