Sribny, Fedir [Срібний, Федір; Sribnyj], b 22 February 1881 in Nadvirna, Galicia, d 1946. Historian; member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society (NTSh) from 1917. He taught in gymnasiums in Stanyslaviv and Lviv and worked at the Lviv branch of the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR (1940–1). In 1943–4 he participated in the academic meetings of the historical-philosophical section of the NTSh. Among his works was an important series of studies of the organization of the Lviv Stauropegion Institute from the late 16th to the mid-18th centuries (Zapysky Naukovoho tovarystva im. Shevchenka, vols 106, 108, 111–15 [1911–13]).
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]
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