University of Minnesota

Polish American Congress, Inc., Records

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Polish American Congress.
Dates: 1935-1974
Abstract: Records (1940-1972) of the Polish American Congress, Inc., a political, cultural, and social organization, consist primarily of questionnaires, correspondence, documents, and financial reports of the American Committee for the Resettlement of Polish Displaced persons.
Quantity: 47 linear ft.
Language: In Polish and English.
Collection ID: IHRC2097

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Polish American Congress, Inc., was founded in 1944 in Chicago, Illinois. It is a political, cultural, and social organization whose purpose is to promote Polish culture in the United States, to support freedom and independence for the people of Poland; and to sponsor social and cultural activities among its branches that will unite Polish Americans. The organization publishes a quarterly newsletter, the Polish American Congress Newsletter.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Polish American Congress, Inc. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Polish American Congress, Inc. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Polish American Congress, Inc. Records, Polish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

RELATED COLLECTIONS

A related collection at IHRC is the records of American Committee for the Resettlement of Polish Displaced Persons.


Index Terms

Polish Americans--Societies, etc.
Refugees--Services for.
Refugees--Poland.
World War, 1939-1945--Refugees--Poland.

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