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Oleg Kudryk, Ukrainian librarian. Grantee Indiana University Office Research and Advanced Studies International Programs, 1972.


Kudryk, Oleg was born on December 14, 1912 in Rohatyn, Ukraine. Came to the United States, 1949, naturalized, 1954. Son of Theodosius and Olga (Spolitakevich) Kudryk.


Diploma, Conservatory Music, Lviv, 1934. Master of Laws, University Lviv, 1937. Master of Arts in Economic Science, University Lviv, 1938.

Postgraduate, University Vienna, 1946. Master of Arts in Library Science, University Michigan, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, Ukranian Free University, Munich, 1975.


Manager, legal advisor, Cooperative Agricultural Society, Chodoriv, Ukraine, 1938-1939;manager, Import-Export Corporation, Cracow, Poland, 1940-1944;teacher, Commercial School, Ulm, Germany, 1946;administrator, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration and International Refugee Organisation, Stuttgart, Germany, 1947-1949;assistant treasurer, manager, Self-Reliance Federal Credit Union, Detroit, 1953-1960;representative, consultant, Prudential Insurance Company, Detroit, 1955-1960;catalog librarian, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1960-1963;head order librarian, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1963-1970;head acquisitions librarian, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1971-1982;special projects librarian, assistant to associate dean, Indiana U., Bloomington, since 1982. Lecturer Ukrainian Free U., since 1975. Guest lecturer Indiana U. School Libraryand Information Science, since 1965.

Member Executive Board Olzhych Research Foundation, since 1985.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Coordinating editor: Rohatyn, 1989.


Member American Association of University Professors (chapter treasurer, Executive Board since 1976), American Library Association, Association College Research Libraries, American Economics Association, American Academy Political and Social Sciences, Ukranian Library. Association American (vice president 1972-1975, Executive Board since 1975), Ukranian Free Academy Arts and Sciences, Shevchenko Science Society, Rohatyn Society (president central committee since 1991).


Married Sophie H. Dydynski, February 5, 1944.

Theodosius Kudryk

Olga (Spolitakevich) Kudryk

Sophie H. Dydynski