A Finding Aid for the Andrew Winiarczyk 40th Anniversary Commemoration of the Battle of Hatten-Rittershoffen collection. 2012.118.r

Finding aid prepared by Brett Fisher
Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange, CA, 92866
(714) 532 - 7711
rboyd@chapman.edu
3/25/2013


Title: Andrew Winiarczyk 40th Anniversary Commemoration of the Battle of Hatten-Rittershoffen collection.
Identifier/Call Number: 2012.118.r
Contributing Institution: Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 0.08 Linear feet (1 box)
Date: 1985
Abstract: This collection consists of photocopied articles, correspondance and ephemera related to the 40th anniversary of the Battle of Hatten-Rittershoffen, and a hard-bound book titled "La Bataille De Hatten Rittershoffen."
Location note: Leatherby Libraries
Language of Materials note: The majority of the materials in this collection are in English with French and German as well.

Arrangement note

This collection is arranged by material type.
Series 1, correspondance
Series 2, articles, photocopies
Series 3, book, hard-bound

Biographical/Historical note

Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Winiarczyk had a leading role in the battle, was wounded at Rittershoffen, and received a medal for heroism.

Preferred Citation note

[Item title / description; Box "n" / Folder "n"], Andrew Winiarczyk 40th Anniversary Commemoration of the Battle of Hatten-Rittershoffen collection (2012.118.r), Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Chapman University, CA.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Purchased from bookseller: Between the Covers.

Conditions Governing Use note

There are no restrictions on the use of this material.

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of three folders of materials related to Operation North Wind at the battle of Hatten-Rittershoffen, January, 1945 collected by Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Winiarczyk. Collection contains his collaboration with French officials who hosted the 40th anniversary commemoration of the battle including an anthology of German articles translated into English, correspondance of Winiarczyk, printed ephemera relating to the commemoration, and a hard-bound book, La Bataille De Hatten-Rittershoffen.
Folder 1: Correspondance, business, two letters from Mrs. L. N. Pommois to Mr. Winiarczyk, Circular letter explaining the programme and coupon, the programme with a newspaper article from les Dernieres Nouvelles de Wissembourg dated March 18, 1985 with mailing envelope, Western Union Mailgram containing commemorative message to the Mayor of "Hatten Bas-Rhin" from Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Winiarczyk.
Folder 2: Articles, photocopies of L'Outre-Foret, The Battle of Hatten-Rittershoffen, translated by Trudie Coulter (begins with page 139)
Folder 3: Book, La Bataille De Hatten Rittershoffen, Janvier 1945 along with the front portion of the envelope it was mailed in.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Winiarczyk, Andrew, Lieutenant Colonel -- History-Sources
Hatten-Rittershoffen, Battle of