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Register of the Witold S. Sworakowski Papers, 1868-1977
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Witold S. Sworakowski Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1868-1977
    Collection Number: 79040
    Creator: Sworakowski, Witold S.
    Collection Size: 9 manuscript boxes, 1 slide box, 4 microfilm reels, 1 phonotape reel (4.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Statistics, writings, translations, notes, maps, and printed matter, relating to the ethnography of Upper Silesia in 1910; Polish boundary questions, 1918-1945; the Paris Peace Conference of 1919; communism in Eastern Europe after World War II; and the authorship of the 1917 abdication proclamation of Tsar Nicholas II.
    Language: Polish and English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection 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], Witold S. Sworakowski Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1979.


    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.

    Access Points

    Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918
    Romanov, House of
    Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920)
    World War, 1914-1918
    World War, 1914-1918--Peace
    World War, 1914-1918--Territorial questions
    Europe, Eastern
    Silesia (Germany)--Population
    Russia--History--February Revolution, 1917
    Slides (Photography)

    Biographical Note

    1903, January 16 Born, Suceuava (Bukovina), Rumania
    1931-33 Member, Research Institute on Nationality Problems, Warsaw, Poland
    1934 Graduated from Academy of Political Science, Warsaw, Poland
    1934-36 Member, World League of Poles Abroad
    1936-1945 Legation Secretay and Vice Consul with the Polish Foreign Service in Riga, Prague, Kovno, Curitiba, New York and Chicago
    1947 Hoover Institution fellow
    1947-1952 Research associate and curator, Hoover Institution
    1952-55 Assistant professor, Stanford University
    1955-1965 Associate professor, Stanford University
    1955-1967 Assistant Director, Hoover Institution
    1965 Author, The Communist International and Its Front Organizations
    1967-1969 Associate Director, Hoover Institution
    1970-79 Consultant to the Director, Hoover Institution Emeritus professor, Stanford University
    1973 Author, World Communism: A Handbook
    1979 Died, Stanford, California