Preliminary Inventory to the Tadeusz Romer Papers, 1913-1975

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Preliminary Inventory to the Tadeusz Romer Papers, 1913-1975

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
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© 1999 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Tadeusz Romer Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1913-1975
Collection Number: 77004
Creator: Romer, Tadeusz
Collection Size: 9 microfilm reels (3.6 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, reports, telegrams, minutes of meetings, clippings, and printed matter, relating to political events in Poland, Polish foreign relations, and Polish emigré politics
Language: Polish.

Administrative Information


Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Tadeusz Romer Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.


Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Location of Originals

Originals in: Public Archives of Canada.

Access Points

Poland. Ministerstwo Spraw Zagranicznych
Katyn Forest Massacre, 1940
Poles in foreign countries
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history
World War, 1939-1945--Governments in exile
World War, 1939-1945--Poland
World War, 1939-1945--Refugees
Germany--Foreign relations--Poland
Poland--Foreign relations
Poland--Foreign relations--Germany
Poland--Foreign relations--Soviet Union
Poland--History--Occupation, 1939-1945
Soviet Union
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union--Foreign relations--Poland
Warsaw (Poland)--History--Uprising of 1944

Preliminary Inventory Microfilms

Reel 1 - 2, Volume Volume 1

African colonies - manuscript copies of treaties, notes, 1913-14


Paris Peace Conference - memoranda, correspondence, 1918-19


Polish-French Alliance (1921) - memoranda, notes, treaty draft, 1918-1966


Polish treaties and agreements - memoranda, drafts, correspondence, 1925-1931


Warsaw - memoranda, correspondence, 1922-1935


Rome - memoranda, official correspondence, printed matter, 1929-1935


Japan - memoranda, correspondence, newsclippings, etc., dealing with Japanese Far Eastern activities, 1937-1940

Reel 3 - 4, Volume Volume 2

Japan - SUPRA, 1940-41


Shanghai Consulate-General - correspondence, telegrams, 1941-42


Lorenco Marques, 1942


Events leading to war in Europe - memoranda, n.d., 1947


U.S.S.R. - General - minutes of meetings with senior Soviet political figures, messages between Ambassador Romer and the Polish Government-in-Exile (London), 1939-1952


Polish Deportees in the U.S.S.R. - primarily correspondence from Romer to London on the condition of deportees in 1943, 1941-43

Reel 5, Volume Volume 3

High Commissioner in Cairo, 1943-44


Katyn - these papers include correspondence related to the U.S. Congressional investigation into the Katyn massacre (1952), 1943-1952, 1970


General Wladyslaw Sikorski - primarily dealing with Sikorski's Middle East tour during which he was killed, 1943-47


Newsclippings: Sikorski and Romer - primarily from 1943 and dealing with the events surrounding Sikorski's death, 1942-47, 1970, 1974


London - General - reports, correspondence, minutes, 1942-43


U.S.A. - primarily correspondence and reports from Ambassador Jan Ciechanowski on the American political scene, 1943-44


Polish-Soviet border dispute - primarily papers dealing with the boundary dispute dated between the Teheran Conference (December 1943) and the Yalta Conference (February 1945), consisting of reports, memoranda, correspondence, and printed matter, 1942-1952


Talks with Victor Lebedev (Soviet Ambassador to the Allied Governments in London), 1944


The Warsaw Uprising (1 August - 2 October, 1944) - correspondence, memoranda, minutes, 1943-44, 1950, 1954


Negotiations with Stalin and other Soviet leaders, minutes of meetings before and during the Warsaw Uprising, 1944


Polish Armed Forces Abroad, 1941-44

Reel 6, Volume Volume 4

London - General - memoranda, minutes, correspondence, including material related to the Moscow Conference during the Warsaw Uprising, invitations to diplomatic functions, replies to invitations, calling cards, etc., 1943-44


Speeches by T. Romer, primarily from the war period, 1943-1975


Organization and personnel of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1943-44


Germany - Polish-German relations before World War II, Polish interest in Germany during and after the war, 1940-1954


Bulletin of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1943-45

Reel 7


Volume Volume 5

Assistance to refugees - memoranda, letters, booklets, 1941-1952


Romer's resignation as Minister of Foreign Affairs (22 November 1944), letters from London's diplomatic corps, 1944


London - General - correspondence, newsclippings, memoranda, maps of Poland, 1944-48


Peace Conferences: Yalta, Potsdam, Paris - newsclippings, 1945-1974


Elections in Poland - memoranda, newsclippings, 1946


Poland after the war - correspondence, 1946-1954


The Hague European Congress - Agenda, correspondence, Romer's speech, reports, resolutions, notes, 1948


U.S. Ambassador Joseph C. Grew - correspondence, booklets, 1940, 1948-1950


Articles on the Polish Question by T. Romer, 1936-1966


Miscellaneous memoranda by T. Romer, 1946-1965

Reel 8 - 9

SAME AS REEL #7 (only Volume 5)