Inventory of the Adam Rosenbusch papers

Finding aid prepared by Beth Goder
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Adam Rosenbusch papers
Date (inclusive): 1952-2006
Collection Number: 2006C33
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of the Materials: 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.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Rosenbusch, Adam, 1935-

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Adam Rosenbusch papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2006.

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 https://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 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 Free Europe.
Radio broadcasting--Poland.

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Memorabilia, undated

Scope and Contents note

Contains RFE wristwatch. See also Box 17 for RFE stamp.
Box 1-16

Radio Free Europe File

 

Subject File

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Solidarity, 1977-1985

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs
Box/Folder 1 : 3

Polska Partia Socjalistyczna (PPS), 1985-1986

 

Office File

Box/Folder 1 : 4-5

Master's thesis on RFE, 1984-1994

Scope and Contents note

Includes reports and manuals
Box/Folder 2 : 1

Telephone directories, 1992-1995

 

Subject File

Box/Folder 2 : 2-5

Stasi and other intelligence organizations, 1991-2002, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 1-2

Institute of National Remembrance (Instytut Pamięci Narodowej), 2001-2005

Box/Folder 3 : 3

Miscellaneous, 1997-1999

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence and writings of Richard H. Cummings
Box/Folder 3 : 4

Urzad patent and trademark, 1996-2000

 

Office File

Box/Folder 4 : 1

Annual report, 1994

Box/Folder 4 : 2-5

Closing operations, 1989-1995

Box/Folder 4 : 6

Fiftieth anniversary, 2001-2002

Box/Folder 5 : 1

History of RFE, 1998-2000

Scope and Contents note

Includes 3.5 inch floppy disk
Box/Folder 5 : 2-3

Miscellaneous, 1978-1994

 

Subject File

Box/Folder 6 : 1-4

Najder, Zdzisław, 1983-2002

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence of Najder
Box/Folder 7 : 1-5

Najder, Zdzisław (cont'd.)

 

Office File

Box/Folder 8 : 1-4

Closing operations and protests, 1979-1995

Box/Folder 9 : 1

Biographies of deceased, 1990-2001, undated

Box/Folder 9 : 2

Ptaczek, Jozef, 1979-2003

Box/Folder 9 : 3-4

Warsaw, 1993-2001

 

Subject File

Box/Folder 10 : 1-4

Nowak, Jan, 1975-2002

 

Office File

Box/Folder 11 : 1-2

Legal proceedings, 1986-1995

Box/Folder 11 : 3-4

Research Institute "absurdities," 1985-1993

Box/Folder 11 : 5

"Ludrie Radia," 1986-2001

Box/Folder 12 : 1-2

Miscellaneous, 1952, 1984-2003

Scope and Contents note

Includes broadcast scripts, letters to the editor, and autobiography of Stanisław Glinka (pseudonym Stanisław Goslicki)
Box/Folder 12 : 3

RFE printed matter, 1992-2001

Box/Folder 12 : 4-7

Research Institute and archives of RFE, 1979-2001

Box/Folder 13 : 1-4

RFE in Warsaw, 1992-1998

Box 14-15

Clippings and Press File

Scope and Contents note

Contains clippings related to RFE and the RFE publication Short Waves.
Box/Folder 14 : 1-7

Clippings, 1969-1995

Box/Folder 14 : 8

Press summaries, 1993-1994

Box/Folder 14 : 9

Short Waves, scattered issues, 1988-1993

Scope and Contents note

Serial publication of Radio Free Europe
Box/Folder 15 : 1

Short Waves, scattered issues (cont'd.)

Box/Folder 15 : 2-7

Foreign clippings, 1974-1995

Box/Folder 15 : 8

Broadcast programs, 1985-1992

Scope and Contents note

Scripts of Radio Free Europe broadcasts, mainly in Polish. See also Box 12.
 

Subject File

Box/Folder 16 : 1-3

Najder, Zdzisław, 1955-1995

Box/Folder 16 : 4

Biographical File, 2006

Box 17

Card File,

Scope and Contents note

Index cards with biographical information, arranged alphabetically by name. Contains names starting with letters K through M. Includes stamp.
Box 18

Photographs, 1952-1966, 1991

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of RFE broadcasts and RFE Poland. Mainly black and white photographic prints.
Boxes 18-19

RFE photographic prints, 1963-1994

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Martin Luther King, Jr. and RFE staff. Some photographs include captions.
Box 19

Negatives of Polska Partia Socjalistyczna (PPS), circa 1987