Finding Aid General (Draft)


FINDING AID – General Information 

(current as of January 2024)

Creator: Various

Dates: ca. 1900-2010

Quantity: 184.5 (approx.) lin.ft.

Language: Belarusian, English, French, German, Italian, Latin, Polish, Russian


Collection was initially processed in 2016 and 2022 by Ihar Labacevič and currently being processed by various volunteers.

Fr Leŭ Haroška’s archive was processed by Dr Natalla Hardzijenka in 2021.


The Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library papers consist of personal notes, correspondence, research materials pertaining to Belarusian cultural and religious life in the West as well as in Belarus. It is the most complete collection of primary source information known to be available in Great Britain.

Also included are photographs, periodical clippings, posters, and broadsides, including extensive and unique visual documentation of cultural and religious events during the most active years of the Belarusian diaspora (1940s – 1980s).

The collection is organized into the following basic categories:

Series 1: Archives of the Belarusian Catholic Mission, Apostolic Visitor for Belarusians outside of Belarus, and other Belarusian Catholic clergy.

Series 2: Materials related to history and activities of the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum.

Series 3: Materials related to various activities of Belarusian émigré organizations and personalities.

Series 4: Materials illustrating history of various Eastern Catholic churches and personalities.

Series 5: Rare books and other publications

Series 6: Audio-visual materials: photographs, audio and video recordings. 


With few exceptions these records are available for public research.


The FSL collection is the physical and intellectual property of the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum.

For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the FSL.


The Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum Archives.


Association of Belarusians in Great Britain

Anglo-Belarusian Society

Belarusian Democratic Republic

Belarusian Greek Catholic Church

Belarusian Autocephalous Orthodox Church

Catholic Church

Marian Fathers



Belarusian language

Belarusian Americans






Belarusians–Great Britain–History

Ethnic relations

Exiles’ writings, Belarusian


This section briefly describes each series in the collection. A more detailed description of the contents of each series may be found in the following section.

Series 1: Archives of the Belarusian Catholic Mission, Apostolic Visitor for Belarusians outside of Belarus and other Belarusian Catholic clergy

Subseries 1: papers of Bishop C. Sipovič

Subseries 2: papers of Fr. Leŭ Haroška

Subseries 3: papers of Fr. Jazep Hermanovič

Subseries 4: papers of Fr. Alaksandar Nadson

Subseries 5: papers of Fr. Tamaš Padziava

Subseries 6: papers of Fr. Piotra Tatarynovič

Subseries 7: papers of Fr. Uladzisłaŭ Čarniaŭski

Subseries 8: papers of other Belarusian Catholic clergy in Europe: Fr. K. Maskalik, M. Maskalik, Fr. R. Tamušanski, Fr. F. Zurnia, Fr. U. Salaviej, Fr. J. Sadoŭski 

Subseries 9: Belarusian Catholic Church in the USA: Christ the Redeemer Belarusian Catholic Church in Chicago, U. and J. Tarasevič, F. Čarniaŭski, J. Rešać, et al 

Subseries 10: Activities of Apostolic Visitors for Belarusians outside Belarus

Subseries 11: Belarusian Catholic Missions in London and Paris

Subseries 12: Other materials related to Belarusian ecclesiastical history

Subseries 13: Materials related to other Eastern Catholic churches.

Series 2: Materials related to the history of the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum.

Series 3: Materials related to various activities of Belarusian émigré organizations and personalities,

Subseries 1: Council (ff. Rada BNR) of the Belarusian Democratic Republic in exile,

Subseries 2: Association of Belarusians in Great Britain,

Subseries 3: Belarusian organizations and personalities in Great Britain (other than the Association of Belarusians in Great Britain and the Belarusian Catholic Mission),

Subseries 4: Belarusian organizations and personalities in Canada,

Subseries 5: Belarusian organizations and personalities in the USA,

Subseries 6: Belarusian organizations and personalities in Western Europe, and

Subseries 7: Belarusian organizations and personalities in South America.

Series 4: Materials illustrating history of various Eastern Catholic churches and personalities.

Subseries 1: Papers of Count Bennigsen

Subseries 2: Papers of Mrs Kristic

Subseries 3: St John Chrysostom Society

Subseries 4: Ordinariates des catholiques de rite orientale in France.

Series 5: Rare Publications

Subseries 1: Newspapers, Journals, Pamphlets

Subseries 2: Rare books

Series 6: Audio-visual materials: photographs, audio and video recordings. 

Detailed Description of the Collection

(This part has been processed to the folder level but still needs rehousing)

Series 1:

Subseries 1:

Correspondence of Bishop Česlaŭ Sipovič.

Temporary Location: Fr. Alaksandar’s office

Box 1 (Old Folder’s name: C and Č  – F):

Folder 1: Correspondence with  F.  Čarniaŭski 1947-1959.

Folder 2: Correspondence with  F.  Čarniaŭski 1947-1959.

Folder 3: Correspondence with  J. Čarniecki.

Folder 4: Correspondence with  J. Čarniecki, Fr. W. Chamionak.

Folder 5: Catholic organisations, monasteries, lay groups, press in Great Britain and abroad, Dom Robert van Cauwelaert.

Folder 6: Refugee relief organisations, Caritas Great Britain, War Relief Services,

Folder 7: A. and M. Chambers.

Folder 8: Belarusian Academic and Student organisations,

Folder 9: J. Chachołka, Časłaŭ Chaniaŭka, Chelchowski,  et al.

Folder 10: Chvalko, S. Chmara, M. Chomčyk, Cipko, A. Cytovič, J. Pazniak, U. Cvirka, Fr. A. Urusov.

Folder 11: Fr C. Sipovič’s correspondence with British catholic organizations and personalities.

Folder 12: Fr C. Sipovič’s correspondence with British catholic organizations and personalities.

Box 2 (Old folder “D”):

Folder 13 : Todar Dabravolski (Coventry ZBVB), Ms Dagge, Fr. George Dagher, et al.

Folder 14: D. Dadžans.

Folder 15: R. Dabrowski.

Folder 16: B. Daniluk, B. Dasiukiewicz,  et al.

Folder 17: Fr J. Dašuta.

Folder 18: Dr. T. Domoradski, E. Donnelly, J. Dominik,  Auberon Herbert, various correspondence with religious and political organizations and personalities in Great Britain, Germany, documents related to Belarusian life in the United Kingdom and other countries.

Folder 19: C. Donovan.

Folder 20:  Dr M. A. Doughty, M. Downie, M. Dunne, Catholic organizations in Britain, et al.

Folder 21: J. Vitan-Dubejkoŭskaja, A. Dubko, U. Duniec, M. Durejka, Belarusians in Britain, Italy and other countries.

Box 3 (Old box E-G-H):

Folder 22: Daphne Evans (architectural works on Marian House), Newman International Associates,  correspondence with various Catholic dioceses  and parishes in Britain, Pax Romana, Society of St. John Chrysostom, et al.

Folder 23: Correspondence with Helen M. Finn, L. Fowler, Inge Friede, Marian Fathers, materials related to the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain, Archbishop of Westminster William Godfrey.

Folder 24: Dr Piotr and Irena Gajdel.

Folder 25 : Belarusian life in Great Britain, official letters, letters of Leanid Halak, Ivan Hladki, correspondence from various DP camps, materials related to Belarusian church life in diaspora, et al.

Folder 26:  Sofia Grinberg, (a Russian Dominican sister), Patricia Hall, C. Sipovič’s speaking engagements.

Folder 27: Dr. S. Hrynkievič.

Folder 28: Correspondence with Fr G. Brianchaninoff, Bp. F. Bučys, Fr Herman SJ, T. Gerello, Cz. Horain, et al.

Folder 29: Correspondence with Muriel Hicks.

Folder 30: Jan Filistovič.

Box  4 (Old box “J”):

Folder 31: Frank Ingram.

Folder 32: Correspondence with the “Institut für Erforschung der Geschichte und Kultur der UdSSR” regarding Fr C. Sipovič’s articles and manuscripts.

Folder 33: International Refugee organization in matters of A. Katkoff and G. Brianchaninoff.

Folder 34: Association of Belarusians in Great Britain, V. Ivanouski, A. Jakubovich, M. Jaskievic, et al

Folder  35: Cyril Jump.

Folder 36: Henryk Juzefovič.

Folder 37: Polish and Lithuaninan correspondence, Marian Fathers.

Box  5 (Old box “K”):

Folder 38: Alexander Kabyčkin, Viktar Kabyš, J. Kalbasa, L. Karaś, J. Kalada, A. Karpovič, A. Kasciukovič,  et al.

Folder 39: J. Karczewski, B. Kaspierowicz.

Folder 40: V. Każan, V. Kiendyš, P. Koniuch, et al.

Folder 41: Fr. A. Katkoff, M. Kovalenka, Col. A. Kielbinski.

Folder 42: Various correspondence with Polish religious and national activists in Polish.

Folder 43: Correspondence with various Catholic and political organisations – Vita ex Pax, Foyer Unitas, British League for European Freedom, the Royal Empire Society et al.

Folder 44: Correspondence with various Catholic parishes, the Society of St Ambrose, Kirche in Not, and various Catholic periodicals.

Folder 45: Correspondence with Fr B. Kreuza.

Folder 46:  P. Kulak, J. Krukowski, F. Kušal, N. Arsiennieva.

Folder 47: B. Kuraha-Skraha, Kukelis et al.

Folder 48: Fr. (later Archbishop) Andrej Kryt.

Folder 49: Č. Kukiel.

Box 6 (Old box L-ł):

Folder 50: K. Dźvinski, M. Nikon, G. Leonowitsch, Association of Ukrainians in UK, Lithuanian greeting cards.

Folder 51: Various church organisations: Istituto Vocazioni Adulte, Vita et Pax et al.

Folder 52: M.Łazoŭski, Fr A. Łoś MIC.

Folder 53: Farm Street Jesuits, various Catholic clergy, academics,

Folder 54: Legion of Mary, Marian Fathers,

Folder 55: Alaksandar Lašuk.

Folder 56: Alaksandar Lašuk.

Folder 57: Alaksandar Lašuk.

Folder 58: I. Łabač, A. Łabecki, M. Łaman, M. Łankiewicz, N. Łazoŭski.

Foldder 59: N. Liberys, Lloyds Bank, various Catholic clergy and organisations.

Folder 60: H. Łoś, Fr Labaj OSBM.

Box 7 (Old box M):

Folder 61: Todar Mazura, Private Letters.

Folder 62: UK and Irish press, Catholic clergy, greeting cards, Catholic organisations

Folder 63:  F. Majeŭski, R. L. Magon, L. Maggs et al.

Folder 64: Dr. Jazep Malecki.

Folder 65: Belarusian emigres, H. Marcinkiewicz, E. Mackiewicz , A. Marhoviče (Dvanaccatka) et al.

Folder 66: Various Polish correspondence.

Folder 67:  Marian Fathers, Sr. Irene Marinoff OSB, Br. Mario SFX.

Folder 68: Fr Michal Maskalik, Fr Kastuś Maskalik.

Folder 69: Marian Fathers.

Folder 70: Fr C. Sipovič’s speaking engagements.

Folder 71: Prince B. Śviatapołk-Mirski.

Folder 72: Various English and Polish letters regarding Eastern church affairs, etc.

Folder 73: Fr. A. Michalskyj (Ukrainian Catholic priest).

Folder 74: Fr. M. Mihaj (Migaj), Belarusian Orthodox church.

Folder 75: Constantine (Kastuś) Mierlak, Belarusians in Argentine.

Box 8 (Old box “N-O”):

Folder 76: Correspondence with Fr Alaksandar Nadson.

Folder 77: S. Narkievicz, Belarus-related Polish language poetry manuscripts, J. Najdziuk, A. Najłowicz.

Folder 78: Sipovič’s US speaking engagements, correspondence with the Newman association, War Relief Services, et al.

Folder 79: Fr A. Nowicki, Dr T. Novotny, S. O’Neal et al.

Folder 80: Fr F. Opieczonek MIC.

Folder 81: Dr Oleszkiewicz, Prof. Okinszewicz, J. Nichajonak, M. Nikan, M. Naumovič et al.

Box 9 (Old box “P-R”):

Folder 82: U. Ryžy-Ryski, J.Rylle, documents and letters of Rydleŭski, Dr T. Rutkoŭskaja, A. Rusak, U. Rudzinski, S. Rudź, et al.

Folder 83: Russian Centre Fordham University, Russian Refugees Relief Association, Marian Fathers.

Folder 84: Fr Philip de Regis SJ, D. Reece, G. Rees SDB, Rev. H. J. Richards, K. Robinson, et  al.

Folder 85: M. Romanowski, I. Radaškievič, B. Rahula.

Folder 86: V. Ramuk.

Folder 87: M. Ravienski, B. Brysiuk, Instytut Bliskiego i Srodkowego Wschodu “Reduta”, Fr. J.Rešać.

Folder 88: Mrs M. Rich, Ms Vera Rich.

Folder 89: Dr. Vitaut and Vera Romuk.

Folder 90: Dr. Vitaut and Vera Romuk.

Folder  91: Vaclaŭ Panucevič, Mikoła Pańkoŭ, , J. Popka,

Folder 92: Archpriest R. Pantaloni, Lia Parand, Col. Perkovicz, et al.

Folder 93: J. and E. Paźniak.

Folder 94: Peter and Alix Thornton-Pett, F. Phillips, et al.

Folder 95: Guy Picarda.

Folder 96: Olgierd Pietykowski, Fr  Piatkowski, Lady Phipps, Fr. G. Piantoni, et al.

Folder 97: J. Pituška, Fr. Alfons Padziava (Podziawo), Fr. Tamasz Padziawa.

Folder 98: J. Plata, P. Kozieł-Poklewska, I. Posnova, J. D.D. Porter, Harold Pyle, Fr. Poliakov, P. Pristavok (Slovak community), et al.

Folder  99: S. J. Paprocki (Instytut Wschodni “Reduta”), Pax Romana,  Lt. J. Piatkowski, J. Petach.

Folder 100:  I. Piłaszewicz, R. Pilaszek, W. Piotrowicz, S. Poloviec, et al.

Folder 101: V. Parrow (Brianchaninoff), Br. J. Piatkowski MIC.

Folder 102: Rada BNR (Council of the Belarusian People’s Republic).

Folder 103: Correspondence with various members of Belarusian community in exile: K. Puhačoŭ, N. Palaniuk, J.Piekarski, A. Paluchovič, et al.

Box 10 (Old box “S”):

Folder 104: (Fr.) J. Sadoŭski (born Mikałaj Krot).

Folder 105: Letters to Fr Adam Stankievič.

Folder 106:  Ursuline Sisters Thurles.

Foder 107: J [Giovanni] Sakievičus MIC, internal correspondence of Marian Fathers, Anselmo Palamero.

Folder 108: A. and J. Sałewicz.

Folder 109: Fr. Uladzimier Sałaviej.

Folder 110: Fr. John Salter, M. Sanderson, B. Sanderman OSB, A. Sass, P. Scott-[Montagu], et al.

Folder 111: U. Siŭko (Sawko).

Folder 112: A. Rylski-Scibor,

Folder 113: J. Sazanovič, V. Sankoŭski, U. Siadura, J. Siaŭkovič, J. Sialaŭka.

Folder 114: M. Siemenowski, I. Sidun, Marian Fathers, M. Semenova, T. Skinner, P. Sidney, et al.

Folder 115: Henryk and Zygmunt Sienkiewicz.

Folder 116: Dr. Maćviej Smarščok (Dr. Matthew Smorstok, Mitrafan Smarščok-Repkaŭ, Anatol Biarozka), Fr. E. Smarščok, P. Sosunkiewicz, A. Sosna, et al.

Folder 117: Fr Socius SJ, Dr. Smullyyan , Southgate UNA Youth section, C.F.L. St. George, E. Stadulis, Elisabeth Smith (singer), et al.

Folder 118:  M. Silvanovič, M. Skabiej, A. Skarachodaŭ et al.

Folder 119: Ravi Singh, B. Pogorelski, Jane Sloan, et al.

Folder 120: Bishop B. Sloskans.

Folder 121: U. Skurko, Jan Stankievič, Gorge Stankievič, Stanislaŭ Stankievič.

Folder 122: Free course of Central-European Studies, Br Francis Stevenson, Rev. J. Stone, et al.

Folder 123: Janka Survilla, Šymaniec family, Barys Suravy.

Folder 124: Piotra Syč.

Box 11 (Old box “Š”):

Folder 125: A. Šaćko,  Šakun, M. Šostak, A. Šašyloŭskaja, V. Ščerba, Dr M. Ščors, M. Švedziuk, M. Šerepita, E. Szklanik et al.

Folder 126: Sciulghin, W. Szczepkowski, Passports issued by the Polish Governement in Exile, T. Szmitkowski.

Folder 127: D. M. Schunover, A. Silverman, S. Škutans.

Folder 128: V. Špakovič, A. Šukelajć, W. Schulsenitski, P. Šumski, M. Šust, P. Švied, J. Šymčyk.

Box 12 (Old box “T”):

Folder 129: M. Taupieka,  Archbp. V. Tamaščyk, Dr. N. Teadarovič.

Folder 130: Fr. G. Taylor OP, D. de Turville, John Thorn.

Folder 131: Fr. John (Jan) Tarasevič, Fr. (later Bishop) Uladzimer Tarasevič.

Folder 132: Ch. Thomas, Sound news Productions correspondence (purchase of sound equipment), Sipovič’s remarks on Jan Tokarski’s article and correspondence with him, R.L. Travers, Mons. G.A. Tomlinson, et al.

Folder 133:  Belarusian Institute of Arts and Sciences, Vitaut Tumaš, A. Trutsko et al.

Box 13 (Old box “U-W”)

Folder 134: Official correspondence from Ukrainian organisations, communications with the British government, University of London School of Slavonic and East European Studies, Mrs E. G. Urch, M. Urban, various Marian Fathers, et al.

Folder 135: Abbot Vittorino, Rocznik Katolicki, Fr C. J. Ward, John H.J. Westlake et al

Folder 136: J. G. Viches, Dr W. Wielhorski, B Warhan, et al.

Folder 137: Vinicki family, V. Vinahradaŭ, A. Werbenec, Vieramjejka, Viesiałkoŭski, J. Velonda, V. Vysocki, P. Urban, J. Urbanovič, Fr. Michał Urbanovič, et al.

Folder 138: Fr Andrei Wetter (Pontificum Collegium Russicum), Fr. Andrei Urusov,

Folder 139: Fr Bede Winslow OSB, S. van Rooy, V. Williams, Fr J. Wojtkiewicz MIC, M. Woodruff, D. Damazy, et al.

Folder 140: G. Wowna (Voŭna), I. Waronka (Varońka), K. Vierabiej, M. Varancova, M. Vajtenka.

Folder 141: Otto Wölkner.

Box 14 (Old box “Z”):

Folder 142: V. Žuk-Hryškievič,

Folder 143: V. Zoan, Česłaŭ Zacharevič, Simon Zacharonak, F. Zadworny, A. Zagorski, M. Taccardi, A. Zankovič, Latvian legation, Association of Belarusian Youth of America (ZBMA), A. Zdankovič, Fr Josaphat Žan (Ukrainian Greek Catholic Mission in London), J. Žuk, “Koło młodeży KiM”, L. Zverev, M. Ziniak, Peasant International (Whiteruthenian section), R. Žukoŭskaja, A. Žuromski, M. Žylik, J. Žytko, et al.

Folder 144: Dr. J. Zaprudnik.

Folder 145: Fr. Feliks Žurnia.

Box level sorted materials:

The following materials should be further processed to the folder level and intellectually reorganized in the future. The current box labeling is only temporary.

Location: archival room

Series 1: Archives of the Belarusian Catholic clergy and organisations

Subseries 1:

Boxes 1-4: Diaries of Bishop Sipovič.

Box 5: Documents from the Congregazione de Propaganda Fide and Archivio Segreto Vaticano, various research notes by Sipovič.

Box 6:  General and Religious history of Belarus: research notes Sipovič.

Box 7: Materials related to the publication of Archbishop Skuminovič’s Pontifical Divine liturgy book by Č. Sipovič.

Box 8: Sipovič’s articles and talks, various articles by A. Macmillin, M. Lacko et al.

Box 9: Sipovič’s articles and talks.

Box 10: Sipovič’s notes from the Istituto Orientale in Rome.

Box 11: Marian Fathers: W. Kulczycki MIC, newspaper cuttings.

Box 12: Sipovič’s research notes, newspaper cuttings.

Box 13: Sipovič’s obituaries, funeral materials.

Series 1, subseries 9 

Box 14: Belarusian Greek Catholic (Byzantine Catholic) parish of Christ the Redeemer in Chicago (newspaper cuttings and other materials related to its consecration on the 2nd of July 1961), Belarusian community life in USA.

Series 1 Subseries 1: Correspondence of Bishop Česlaŭ Sipovič 1969-1980s.

Box 15: Letters to various ecclesiastical dignitaries A-G.

Box 16: Letters to various ecclesiastical dignitaries H-Z.

Box 17: Jazep and Evelin Paźniak correspondence.

Box 18: Sipovič letters post 1969-1980s.

Box 19: Sipovič letters post 1969-1980s.

Box 20: Sipovič letters (A-E) post 1969-1980s.

Box 21: Sipovič letters (C) post 1969-1980s.

Box 22: Sipovič letters (D-J) post 1969-1980s.

Box 23: Sipovič letters (F-L) post 1969-1980s.

Box 24: Sipovič letters (K-L) post 1969-1980s.

Box 25: Sipovič letters (M) post 1969-1980s.

Box 26: Sipovič letters (M-R) post 1969-1980s.

Box 27: Sipovič letters (R-S) post 1969-1980s.

Box 28: Sipovič letters (S-Z) post 1969-1980s.

Box 29: Sipovič letters (T-Z) post 1969-1980s.

Box 30: Fr K. Maskalik, D. Novicki, D. Anisko, Pax Romana, Run, The Canon Law Society, Marian Fathers (congregation’s history, materials related to Sipovič’s tenure as Marian Father’s Superior General).

Box 31: General Mikola Dziamidaŭ.

Box 32: Fr R. Tamušanski, Radio Vaticana (Belarusian Section)

Box 33: Belarusian Catholic clergy.

Box 34: Correspondence with Fr. A. Nadson, and Fr. U. Salaviej,

Box 35: C. Sipovič’s archive: Belarusian church history research,

Box 36: C. Sipovič’s family correspondence.

Box 37: Papers of Apostolic Visitors for Belarusians abroad.

Box 38: 5th convention of Belarusian Catholic priests in Rome 14-21/10/ 1977.

Box 39: 6th convention of Belarusian Catholic priests in Rome 15-12/01/1979.

Box 40: 41th Eucharistic congress.

Box 41: Fr Francišak Čarniauski.

Series 1, subseries 9

Box 42: Belarusian life in Chicago.

Series 1, subseries 10

Box 43: Materials related to activities of Apostolic Visitors for Belarusians outside Belarus.

Box 44: Veśnik Biełaruskaha Katalickaha dušpastystva 1988-1989.

Series 1, subseries 12 (old 9) 

Box 45: Marian Fathers’ monastery in Druja (Belarus).

Series 1, subseries 10

Box 01-10-1: Activities of the Apostolic Visitors for Belarusians outside Belarus – NOT SORTED

Box 01-10-2: Activities of the Apostolic Visitors for Belarusians outside Belarus – NOT SORTED

Box 01-10-3: Activities of the Apostolic Visitors for Belarusians outside Belarus – NOT SORTED

Series 1, subseries 12

Box 01-12-1: Byelorussian Bible Society

Folder 1: Byelorussian Bible Society: Correspondence. 1960s

Folder 2: Dr. J. Stankievič, Biblical translations, 1959-1973

Folder 3: L. Halak, Biblical translations, 1949-1950

Folder 4: Biblical studies/book reviews/typescript of the creation account (“Genesis”) in Belarusian

Series 2, subseries 1

Box 48: Documents related to the establishment and activities of the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum.

Series 1, subseries 12

Box 49: Fr J. Borodzicz.

Box 50: Princess Magdalena Radziwill and Belarusian Eastern Catholic Church.

Box 51: Articles and newspaper cuttings related to history of Belarusian language, F. Skaryna research.

Series 1, subseries 11

Box 52: Belarusian Greek Catholic Church 1982-1990.

Series 1, subseries 6 (temporarily located in a filing cabinet in the microfilm room)

Box 53: Mons. P. Tatarynovič.

Box 54: Documents and photos of Mons. P. Tatarynovič: F. Skaryna studies, transcripts of F. Skaryna’s letters (manuscripts and typescripts) Vitaut Tumaš and Fr Piotra Tatarynovič

Series 1, subseries 1

Box 55: C. Sipovič correspondence (unsorted).

Box 56: C. Sipovič appointment as a bishop, letters of Fr V. Šutovic, Bishop F. P. Bučys.

Box 57: C. Sipovič research on religious history and language problems in Belarus.

Series 1, subseries 12 

Box 58: V. and R. Hryškievičs, Fr. T. Padziava, Pax Romana (Ruń) and

Box 59:  Guy Picarda, Marian Fathers, various Belarusian priests, Belarusian diaspora correspondence.

Series 1, subseries 11

Box 01-11-1: Belarusian Catholic Mission: canonical and matrimonial documents

Box 01-11-2: Belarusian Catholic Mission: Belarusian Mission Trust + some ‘Marian House’ docs

Box 01-11-3: Belarusian Catholic Mission: Belarusian Students’ theses 1996-2003

Series 1, subseries 12 

Box 61: Belarusian Greek Catholic Exarchate, 1940s.

Fr. J. Hermanovič’s papers 

Series 1, subseries 3 

Boxes from 01-03-1 to 01-03-11

Description of the Fr. J. Hermanovič’s collection can be found in a separate Finding Aid


Fr. T. Padziava’s papers

Series 1, subseries 5 

Boxes from 01-03-1 to 01-03-2 

Description of the Fr. T. Padziava’s collection can be found in a separate Finding Aid


Series 2, subseries 1

Box 64: FSL billing and book purchases.

Series 1, subseries 1

Box 65: Sipovič: Vatican II, ecclesiastical correspondence.

Series 1, subseries 12 

Box 66: Materials related to the history of the Druja monastery.

Series 1, subseries 5

Collection 67: Fr. Uładzislaŭ Čarniaŭski’s papers 

Description of the Fr. Uładzislaŭ Čarniaŭski’s papers can be found in a separate Finding Aid


Series 3, subseries 1

Papers of the Council (ff. Rada BNR) of the Belarusian Democratic Republic in exile.

Detailed description of this collection can be found in a separate Finding Aid 


Series 3, subseries 2

Box 5P: Association of Belarusians in GB (ZBVB).

Box 6P: Pax Romano, Belarusian Catholic University Union (Run) & the Association of Belarusians in GB (ZBVB).

Box 6P/1: Sylvester Budkiewicz’s archive.

Series 3, subseries 4

Box 7P: Belarusian Autocephalous Orthodox Church.

Series 3, subseries 3

Box 8P: Belarusian Scout movement

Box 9P: Belarusian Coordinating committee UK, Belarusian Liberation Front, Belarusian Publishing fund, et al.

Series 3, subseries 3

Belarusian Radiation Relief Appeal

Detailed description of this collection can be found in a separate Finding Aid

Box 11P: Belarusian Organisations in UK: Zyćcio, ZBVB, Union of Journalists, Pax Romana.

Series 3, subseries 4

Box 12P: Belarusians in Canada.

Box 13P: Belarusians in Canada (K. Akula).

Series 3, subseries 5

Box 14P: USA:  General M. Dziamidaŭ, E. Protas.

Series 3, subseries 3:

Box 15P: Anglo-Belarusian Society.

Box 15P/1: Anglo-Belarusian Society.

Series 3, subseries 6:

Box 16P-19P: Paval Urban.

Series 3, subseries 5:

Box 20P:  Belarusians in Canada.

Series 3 subseries 6, 7, series 1, subseries 9 (to be sorted):

Box 21P: Belarusians in Argentina and Scandinavia, Archbishop Edward O’Rourke.

Series 3, subseries 6:

Box 22P: Belarusians in France.

Series 2:

Box 23P: Skaryna Library correspondence, Belarusian Dictionary Project.

Box 24P: Skaryna Library, Fr A. Nadson, miscellaneous correspondence.

Series 3, subseries 5:

Box 25P: M. Kamaroŭski, Jurka Vićbič, Valoška, А. Katkovič, Chviedar Iljaševič, Mažaleŭski et al.

Series 3, subseries 3:

Box 26P: A. Laszuk’s private archive.

Box 27P: A. Laszuk’s private archive.

Series 1, subseries 4

Box 28P: Fr A. Nadson miscellaneous documents.

Series 1, subseries 1:

Box 29P: Bp Sipovič at the Vatican II.

Series 3, subseries 3:

Box 30P: Ms Vera Rich.

Series 3, subseries 5:

Box 31P: Uladzimier Siadura (Hłybinny).

Box 32P: Belarusians in USA (Cleveland).

Box 32P/1 Congressional records related to Belarus.

Series 3, subseries 3:

Box 33P: Letterheads of various Belarusian organizations. Database of Belarusians in Great Britain.

Box 34P: Association Belarusians of Great Britain, Ruń, L’Union des Belarusiens en Belgique, Center of Byelorussian University Organisations in Foreign Countries, Francys Skaryna Library, Anglo-Belarusian Society, Anti-bolshevik block of nations.

Series 3, subseries 3:

1N –  16N – Guy Picarda.

Series 1, subseries 4:

Green suitcase with Fr. A. Nadson’s personal documents (unsorted).

Series 4, subseries 1 

1R – 3R: Count G. Bennigsen papers, Eastern churches matters and Relief of Famine in Soviet Russia.

Series 4, subseries 1 

4R: Society of St John Chrysostom (UK).

Series 1, subseries 2

Papers of Fr. Leŭ Haroška, 1926-1978: See separate Finding Aid.


Series 4, subseries 4

Box 10MF: Ordinariates des catholiques de rite orientale in France.

Series 1, subseries 12 

Box 11MF/1: Belarus-related historical materials from Polish archives (copies).

Box 11MF/2: Belarus-related historical materials from Polish archives (copies).

Series 3, subseries 2

Box 12MF: James Dingley, Prof. Uladzimier Aničenka.

Series 1, subseries 12 

Box 13MF Unsorted letters and copies of various articles on Belarusian history (temp box – to be re-sorted).

Glazed bookcase: unsorted archival materials of Sakrat Janowicz (Poland)



Abramčyk, M. 3MF

Akuła, K. 13P

Aniśko, Daminik O30

Aničenka, Prof. U. 12MF

Arsieńnieva, Natalla 5.46


Bennigsen, Count G. 1R,2R,3R

Brianchaninoff, Fr. George 3.28, 4.33

Brysiuk, B. 9.87

Bŭčys, Pranciškus Petras, Bishop, 1872-1951 3.28


Chamionak, Fr. Witalis 1.4

Chachołko, J. 1.9

Chaniaŭka, Č 1.9

Chambers, A. 1.7

Chambers, M. 1.7

Chelchowski, ? 1.9

Chomčyk, M. 1.10

Chmara, S. 1.10

Chvalko, L. 1.10

Cipko, J. 1.10

Ćvirka, U. 1.10

Cytovič, A. 1.10


Čarniaŭski, Fr. Francišak 1.1, 1.2, O41

Čarniecki, Jan 1.3, 1.4

Čarniaŭski, Fr. Uladzisłaŭ 


Dabravolski, Todar 2.13

Dąbrowski, R. 2.14

Dagge, Ms. 2.13

Dagher, Fr. George 2.13

Dadžans, D. 2.14

Daniluk, Barys 2.16

Dasiukiewicz, B. 2.16

Dašuta, Fr. Jazep 2.17

Dingley, James 12MF

Domoradski, Dr. T. 2.18

Dominik, Jan 2.18

Donnelly, E. 2.18

Donovan, C. 2.19

Doughty, Dr. M. A. 2.20

Downie, M. 2.20

Dubko, A. 2.21

Duniec, U. 2.21

Dunne, M. 2.20

Durejka, M. 2.21

Dźvinski, K. 6.50

Dziamidaŭ, Gen. Mikoła O31, 14P


Evans, Daphne 3.22


Filistovič, Jan 3.30

Finn, Helen M. 3.23

Fowler, L. 3.23

Friede, Inge 3.23


Gajdel, Irena 3.24

Gajdel, Dr. Piotr 3.24

Gerello, T. 3.28

Godfrey, Card. Archbishop William 3.23

Grinberg, Sofia 3.26


Halak, Leanid 3.25

Hall, Patricia 3.26

Haroška, Archimandrite Leo 1MF, 2MF, 3MF, 4MF, 5MF, 6MF, 7MF

Herbert, Auberon 2.18

Herman S.J., Rev. 3.28

Hermanovič, Fr. J. O62, O67, 9MF

Hicks, M. 3.29

Hladki, I. 3.25

Horain, Cz. 3.28

Hrynkievič,  Dr. S. 3.27

Hryškievič, Vincent O58

Hryškievič, Raisa O58


Iljaševič, Chviedar 25P

Ingram, F 4.31

Ivanoŭski, V. 4.34


Jakubovič, A. 4.34

Janovicz, Sakrat MF

Jaskievič, M. 4.34

Jump, Cyril 4.35

Juzefovič, Henryk 4.36


Kabyčkin, Alexander 5.38

Kabyš, Viktar 5.38

Kalada, J. 5.38

Kalbasa, Janka 5.38

Kamaroŭski, M. 25P

Karaś, L. 5.38, 3P

Karpovič, A. 5.38

Karczewski, J. 5.39

Kasciukovič, A. 5.38

Kaspierowicz, B. 5.39

Katkoff, Rev. A. 4.33, 5. 41

Katkovič, A. 25P

Każan, V. 5.40

Kiendyš, V. 5.40

Kielbinski, Col. A. 5.41

Koniuch, Piotra 5.40

Kovalenka, M. 5.41

Kozieł-Poklewska, P. 9.98

Kreŭza, Fr. B. 5.45

Krukowski, J. 5.46

Kryt, Archbishop Andrej 5.48

Kukiel, Česłaŭ 5.49

Kukelis, ? 5.47

Kulczycki, Fr. W O11

Kulikovič, M.

Kušal, Francišak 5.46

Kuraha-Skraha, Branislaŭ 5.47


Labaj OSBM, Fr.? 6.60

Lacko, M. O8

Leonowitsch, G. 6.50

Liberis, N. 6.59


Łabač, I. 6.58

Łabecki, A. 6.58

Łaman, M. 6.58

Łankiewicz, M. 6.58

Łašuk, Alaksandar 6.55, 6.56, 6.57, 4P, 26P, 27P

Łazoŭski, M. 6.52

Łazoŭski, N. 6.58

Łos, Fr. Antoni 6.52

Łos, H. 6.60


Macmillin, Arnold O8

Maskalik, Fr. Constantine 7.68, O30

Mackiewicz, E. 7.65

Maggs, L. 7.63

Magon, R.L. 7.63

Majeŭski, F. 7.63

Malecki, Dr. Jazep 7.64

Marcinkiewicz, H. 7.65

Marhovič, A. 7.65

Marinoff, Sr. Irene 7.67

Mazaleŭski, ? 25P

Mazura, Todar 7.61

Michalski, Fr. A. 7.63

Mierlak, Constantine 7.75

Mihaj (Migaj), Fr. M. 7.74


Nadson, Fr. Alaksandar 8.76, O34, 24P, 28P

Najdziuk, J. 8.77

Najłowicz, A. 8.77

Narkiewicz, S. 8.77

Naŭmovič, M. 8.81

Nichajonak, J. 8.81

Nikon, M. 6.50

Novotny, Dr. T. 8.79

Nowicki, Fr. A. 8.79

Novicki, D. O30


Oleszkiewicz, Dr. 8.81

Okinszewicz, Prof. 8.81

O’Neal, S. 8.79

Opieczonek, Fr. Francišak 8.80

O’Rourke, Archbishop Edward 21P


Padziava, Fr. Alfons 9.97

Padziava, Fr. Tamaš 9.97, O58, O63

Palamero, Anselmo 10.107

Palaniuk, N. 9.103

Paluchovič, A. 9.103

Pańkoŭ, Mikoła 9.91

Pantaloni, Archpriest R. 9.92

Panucevič, Vaclaŭ 9.91

Paprocki, S.J. 9.99

Parand, Lia 9.92

Parrow (Brianchaninoff), V. 9.101

Paźniak, J.  1.10, 9.93, O17

Paźniak, E. 9.93, O17

Perkovicz, Colonel 9.92

Petach, J. 9.99

Phipps, Lady Eric Clare Edmund (née Frances Ward) 9.96

Phillips, F. 9.94

Piantoni, Fr. G. 9.96

Piatkowski, Fr. 9.96

Piatkowski, Br. J. 9.101

Picarda, Guy Reginald 9.95, O59, 1N,2N,3N,4N,5N,6N,7N,8N,9N,10N,11N, 12N, 13N,14N,15N,16N

Piekarski, J. 9.103

Piłaszewicz, I. 9.100

Pilaszek, R. 9.100

Piotrowicz, W. 9.100

Pituška, J. 9.97

Plata, J. 9.98

Pogorelski, B. 10.119

Poliakov, Fr. ? 9.98

Poloviec, S. 9.100

Popka, J. 9.92

Porter, J.D.D. 9.98

Posnova, Irina 9.98

Pristavok, P. 9.98

Puhačoŭ, K. 9.103



Radaškievič, I. 9.85

Rahula, Barys 9.85

Ravienski, M. 9.87

Reece, G. 9.84

Reed SDB, G 9.84

de Regis SJ, Fr. Philip 9.84

Rešać OSB, Fr. J. 9.87

Richards, Rev. H.J. 9.84

Rich, Vera 9.88, 30P

Rich, M 9.88

Robinson, K. 9.84

Romanowski, M. 9.85

Romuk, Vera 9.86, 9.89, 9.90

Romuk, Dr. Vitaŭt 9.89, 9.90

Rudź, S. 9.82

Rudzinski, U. 9.82

Rusak, A. 9.82

Rutkoŭskaja, Dr. T. 9.82

Rydleŭski, L. 9.82

Rylle, J. 9.82

Rylski-Scibor, A. 10.112


Sadoŭski, Fr. J. 10.104

Sakievičus MIC, J. 10.107

Sałaviej, Fr. Uładzimer 10.109, O34

Salewicz, A. 10.108

Salewicz, J. 10.108

Salter, Fr. John 10.110

Sanderman OSB, B. 10.110

Sanderson, M. 10.110

Sankoŭski, V. 10.113

Sass, A. 10.110

Sazanovič, J. 10.113

Semenova, M. 10.114

Schulsenitski, W. 110.128

Schunover, D. M. 11. 127

Sciulghin, ? 11.125

Scott-Montagu, P. 10.110

Siadura, Uładzimer 10.113, 31P

Sialaŭka, J. 10.113

Siaŭkovič, J. 10.113

Sidun, I. 10.114

Sidney, P. 10.114

Siemenowski, M. 10.114

Sienkiewicz, Henryk 10.115

Sienkiewicz, Zygmunt 10.115

Silvanovič, M. 10.118

Silverman, A. 11.127

Singh, Ravi 10.119

Siŭko, U. 10.111

Skabiej, M. 10.118

Skinner, T. 10.114

Skarachodaŭ, A. 10.118

Skurko, U. 10.121

Sloan, Jane 10.119

Sloskāns, Bishop Boleslavs 10.120

Smarščok, Fr. E. 10.116

Smarščok, Dr. Maćviej (also known as Dr. Matthew Smorstok, Mitrafan Smarščok-Repkaŭ, Anatol Biarozka) 10.116

Smith, Elisabeth 10.117

Smullyyan, Dr. ? 10.117

Socius SJ, Fr. ? 10.117

Sosna, A. 10.116

Sosunkiewicz, P. 10.116

Stadulis, E. 10.117

Stankievič, Fr. Adam 10.105

Stankievič, George 10.121

Stankievič, Jan 10.121

Stankievič, Stanislaŭ 10.121

Stevenson, Br. Francis 10.122

Stone, Rev. J. 10.122

Suravy, B. 10.123

Survilla, Jan 10.123

Śviatapolłk-Mirski, Prince Basil 8.71

Syč, Piotra 10.124

Szczepkowski, W. 11.126

Szklanik, E. 11.125

Szmitkowski, T. 11.126


Šaćko,  A. 11.125

Šakun, U. 11.125

Šašyloŭskaja, A. 11.125

Ščerba, V. 11.125

Ščors, Dr M. 11.125

Šerepita, M. 11.125

Škutans, S. 11.127

Šostak, M. 11.125

Špakovič, V. 11.128

Šukelajć, A. 11.128

Šumski, P. 11.128

Šust, M. 11.128

Švedziuk, M. 11.125

Švied, P. 11.128

Šymaniec family 10.123

Šymčyk, J. 11.128


Tamušanski, Fr. Robert O32

Tamaščyk, Archbishop Vasil 12.129

Tarasevič, Fr. John (Jan) 12.131

Tarasevič, Bishop Uladzimer 12.131

Tatarynovič, Mons. Piotra O53, O54

Taŭpieka, M. 12.129

Taylor OP, Fr. G. 12.130

Teadarovič, Dr. N. 12.129

Tokarski, Jan 12.132

Tomilson, Monsignor G.A. 12.132

Thorn, John 12.130

Travers, R.L. 12.132

Trutsko, A. 12.133

Tumaš, Dr. Vitaŭt 12.133

de Turville, D. 12.130


Urban, M. 13.134

Urban, P. 16P, 17P, 18P, 19P

Urch, Mrs E. G. 13.134

Urusov, Fr. A. 1. 11


Vałoška, ? 25P

Van Cauwelaert, Dom Robert 1.5

Vicbič, J. 25P

Viches, J.G. 13.136

Vittorino, Abbot ? 13.136


Ward, Fr. C.J. 12.135

Waronka (Varońka), J. 13.140

Warhan, B. 13.136

Westlake, John H.J. 13.135

Werbenec, A. 13.137

Wielhorski, Dr. W. 13.136