Title: August Zaleski Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1919-1981
Collection Number: 80163
Zaleski, August, 1883-1972
29 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 envelope
(13 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, dispatches, memoranda, and reports, relating to interwar Polish
diplomacy, conditions in Poland and diplomacy regarding Poland during World War II, and
postwar Polish emigre life.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], August Zaleski Papers, [Box no.] , Hoover
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980.
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Poles in foreign countries
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Poland
The August Zaleski Collection documents the activities of August Zaleski and Ewelina
Zaleska from 1919 until 1981. The collection consists of two parts. Part I contains those
papers of August Zaleski which were received by the Hoover Institution before 1984. Part
II contains those Zaleski papers which were received by the Hoover Institution after
The materials of Part I are divided into seven series. Two of them, CHRONOLOGICAL FILE-I
and WRITINGS-I, were organized by Zaleski's naval aide-de-camp Marjusz B.
Hrynkiewicz-Moczulski who also compiled inventories for the first seven folders of the
CHRONOLOGICAL FILE and for the whole series WRITINGS. The materials of Part II are
divided into nine series. Three of them (CORRESPONDENCE, ALPHABETICAL-II; CORRESPONDENCE
OF AUGUST ZALESKI AND EWELINA ZALESKA WITH RELATIVES AND FRIENDS; CORRESPONDENCE,
CHRONOLOGICAL-II) were fully organized, and two others (GENERAL and WRITINGS-II) only
partially organized by Hrynkiewicz-Moczulski. Hrynkiewicz-Moczulski also compiled
inventories for these series and portions of series.
Hrynkiewicz-Moczulski's order has been largely preserved for all portions of the
collection organized by him, and his inventories have been incorporated into the
An Index provides access to names and subjects listed in the register. The only access
points which appear in the register but do not appear in the Index are the Polish
government and Ministerstwo Spraw Zagranicznych of Part I. Ministerstwo Spraw
Zagranicznych of Part II appears in both register and Index.
|1883, Sept. 13
||Born, Warsaw, Poland
||Attended London School of Economics and Political Science
||Minister of Foreign Affairs
||Minister of Foreign Affairs
||Chief of the Civil Chancery of the President of Poland (government in exile)
||President of Poland (government in exile)
|1972, Apr. 7
||Died, London, Great Britain