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Overview of the Wiktor Sukiennicki Papers
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Description
Speeches and writings, correspondence, notes, reports, radio broadcast transcripts, and printed matter, relating to twentieth-century Polish history, the history of the Communist International, and Radio Free Europe broadcasting to Poland. Includes draft and finished reports of the Polish Rada Ministrów, 1946, relating to the Katyn Forest Massacre and Polish prisoners of war in the Soviet Union during World War II.
Background
Polish-American historian and political scientist; research analyst, Radio Free Europe, 1952-1959. Sukiennicki, a Polish legal scholar and later a research fellow at Hoover, was the principal investigator of the Katyn murders on behalf of the Polish government in exile.
Extent
31 manuscript boxes (12.4 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.