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Archiwum Stanisława Kota

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2018.270.1 | RG Number: RG-15.658

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    Papers of Stanisław Kot, a Polish historian and politician. The collection includes: official and private correspondence addressed to Stanisław Kot, records on the political, military, economic and social conditions of Polish citizens in Poland during the Nazi occupation, on Polish citizens in exile in the United Kingdom, France, Romania and Hungary, including the USSR (eastern territories of the Second Polish Republic), files related to the organization and operation of the Government of the Republic of Poland in Exile, Polish diplomatic missions and other Polish institutions operating on emigration, studies and articles thematically related to the situation of Poland during the Nazi occupation, Poles living in exile and the future shape of Poland and the world after the end of WWII, Polish émigré press, radio materials, information bulletins and extracts from the European press, files regarding the situation of Poles deported to work and imprisoned in POW camps, records depicting the situation of Polish Jews residing in foreign countries, and records reflecting attitude in North and South America to Poles and the Polish issues during World War II. (See also the USHMM collection: RG-59.047, RG-59.047: 2010.307. Kot Stanisław (Kol. 25): Professor Stanisław Kot collection, 1939-1960).
    Alternate Title
    Stanisław Kot collection
    inclusive:  1937-1982
    Collection Creator
    Stanisław Kot
    Stanisław Kot (1885-1975) was a Polish historian and politician, member of the Polish Government in Exile; an author of such works as "Historia wychowania (1924," 1934) and "Ideologia polityczna i spoeczna Braci Polskich zwanych Arjanami" (1932). He served in the Polish government-in-exile during World War II and remained in the West after the war.
    USHMM: RG-59.047. Kot Stanisław (Kol. 25): Professor Stanisław Kot collection, 1939-1960.

    Physical Details

    34,675 digital images : JPEG.
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged in nine series: 1. Correspondence and letters; 2. Reports on situation in Poland and other countries after German invasion in 1939; 3. Reports, emigration press and clippings on situation on Poles in concentration camps, political and economic situation of Polish refugees; 4. Reports on activities of the Polish banks and allocation of gold stocks in 1939; 5. Records on activities of the Polish Government-in-exile and the Polish diplomatic missions; 6. Radio messages, overview of foreign press, and reports on situation in Poland and other countries; 7. Reports and bulletins on political and economic situation of Poles in the Generalgouvernement and other territories; 8. Statistics on economic, demographic and social situation of Poles during WWII; 9. Scientific studies by Stanislaw Kot.
    The collection is incomplete. The percentage of survived documents is difficult to determine.

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    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. No other access restrictions apply to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Materials shall be used only for research and educational purposes including use in exhibits and educational programs. The Museum or Yad Vashem may edit, adapt or translate the reproduced archival materials. No permission for use and reproduction of materials by any third parties.

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    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Zakład Historii Ruchu Ludowego w Warszawie. Fundacja Rozwoju, Poland. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in May 2018. This is a cooperative duplication project based on the agreement between USHMM, Yad Vashem, Israel, and Fundacja Rozwoju, Poland.
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