Bibliography for Ukrainian
and Eastern European Genealogy
Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the USSR. Ukraine and Moldavia. Book 1: General Bibliography and Institutional Directory
by Dr. Patricia Kennedy Grimsted
Dictionary Of Ukrainian Surnames In Canada
by F. Bogdan
Published by the Onomastic Commission of UVAN and the Canadian Institute Of Onomastic Sciences, in Winnipeg and Vancouver
Finding Your Jewish Roots in Galicia: A Resource Guide
by Suzan F. Wynne
The definitive work on Galician-Jewish genealogical research. This book organizes what is known about Galicia Jewish record searching and other resources to assist genealogists in tracing their Jewish Galician roots. Such resources include archival collections of Jewish vital and other records; geographic, visual and language aides; books; documents related to the Holocaust; and articles about travel and research in specific towns by members of Gesher Galicia, the Special Interest Group for Jewish genealogy.
Finding Your Ukrainian Ancestors
by Muryl Andrejciw Geary
©1998; 163 pages; Join the growing number of people searching for their ancestral roots. This book lists various sources (mostly Canadian) to research and what results to expect.
First Names of the Polish Commonwealth: Origins and Meanings
by W. Hoffman and G. Helon
©1998; 426 pages; Explains first names of ancestors who came from any area once regarded as part of the Commonwealth of Poland. Includes Czech, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Latin, Lithuanian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian and Yiddish origins.
Following the Paper Trail: A Multilingual Translation Guide
by Jonathan D. Shea and William F. Hoffman
A guide to translating vital statistic records in 13 languages: Czech, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latin, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. Each section shows the alphabet of the language, sample vital statistic records and their translation, and a list of words commonly encountered. An indispensable reference source for anyone whose research involves European languages.
Galicia and Bukovina - A Research Handbook About Western Ukraine, Late 19th - 20th Centuries
by Dr. John-Paul Himka
March 1990; 215 pages; This book contains a wealth of information including tables and maps for deaneries and eparchies of the Greek Catholic church in Galicia; administrative districts and judical districts for eastern and western Galician for various time periods from 1773 to 1914; extensive inventory for major libraries and archives in Canada, U.S.A., Vienna, Eastern and Western Europe, and Ukraine.
Genealogical Gazetteer of Galicia; 3rd Edition
by Brian J. Lenius
ISBN 0-9698783-1-1; ©1993, 1999; This new and updated edition contains over 93,000 jurisdiction (political & religous) indentifications for over 14,000 place names (Polish, Ukrainian, and German) in Galicia. There are over 31,000 word of text in addition to the jurisdiction identifications.
How to Research Your Ukrainian Ancestry in Saskatchewan
by Kathlyn Szalasznyj, M.A., B.Ed.
ISBN 0-9692827-0-2; ©1986; 33 pages; The publication of this book was sponsored by the Ukrainian Canadian Committee, Saskatchewan Provincial Council and offers a good overview for research in Saskatchewan.
In Search of Your European Roots
by Angus Baxter
© 1994; 289 pages; Where to look or write for any record in Europe. Details church, archives, census & civil records. Chapters on 46 countries.
In Their Words: A Genealogist's Translation Guide to Polish German, Latin, and Russian Documents. Volume I: Polish
by Jonathan D. Shea and William F. Hoffman
ISBN 0-9631579-3-0; ©2000; This book is softcover, perfect bound, with 400 bindery pages (viii + 392), It includes over 60 Polish-language documents and extracts from American and European sources, analyzed and translated; they include extracts from birth, death, and marriage records of various formats; gazetteer entries; revision lists; obituaries; population registers; military service records; passports; etc.; sections on Polish grammar, phonetics, and spelling and information on how to locate records in America and Europe; a chapter on gazetteers and how to use them, with 12 maps showing Poland's changing borders and divisions; and a vocabulary list of over 50 pages, featuring terms most likely to be found in records, including many overlooked by most dictionaries
Jewish Roots in Ukraine and Moldova: Pages from the Past and Archival Inventories
by Miriam Weiner
Archival inventories of 1,400 towns makes this book the most comprehensive source for information about Jewish records for Ukrainian and Moldovan towns. But this useful function is dwarfed by the more than 1,200 photographs, maps and documents of what Jewish life was and is in these countries. For example, there are numerous before/after pictures of synagogues as they existed before the Holocaust and what they look like (and how they are utlized) today. This is not just a reference book but a book meant to be read and viewed.
Polish Surnames: Origins & Meanings by Wm. Hoffman
©1997; 580 pages; Explains origins and meaning of Polish surnames plus 30,000 common surnames organized by roots they came from.
Sources for Researching Ukrainian Family History
by Paul J. Himka
©1984; 37 pages; The purpose of this report is to aid Ukrainian Canadians who wish to learn about their family history.
The Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763-1862"
by Karl Stumpp
©1996; American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
Ukrainians in North America: A Biographical Directory
Edited by Dmytro M. Shtohryn
©1975; 424 pages; Biographical dictionary of noteworthy Ukrainians in the United States and Canada, containing nearly 2000 biographies.
Ukrainians in New Jersey: From the first settlement to the Centennial Anniversary
by Dora Rak
©1977; 26 pages; This pamphlet is a reprint of the Ukrainian chapter of the "New Jersey Ethnic Experience" published by the New Jersey Revolution Bicentennial Celebration Commission.
Ukrainians in Pennsylvania: A contribution to the Growth of the Commonwealth
Published by the Ukrainian Bicentennial Committee -- Philadelphia
©1976; 134 pages; A modest history of the Ukrainian immigrants in Pennsylvania.
Ukrainians of Maryland
Edited by Stephen Basarab, Paul Penchak, Wolodymyr C. Sushko and others
©1986; 519 pages; An in-depth study of Ukrainians in Maryland.
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