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Fonds No. 23: Leon Sliwinski Papers

Date range
(1942)1967-1985(1992)

Biography / History
Colonel Leon Sliwinski was a member of a Polish French intelligence service group in France (1940-1944). After World War II he was owner of a mining firm in Marocco. Also he was an Honorary Consul of the Polish Government in Exile in Marocco. Acquisition Note: Gift of Leon Sliwinski ca. 1992.

Abstract
The collection contains correspondence between Leon Sliwinski and Tadeusz Jakiel, publishers and radio broadcast stations, particularly "The Voice of America" and "Radio Free Europe". The correspondence concerns the activities of the Polish intelligence service groups in France during the War World II. There are also articles on the intelligence service activities and Leon Sliwinski's interviews for Voice of America and Radio Free Europe. Arrangement in Series: Correspondence (1942-) 1972-1985 (-1992), Interviews 1984-1985, Publications 1976-1984 (-1992).

Language
English, French, Polish.

No.TitleDatesLanguages
Correspondence
1Correspondence between Leon Sliwinski and Tadeusz Jakiel. Liquidation of inteligence department "PROGRESS" in France.1942-1992
Interviews
2Tape of interview of Col. Leon Sliwinski for "Radio Free Europe"1984-1984
3Transcripts of interviews of Col. Leon Sliwinski for "Voice of America" and "Radio Free Europe".1984-1985
Publications
4Pubications on the activities of the Polish - French intelligence group (1940-1944): "Historique du Reseau F2"1976-1977
5Pubications on the activities of the Polish - French intelligence group (1940-1944): "Les Services de Renseigments Polonais Pedant la Deuxieme Guerre Mondiale"1984-1984
6Pubications on the activities of the Polish - French intelligence group (1940-1944): "Losy wywiadu polskiego we Francji, 1940-1945" by Leon Sliwinski1992-1992
7Pubications on the activities of Polish - French intelligence group (1940-1944): "Resseau AZUR"1977-1977
8Excerpts from publications on Resistance in France; Leon Sliwinski and the cult of Saint Mary of Czestochowa in Spain, Black Madonna icon's copy at St. John the Divine in Harlem, information about documents of colonel Sliwinski1945-1985