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Gombrowicz, Witold, 1904-1969



  • Existence: 1904-08-04 - 1969-07-24

Witold Gombrowicz (1904-1969), Polish author

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

"El baile de Teodorico" and notes, 1944, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 172, F-3-4
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Adaptation of El iman de Teodorico by Constancio C. Vigil, typescript, corrected in unidentified hand, and six leaves of holograph notes by Gombrowicz. Accompanied by printed version of El iman de Teodorico, annotated by Hector di Mauro.

In Spanish
Dates: 1944, n.d.

Witold Gombrowicz archive

Call Number: GEN MSS 515
Overview: The archive consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, audiovisual material and memorabilia documenting Gombrowicz's life and literary activity chiefly during the last two decades of his life (1949-69).Series I, Correspondence, contains personal and professional correspondence. There is correspondence with family, Polish and European literary and cultural figures, other Polish emigres, and Latin American friends and writers. There is considerable correspondence...
Dates: 1902-1998

Konstanty Jeleński papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 676
Overview: The papers include correspondence, writings and other material that documents Konstanty Jeleński's editorial work, literary criticism and involvement with several cultural organizations, including the Congress for Cultural Freedom, the Royaumont Foundation, and the Institut national de l'audiovisuel. A significant portion of the papers documents Jeleński's translation and criticism of the writings of Witold Gombrowicz. The Papers are not a complete literary archive of Jeleński's life and work...
Dates: 1940-1988

Letters : to Elizabeth Orel, 1957-86

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 172, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two ALS, TLS, ANS and one autograph postcard signed, in French and Polish.

With ALS from "Rita" in French.

Accompanied by TMS interview with Gombrowicz in French by Elizabeth Orel with manuscript corrections in the author's hand.
Dates: 1957-86

Letters : to his publishers, 1962-66

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 172, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Three TLS, one ALS.

Accompanied by three typescript carbon replies from publishers (one from Sergio Morando).

In French.
Dates: 1962-66

Letters : to Miguel Grinberg, 1963-69, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 172, F-5
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Thirteen ALS and five TLS discussing literature and mentioning Walter Hollerer, Gunter Grass, Peter Weiss, Jorge Louis Borges, Samuel Beckett and others. Accompanied by carbon of letter from Grinberg to Jorge Alvarez.

Includes thirteen envelopes.

In Spanish.
Dates: 1963-69, n.d.

Olga Scherer-Virski papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 526
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and work of Olga Scherer-Virski. There is personal and professional correspondence with Polish literary and cultural figures, other Polish emigres, publishers, and scholars. Correspondents include Jozef Czapski, Witold Gombrowicz, Julia Hartwig, Zbigniew Herbert, Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski, Zofia Hertz, Aleksander Janta, Konstanty Jelenski, Andrej Kijowski, Jan Lebenstein, Artur Miedzyrzecki, Czeslaw...
Dates: 1954-1988

Andrzej Wolski videorecordings for the documentary film Moi, Gombrowicz

Call Number: GEN MSS 948
Overview: Material consists of 57 Betacam videocassettes containing daily rushes created during the production of the film Moi, Gombrowicz, a French documentary directed by Andrzej Wolski and produced by France te?le?vision (France 3 cine?ma, Oce?aniques) in 1989, and copies of the film.The film commemorates the 20th anniversary of the death of the writer Witold Gombrowicz (1904-1969).
Dates: 1988-1997