Fonds 20-022 - Ján Juraj (George) Frajkor fonds

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Ján Juraj (George) Frajkor fonds

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CA ON0034 20-022

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  • 1947-2005 (Vervaardig)
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    Frajkor, Ján Juraj (George)

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18.7 cm of textual records
11 colour photographs

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(1934-)

Biografie

Ján Juraj (George) Frajkor was born in Montréal, Québec on February 8th, 1934. He is the son of Ján Frajkor and Mária Onderik, Slovak immigrants from the village of Juskova Voľa in Zemplín, Slovakia. In 1961, he earned a degree in English and Economics at Concordia University in Montréal, Québec. Afterwards, he completed further studies in various subjects including biology, organic chemistry, botany and East European studies at McGill University, the University of Montréal, Carleton University and the University of Ottawa.

From 1972 to 1999, Ján Juraj (George) Frajkor was a professor of journalism at Carleton University, a subject he also taught at Comenius University in Bratislava. In addition to his work as a professor, he worked as a reporter and editor at various news agencies such as the Penticton B.C. Herald, the Canadian Press News Agency and the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC). From 1999 to January 2011, Ján Juraj (George) Frajkor was also the Executive Director of Frajkor Enterprise.

A great supporter of the Canadian Slovak community, Ján Juraj (George) Frajkor has devoted his time and effort to various organizations. A member of the Canadian Slovak League (CSL) since the age of two, he has been its recording secretary and, from 2004 to 2007, its national president. He was also involved in the Slovak Canadian National Council (SCNC) and the Slovak World Congress (SWC). In addition to his work in various Slovak organization, Ján Juraj (George) has also published the newsletter "Slovotta" and was the chairman of the editorial committee of the newspaper "Kanadský Slovak," where he still publishes articles to this day.

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In October 2005, Mr Ján Juraj (George) Frajkor donated these records to the University of Ottawa Archives and Special Collections (ARCS). The records were transferred to ARCS via Professor Mark Stolárik, the University of Ottawa's Chair in Slovak History and Culture.

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This fonds contains documents collected by Ján Juraj Frajkor during his involvement in the Slovak World Congress (SWC), giving an overview of the political situation in Slovakia prior to and after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia. It includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles, speeches, publications and photographs.

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The majority of the fonds is open and accessible, however, some files are restricted for a predetermined period of time. Please ask ARCS staff for further information.

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Slovak publications such as SWC's Bulletin and Spring 1990 and Winter 1992 issues of the publication "Slovotta: newsletter of the Ottawa Slovak community" have been integrated into the Slovak periodicals collection.

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Revised in July 2018.

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