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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Slavic 7.2

Józef Wittlin correspondence and other papers


Correspondence and diary of Polish writer and translator Józef Wittlin.


  • 1943-1961

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in Polish.

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.


.5 linear feet (1 box and 1 volume)
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.

Biographical / Historical

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


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Correspondence of Jozef Wittlin
  2. II. Other papers

Physical Location

b, Vault

Immediate Source of Acquisition

77M-67. Gift of Mrs. Halina Wittlin, 5400 Fieldston Road, Riverdale, New York 10471 ; received: 1978 April-May.
Wittlin, Józef,1896-1976. Józef Wittlin correspondence and other papers, 1943-1961: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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