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Guide to the Polish Arts and Culture Foundation Collection ARS.0119
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Source
  • Sponsor
  • Scope and Contents
  • Related Material
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Polish Arts and Culture Foundation Collection
    Dates: 1971-1974
    Collection number: ARS.0119
    Collection size: 3 boxes : 69 open reel tapes (3, 5 and 7" reels, some stored as pancake)
    Contributing Institution: Archive of Recorded Sound
    Abstract: Polish language radio broadcasts on open reel tape, produced by Polskie Radio i Telewizja and distributed to the Polish Arts and Culture Foundation in the United States. Programs include interviews with Polish scholars, filmmakers and artists, and discussions of Polish art, science, literature, and history.
    Language of Material: Polish

    Access

    Open for research; material must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use. Contact the Archive for assistance.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with repository. Publication and reproduction rights reside with the creators or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Head Librarian of the Archive of Recorded Sound.

    Preferred Citation

    Polish Arts and Culture Foundation Collection, ARS-0119. Courtesy of the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Source

    The Polish Arts and Culture Foundation Collection was donated to the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound by the Polish Arts and Culture Foundation in 1998.

    Sponsor

    This finding aid was produced with generous financial support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

    Scope and Contents

    The Polish Arts and Culture Foundation Collection consists of Polish language radio broadcasts on open reel tape. The programs feature interviews with Polish scholars, filmmakers and artists, and discussions of Polish art, science, literary criticism, history, and archeology. The majority were produced by Polskie Radio i Telewizja/Radiodiffusion Television Polonaise and were distributed to the Polish Arts and Culture Foundation in the United States. A few recordings contain English transcripts. Tapes have been coded according to subject, such as FM for film, L for literature and poetry, TH for Theater, SC for science, H for History, and SK for the Spotlight on Polish Culture series. The Polish Arts and Culture Foundation was established by Wanda Bronislawa Tomczykowska (1921-2010) in 1966. Originally based in San Francisco, the Foundation is currently overseen by Wanda’s daughter Caria Tomczykowska in Oakland, California.

    Related Material

    The Hoover Institution holds the Polish Arts and Culture Foundation records, 1933-1998 (2001C55).

    Indexing Terms

    Polish Arts & Culture Foundation.
    Radio programs