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Inventory of the Wiktor Sukiennicki papers
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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
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  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Wiktor Sukiennicki papers
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1993
    Collection Number: XX307
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: Polish, English, Russian, German, and French
    Physical Description: 31 manuscript boxes (12.7 linear feet)
    Abstract: Speeches and writings, correspondence, notes, reports, radio broadcast transcripts, and printed matter relating to twentieth-century Polish history, the history of the Communist International, and Radio Free Europe broadcasting to Poland. Includes draft and finished reports of the Polish Rada Ministrów, 1946, relating to the Katyn Forest Massacre and Polish prisoners of war in the Soviet Union during World War II.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Sukiennicki, Wiktor, 1901-1983.
    Contributor: Poland. Rada Ministrów.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    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], Wiktor Sukiennicki papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

    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 Note

    Polish-American historian and political scientist; research analyst, Radio Free Europe, 1952-1959.
    Sukiennicki, a Polish legal scholar and later a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, was the principal investigator of the Katyn Forest Massacre on behalf of the Polish government in exile.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Speeches and writings, correspondence, notes, reports, radio broadcast transcripts, and printed matter relating to twentieth-century Polish history, the history of the Communist International, and Radio Free Europe broadcasting to Poland. Includes draft and finished reports of the Polish Rada Ministrów, 1946, relating to the Katyn Forest Massacre and Polish prisoners of war in the Soviet Union during World War II.
    The collection's original order and folder titles have been maintained.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Poland--History--20th century.
    World War, 1914-1918--Poland.
    World War, 1939-1945--Poland.
    Communist International.
    Radio Free Europe.
    Radio broadcasting--Poland.
    Katyn Massacre, Katynʹ, Russia, 1940.
    Poland--History--Occupation, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons.
    Prisoners of war.