Preliminary Inventory to the Tadeusz Romer papers

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Title: Tadeusz Romer papers
Date (inclusive): 1913-1975
Collection Number: 77004
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: Polish
Physical Description: 9 microfilm reels (3.6 Linear Feet)
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
Creator: Romer, Tadeusz


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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1977.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Tadeusz Romer Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Location of Originals

Originals in: Public Archives of Canada.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Poland -- Foreign relations
Poland -- Emigration and immigration
Diplomats -- Poland
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees
World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history
World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland
Poland -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Poland
Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Uprising, 1944
Katyn Massacre, Katynʹ, Russia, 1940
Poland -- History -- 1918-1945
Germany -- Foreign relations -- Poland
Poland -- Foreign relations -- Germany
World War, 1939-1945 -- Governments in exile
Statesmen -- Poland
Poland. Ministerstwo Spraw Zagranicznych

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)