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  • Title: Jane Leftwich Curry collection
    Date (inclusive): 1945-2006
    Collection Number: 2002C66
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: Mainly in Polish
    Physical Description: 7 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, audiovisual materials (4.6 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Sound recordings and transcripts of interviews, clippings and other printed matter, conference materials, and miscellany, relating to Radio Free Europe broadcasting to Poland, the media in Eastern Europe, and political conditions in Poland, Ukraine and Georgia. Sound use copies of sound recordings available.
    source: Curry, Jane Leftwich, 1948-
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


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

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2002.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jane Leftwich Curry collection, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Scope and Content Note

    The Jane Leftwich Curry Collection consists of Sound recordings of interviews of Polish communist political and media officials, relating to Radio Free Europe broadcasting to Poland, as well as transcripts of interviews with political figures from Georgia and Ukraine. The Subject Files series includes various clippings and articles reflecting the political and economic scene in Poland before and during 1989 political transition.
    Collection also contains reports, memoranda, and statistical data relating to public media in Poland. Of particular interest are surveys and studies conducted by Public Opinion Research Center, documenting the impact of media and propaganda on Polish citizens in the late 1980's through the 1990's.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Poland -- Politics and government -- 1980-1989
    Poland -- Politics and government -- 1945-1980
    Ukraine -- Politics and government -- 1991-
    Radio broadcasting -- Poland
    Georgia ( Republic ) -- Politics and government -- 1991-
    Mass media -- Europe, Eastern
    Radio Free Europe
    Curry, Jane Leftwich, 1948-