Pavlovsky, Vadym [Павловський, Вадим; Pavlovs'kyj], b 4 October 1907 in Kyiv, d 10 February 1986 in New York. Historian and art scholar. A chemist by profession, he emigrated to the United States after the Second World War. He contributed to Ukraine: A Concise Encyclopaedia (vol 2, 1971) and Encyclopedia of Ukraine (vols 1–2, 1984, 1988), wrote a monograph on the artist Vasyl H. Krychevsky (1974), compiled a book about monuments to Taras Shevchenko (1966), and coedited (with Konstantyn Tserkevych) a reference book on the Ukrainian language (1982) and a Russian-Ukrainian dictionary of legal terms (1984).
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 3 (1993).]