Overview of the Roman Wawrzonek papers

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Title: Roman Wawrzonek papers
Date (inclusive): 1944-2002
Collection Number: 2002C55
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: Polish
Physical Description: 11 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (4.8 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Memoirs, other writings, underground publications, other printed matter, personal documents, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to the Polish resistance movement during World War II, postwar political dissent in Poland, the Solidarnosc movement, and Polish émigré affairs.
Creator: Wawrzonek, Roman
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

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Use

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2002.

Preferred Citation

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

Biographical/Historical Note

Polish Solidarnosc activist; subsequently émigré journalist in the United States.

Scope and Content of Collection

Memoirs, other writings, underground publications, other printed matter, personal documents, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to the Polish resistance movement during World War II, postwar political dissent in Poland, the Solidarnosc movement, and Polish émigré affairs.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Journalists
Polish people -- United States
World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland
Underground literature -- Poland
Dissenters -- Poland
NSZZ "Solidarność" (Labor organization)

 

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