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Fonds No. 47: Franciszek Orlowicz Papers

Date range
1945-1967(1984)

Biography / History
Franciszek Orlowicz (1900-1967) was a soldier and a veteran of the Polish Army. He participated as a member of Polish Home Army in the Warsaw Uprising (1944). He arrived in the USA in 1951 and was an activist of Polish Veteran Association in Pennsylvania (Stowarzyszenie Polskich Kombatantow). Acquisition Note: Gift ca. 1984.

Abstract
The collection contains some biographical data on Franciszek Orlowicz and his wife and private correspondence. The main part of the collection contains various press clippings on the effort of the Polish Armored Forces during World War II and especially of the Polish Home Army in Warsaw Uprising (1944). There are also texts of humorous songs and jokes on the regulations of the Communist authorities in Poland and in the Soviet Union (1956-1962). The clippings were collected systematically. Arrangement in Series: Personal Papers, Press Clippings Collection.

Language
English, Polish.

No.TitleDatesLanguages
Personal Papers
1Biographical data of Col. Franciszek Orlowicz1947-1968
2Financial issues and insurances1963-1967
3Immigrations issues of Franciszek Orlowicz1947-1967
4Immigrations issues of Jadwiga Orlowicz1966-1968
5Philathelistic albums. Design of a memorial post stamp - Polish Home Army1964-1964
Press Clippings Collection
6Copies of the sentences of the Polish home Army Military Court (1940-1945)
7Press clippings and copies text of songs , jokes and cartoons on Polish under communists rules and Soviet issues1956-1962
8Press clippings and copies text of songs , jokes and cartoons on Polish under communists rules and Soviet issues1956-1961
9Press clippings and copies text of songs and poems on the Polish Home Army in the World War II and Warsaw Uprising 1944.1945-1967
10Press clippings and copies text of songs and poems on the Polish Home Army in the World War II and Warsaw Uprising 1944.
11Press clippings and copies text of songs and poems on the Polish Home Army in the World War II and Warsaw Uprising 1944.
12Press clippings and copies text of songs and poems on the Polish Home Army in the World War II.1947-1962
Records Added to the Collecion after Franciszek Orlowicz's Death
13Correspondence of the Family and press clippings.1960-1984