Preliminary Inventory of the Polish American Congress records

Polish American Congress staff
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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© 2013
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Inventory of the Polish American Congress records

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Polish American Congress staff
Date Completed:
2013
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record and Microsoft Word file by Elizabeth Phillips.
© 2013 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Polish American Congress records
Dates: 1971-2010
Collection Number: 2013C38
Creator: Polish American Congress.
Collection Size: 170 manuscript boxes, 1 card file box, 2 phonotape reels 71.5 linear feet
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, press releases, resolutions, petitions, financial records, printed matter, and audiovisual material, relating to Polish Americans, conditions in Poland, official and unofficial relations between the United States and Poland, and grant and charitable aid to Poland.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English Polish

Administrative Information

Access

Boxes 159-170 closed until 2033 August 9.
The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Polish American Congress records, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2013.

Accruals

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 http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . 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.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Polish American Congress is a federation of Polish-American organizations in the United States. Included in the Polish American Congress are more than 3,000 independent Polish American organizations, consisting of fraternal, veteran, cultural and professional groups, religious societies and social associations.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, press releases, resolutions, petitions, financial records, printed matter, and audiovisual material, relating to Polish Americans, conditions in Poland, official and unofficial relations between the United States and Poland, and grant and charitable aid to Poland.

Arrangement

Arranged in groups by the creator.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Polish Americans.
United States--Foreign relations--Poland.
Poland--Foreign relations--United States.
United States--Relations--Poland.
Poland--Relations--United States.


Collection Contents

Box: 1-22

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Box: 23-29

Polish American Congress Charitable Foundation (PACCF)

Box: 30-32

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Box: 33-39

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)/Polish-American Enterprise Fund (PAEF)

Box: 40-41

Miscellaneous

Box: 42-53

Chronological files

Box: 54-57

Chronological files and miscellaneous

Box: 58-61

National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and miscellaneous

Box: 62-72

Matt Urban files

Box: 73-75

National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and Polish-American Enterprise Fund (PAEF)

Box: 76-79

Polish American Congress Charitable Foundation (PACCF), National Endowment for Democracy (NED), and Polish-American Enterprise Fund (PAEF)

Box: 80-83

Miscellaneous

Box: 84-86

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Box: 87-93

Miscellaneous

Box: 94-96

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Box: 97-122

Miscellaneous

Box: 123-126

Polish American Congress state divisions

Box: 127-130

Miscellaneous

Box: 131-137

Miscellaneous

Box: 138-140

U.S. Congress

Box: 141-144

Miscellaneous

Box: 145-151

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Box: 152-158

Miscellaneous

Box: 159-170

Closed until 2033 August 9

Box 171

Video and sound recordings (7 VHS tapes and 5 compact sound cassettes)

Tape cabinet

Sound recordings (2 phonotapes on 10" open reel tapes)