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Fonds No. 65: Polish Association of Former Political Prisoners in New York

Date range
(1947)1952-1982

Biography / History
Acquisition Note: Gift of Jerzy Ptakowski ca. 1982.

Abstract
The collection contains materials from Annual Meetings of the association (1954-1978) and its correspondence. Some additional materials and records of the Free International Federation of Former Political Prisoners are included in the correspondence series. In the series publication and research materials are bulletins published by the Polish Association of Former Political Prisoners and the Comite International D'Auschwitz. There are also Memoirs of Jozef Stemmler from the German concentration camp Auschwitz and also materials on the Katyn Forest Masassacre (1940-1941). Arrangement in Series: Annual Meetings; Correspondence; Publications; Research materials and Press Clippings.

Language
English, Polish.

No.TitleDatesLanguages
Annual Meetings
1By-Law of the Society. Changes in By-Law (1956-1960).1956-1960
2Reports and press clippings on Annual Mettings (1954-1978).1954-1978
Correspondence
3Corresponcence and press clippings on the Activities of the Society. Open letters (1968-1978).1968-1978
4Free International Federation of Former Political Prisoners. Actvities and Correspondence (1954-1970).1954-1970
Publications
5Bulletin: "Komunikaty" (1949-1972).1949-1972
6Bulletin: "Nasze Drogi" (1965-1972).1965-1972
7Bulletin: "Nasze Drogi" (1972-1979).1972-1979
Research Materials and Press Clippings
8Biographical data on Father Maximilian Kolbe. Articles by Jerzy Ptakowski and press clippings.1968-1982
9Biographical data on Father Maximilian Kolbe. Articles by Jerzy Ptakowski and press clippings.1972-1981
10Bulletin of Comite International D'Auschwitz (1962; 1974-1981).1962-1981
11Free International Federation of Former Political Prisoners. Publications and press clippings (1952-1956).1952-1956
12Katyn Massacre - Press clippings (1952).1952-1952
13Memoirs from Auschwitz by Józef Stemler (chairman of Macierz Polska).1966-1968
14Memoirs from the Soviet Labor Forced Camps "Prisoners Tale".
15Poems from concentration camps "Przezycia z Lagru" by Stanislaw Michalak.
16Polish Society of Former Political Prisoners in Canada. Bulletins (1963-1968).1963-1968
17Katyn Massacre - Suplementary Report on Facts and documents Concerning the Katyn Massacre (October, 1947).1947-1947