Overview of the Michael Glaser papers, 1937-1963

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Title: Michael Glaser papers
Date (inclusive): 1937-1963
Collection Number: 2011C50
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: In English and Polish
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Correspondence and writings, relating mainly to World War II Polish diplomacy, prospects for Jewish emigration from Poland and creation of a Jewish state before the war, and postwar displaced person problems.
Creator: Glaser, Michael, -1964
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2011.

Preferred Citation

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

Biographical/Historical Note

A Polish diplomatic courier during World War II, subsequently an émigré in the United States. Known as both Michael Glaser and Michal Glazer.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence and writings, relating mainly to World War II Polish diplomacy, prospects for Jewish emigration from Poland and creation of a Jewish state before the war, and postwar displaced person problems.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees
World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history
World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland
Refugees
Zionism
Jews -- Poland