Register to the Tomasz Potworowski papers

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Register to the Tomasz Potworowski

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Elizabeth Konzak
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid created derived from MARC record by Elizabeth Konzak.
© Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Tomasz Potworowski,
Dates: 1937-2006
Collection Number: 96060
Creator: Potworowski, Tomasz, 1924-
Collection Size: 6 manuscript boxes (2.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Memoirs, correspondence, and military and identification documents, relating to Polish military training in Great Britain and subsequent military operations in France, Belgium and the Netherlands during World War II.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English Polish

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Tomasz Potworowski papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1996.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical/Historical Note

Corporal, Polish army.

Scope and Content of Collection

Memoirs, correspondence, and military and identification documents, relating to Polish military training in Great Britain and subsequent military operations in France, Belgium and the Netherlands during World War II.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Poland. Polskie Siły Zbrojne.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Western Front.
World War, 1939-1945--Poland.

Related Materials

Gustaw Potworowski papers (father), Hoover Institution Archives

Collection Contents

Box: 1

"The Polish Legation's undiplomatic activities, Stockholm, September 1939-July 1942," by Tomasz Potworowski, reprinted from Acta Sueco-Polonica, Nr 10/11 (2001-2002), Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, 2003

Box: 1

Army Days, 1943-1945. Recollection and reflections of a Polish soldier in the West at the time of Katyn, the Warsaw Uprising and Yalta, by Tomasz Potworowski. Second Printing, 1997

 

Army Days letters

Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Learning the trade, 1943

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

The wait, 1944

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

The Battle of Normandy, 1944

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Flanders, 1944

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

North Brabant, 1944

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Yalta and after, 1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

The end of hope, 1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Civvy street, 1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Documents relating to Tomasz Potworowski Army Service, circa 1943-1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Clippings, notes and correspondence about research, circa 1992-1994.

Scope and Content Note

Includes biographical information on Gustaw Potworowski and a photographic negative.
Box: 2-6 :

Incremental Materials

Scope and Content Note

This addition to the collection has not yet been described. Please let the Hoover Institution Archives know if you would like to see this material described.