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Rada Narodowa (A.5)

Document | Accession Number: 2010.215 | RG Number: RG-59.031

Contains selected records of the National Council: the advisory body of the Polish government-in-exile, as established by the President of the Republic in the absence of the Polish Parliament. Included are minutes of sessions of the First and the Second National Councils, and of sessions of the Presidium of the National Council. The Chairman of National Council was Ignacy Paderewski, who was followed by Stanisław Grabski. Szmul Zygielbojm and Ignacy Schwarcbart were two representatives of the Polish Jews. The collection also includes the committees of the National Council of the sections: Occupied Poland, Foreign Affairs, Military Forces, Finance and Constitutional Matters; as well as drafts of government decrees, general correspondence of the Council, financial records of Council and governmental budgets, and personal files of the Council members and its staff.

Alternate Title
Polish National Council
inclusive:  1939-1949
2,414 digital images : JPEG ; 302 MB.
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Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
Record last modified: 2023-05-30 10:02:13
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