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Solidarity Collection at the British Library

The British Library reading rooms.

Location

  • London Euston Road 96, United Kingdom NW1 2DB
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Languages

  • Polish

Name of collection

  • Solidarity Collection

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content

  • The collection consists of 1,759 books, 831 periodical titles and 469 ephemeral publications which were released by Solidarity Union and other Polish opposition groups from 1976 to 1990.

Content

  • grey literature (regular archival documents such as brochures, bulletins, leaflets, reports, intelligence files, records, working papers, meeting minutes): 1000-
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 1000-

Operator(s)

Stakeholder(s) of the collection

  • Szkuta, Magda

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • international

Founder(s)

Date of founding

  • 1977

Place of founding

Creator(s) of content

Collector(s)

Access type

  • completely open to the public

Publications

  • British Library. Polish Collections in the British Library. [London]: British Library, Humanities and Social Sciences, 1990.

Author(s) of this page

  • Kunicki, Mikołaj

References

British Library. Polish Collections in the British Library. [London]: British Library, Humanities and Social Sciences, 1990. 

History of the Literary Cultures of East-Central Europe: Junctures and disjunctures in the 19th and 20th centuries. Volume III: The making and remaking of literary institutions, 
ed. Cornis-Pope Marcel, Neubauer John, Benjamins Publishing, 2007. 

Solidarity Collection
, Szkuta Magda (post on the blog of British Library; 31.08.2015) https://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/european/2015/08/solidarity-collection-.html?_ga=2.192632867.843323322.1544621392-1149033494.1542811704#

 

Szkuta, Magda , interview by Kunicki, Mikołaj, April 12, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

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