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Fonds No. 12: Polish Embassy in the USA

Date range
(1918)1919-1945(1947)

Biography / History
Acquisition Note: Gifts of private persons (1954-1983).

Abstract
The collection contains political correspondence (photocopies) of the exchange of correspondence between the Polish Ambassador to the United States, Jan Ciechanowski, and the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in London during World War II, 1939-1945. Reports of the Polish Consulate General to the Polish Embassy in Washington on the Socialist Movement in America (1936) and a report by the Polish Consulate in Pittsburgh to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Warsaw concerning the First Polish Workers' Conference in America in 1932. Original political reports and analyses were sent to the Embassy from Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Polish Ministry of Interior and Underground Movement in Poland. Review of Polish press in exile (1934). Reports concerning Polish relations with Baltic countries, but mainly Ukrainian political and para-military organizations activity in Eastern Part of Poland before and during the World War II (1919-1945). Press reports - review of the Ukrainian press (1941-1947). Analyses and reports on Polish-Soviet political relations (1939-1943). Terrorism in German and Soviet-occupied Poland (1939-1944). Publications and pamphlets of the Communist movement in Poland and in the USA (1920-1927). Arrangement in Series: Political Correspondence, Political Reports, Publications and Press Clippings.

Language
English, Polish, German, French.

No.TitleDatesLanguages
Political Correspondence
1Copy of correspondence with Polish Foreign Office. (1932 - January 1942). Polish socialist movement in exile. Polonia organizations. September 1939. Polish Army on the West.1932-1942
2Copy of correspondence with Polish Foreign Office. (March 1942 - November 1943). Minutes from meeting of Jan Karski and Ambassador Jan Ciechanowski with President Roosevelt1942-1943
3Copy of correspondence with Polish Foreign Office. (November 1943 - November 1944). 1943-1944
Political Reports
4German Acrocities in Poland. Official Report of Parliamentary Debates in House of Lords, 15th December, 19421942-1942
5Political reports of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Office. Materials and documents on Polish - Soviet relations, September 1939 - April 1943.1943-1943
6Political reports of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Office. Materials and documents on Polish - Soviet relations. Reports on political and economy issues of Eastern Polish Territories under Soviet ocuppation 1939-1941.1941-1941
7Political reports of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Office. Review of the Polish press in exile.1934-1934
8Political reports of the Polish Ministry of Interior. Department of Nationalities. Reports on the Baltic Countries Issues. Materials and documents on Polish - Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian relations, 1919-1942.1932-1942
9Political reports of the Polish Ministry of Interior. Department of Nationalities. Reports on Ukrainian Issues. Activities of the Ukrainian political and para-military organizations in the Eastern Part of Poland, 1919-1943. Diplomatic solutions.1919-1943
10Political reports of the Polish Ministry of Interior. Department of Nationalities. Reports on Ukrainian Issues. Activities of Ukrainian political and para-military organizations in the Eastern Part of Poland, 1932-1938.1932-1938
11Political reports of the Polish Ministry of Interior. Department of Nationalities. Reports on Ukrainian Issues. Activities of the Ukrainian political and para-military organizations in the Eastern Part of Poland, 1938-19421938-1942
12Political reports of the Polish Ministry of Interior. Department of Nationalities. Reports on Ukrainian Issues. Activities of the Ukrainian political and para-military organizations in the Eastern Part of Poland, 1939-1943.1940-1943
13Political reports of the Polish Ministry of Interior. Department of Nationalities. Reports on Ukrainian Issues. Activities of Ukrainian political and para-military organizations in the Eastern Part of Poland and exile, 1939-1945.1940-1945
14Political reports of the Polish Ministry of Interior. Department of Nationalities. Reports on Ukrainian Issues. Activities of Ukrainian political and para-military organizations in the Eastern Part of Poland, 1943-1944. Reports from Poland.1943-1944
15Political reports of Polish Ministry of Interior. Department of Nationalities. Raports on Ukrainian Issues. Materials and documents on Polish - Ukrainian relations, 1931-19381938-1938
16Political raports of Polish Ministry of Interior. Department of Nationalities. Raports on Ukrainian Issues. Review of Ukrainian Press.1941-1943
17Political reports of the Polish Ministry of Interior. Department of Nationalities. Reports on Ukrainian Issues. Review of Ukrainian Press.1943-1947
Publications
18Serial publication: "Dziennik Urzedowy Ministerstwa Spraw Zagranicznych w Warszawie", 1931-1935, 1937-19381931-1938
19Pamphlet: "Akt oskarzenia Czechów", 19381938-1938
20Pamphlets published by the Polish communist movement in Poland and USA1920-1927
21Publication: "Die Ukraine und Die Angrenzenden Gebiete", Königsberg 19411941-1941
22Publication: "Stosunki narodowoociowe i wyznaniowe na Litwie i Rusi" by Jan Czekanowski, Lwów 19181918-1918
23Publication: "W poszukiwaniu drogowskazów gospodarczych. Uwagi na tle doowiadczen polskiej polityki gospodarczej 1919-1939" by Adam Rose, 19421942-1942
24Publication: "Zagadnienie narodowoociowe w Rosji Sowieckiej" by Stefan Sta?ynski, Warszawa 1924. 1924-1924
25Serial publication: "Rocznik S3u?by Zagranicznej Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej", Angers 19401940-1940
26Publication: "Zbiór oowiadczen i materia3ów w sprawach surowcowo - kolonialnych, cz.1. Materia3y i enuncjacje oficjalne polskie".1936-1937
27Publication: "Zbiór oowiadczen i materia3ów w sprawach surowcowo - kolonialnych, cz.1a. Tekst francuski niektórych enuncjacji polskich"1936-1937
28Publication: "Zbiór oowiadczen i materia3ów w sprawach surowcowo - kolonialnych, cz.2. Materia3y i enuncjacje oficjalne zagraniczne"1920-1937
29Publication: "Zbiór oowiadczen i materia3ów w sprawach surowcowo - kolonialnych, cz.2a. Tekst francuski niektórych enuncjacji zagranicznych"1920-1938
30Financial reports . Financial Adviser to the Polish Government (1928) cz.11928-1928
31Financial reports . Financial Adviser to the Polish Government (1929) cz.11929-1929
32Financial reports. Financial Adviser to the Polish Government (1929) cz.21929-1929
33Financial reports. Financial Adviser to the Polish Government (1930) cz.11930-1930
34Financial reports. Quarterly Reports of the Financial Adviser to the Polish Government (1927-1930)1927-1930
35Political reports of Polish Ministry of Foreign Office. Information Department. Report: "The German Attempt to Destroy the Polish Nation", March 19401940-1940
36Political reports of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Office. Materials and documents on Polish - Soviet relations. Reports on political and economic issues of the Eastern Polish Territories under Soviet occupation 1939-1943.1943-1944
37Political reports of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Office. Materials and documents on Polish - Soviet relations. Reports on political and economic issues of the Eastern Polish Territories under Soviet occupation 1939-1943.1943-1943
Press Clippings
38Press clippings on Poland (1932)1932-1933
39Press clippings. Copy of the first page of "New York Times" from September 1st , 1939. German attack on Poland1939-1943
Publications
40Publication of the Studium Prawno-Administracyjne: "Administracja Okupacyjna w Gen. Gubernatorstwie" by W3odzimierz Baranowski, Londyn, 19421942-1942
41Publication of the Studium Prawno-Administracyjne: "Polskie prawo przemys3owe" by Józef Kasztelewicz, Londyn, 19421942-1942
42Publication of the Studium Prawno-Administracyjne: "Prawo Administracyjne. Pojecia, zasady, instytucje" by Wladyslaw Czapinski, Londyn, 19421942-1942
43Publication of the Studium Prawno-Administracyjne: "Rola prawnika w wyzwolonej Polsce" by Waclaw Komarnicki, Londyn, 19421942-1942
44Publication of the Studium Prawno-Administracyjne: "Rozporz1dzenie o postepowaniu Administracyjnym i Rozporz1dzenie o Postepowaniu Przymusowym w Administracji", Londyn, 19421942-1942
45Publication of the Studium Prawno-Administracyjne: "Rozwój ochrony pracy i opieki spolecznej w Wielkiej Brytanii" by Józef Bloch, Londyn, 19421942-1942
46Publication of the Studium Prawno-Administracyjne: "Rzeczpospolita Polska. Organizacja administracji publicznej", cz.1 by Julian Suski, Londyn, 19421942-1942
47Publication: "Death at Katyn"1944-1944
48Publication: "First to Fight" by Peter Jordan1943-1943
49Publication: "Auschwitz. Camp of Death" by Florence J. Harriman1944-1944
50Publication: "Podstawy doktrynalne i prawne Sowieckiej polityki narodowoociowej", Londyn, 19431943-1943
51Publication: "Poland" by Voigt F.A.1944-1944
52Publication: "Poland's Man Behind the Guns" by Charles Hodges. Manuscripts and materials to the book. Correspondence with publisher1939-1939
53Publication: "Poland's Man Behind the Guns" by Charles Hodges. Manuscripts and materials for the book. Press clippings1936-1939
54Publication: "Poland's Man Behind the Guns" by Charles Hodges. Manuscripts of chapters 10-141939-1939
55Publication: "Poland's Man Behind the Guns" by Charles Hodges. Manuscripts of chapters 01-031939-1939
56Publication: "Poland's Man Behind the Guns" by Charles Hodges. Manuscripts of chapters 04-051939-1939
57Publication: "Poland's Man Behind the Guns" by Charles Hodges. Manuscripts of chapters 06-091939-1939
58Publication: "Polish-Russian Relations Past and Present" by Oscar Halecki1943-1943
59Publication: "Revenge in Poland" by George Creel1943-1943
60Publication: "The Battle of the Warsaw Ghetto" by S. Mendelsohn1944-1944
61Publication: "The Polish Paradox" by Charles Hodges1936-1936
62Publication: "The Polish-Soviet Frontier" by Stanis3aw Grabski.
63Publication: "Visit Poland" 1939-1939
64Serial publication: "Goniec Krakowski" - newspaper No.59/411941-1941
65Serial publication: "Kurier Warszawski" - newspaper No.158/39 (June 11th), No.235-237/39 (August 26-28th)1939-1939
66Serial publication: "Monitor Polski" - published in Angers 1939-19401939-1940
67Serial publication: "Myol Wolna" - published by Stowarzyszenie Wolnomyolicieli Polskich w Warszawie No.5-7/251925-1925
68Serial publication: "Polish Fortnightly Review" - No. 116-117/451945-1945
69Serial publication: "Polska Agencja Telegraficzna. ATE News Biulletin", 19371937-1937
70Serial publication: "Polska na Morzu" - No.1-8/361936-1936
71Serial publication: "The Warsaw Weekly" - newspaper No.23/361936-1936
72Serial publication: "Wiadomosci Portu Gdynskiego" - newspaper No.8/381938-1938
73Serial publication: "Wojna w Obrazach" - No.27; 31-32; 35-40; 42-43; 45-49.1943-1944
74Publication of the Studium Prawno-Administracyjne: "Organizacja adwokatury angielskiej" by Jerzy Rotwand, Londyn, 19421942-1942
75Publication of the Birmingham Information Service on Slavonic Countries: "Poland". Human, economic and basic statistical information on Poland 1936-19371936-1937
76Publication: "The Pattern of Underground Resistance" by W3adys3aw R. Malinowski, Philadelphia, 19441944-1944
77Pamphlet: "German Persecution of Religious Life in Poland" published by the Polish Information Center in New York
78Resolution of Members of the British Parliament for the establishment of a Permanent Minorities Commission within the League of Nations.1931-1931ang.
79Petition on the issue of the Ukrainian minority in Poland submitted by a number of Members of the British Parliament to Arthur Henderson, Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom.1931-1931ang.
80‘Cérémonial Diplomatique et Usages Protocolaires Observés à Varsovie’: brochure; cover letter of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.1936-1936fr.
81Prof. Charles Hodges’s set of documents concerning Poland: summary of the meeting with Colonel Joseph Beck in Warsaw in 1938; correspondence; press clipping; notes.1938-1939ang.
82Article: ‘The Accomplished Senator’ by Tytus Filipowicz, Polish Ambassador to the United States; 1932.1932-1932ang.
83Study: ‘German – Polish Relations To-day’ by Jan Ciechanowski, London, January 15th, 1933.1933-1933ang.
84‘Szkic prasy polskiej za granicą’ Drawing of the Polish Press Abroad: publication of the Polish Ministry of the Interior, January 1st, 1935.1935-1935pol.
85Articles related to the oil industry by Prof. Zygmunt Bielski, Katowice Krakow, Lviv, Sosnowiec, Vienna, 1932-1939.1932-1939pol., niem.
86‘Free Poland. Devoted to the Presentation of the Cause of a United and Independent Poland to the American People’: periodical issued in Washington, D.C.; Vol. IV, No. 6 December 16th, 1917; Vol. V, No. 10, 1919.1917-1919ang.
Political Reports
87‘Nowy Świat. The Polish Morning World’: daily issued in New York; No. 271, September 28th, 1936.1936-1936ang., pol.
88‘Wiarus’: periodical issued by the Wojskowy Instytut Naukowo-Oświatowy in Warsaw Military, Scientific and Educational Institute: issue devoted to the 10th anniversary of Ignacy Mościcki’s presidency; No. 23, June 6th, 1936.1936-1936pol.
89‘The Polish Press Information Bulletin’: periodical issued by The Polish Information Service in New York; No: 96, 106, 120, 131.1935-1937ang.
90Fragments of Polish and German newspapers related to Gen. Edward Rydz-Śmigly; extract from the ‘Kurier Poranny’; biographical note of the General.1936-1938pol., ang., niem.
91‘The Polish Information Bulletin’: periodical issued by The Polish Information Service in Washington, D. C.; No. 142, 148, 153, 158-160, 163, 166-194.1937-1939ang.
92Text of Gen. Władyslaw Sikorski speech on November 20th, 1939.1939-1939pol.
93Report of the Dział Prasowo -Polityczny Centrali Informacji i Dokumentacji RP Press and Politics Department of the Headquarters of the Information and Documentation; January 1st – March 31st, 1940.1940-1940pol.
94Study concerning the problem of the eastern lands of Poland, occupied by the Soviet Army from September 17th, 1939.1941-1941pol.
95Summary of the Sikorski-Mayski Agreement signed in London on July 30th, 1941.1941-1941pol.
96Collection of the studies: ‘Prawoslawie w Polsce’ The Eastern Orthodox Church in Poland, London, 1940-1943.1940-1943pol.
97Study: ‘Podstawy doktrynalne i prawne sowieckiej polityki narodowościowej’ Doctrinal and Legal Backgrounds of the Soviet Nationalistic Politics, London, 1943.1943-1943pol.
98Study: ‘The Soviet War of Aggression and the Annexation of Polish Territories in 1939 /Political Background and Aspect of Military Operations/’, London, 1943.1943-1943ang.
99Collection of the studies: ‘Sprawy ukraińskie – opracowania. Ziemie wschodnie Polski – opracowania’ Ukrainian issues – studies. Eastern lands of Poland – studies, London, 1938-1943.1938-1943ang., pol.
100Study: ‘Ziemie wschodnie Polski pod okupacją sowiecką’ Polish Lands under Soviet Occupation, London, 1943.1943-1943pol.
101Report of the Ministry of the Interior: ‘Straty kulturalne’ Culture Loses, parts: I, II, London, 1944.1944-1944pol.
102Publication of the Ministry for Congressional Affairs: ‘Przegląd literatury politycznej’ Political Press Review, No. 38, London, June 1944.1944-1944pol.
103Report No 1/45 of the Ministry of the Interior: ‘Zachowanie się na ziemiach polskich armii i władz sowieckich’ Behavior of the Soviet Army and Authorities on the Polish Lands, London, 1945.1945-1945pol.
104Information Communique No 3/45 of the Ministry of Defence: ‘Kronika Polityczno-Wojskowa z okresu lat 1939-1944’ Political and Military Chronicle of the Years 1939-1944, London, June 1st, 1945.1945-1945pol.
105Text of the President Władyslaw Raczkiewicz’s proclamation to the Polish people.1945-1945pol.
106Works on the causes of Poland’s defeat: article published in ‘The Tablet’ October 14th, 1939; typescript of the article ‘The Causes of Poland’s Defeat’.1939-1939ang.
107‘Report on Relief Accorded to Polish Citizens by the Polish Embassy in the U.S.S.R. with Special Reference to Polish Citizens of Jewish Nationality. September 1941 - April 1943’, London, 1943.1943-1943ang.
108‘Parliamentary Debates (Hansard). House of Commons Official Report’, Vol. 406, No. 11, December 15th, 1944.1944-1944ang.
109Summaries of the Yalta Conference; U.S. Information Service’s record concerning the originally unpublished sections of the protocols of Teheran, Yalta and Potsdam Conferences.1945-1947ang.
110Yalta Conference: press clippings from the British and American newspapers.1945-1952ang.
111Tadeusz Skowronski’s statement on the Polish issue in the context of the provisions of the Teheran and Yalta Conferences, establishment of PKWN and Trial of the Sixteen.pol.
112‘The Polish News Bulletin. Telegraphic and Radio News from Poland’: periodical published by The Polish Press Bureau, Washington, D. C., No. 12, September 30th, 1939.1939-1939ang.
113‘La Decade Polonaise. Informations sur la Pologne paraissant le 10, le 20, le 30 de chaque mois’: periodical published by the Centre d’Information et de Documentation Republique de Pologne, Paris, January 20th, 1940.1940-1940fr.
114‘Le Bulletin Polonais’: periodical published by the Polish Information Center, New York, vol. I, No 1, May 1942.1942-1942fr.
115‘The Polish Review’: periodical published by The Polish Review Publishing Co.with the assistance of the Polish Information Center, New York, vol. III, No. 22, June 14th , 1943.1943-1943ang.
116‘Poland Fights’: periodical published by the Polish Labor Group, New York, 1944, No: 53, 56-58, 60.1944-1944ang.
117‘Daily Press Report. Przegląd prasy periodycznej’: publication of the Polish Information Center, New York, January - March 1944.1944-1944ang.
118‘Przegląd Radiowy': publication of the Polish Information Center, New York, February 4th – June 30th, 1944.1944-1944pol.
119‘The Polish Review’: periodical published by the Polish Review Inc., New York, 1945 (fragments).1945-1945ang.
120‘Wiadomości z Polski i o Polsce. Poczta Lotnicza’ News from Poland and about Poland. Airmail, London 1945, No: 22, 24-33.1945-1945pol.
121Overseas News Agency in New York Weekly Issues, No: 205-A, 206, 207, June/July 1945.1945-1945pol., ang.
122‘Documents relating to the Administration of Ocupied Countries in Eastern Europe. No 1 – The German Exploitation of Polish Forests’: publication of the Polish Information Center, New York, 1940.1940-1940ang.
123‘The importance of the Polish eastern provinces for the Polish Republic’ by Władyslaw Wielhorski, study published by the Książnica Polska – The Polish Library in Glasgow, 1943.1943-1943ang.
124‘Great Britain’s Obligation Towards Poland and Some Facts About the Curzon Line’ by Ignacy Matuszewski, study published by National Committee of Americans of Polish Descent, New York, 1945.1945-1945ang.
125‘The Eastern Boundaries of Poland’ by Prof. Alexander Bruce Boswell, study published by the Polish Publications Committee, Birkenhead.ang.
126‘The Truth about Poland’: publication of the Polish Government Information Center, New York.ang.
127Letters of Christopher Emmet to Jan Ciechanowski and Marian Chodacki.1947-1947ang.
128Article: ‘Palestyna w Ogniu’ Palestine Under Fire by Witold Humnicki, published by the ‘Reflektorem po Świecie’ Publishing House, Warsaw, 1948.1948-1948pol.