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  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Open Society Archives collection
    Date (inclusive): 1951-1991
    Collection Number: 2002C34
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: Polish
    Physical Description: 21 microfilm reels (2.1 linear feet)
    Abstract: Relates to the Polish unit of Radio Free Europe.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives


    Collection is 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], Open Society Archives collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2002.


    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 http://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.

    Location of Originals

    Originals in: Open Society Archives, Central European University, Prague, Czech Republic

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Content relates to the Polish unit of Radio Free Europe. Included are critical articles and commentaries against RFE (called attacks or ataki) published on the Polish Radio broadcasts and in the press, as well as reactions (reakcje) and counterattacks in foreign newspapers targeting the state-owned Polish Radio as a propaganda medium of the communist regime.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Radio Free Europe.
    Radio broadcasting--Poland.