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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Location of Originals
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Romuald Spasowski papers
    Date (inclusive): 1929-1995
    Collection Number: 97026
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: In Polish and English.
    Physical Description: 75 manuscript boxes, 1 card file box, 3 oversize boxes (32.2 linear feet)
    Abstract: Memoirs, other writings, notes, correspondence, personal documents, printed matter, photographs, audiotapes, and videotape interviews, relating to conditions in Poland during World War II, postwar Polish foreign policy, Polish-American relations, and post-1981 political conditions in Poland. Video use copies of videotape available.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Spasowski, Romuald

    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], Romuald Spasowski papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1997.

    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.

    Location of Originals

    Originals in possession of: Wanda Spasowski.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Polish diplomat; ambassador to the United States, 1955-1961 and 1978-1981; deputy foreign minister, 1972-1978; subsequently defector to the United States.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Memoirs, other writings, notes, correspondence, personal documents, printed matter, photographs, audiotapes, and videotape interviews, relating to conditions in Poland during World War II, postwar Polish foreign policy, Polish-American relations, and post-1981 political conditions in Poland. Video use copies of videotape available.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Audiotapes.
    Diplomats--Poland.
    Dissenters--Poland.
    Poland--Foreign relations--1945-1989.
    Poland--Foreign relations--United States.
    Poland--History--1980-1989.
    United States--Foreign relations--Poland.
    Videotapes.
    World War, 1939-1945--Poland.