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Fonds No. 44: Tadeusz Cieplak Papers

Date range
(1939)1951-1999

Biography / History
Tadeusz Cieplak (1918-) is a scholar, specialist in political sciences. During World War II he was an officer of the Polish Government-in-Exile in London (1941-1945), who served in Polish diplomatic posts in the Soviet Union, Turkey and Portugal. He was also a member of the Polish Peasant Union in Exile (PSL), President of the International Peasant Union (IPU) in New York and Secretary of Stanislaw Mikolajczyk (1957-1961). He was also professor at the Pennsylvania State University and St. John University in New York. Acquisition Note: Gift 1999-2000.

Abstract
The collection contains manuscripts of Tadeusz Cieplak's publications on the development and activities of the Polish Peasant Movement in Poland and in exile, press clippings on leaders of Polish Peasant Movement - Stanislaw Mikolajczyk and Wladyslaw Kiernik and also materials on the activities of the International Peasant Union (1951-1957). In the series - "the Polish Cultural Society of the Palm Beach" are also materials on the Polish American Community in Florida's history and activities. Arrangement in Series: Personal Papers; Polish Cultural Society of Palm Beach - Florida; Polish Peasant Movement.

Language
English, Polish.

No.TitleDatesLanguages
Personal Papers - Publications
1An article: "Misja Ruchu Ludowego" by Tadeusz Cieplak. Published in journal MLODA MYOL POLSKA - No. 5/391939-1939
2An article: "Polish Agrarian Movement (1875-1939). Some Reflections on the Programmatic and Political Issues of the Movement, on the 100th Anniversary of its Founding" by Tadeusz Cieplak.1977-1977
3An article: "Some Postwar Changes in the Attitudes and Behevior of Polish Peasantry" by Tadeusz Cieplak.1978-1978
4An article: "Stanislaw Mikolajczyk na czele Miedzynarodowej Unii Chlopskiej (1948-1966)" by Tadeusz Cieplak.1996-1996
5An article: "The Polish Agrarians in the Interwar Period" by Tadeusz Cieplak.1988-1988
6An article: "The Role and Function of Non-Communist Parties in the Polish People's Republic. The Case of the United Peasant Party" by Tadeusz Cieplak.1972-1972
7An article: "Vicissitudes of Agrarianism During the Last Fifty Years" by Tadeusz Cieplak.1988-1988
8An article: "Wincenty Witos a Akademicka Mlodziez Ludowa" by Tadeusz Cieplak. Published in journal ZWROT - No. 9/391939-1939
Polish Cultural Society of the Palm Beach, Florida
9Polish Cultural Society of the Palm Beach - Events (1989-1994). Meeting: "Pulaski Day and May 3rd Connstitution Day" in Lake Worth1989-1994
10Polish Cultural Society of the Palm Beach - Events (1991). Exhibition: "Remembering Poland" in Lake Worth Museum1991-1991
11Polish Cultural Society of the Palm Beach - Events (1992). Meeting: "Akademia ku czci Marii Konopnickiej" in Lake Worth1992-1998
12Polish Cultural Society of the Palm Beach - Events (1998). Meeting: "Akademia Mickiewiczowska" in Lake Worth1998-1998
13Polish Cultural Society of the Palm Beach - Events (1999). Meeting: "Helena Modrzejewska (Modejska) Commentation" in Lake Worth1999-1999
14Polish Cultural Society of the Palm Beach - history and goals. Press clippings and materials1983-1999
Polish Peasant Movement
15Articles on East and Central European Agrarian Paries (Czechoslovakia, Latvia, Bulgaria)1988-1995
16Biographical data on Wladyslaw Kiernik. Copy of the letter of Wanda Kiernik to Eleonore Roosevelt, May 10th, 1945.1945-1945
17Bulletin: "BIULETYN" published by Polish Populist Party i Washington (1980-1981)1980-1981
18Bulletin: "BIULETYN" published by Polish Populist Party i Washington (1985)1985-1985
19Bulletin: "BIULETYN" published by Polish Populist Party i Washington (1987)1987-1987
20Polish Peasant Movement in exile - press clippings from "JUTRO POLSKI" and "POLISH AGRICULTURE".1970-1989
21Reactivation of the Polish Peasant Movement in Poland1987-1994
22Stanislaw Mikolajczyk - Press clippings and materials1986-1997
23The International Peasent Union1951-1979