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Fonds No. 53: Polish Press Agency in Edinburgh

Date range
(1939)1945-1951

Biography / History
Polish Press Agency in Edinburgh (1900-1953) was founded in July 1945 in Scotland as an independent press agency for the defense of the interests of the Polish political emigration in Great Britain. Acquisition Note: Gift of Zygmunt Nagorski ca. 1964.

Abstract
The collection contains official correspondence between the Executive Director Zygmunt Nagorski and British newspapers or other press agencies and also statements of the Polish Press Agency. The series of press clippings contains information on the situation of Poles in exile and the activities of the Polish Government-in-Exile. There are also information on the interior situation in Poland after 1944, the communist terror in Poland, international affairs (1945-1951), Soviet issues and the Katyn Crime. Arrangement in Series: Correspondence; Press Clippings; Reports.

Language
English, Polish, French, German.

No.TitleDatesLanguages
Correspondence
1Current Issues A - B1945-1951
2Current Issues C - E1945-1950
3Current Issues F - L1947-1950
4Current Issues M - N1946-1951
5Current Issues P - R1948-1950
6Current Issues S - Z1948-1950
7Letters to the Editor A - F (Auckland Chronicle - Forward, Glasgow)1946-1948
8Letters to the Editor G - O (Glasgow Herald - Oxford Mail)1946-1947
9Letters to the Editor P - S (The People - Shrewsbury Chronicle)1946-1949
10Letters to the Editor S - Y (South Wales Argus - Yorkshire Evening Post)1946-1949
11Press from 1948. Correspondence and statements. A-D1948-1950
12Press from 1948. Correspondence and statements. E-H1948-1950
13Press from 1948. Correspondence and statements. I-N1948-1950
14Press from 1948. Correspondence and statements. O-R1948-1950
15Press from 1948. Correspondence and statements. S1948-1950
16Press from 1948. Correspondence and statements. T-Z1948-1950
Press Clippings
17Press clippings - Emigration. (Black Market. British born wives. Boncza Tomaszewski Jerzy.)1947-1948
18Press clippings - Emigration. (Catholic Church in Poland. Church for Poles in Great Britain. Czechoslovakia and Poland. Children. Culture. Christian Rally in Edinburgh.)1947-1949
19Press clippings - Emigration. (Dering. Education. Employment. Expenditure on Poles. Forestry.)1945-1948
20Press clippings - Emigration. (Displaced Persons.)1944-1948
21Press clippings - Emigration. (Foundries. Federation of Free Journalists. Intelligence Service.)1944-1948
22Press clippings - Emigration. (General Wladyslaw Anders. English-Polish agreements. English-Polish societies. Anti-Polish actions.)1939-1948
23Press clippings - Emigration. (Jews)1944-1945
24Press clippings - Emigration. (Leaflets by Warsaw Government. Walka - Struggle. London Polish Government)1942-1948
25Press clippings - Emigration. (Marriages, Memoranda of Polish Government-in-Exile - Raczkiewicz, Arciszewski, Mikolajczyk)1944-1948
26Press clippings - Emigration. (New London Government. Naturalization. Polish Freedom Movement NID. National Day Celebrations)1947-1950
27Press clippings - Emigration. (Opinions on employment of Poles. Opinions on Poles in General)1944-1947
28Press clippings - Emigration. (Pensions. Polish Government in Exile. Paderewski Hospital. Polish Press Agency. Polish press in Great Britain. Parcels to Poland. Polish Cultural and Social Association)1944-1950
29Press clippings - Emigration. (SPK. San Francisco. Zbigniew Stypulkowski. Scottish Polish Society. General Sikorski. General Sosnkowski.)1943-1948
30Press clippings - Emigration. (Tlotczynski Ignacy. Teliga Stanislaw. Third World War.)1949-1950
31Press clippings - Emigration. (Ukrainian P.O.W. in Great Britain. V-Day Parade. Warsaw Embassy in London. Bear "Wojtek". Polish War Crimes Office. August Zalewski.)1947-1951
32Press clippings - Emigration. (Wladyslaw Raczkiewicz. Repatriation. Resettlement Corps. Refugees in India. Józef Retinger.)1946-1948
33Press clippings - International Affairs. Romania.1945-1949
34Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Armed Forces.)1948-1948
35Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Censorship.)1947-1947
36Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Communism. Commintern.)1947-1948
37Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Culture.)1948-1948
38Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (East Europe under Russia.)1948-1948
39Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Economy and trade.)1948-1948
40Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Food and Rationing.)1946-1948
41Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Forced Labor Camps.)1948-1948
42Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Ideology)1948-1948
43Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Internal Situation)1947-1949
44Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Land-Lease)1947-1947
45Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Mass Deportations)1945-1947
46Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Rulers of Russia.)1946-1948
47Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Russia and the West. Great Britain.)1948-1948
48Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Russia and the West. USA.)1948-1948
49Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Russia and the West.)1946-1947
50Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Russia and the West.)1948-1948
51Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Russian German relations.)1948-1948
52Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Science)1948-1948
53Press clippings - International Affairs. Soviet Union. (Young Generation.)1947-1947
54Press clippings - International Affairs. Spain.1946-1948
55Press clippings - International Affairs. Sweden.1946-1946
56Press clippings - International Affairs. Teheran Treaty.1944-1944
57Press clippings - International Affairs. Trade Unions.1947-1947
58Press clippings - International Affairs. Turkey.1944-1946
59Press clippings - Poland. (General Situation. Warsaw Government. Ghetto. German occupation. Committee of National Liberation. Bierut. Grabski. Kot. Lange. Popiel. Rzymowski. Strassburger. Witos.)1944-1948
60Press clippings - Poland. (General Situation.)1945-1948
61Press clippings - Poland. (Ukrainians. Underground in Poland. Universities. UNRRA.)1944-1948
62Press clippings - Poland. (Yalta Conference. Young Generation.)1948-1951
63Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press (1949-1950)1949-1950
64Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (Bierut. Berman. Communist Security Service. Libraries. Budget.) 1946-1948
65Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (Cardinal Sapieha. Education. Health. War Losses. Polish Peasant Party.)1946-1949
66Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (Congress in Wroclaw. Yugoslav issues. Catholic Press and Church. Food distribution. Culture.)1947-1948
67Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (Constitution. Warsaw Government. Agriculture. Repatriation. Radio. Russian issues.)1946-1948
68Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (Forestry. Health. War losses.)1946-1948
69Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (General Anders. Amnesty. Lowers.)1946-1947
70Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (German Crimes. Oil. Education.)1946-1948
71Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (Health. New territories. Trade Unions. Jews. Food. Rola-Zymierski.)1946-1948
72Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (Osóbka-Morawski. Reconstruction. Trail of German Staff from Auschwitz. Police.)1946-1948
73Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (Red Army. Censorship. Polish - Czechoslovak relations. Market - prices.) 1947-1948
74Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (Theatre. Elections. Deportations. Army. Warsaw.)1946-1949
75Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (Trials. Universities. Coal.)1946-1948
76Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (War losses. Children's. Social Aid. Forestry. Domestic market.) 1947-1948
77Press clippings - Poland. Domestic press. (Warsaw Uprising. Communist and Socialist Parties. Taxes. Harbors. Industry. Pu?ak Trail.)1946-1948
78Press clippings - Poland. Elections in Poland (1947)1945-1947
79Press clippings - Poland. Elections in Poland (1947)1947-1947
80Press clippings - Poland. Elections in Poland (1947)1947-1947
81Press clippings - Poland. Polish-Soviet relations (1943)1943-1943
82Press clippings - Poland. Polish-Soviet relations (1944)1944-1944
83Press clippings - Poland. Polish-Soviet relations (1945)1945-1945
84Press clippings - Poland. Polish-Soviet relations (1946)1946-1946
85Press clippings - Poland. Prewar Poland. Poland under German occupation.1942-1953
86Press clippings - Polish Forces - War Effort. (Air Force.)1944-1948
87Press clippings - Polish Forces - War Effort. (Army. 1st Armored Division. Airborne Brigade. 2nd Corps. Carpathian Brigade. Polish ATS. Polish Army in Russia.)1943-1948
88Press clippings - Polish Forces - War Effort. (Home Army. Sabotages and Resistance. Warsaw Uprising 1944. Deportation of Home Army by Russians.1939-1945
89Press clippings - Polish Forces - War Effort. (Navy. Submarines and War Navy. Merchant Navy.)1943-1948
Reports
90Extracts from HANSARD (1939-1944). Polish issues.1939-1944
91Extracts from HANSARD (1947). Polish issues.1947-1947
92Extracts from HANSARD (1948). Polish issues.1948-1948
93Extracts from HANSARD (1949-1950). Polish issues.1949-1950
94News - Hand-outs: Digest of Current Events.1946-1946
95News - Hand-outs: Europe - Displaced persons. Deportations.1945-1947
96News - Hand-outs: Europe.1945-1948
97News - Hand-outs: Katyn Crime.1945-1948
98News - Hand-outs: Nagórski Farewell Letter.1948-1948
99News - Hand-outs: News from Poland.1945-1948
100Statements of the Polish Press Agency.1946-1949