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   Manfred Kridl Papers, ca. 1925-1974.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:BA#0215
Bib ID:4077720 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Kridl, Manfred, 1882-1957.
Title:Manfred Kridl Papers, ca. 1925-1974.
Physical description:15 linear feet (30 boxes; 1 folder of negatives on glass plates).
Language(s):In Polish and English
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into eight series

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Description

Scope and Content

These papers, which concern mostly Kridl's years in the United States, consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed materials. Among the correspondents are Oskar Kalecki, Roman Jakobson, Hans Kohn, Czesław Miłosz, Leszak Serafinowicz (Jan Lechoʹn), Kazimierz Wierzyʹnski, Jʹosef Wittlin, and Florian Zaniecki; there are one or two items each from Vladimir Nabokov, Harlow Shapley, and Antoni Slonimski. The manuscripts include lectures and articles by Kridl; there are also personal and family documents. There are about 100 photographs from Warsaw during the 1944 uprising and immediately after World War II. Printed materials include copies of books by Kridl.

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Using the Collection

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Permission of donor required to use.

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[Collection Name]. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1979

Papers Processed 06/--/79

Papers Revised 01/--/80

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Jakobson, Roman, 1896-1982.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kalecki, Oskar, 1891-1973.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kohn, Hans, 1891-1971.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lechoʹn, Jan, 1899-1956.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Miłosz, Czesław, 1911- .PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Slonimski, Antoni, 1895-1976.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wierzyʹnski, Kazimierz, 1894-1969.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wittlin, Jozef, 1896- .PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Znaniecki, Florian, 1882-1958.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Genre/Form

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Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Books.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lectures.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Letters.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Emigration and immigration--Poland--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration--Soviet Union--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration--United States--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Polish literature in foreign countries.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Polish literary historian. Kridl taught at the universities of Brussels and Wilno (Vilnius) in the 1920s and 1930s. He came to the United States in 1940, and taught at Smith College in 1940-1948. In 1948-1955 he was Adam Mickiewicz Professor of Polish Studies at Columbia University. He was the author or editor of numerous works on Polish literary history.

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