Prepared by Andrew Gregorovich, 
President Ukrainian Librarians Association of Canada
Toronto, March 9, 1999.


  1. Amiel, Barbara. "The Great Artificial Famine in Ukraine: Address on the Ukrainian Famine." The Great Artificial Famine in Ukraine 1932-1933: A Commemoration in Canada January 16, 1984. Toronto 1984, p. 55-62. 

  1. Ammende, Ewald. Human Life in Russia. Introd. by the Rt. Hon. Lord Dickinson. Historical Introduction by James Mace. Cleveland: John T. Zubal, 1984. 319 p. illus. A reprint with added introductory material. First published by Allen & Unwin, London, 1936. In spite of the title this volume is mainly about Ukraine. Original edition: Muss Russland Hungern? Vienna: W. Braunmueller, 1935. 

  2. Black Deeds of the Kremlin: A White Book. Volume 1: Book of Testimonies. Ed. S.O. Pidhainy. Translated by Alexander Oreletsky (Gregorovich) and Olga Prychodko. Toronto: Ukrainian Association of Victims of Russian Communist Terror, 1953. 545 p. illus., map on endpapers by Alexander Gregorovich. On the famine see p. 187-308. Volume 2: The Great Famine in Ukraine in 1932-1933. Detroit: DOBRUS Democratic Organization of Ukrainians Formerly Persecuted by the Soviet Regime in U.S.A., 1955. 712 p. illus. These two volumes are an important source on the 1933 famine. 

  3. Bolubash, Anna. "The Great Ukrainian Famine of 1932-1933: An Instrument of Russian Nationalities Policy." Ukrainian Review (London, Eng.), vol. 26 no. 4, Winter 1978 (p. 11-23) & vol. 27 no. 1, Spring 1979 (p. 31-59) 

  4. Bullock, Alan. Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives. New York: Knopf, 1992. See a useful account of the 1933 famine-genocide on p. 269-77 

  5. Chicago American. "Six Million Perish in Soviet Famine" (Feb 25, 1935); "Hunger, Despair, Death in Ukraine Agony" (March 4, 1935) Newspaper headlines for two articles on the 1933 famine genocide in Ukraine by Thomas Walker. 

  6. Churchill, Sir Winston. The Second World War. London: Cassell, 1951 p. 447-8. 

  7. Conquest, Robert. Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1986. 411 p. illus. Prof. Conquest of Stanford University, an authority on the USSR, is the author of this first full scholarly account in any language. Conquest estimates victims at 7,000,000. 

  8. Courtois, Stéphane, Le livre noir du communisme: Crrimes, terreur et répression. Paris: Robert Laffont, 1997 

  9. Courtois, Stéphane, The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression, Translated by Jonathan Murphy and Mark Kramer, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1999, 858 p. illus.  (Le livre noir du communisme: Crimes, terreur et répression. Paris: Robert Laffont, 1997) 

  10. Dalrymple, Dana G. "The Soviet Famine of 1932-34." Soviet Studies, Vol. 15 no. 3, January 1964, p. 250-84 and vol. 16 no. 4, April 1965, p. 471-4. 

  11. Dolot, Miron. Execution by Hunger: The Hidden Holocaust. Introd. by Adam Ulam. New York: W.W. Norton, 1985. 

  12. Dolot, Miron. Who Killed Them and Why? In remembrance of those killed in the Famine of 1932-1933 in Ukraine. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Ukrainian Studies Fund, 1984. 34 p.  

  13. Duranty, Walter. "Russians Hungry But Not Starving." The New York Times, March 31, 1933, p. 13. The infamous report by the American foreign correspondent who is now discredited for his cover-up of the famine in Ukraine. 

  14. Dushnyck, Walter. 50 Years Ago: The Famine Holocaust in Ukraine. Terror and Human Misery as Instruments of Soviet Russian Imperialism. Foreword Dana G. Dalrymple. New York-Toronto: World Congress of Free Ukrainians, 1983. 56 p. illus. 

  15. Encyclopedia of Ukraine. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1984. Famine, by V. Markus. Vol. 1 p. 853-55, bibliog. 

  16. La Famine en 1933. 1933-1983 50eme anniversaire de la famine-genocide en Ukraine. Paris: Club des Amis de l’Ukraine. 1983. 1 v. (unpaged) Facsimiles of French newspaper articles on the 1933 genocide in Ukraine. 

  17. Fisher, H.H. The Famine in Soviet Russia 1919-1923. New York: Macmillan, 1927. On the 1921-23 famine in Ukraine see chapter XI p. 246-80. 

  18. The Foreign Office and the Famine: British Documents on Ukraine and the Great Famine of 1932-1933. Ed. by M. Carynnyk, Lubomyr Y. Luciuk and Bohdan S. Kordan. Kingston, Ont.: Limestone Press, 1988. 493 p. maps. 

  19. Graziosi, Andrea. The Great Soviet Peasant War: Bolsheviks and Peasants 1917-1933. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1996. 77 p. An important study. 

  20. The Great Artificial Famine in Ukraine 1932-1933. A Commemoration in Canada, January 16, 1984. Toronto: Ukrainian Canadian Humanities Council and Symon Petlura Institute, 1984. 70 p. facsims. 

  21. Great Famine in Ukraine 1932-33. A collection of memoirs, Speeches and Essays Prepared in 1983 in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Famine in Ukraine During 1932-33. Toronto: Ukrainian Orthodox Brotherhood of St. Volodymyr, 1988. 146, 162 p. Text English and Ukrainian. 

  22. "Great Famine in Ukraine: 20,000 Protest." Forum (Scranton, PA) No. 56, Fall 1983, p. 28-29, illus. 

  23. Gregorovich, Andrew. "Black Famine in Ukraine 1932-33." Forum (440 Wyoming Ave., Box 350 Scranton, PA 18501-0350), No. 24, 1974, p. 11-15, 18, illus. First published in Trident Quarterly (Chicago) 1963. 

  24. Haliy, Mykola. "The 25th Anniversary of the Great Famine in Ukraine." Ukrainian Quarterly, vol. 14 no. 3, Autumn 1958. p. 204-214. 

  25. Harvest of Despair: The 1932-33 Famine in Ukraine. Documentary Film by the Ukrainian Canadian Research & Documentation Centre, 1984. 60 minutes. VHS video. $25.00 (plus postage $5.00) Available from: UCRDC, 620 Spadina Ave., Toronto, Ont. M5S 2H4 Tel: (416) 966-1819. 

  26. Holubnychy, Vsevolod. "The Causes of the Famine of 1932-33." Oko (Montreal) Vol. 5 no. 6, July-August 1983, p. 8-10. 

  27. Hryshko, Wasyl. The Ukrainian Holocaust of 1933. Toronto: Bahriany Foundation; Suzhero; Dobrus, 1983. 165 p. 

  28. International Commission of Inquiry Into the 1932-33 Famine in Ukraine. The Final Report 1990. [Stockholm, Sweden 1990] 216 p. (The Stockholm Institute of Public and International Law, no. 109) Also published: Toronto 1990. 1 vol. (misc. pagings) illus. 

  29. Karatnycky, Adrian. "Forced Famine in Ukraine: A Holocaust the West Forgot." Wall Street Journal, July 7, 1983. 

  30. Khrushchev, Nikita. Khrushchev Remembers. Introd. by Edward Crankshaw. Boston -Toronto: Little, Brown, 1970. 639 p. Soviet leader Khrushchev who spent much time in Ukraine as Stalin’s agent mentions all three famines in Ukraine, 1921-23, 1933, and 1946. 

  31. Kovalenko, Lidia & Volodymyr Maniak. 33-i Holod. Narodna Knyha-Memorial. Kyiv: Radyansky Pysmennyk, 1991. 582 p. illus. The first major work on the famine to appear in Ukraine. 

  32. Kravchenko, Victor. I Chose Freedom: The Personal and Political Life of a Soviet Official. New York: Charles Scribner, 1946. See chapter IX: Harvest in Hell p. 110-31. 

  33. Krawchenko, Bohdan. "The Great Famine of 1932-1933 in Soviet Ukraine." Oko (Montreal), vol. 5 no. 6, July-August 1983, p. 10-11, 15. Reprinted from: One World (Calgary, Alberta Teachers Assn.) vol. 20 no. 1 Spring 1982. 

  34. Kuchma, Leonid. "Presidential Decree on 1933 Genocide in Ukraine." Forum no. 99, Winter 1999 p. 25. 

  35. Kuz, Tony. ed. The Soviet Famine 1932-33: An Eyewitness Account of Conditions in the Spring and Summer of 1932 by Andrew Cairns. Edmonton: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, 1989. 122 p. 

  36. Mace, James E. "The Man-Made Famine of 1933 in Soviet Ukraine." Almanac of the Ukrainian National Association. Jersey City, NJ: Svoboda Press, 1983, p. 12-43. 

  37. Mace, James E. "The Man-Made Famine of 1933 in the Soviet Ukraine: What Happened and Why." Toward the Understanding and Prevention of Genocide. Proceedings of the International Conference on the Holocaust and Genocide. ed. by I.W. Charny. Boulder: Westview Press, 1984. 

  38. Magocsi, Paul Robert. A History of Ukraine. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996. 784p. Includes all three famines with the major section: "Ukraine’s Holocaust: The Great Famine of 1933" p. 559-63 with a map of the population decline p. 562. 

  39. Makohon, Pavlo. Svidok- Witness : Memoirs on the Famine of 1933 in Ukraine. Toronto: Anabasis Magazine, 1983. p. 45-87. Also includes: The Ukrainian Tragedy of ‘33, by Valentyn Moroz, p. 48-52. 

  40. Maksudov, S. "The Geography of the Soviet Famine of 1933." Journal of Ukrainian Studies (Toronto) vol. 8 no. 2, 1983, p. 52-58. 

  41. Malarek, Victor. "Truth About Soviet-Planned Famine Sought by Ukrainians." Globe and Mail, March 28, 1983, p. 1-2. 

  42. Margolis, Eric. "Remembering Ukraine’s Unknown Holocaust." The Sunday Sun (Toronto), Dec. 13, 1998, Comment p. 7 

  43. Mischenko, Michael. "Hunger as a Method of Terror and Rule in the Soviet Union." Ukrainian Quarterly, vol. 5 no. 2, Summer 1949, p. 219-225. 

  44. Muggeridge, Malcolm. "The Soviet War on the Peasants." The Fortnightly Review, London, May 1, 1933, p. 18-26. 

  45. Mykulyn, A. "The Russian Terrorist Regime and the Artificial Famine in Ukraine 1932-33." Ukrainian Review (London) vol. 5 no. 2 Summer 1958, p. 10-25.

  46. National Committee for Ukraine’s Famine. Forum (Scranton, Pa.), No. 54 Spring 1983, p. 29. 

  47. Oreletsky, Vasyl. "Starvation of Ukraine by Moscow in 1921 and 1933." Ukrainian Review (London, Eng.), vol. 10 no. 3, Autumn 1963, p. 18-26 

  48. Pendzey, Luba. Famine in Ukraine 1932-33: A Selected Bibliography. Toronto: Ukrainian Canadian Research & Documentation Centre, 1993. Folder. A brief multilingual bibliography. 

  49. Pidhainy, Alexandra. "A Bibliography of the Great Famine in Ukraine 1932-1933." The New Review (Toronto) vol. 13 no. 4 (53), Dec. 1973, p. 32-68. 

  50. Procyk, Oksana et al. Famine in the Soviet Ukraine 1932-1933. A Memorial Exhibition, Widener Library, Harvard University. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1986. 83 p. illus., facsims., bibliog. A valuable collection of photos, illustrations and a very useful bibliography. 

  51. Prychodko, N. "The Famine in 1932-34 in Ukraine." Ukrainian Quarterly, vol. 9, 1953, p. 213-217. An eyewitness account. 

  52. Prymak, Thomas M. "The Great Ukrainian Famine." Forum No. 54 Spring 1983, p. 23-28. 

  53. Radziejowski, J. "Collectivization in Ukraine in Light of Soviet Historiography." Journal of Ukrainian Studies (Toronto) no. 9, 1980. 

  54. Reagan, Ronald, President of the United States. "Commemoration of the Great Famine in Ukraine: A Proclamation." [Oct. 30, 1984] Forum (Scranton, PA, No. 60, Fall 1984, p. 27. Designated Nov. 4, 1984 as a "Day of Commemoration of the Great Famine in Ukraine in 1933.") 

  55. Sanger, Richard H. Millions "Starved in Man-Made Ukraine Famine." New York Evening Journal, May 1, 1935, p. 4. 

  56. Serbyn, Roman. The Famine of 1921-1923 and the Ukrainian Press in Canada. Toronto: Ukrainian Canadian Research & Documentation Centre, 1995. 700 p. bibliog., facsims. Prof. Serbyn of the Universite de Quebec is the editor of this collection of 819 documents, articles and news reports. Includes English, French and Ukrainian texts (Title-page in Ukrainian). This is the major work on the 1921-23 famine in Ukraine. 

  57. Serbyn, Roman & Bohdan Krawchenko, eds. Famine in Ukraine 1932-1933. Edmonton: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, 1986. 192 p. A collection of significant articles by eight authors: James E. Mace, Bohdan Krawchenko, M. Maksudov, M. Carynnyk, Andre Liebich, Wsevolod W. Isajiw, Roman Serbyn, F. Chalk, K. Jonassohn.  

  58. Solovey, Dmytro. The Golgotha of Ukraine. Translated and edited by Stephen Shumeyko. New York: Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, 1953. 

  59. Solovey, Dmytro. "On the 30th Anniversary of the Great man-Made famine in Ukraine." Ukrainian Quarterly (New York), vol. 19 no. 3, Autumn 1963, p. 237-46 and No. 4, Winter 1963, p. 350-63. 

  60. Subtelny, Orest. Ukraine: a History. Toronto: University of Toronto Press and the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 1988. 666 p. Prof. Subtelny of York University, includes a brief account of the 1933 famine and mention of the 1921-23 famine. 

  61. Ukraine: a Concise Encyclopaedia. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1963. The Economic Situation and the Famine of 1932-3: Vol. 1, p. 820-22. 

  62. Ukrainian Quarterly (New York). Fiftieth Anniversary of the Famine-Holocaust in Ukraine: Editorial. vol. 38 no. 1 Spring 1982. p. 5-13. 

  63. Ukrainian Weekly. Special Issue The Great Famine in Ukraine 1932-33. Vol. 51 no. 12, March 20, 1983  

  64. Ukrainian Weekly. The Great Famine in Ukraine: The Unknown Holocaust. In solemn observance of the 50th anniversary of the Ukrainian famine of 1932-33. Jersey City, N.J.: Ukrainian National Association for the National Committee to Commemorate Genocide Victims in Ukraine 1932-33, 1983. 88 p. illus. 

  65. U.S. The Commission on Ukraine Famine: A Year of Progress. Forum (Scranton, PA) No. 71, Fall 1987, p. 13-16, illus. 

  66. U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine. Report to Congress. Adopted by the Commission April 19, 1988. Submitted to Congress April 22, 1988. Washington, : United States Government Printing Office, 1988. 524 p. 

  67. U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine. Interim Report of Meetings and Hearings Held in 1986 [and 1987] Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1987, 1988. 2 vols. (Investigation of the Ukrainian Famine 1932-1933.) 

  68. U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine. Oral History Project. Ed. by James E. Mace and Leonid Heretz. Adopted by the Commission on June 20, 1990. Washington: United States Govt. Printing Office, 1990. 3 vols. 

  69. U.S. Congress (83rd Congress, 2nd Session) Communist Takeover and Occupation of Ukraine. Select Committee on Communist Aggression. Special Report No. 4. Washington D.C. 1954. Famine: p. 19-20. 

  70. Woronowycz Roman. "Ukraine Commemorates National Day of Remembrance of Famine Victims" [in 1933]. Ukrainian Weekly (Nov. 28, 1998) p. 1, 13, illus. Vice Prime Minister Valery Smoliy thanked the diaspora for keeping the memory alive. 

  71. Woropay, Olexa. The Ninth Circle. In Commemoration of the Victims of the Famine of 1933. Ed. with an introd. by James E, Mace. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Ukrainian Studies Fund, 1983. 40 p. First published as The Ninth Circle: Scenes from the Hunger Tragedy of Ukraine in 1933. London, 1954. 64 p. illus. 

  72. Yaremovich, Anthony J. "Collectivization Through Famine: 45th Anniversary of Anti-Ukrainian Holocaust." Ukrainian Quarterly (New York), vol. 34 no. 4, Winter 1978, p. 349-62.  

  73. Yelchenko, Volodymyr, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Nations. Statement at the Plenary meeting of the 53rd Session of the UN General Assembly, 2 December 1998, New York. On the "Fiftieth anniversary of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide." 3 p. He notes that the President of Ukraine, Leonid Kuchma, has decreed that the last Saturday of November every year will be marked as Famine Victims Memorial Day.