Guide to the Janina Wojcicki Hoskins Papers, 1949-1994

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Guide to the Janina Wojcicki Hoskins Papers, 1949-1994

Collection number: M0820

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1997
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Janina Wojcicki Hoskins Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1949-1994
Collection number: Special Collections M0820
Creator: Hoskins, Janina Wojcicki.
Extent: 11 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Stanley Wojcicki, 1995.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Janina Wojcicki Hoskins Papers, M0820, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biography

Polish emigre who escaped the Communist regime in 1949, first to Sweden, later moving to the United States where she became the Slavic bibliographer at the Library of Congress

Scope and Content

Personal and professional correspondence, reference files and written drafts of various articles and books dealing particularly with Thaddeus Kosciuszko, I. J. Paderewski, the memoirs of Krystyna Narbutt, music collections in Poland, Polish printing and rare books, Polish manuscripts in the Library of Congress, the visual arts in Poland, and personal memoirs including information about Stanislaw Mikolajczyk.

Access Terms

Henry III, King of Poland.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Kosciuszko, Thaddeus.
Kowalski, William.
Lewanski, Richard Casimir, 1918-
Lelewel, Joachin.
Mikolajczyk, Stanislaw.
Narbutt, Krystyna.
Paderewski, Ignace Jan, 1860-1941.
Sudnik, George.
Wetter, Maija.
Bibliography.
Slavic literature.
Poland--History--1945-1980.


Container List

Box 1

Biographical file

Box 1

Krystyna Narbutt. Memoirs from a stay in America, n.d.

Box 1

Library of Congress, Reference Dept. Annual reports, 1972-1989

Box 1

William Kowalski. George Sudnik, artist, 1993

Box 1

Correspondence: professional, personal, dealers, and reference.

Scope and Content Note

Includes National Library of Poland and the Kosciuszko Foundation
Box 1

Offprints, 1980s

Box 1

Library of Congress performance appraisals, 1980s

Box 1

Bibliography of Thaddeus Kosciuszko, n.d.

Box 1

Embassy of the U.S. in Poland file

Box 1

Correspondence with Richard C. Lewanski, 1970s

Box 1

Alliance College Library

Box 2

Typescripts by others

Box 2

Photographs

Box 2

Publishing in Poland : typescript by J.W.H., 1955

Box 2

Annotated bibliography on Polish Fine Art, by J.W.H., n.d.

Box 2

Memoirs of Krystyna Narbutt, n.d.

Box 2

Henry III, King of Poland, reference material

Box 2

correspondence carbons, 1981-1983

Box 3

Reports of trips to Poland, 1976 & 1978

Scope and Content Note

Box 3

Music collections in Poland

Box 3

Manuscripts relating to Poland and Polish holdings in Library of Congress

Box 3

Thomas Jefferson views of Poland, JWH, 1976

Box 3

Reference files on Kosciuszko

Box 3

Professional correspondence

Box 3

Bibliography on Poland, general

Box 3

500 years of printing in Polant

Box 3

Significant rare books relating to Poland and the Polish Nation, JWH, ca. 1966

Box 3

Reference files

Box 4

Important biographical information including letter about escape from Poland from Stanislaw Mikolajczyk, 11 April 1949.

Box 4

Legal papers giving power of attorney to lawyer in Poland to defend husband, 1951-1959

Box 4

Autobiographical typescript, n.d.

Box 4

Materials for exhibits at Library of Congress

Box 4

Clippings about JWH

Box 4

Photos

Box 4

Library of Congress personal biographical file

Box 4

Correspondence, carbon copies, 1980s

Box 4

Reference files re Kosciuszko

Box 4

Correspondence

Box 4

Expense records

Box 5

Library of Congress Bulletins

Box 5

Retirement award, photos

Box 5

Library of Congress exhibit files

Box 5

Proof of "Visual arts in Poland"

Box 5

Maija Wetter watercolors

Box 5

3 unidentified audio tapes; 1 unidentified roll microfilm

Box 5

Professional slides from Polish National Library

Box 6

More important personal documents, 1949-1951, & 1956

Box 6

"From the past," by JWH

Box 6

Documents about the Thomas Jefferson bust

Box 6

Audio tape: I.J. Paderewski's "Speech to America" (Polish), 1940

Box 6

Correspondence from friend in NY when JWH was in Sweden, 1949

Scope and Content Note

[Helen Banczyk?]
Box 6

Important letters, 1949-1952

Box 6

2 unidentified audio tapes, 1 microfilm

Box 6

Exhibit material on Joachin Lelewel

Box 7

photocopies

Box 7

memos from Library of Congress

Box 7

clippings

Box 7

reference materials (and published book), "Visual Arts in Poland," 1993