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Poland -- History -- 1945-1980

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Konstanty Jeleński papers

 Collection
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

Czesław Miłosz papers

 Collection
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

Aleksander Wat papers

 Collection
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 Czesław Miłosz. 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...
Dates: 1915-1988