Register of the Maciej Józef Kwiatkowski papers
Finding aid prepared by Michael Herrick
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6003
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
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.
Kwiatkowski, Maciej Józef
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.
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Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1992.
[Identification of item], Maciej Józef Kwiatkowski papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
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
Polish Radio Transcripts
„Tu mówi powstańcza Warszawa" manuscript
„Tu polskie radio Warszawa..." : rozwój i społeczno-polityczna rola radiofonii w Warszawie w latach 1918-1939 manuscript
box 2, folder 3
Scope and Contents note
Description of his book manuscript,
„Tu mówi powstańcza Warszawa" in English and Polish; transcript of eight-page talk, in Polish, delivered in 1992, „Witaj majowa jurzenko: w 201 rocznicę
Konstytucji 3 Maja."