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  • Title: Jan Nowak papers
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1981
    Collection Number: 67035
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In Polish and English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 14 phonorecords (1.8 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Clandestine radio dispatch transcripts, reports, memoranda and correspondence, relating to conditions in occupied Poland during World War II and to Polish resistance activities. Also includes sound recordings of speeches, radio broadcasts and later commentaries, relating to major events of twentieth-century Polish history. Photocopy.
    Creator: Nowak, Jan, 1913-2005
    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 1980.

    Preferred Citation

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

    Location of Originals

    Originals in possession of: J. Nowak.


    Captain, Polish army; underground courier between Warsaw and London, 1943-1945.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements
    Sound recordings
    Poland -- Emigration and immigration
    Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland
    Poland -- History -- 20th century
    Poland. Polskie Siły Zbrojne. Armia Krajowa