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  • Title: Jane Leftwich Curry collection
    Date (inclusive): 1945-2006
    Collection Number: 2002C66
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: Mainly in Polish.
    Physical Description: 7 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (4.6 linear feet)
    Abstract: Sound recordings and transcripts of interviews, clippings and other printed matter, conference materials, and miscellany, relating to Radio Free Europe broadcasting to Poland, the media in Eastern Europe, and political conditions in Poland, Ukraine and Georgia. Sound use copies of sound recordings available.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Curry, Jane Leftwich, 1948-, collector


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. Use copies of some sound recordings, video recordings, or motion picture material in this collection are available for immediate access. To listen to other 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], Jane Leftwich Curry collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2002.


    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.

    Scope and Content Note

    The Jane Leftwich Curry Collection consists of Sound recordings of interviews of Polish communist political and media officials, relating to Radio Free Europe broadcasting to Poland, as well as transcripts of interviews with political figures from Georgia and Ukraine. The Subject Files series includes various clippings and articles reflecting the political and economic scene in Poland before and during 1989 political transition.
    Collection also contains reports, memoranda, and statistical data relating to public media in Poland. Of particular interest are surveys and studies conducted by Public Opinion Research Center, documenting the impact of media and propaganda on Polish citizens in the late 1980's through the 1990's.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Radio Free Europe.
    Georgia (Republic)--Politics and government--1991-
    Mass media--European, Eastern.
    Poland--Politics and government--1945-1980.
    Poland--Politics and government--1980-1989.
    Radio broadcasting--Poland.
    Ukraine--Politics and government--1991-