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  • Title: Adam Rosenbusch papers
    Date (inclusive): 1952-2006
    Collection Number: 2006C33
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In Polish, English and German
    Physical Description: 18 manuscript boxes, 1 card file box (8.0 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, printed matter, and photographs, relating to Radio Free Europe broadcasting operations to Poland.
    Creator: Rosenbusch, Adam, 1935-
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2006.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Adam Rosenbusch papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    1935 Born
    1978-1994 Staff member, Radio Free Europe
    1986 Author, Kto Prosil Ruskie?
    1987 Author, Smiech Zakazany
    1989 Author, Radio Erywan Odpowiada

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Adam Rosenbusch papers contain correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, printed matter, and photographs related to Radio Free Europe broadcasting operations to Poland. Although the collection has not been arranged, the index to major groups can serve as a guide to the materials.

    Index to Major Groups

    Although the collection has not been physically arranged, most of the materials fall into the following groups. The largest group is the Radio Free Europe File, which can be further divided into the Office File, Subject File, Clippings and Press File, and Broadcast Programs.
    Box Numbers Groups
    16 Biographical File, 2006

    1-16 Radio Free Europe File, 1952-2005

    Includes memoranda, correspondence, reports, clippings, and printed matter related to RFE broadcasting operations in Poland. Divided into four groups: Office File, Subject File, Clippings and Press File, and Broadcast Programs.

    1, 4-5, 8-9, 11-13 Office File, 1952-2003

    Includes memoranda, correspondence, reports, manuals, press releases, and telephone directories related to RFE activities.

    1-3, 6-7, 10, 16 Subject File, 1955-2005

    Includes correspondence, clippings, and printed matter.

    14-15 Clippings and Press File, 1969-1995

    Contains clippings related to RFE and the RFE publication Short Waves

    12, 15 Broadcast Programs, 1985-1992

    Scripts of Radio Free Europe broadcasts, mainly in Polish

    17 Card File, undated

    Index cards with biographical information, arranged alphabetically by name. Contains names starting with letters K through M.

    1, 18 Photographs, 1952-1994

    Contains photographic prints and negatives related to RFE. Includes negatives related to the Polska Partia Socjalistyczna (PPS). Includes prints of RFE staff and broadcasts.

    1, 17 Memorabilia, undated

    Contains an RFE wristwatch and stamp.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Radio broadcasting -- Poland
    Radio Free Europe