Wat, Aleksander, 1900-1967
- Existence: 1900 - 1967
Aleksander Wat (1900-1967), Polish poet, writer, art theoretician, memorist, and a precursor of the Polish futurism movement in the early 1920s.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 661
Overview: The Czesław Miłosz Papers document the life and work of the poet, essayist and Nobel Laureate Czesław Miłosz. The papers consist of writings, correspondence, photographs, personal papers, audio material, and printed material (including newspaper clippings, printed ephemera and clandestine samizdat publications), spanning the years 1880-2000, with the bulk of the material dating from 1940 to 1989. While some writings, photographs and personal documents pre-date the Second World War, the earliest...
Dates: 1880-2000, bulk 1940-1989
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...
Call Number: GEN MSS 705
Overview: The papers document the life and writings of Aleksander Wat, from his early poetry in the 1910s to the posthumous publication of his work by his wife Paulina and by Czes?aw Mi?osz. Early material (prior to the end of the Second World War) is sparse and consists chiefly of correspondence, personal documents and photographs. Among the early material is documentation of the Wat's exile in Kazakhstan. Later material includes numerous notebooks that contain drafts of poetry and prose writings, and...