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Fonds No. 21: Szczepan Karol Zimmer Papers

Date range
1976-1985

Biography / History
Szczepan Karol Zimmer (1903-1984) was a member of the Polish American Congress, librarian, writer, and historian of literature. Before the World War II he lived in Lwow. During the World War II as a Polish soldier was a prisoner in German camps. In 1951 he emigrated to the USA. He lived in Chicago and in Los Angeles. Acquisition Note: Gift ca. 1986.

Abstract
The collection contains correspondence between Szczepan Karol Zimmer and the publishers, particularly "The Polish Review" and Ludwik Krzyzanowski. Letters concern Zimmer's articles and the book "The Beginning of Cyrillic Printing - Cracow 1491". Also there are financial records regarding the book, notes of the critics and press clippings. Arrangement in Series: Correspondence (1975-1985), Press Clippings (1984) and Publications (1976-1985).

Language
English, Polish.

No.TitleDatesLanguages
Correspondence
1Correspondence - Krzyzanowski Ludwik (Polish Review). Letters concernig books and articles of Szczepan Zimmer.1979-1985
2Correspondence - Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America.1976-1976
3Polonia Millenium Library - Authors Evening by Szczepan Zimmer1983-1983
Press Clippings
4Materials on activity of Szczepan Karol Zimmer. Press clippings, publications.1984-1984
Publications
5Book: "The Beginning of Cyrillic Printing - Cracow 1491". Bills and a list of patrons.1981-1981
6Book: "The Beginning of Cyrillic Printing - Cracow 1491". Bills and contract.1976-1985
7Book: "The Beginning of Cyrillic Printing - Cracow 1491". Notes and correspondence.1981-1982
8Book: "The Beginning of Cyrillic Printing - Cracow 1491". Printed book.1983-1983