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Preliminary Inventory of the Jan Kowalik papers
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Description
Correspondence, writings, bibliographies, notes, catalogs, bulletins, biographical data, printed matter, and photographs relating to the post-1939 Polish émigré press, Polish émigré journalists, and notable Polish émigrés in the United States and especially in California. Includes some collected papers of Polish émigrés and records of Polish émigré organizations in the United States.
Background
Jan Kowalik was born on August 28, 1910, in Skoczowie, Poland. His birth name was Jan Franciszek Slawiczek, but he was most often known by his pseudonym, Kowalik, or as Jan Franciszek Suchy or Jan Pokrzywa. He is known as a writer, bibliographer, and a poet of the post-World War II era.
Extent
92 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 9 card file boxes (39.0 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.