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Fonds No. 16: Zygmunt Zaremba Papers

Date range
1934-1988(1996)

Biography / History
Zygmunt Zaremba (1895-1967) was one of the leaders of the Polish Socialist Party in Poland during World War II (1939-1945) and the War its leader in exile in Paris. Acquisition Note: Gift of Janusz Wakar in 1977. Main part of the collection is a gift of Olena Blaton in 1980. Materials was updated by copies of correspondence from Lidia Ciolkosz archives.

Abstract
The collection contains correspondence between Zygmunt Zaremba and members of the Polish Socialist Party (P.P.S) Foreign Committee in London, original publications of W.R.N., and weekly news reports published by Zaremba, 1940-1944. There are also personal papers and correspondence of Zygmunt Zaremba with Polish Socialist leaders: Alojzy Adamczyk, Tomasz Arciszewski, Adam Ciolkosz, Feliks Gross, Jan Kwapinski, Feliks Mantel and Waclaw Zagorski and members of the International Socialist movement. In the series Political Papers are also resolutions, reports, and publications of the Polish Socialist Party abroad, materials on underground movement in Poland and the Warsaw Uprising (1944), persecutions of Polish socialist leaders in Poland (1948), materials on the Polish Socialist Party Congresses in exile and radio scripts for Radio Free Europe and Voice of America. Arrangement in Series: Personal Papers, Political Papers.

Language
Polish, English.

No.TitleDatesLanguages
Private Papers
1Personal papers, notebooks, calendars, membership certificates1946-1961
2Correspondence between private persons and Z. Zaremba1949-1949
3Correspondence of Natalia and Zygmunt Zaremba with Irena and Stanislaw Vincez1947-1967
4Correspondence of Natalia Zaremba with private persons and papers concerning her journalistic activity1947-1960
5Letters from Zygmunt Zaremba to his wife - copies1946-1967
Political Papers: Political Correspondence
6Correspondence - Ciolkosz Adam, Warsaw - London1940-1946
7Correspondence - Polish Socialist Party - PPS WRN (underground) in Warsaw and PPS Foreign Committee in exile.1940-1946
8Correspondence - Polish Socialist Party - PPS WRN (underground) in Warsaw and PPS Foreign Committee in exile. Correspondence of Adam Ciolkosz with Zygmunt Zaremba. Letters from Warsaw to London. Fragments in code.1940-1946
9Correspondence - Warsaw and London - originals and photocopies1940-1946
10Correspondence - Polish Socialist Party - PPS Foreign Committee and the PPS WRN (underground) in Warsaw. Correspondence of Adam Ciolkosz with Zygmunt Zaremba. Letters from London to Poland.1941-1946
11Correspondence - Polish political leaders and activists, writers, publishers and others. Letters of political leaders in exile.1946-1946
12Correspondence - Polish political leaders in exile - Adam Ciolkosz, Jan Kwapinski, Gustaw Herling Grudzinski, Waclaw Zagórski.1946-1947
13Correspondence - Arciszewski Tomasz - Prime Minister of the London Government and PPS leader1946-1953
14Correspondence - Polish socialists leaders in exile and WRN activists in Poland, 1946-1948. Letters by Z.Zaremba, Kazimierz Puzak, Tadeusz Sztrum de Sztrem.1946-1948
15Correspondence - Vilem Bernard and Bruno Kalnins1946-1966
16Correspondence - Polish political leaders and activists, writers, publishers and others. Letters of political leaders in exile.1947-1947
17Correspondence - Ciolkosz Adam and Jan Kwapinski1947-1949
18Correspondence - Political trials of PPS-WRN members in Poland. Correspondence of Kazimierz Puzak, Tomasz Arciszewski.1947-1949
19Correspondence - Gross Feliks1949-1966
20Correspondence - International Socialists Movement leaders.1947-1967
21Correspondence - Polish political leaders and activists, writers, publishers and others. Letters of political leaders in exile.1948-1948
22Correspondence - Bureau International Socialiste (BIS) in Paris 1948-49. Resolutions, correspondence, letters by Zaremba and Zivko Topolovic1948-1949
23Correspondence - Zaremba's travel to the USA. Correspondence with Alojzy Adamczyk1947-1993
24Correspondence - International Socialist and PPS in exile - materials concerning relations between the organizations1948-1961
25Correspondence - Polish political leaders and activists, writers, publishers and others. Letters of political leaders in exile.1949-1950
26Correspondence - Free Trade Unions in exile - letters and press clippings1950-1953
27Correspondence - Polish political leaders and activists, writers, publishers and others. Letters of political leaders in exile. Correspondence of American representatives of Radio Free Europe.1951-1955
28Correspondence - Voice of America and Radio Free Europe1951-1967
29Correspondence - Polish political leaders and activists, writers, publishers and others. Letters of political leaders in exile. Correspondence of American representatives of Radio Free Europe.1956-1958
30Correspondence - Polish political leaders and activists, writers, publishers and others. Letters of political leaders in exile. Correspondence of American representatives of Radio Free Europe.1959-1960
31Correspondence - Polish political leaders and activists, writers, publishers and others. Letters of political leaders in exile. Correspondence of American representatives of Radio Free Europe.1961-1963
32Correspondence - Polish political leaders and activists, writers, publishers and others. Letters of political leaders in exile. Correspondence of American representatives of Radio Free Europe.1964-1967
33Documents concerning the conflict between Adam Ciolkosz and Zygmunt Zaremba1959-1996
34Materials concerning the activity of the Foreign Committee of Polish Socialist Party (PPS) in exile1946-1949
35Materials concerning the activity of the Polish Socialist Party in exile1946-1949
36Materials concerning the activity of the Polish Socialist Party in exile1950-1959
37Materials concerning the activity of the Polish Socialist Party in exile1960-1967
38Socialist Union of Central-Eastern Europe meetings (1949-1963). Published documents, correspondence, press clippings, materials concerning the activity of the Union.1949-1963
Political Papers: Political Meetings
39Photographs - III Meeting of PPS, Calais, France 1955. Photographs in the Polish House, 1 of May Meeting of PPS in London, 1946; portraits of Maciej Rataj, W. Witos, St. Thugutt, Tomasz Arciszewski.1946-1955
40Polish Socialist Party meetings (1948). Meeting in Point-a-Lesse in Belgium.1948-1948
41Polish Socialist Party meetings (1948). Meeting in Point-a-Lesse in Belgium. Personal questionaires, reports on the meeting, telegrams and news.1948-1948
42Temporary Council of National Unity (TRJN) meeting in 1954. Political Council of the Various Polish Political Parties, 19491949-1954
43Socialist Union of Central-Eastern Europe meetings (1949-1963).Correspondence.1949-1963
44Polish Socialist Party meetings (1954-1966).1954-1966
45Copies of information bulletins published by PPS WRN in occupied Warsaw1940-1942
Political Papers: Press and Press Clippings
46Copies of information bulletins published by PPS WRN in occupied Warsaw1940-1940
47Copies of information bulletins published by PPS WRN in occupied Warsaw1942-1943
48Press clippings - Trial of the START organization1948-1951
49Reviews of books, articles, press clippings and publications about Zygmunt Zaremba1946-1967
50Socialist press publish in exile - "Biuletyn Informacyjny PPS", "Robotnik Polski w Italii"
Political Papers: Publications and Speeches
51Book:"WOJNA I KONSPIRACJA" - pieces of the original manuscript. Pirces of mamuscript "Przemiany w obozie komunistycznym"1956-1956
52Book:"WOJNA I KONSPIRACJA". Original handwritten notes of the book, correspondence of Zaremba with Jan Kwapinski; press clippings and 5 handwritten notebooks1939-1967
53Commentaries for the Voice of America1949-1951
54Commentaries for the Voice of America1953-1954
55Commentaries for the Voice of America1955-1955
56Commentaries for the Voice of America1956-1956
57Manuscript: "POKOLENIE PRZELOMU" by Zygmunt Zaremba - memoirs 1905-19191966-1967
Political Papers: Press and Press Clippings
58Manuscript: "Warszawa dwa razy" and "Warszawa w ogniu powstania".1939-1956
Political Papers: Publications and Speeches
59Political publications by Zygmunt Zaremba. Articles, speeches and obituaries of fellow-activists of the PPS.1946-1947
60Manuscripts and publications by Zaremba. Articles for ROBOTNIK POLSKI published in New York.1946-1996
61Notes - personal correspondence, political remarks1948-1965
62Political publications of other authors sent to Zygmunt Zaremba - "Zywa prawda - Zydzi Polscy i antysemityzm w Polsce".
63Political publications of other authors sent to Zygmunt Zaremba1949-1965
64Publishing activity of Z. Zaremba on exile.Materials and notes to publications "Swiatlo" and "Droga".1947-1967
65Type with speech of "Depesza Marcina" form the "Blyskawica" broadcast radio station (August 24th 1944). Copy of materials for Radio Free Europe.1944-1958
66Unpublished manuscripts by Zygmunt Zaremba. Notes and material to publications: "Trzecia Rzeczpospolita" and "Naród na wygnaniu, czy emigracja polityczna".1965-1967
Records Added after Zygmunt Zaremba's Death
67Articles and obituaries after Zygmunt Zaremba1967-1967
68Copies of materials about the activities of PPS in 1967-19881967-1988
69Correspondence and other materials concerning the work of Olena Zaremba-Blaton on the Zygmunt Zaremba papers collection.1983-1997
70Published memoirs - "WSPOMNIENIA 1905-1919".1983-1983
71Published memoirs - "WSPOMNIENIA 1905-1919". Wydawnictwo Literackie, 19831983-1983
72Missing. Materials described in G.Simor's guide - probably destroyed. Partly divided by Olena Zaremba-Blaton into the following folders: ZZ2/4a, ZZ2/4b, ZZ2/4c, ZZ2/4c (1988-1998).
73Missing. Materials described in G.Simor's guide - probably destroyed. Partly divided by Olena Zaremba-Blaton into the following folders: ZZ2/4a, ZZ2/4b, ZZ2/4c, ZZ2/4c (1988-1998).
74Missing. Materials described in G.Simor's guide - probably destroyed. Partly divided by Olena Zaremba-Blaton into the following folders: ZZ1/5, ZZ1/7, ZZ2/5, ZZ4/1 (1988-1998).1947-1949