Inventory to the Jan Nowak papers
Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Library and Archives Staff
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
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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
1 manuscript box, 14 phonorecords
(1.8 Linear Feet)
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.
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.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1980.
[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
Poland -- Emigration and immigration
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland
Poland -- History -- 20th century
Poland. Polskie Siły Zbrojne. Armia Krajowa
box 1, folder 1
British documents. Reports and letters issued in by the British Foreign Office, relating to Jan Nowak
box 1, folder 2
Correspondence with wartime associates, articles, and testimonies of various members of the Polish resistance movement during
box 1, folder 3
Personal documents. Copies of passports, passes, reference letters, identity cards, membership papers, etc.
Missions. Clandestine cable and radio dispatch transcripts, reports, and correspondence relating to occupied Poland and to
Jan Nowak's missions as an underground courier
box 1, folder 4
(1943 April 14-June 31,
box 1, folder 5
(1943 October 15-1944 July 25,
box 1, folder 6
(1944 October 3-1945 January 22,
box 1, folder 7
Cables describing events in Warsaw
box 1, folder 7
Transcripts of radio broadcasts from the Warsaw Broadcasting Station
Sound recordings of speeches, radio broadcasts, and later commentaries, relating to major events of 20th century Polish history
Sound recording of "Swiadkowie Historii," (Records 1-4)
Conditions Governing Access note
Use copy reference number: 67035_a_0001715
Sound recording of "Kawalkada Czasu" (Records 5-6)
Sound recording of "Kawalkada Czasu" (Records 7-8)
Duplicates of records 5-6 (Records 9-10)
Sound recording of "Sacrum Poloniae Millenium" (Records 11-12)
Duplicates of Records 7-8 (Records 13-14)