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MS Slavic 7.2

Wittlin, Józef,1896-1976. Józef Wittlin correspondence and other papers, 1943-1961: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b, Vault
Call No.: MS Slavic 7.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Wittlin, Józef,1896-1976.
Title: Józef Wittlin correspondence and other papers,
Date(s): 1943-1961.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box and 1 volume (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in Polish.
Abstract: Correspondence and diary of Polish writer and translator Józef Wittlin.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

77M-67. Gift of Mrs. Halina Wittlin, 5400 Fieldston Road, Riverdale, New York 10471 ; received: 1978 April-May.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to the majority of material in this collection. Item (51), the diary, is restricted and not to be consulted until 2026.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Józef Wittlin Correspondence and Other Papers, 1943-1961 (MS Slavic 7.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Józef Wittlin (1896-1976) was a Polish writer and translator.


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Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence of Wittlin and his wife Halina. Carbon copies of Wittlin's letters are filed with the letters addressed to him by his correspondent. Also includes a diary, 1971-1975, and necropsy report.

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