Access Hoover collections on the Online Archive of California
New finding aids to seven collections at Hoover Archives are now available through the Online Archive of California. The new finding aids represent significant holdings in collections related to Poland, Russia, and World War II.
The papers of Bernard Gotfryd, a Holocaust survivor and staff photographer for Newsweek, consist of clippings, correspondence, and numerous photographs and include hundreds of letters of appreciation from students and teachers of classes that Gotfryd spoke to about his experiences as a Holocaust survivor.
The papers of Henryk Jabłoński, a historian and Polish politician, consist of correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, and printed matter relating to governmental administration in Poland, Polish foreign relations, and the Polish educational system.
The microfilm reproductions of Ernest Cecil Deane’s letters relate to Allied military activities during World War II and the Nuremberg trials. Deane was a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army and a public relations officer attached to Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Forces (1943-1944), Third Army Headquarters (1944-1945), and the Nuremberg Military District (1945-1946).
The papers of Stefan Jędrychowski, a Polish economist and politician who served in many high-ranking offices of the Polish People's Republic, consist of interview transcripts, speeches and writings, correspondence, and photographs relating to governmental administration, economic planning, and foreign policy in Poland.
Eric Chenoweth served as executive director for the Committee in Support of Solidarity (CSS) from 1981 to 1988. The CSS was created by both Irena Lasota and Eric Chenoweth, who both later organized the Institute for Democracy in Eastern Europe. The collection is comprised of correspondence, reports, memoranda, grant proposals, press releases, bulletins, financial records, lists, printed matter, and photographs relating to activities of the Committee in Support of Solidarity in the United States, and to human rights conditions in Poland.
The papers of Ivy (a British-Russian writer and translator) and Tatiana (a translator and graphic artist) Litvinov include correspondence; diaries; annotations; literary reviews; autobiographical, fictional, and other writings; photographs; sound recordings; and art works of Ivy and Tatiana Litvinov and other family members. The materials relate to the life of Ivy Litvinov in Great Britain and the Soviet Union, her marriage to the Soviet foreign minister Maksim Maksimovich Litvinov, and British and Russian literature. Of particular interest is correspondence by Maksim Litvinov to Ivy and Tatiana.
The papers of Maciej Józef Kwiatkowski, a historian of Polish radio, consist of writings and radio broadcast transcripts relating to the history of radio broadcasting in Poland, and especially to use of radio broadcasting by the Polish resistance movement during World War II. Includes copies of transcripts of radio broadcasts from Warsaw by the Polish resistance during the Warsaw uprising of 1944.