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  • Title: Maciej Józef Kwiatkowski papers
    Date (inclusive): 1944-1992
    Collection Number: 92050
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: Polish and English
    Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Writings and radio broadcast transcripts relating to the history of radio broadcasting in Poland, and especially to use of radio broadcasting by the Polish resistance movement during World War II. Includes copies of transcripts of radio broadcasts from Warsaw by the Polish resistance during the Warsaw uprising of 1944.
    Creator: Kwiatkowski, Maciej Józef
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

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

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1992.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Maciej Józef Kwiatkowski papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    Maciej Józef Kwiatkowski (1920-1994) was a historian of Polish radio. He participated in the Warsaw Uprising in 1944 and worked in Polish radio before becoming a professor of history focusing on mass media in Poland in the twentieth century.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Writings and radio broadcast transcripts relating to the history of radio broadcasting in Poland, and especially to use of radio broadcasting by the Polish resistance movement during World War II.
    The collection is about essentially one subject: Polish radio and the Warsaw Uprising. The first part contains transcripts of English and Polish radio broadcasts by the resistance during the uprising. The second part includes manuscripts of Kwiatkowski's own publications about Polish radio and the uprising.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements
    Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945
    Radio broadcasting -- Poland
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland
    Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Uprising, 1944
    Polskie Radio