Records, 1942-1975.


Records, 1942-1975.

Documents of the literary, historical, and scientific sections of the Institute and correspondence relating to the establishment of these sections, 1942-1945. Correspondents include Karol Estreicher, Aleksander Janta, Manfred Kridl, Jan Kucharzewski, Oscar Lange, Jan Lechon, Wacław Lednicki, Bronisław Malinowski, Tadeusz Sendzimir, Wojciech Swietosławski, Rafał Taubenschlag, Kazimierz Wierzynski, Jozef Wittlin, and Florian Znaniecki. Materials on the post-war reconstruction of Polish universities, libraries, and scientific life; records on the persecution of Polish scholars in Poland and their fate during and after World War II; and opposition to Yalta, 1945, and Polish-Soviet relations, 1943. Official correspondence with the Catholic Commission on Intellectual and Cultural Affairs, 1947; Council of National Unity, 1949; the Polish Committee of Social Assistance, 1946-1948; National Culture Fund, 1945-1946; Polish Roman Catholic Union of America, 1942-1945; United Nations Commission on Human Rights, 1942; and others. Correspondence with the wartime Polish Government-in-Exile in London, including letters of Jan Hulewicz, Minister of Home Affairs, London, concerning the relaying of messages for the homeland by envoys and underground channels, 1944-1946, General Władysław Anders, General Bor-Komorowski, General Marian Kukiel, Tytus Komarnicki, Prof. Stanisław Kot, General Kazimierz Sosnkowski, and August Zaleski.

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