Title: Leopold Tyrmand Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1941-1985
Collection number: 86015
25 manuscript boxes, 4 envelopes
(10.6 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings, diaries, correspondence, notes, and printed matter, relating to social
conditions in Poland, cultural conditions in communist countries, popular culture in the
United States and other Western countries, standards of sexual behavior in the United
States, and American conservative thought. Includes fictional writings.
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], Leopold Tyrmand Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1986.
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Communism and culture.
Civilization, Modern--20th century.
Sex customs--United States.
United States--Politics and government.
|1920, May 16
||Born, Warsaw, Poland
||Student, Department of Architecture, L'Academie des Beaux-Arts, Paris
||Wilno, Soviet occupied zone, arrested and sentenced for 25 years for political activities
||Voluntary labor, Germany
||Concentration camp prisoner, Norway
||Chief-correspondent, Polish Press Agency, Norway
||Returned to Poland
||Assumed various positions as journalist
||Organized First Jazz Music Festival
Seven Long Voyages
||Suspended from publishing
||Traveled around Europe
||State Department invitation to U.S.
||U.S. permanent residence
||Published first essays,
New Yorker Magazine
||Lecturer, Slavic Literature Department, Columbia University
Notebook of a Dilettante
Explorations in Freedom
||Married Mary Ellen Fox
Rosa Luxemburg Contraceptives Cooperative
||Associate Director, Rockford College
Chronicles of Culture
||Appointed Vice-President, Rockford College
Ugly, Beautiful People
|1985, March, 19
||Died, Fort Myers, Florida