Collection - Nick Ruptash family correspondence collection

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Nick Ruptash family correspondence collection

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  • Textual record

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Kitzman correspondence project collection

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  • 1956-1997 (Creation)

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Physical description

457 letters (24 cm of textual records)

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Custodial history

The letters were stored at Nick Ruptash's house until his passing in 1996. They were then transferred to his niece who donated them to BMUFA (this is an example).

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The collection consists of 457 letters written between the Ruptash family members in Ukraine and Canada from 1956 to 1997. They discuss the following issues and share updates about this. These topics are also highlighted. Special attention is given to so and so.

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The letters are arranged chronologically.

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  • українська

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All letters were digitized. Digital copies are available in this database.

Restrictions on access

All rights reserved. The letters can be used for research and education only. Credit is required: [suggested format]

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Obituary for Nick Ruptash in Edmonton Journal:

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