Inventory to the Jan Nowak Papers, 1942-1981

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Inventory to the Jan Nowak Papers, 1942-1981

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Prepared by:
Hoover Institution Archives staff
© 2000 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jan Nowak Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1942-1981
Collection Number: 67035
Collection Number: 67035
Creator: Nowak, Jan, 1913-
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box, 14 phonorecords (1.8 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Clandestine radio dispatch transcripts, reports, memoranda and correspondence, relating to conditions in occupied Poland during World War II and to Polish resistance activities. Also includes sound recordings of speeches, radio broadcasts and later commentaries, relating to major events of twentieth-century Polish history. Photocopy.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: Polish and English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jan Nowak papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Location of Originals

Originals in possession of: J. Nowak.

Access Points

Poles in foreign countries.
Poland.
Poland--History--20th century.
Phonorecords.
World War, 1939-1945--Poland.
World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements.
Poland--History--Occupation, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945.
Poland. Polskie Sily Zbrojne. Armia Krajowa

Biography

Captain, Polish army; underground courier between Warsaw and London, 1943-1945.

Container List

Box 1., Folder 1

British documents. Reports and letters issued in 1944 by the British Foreign Office, relating to Jan Nowak

Folder 2

Correspondence with wartime associates, articles, and testimonies of various members of the Polish resistance movement during WWII

Folder 3

Personal documents. Copies of passports, passes, reference letters, identity cards, membership papers, etc.

 

Subject file

 

Missions. Clandestine cable and radio dispatch transcripts, reports, and correspondence relating to occupied Poland and to Jan Nowak's missions as an underground courier

Folder 4

First (1943 April 14-June 31, Warsaw-Stockholm-Warsaw)

Folder 5

Second (1943 October 15-1944 July 25, Warsaw-Stockholm-Brindisi-Warsaw)

Folder 6

Third (1944 October 3-1945 January 22, Warsaw-Krakow-Bern-London)

Folder 7

Warsaw Uprising

 

Cables describing events in Warsaw, 1944 August

 

Transcripts of radio broadcasts from the Warsaw Broadcasting Station

Phonorecord cabinet

Sound recordings of speeches, radio broadcasts, and later commentaries, relating to major events of 20th century Polish history

 

Sound recording of "Swiadkowie Historii," 1965 (Records 1-4)

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 67035_a_0001715
 

Sound recording of "Kawalkada Czasu" 1952-1964 (Records 5-6)

 

Sound recording of "Kawalkada Czasu" 1964-1974 (Records 7-8)

 

Duplicates of records 5-6 (Records 9-10)

 

Sound recording of "Sacrum Poloniae Millenium" (Records 11-12)

 

Duplicates of Records 7-8 (Records 13-14)