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Title: Akta biur listów centralnych instytucji partyjnych i państwowych jako źródło do badań rzeczywistości PRL

Creator:

Adamus, Anna Maria (1982- )

Date issued/created:

2013

Resource Type:

Article : original article

Subtitle:

Polska 1944/45-1989 : studia i materiały 11 (2013)

Contributor:

Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Publisher:

Instytut Historii PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

p. 5-29 ; Tables included. ; Eng. summary

Abstract:

The purpose of the article is to present the records of the offices of letters of central party and state institutions as a source of research into the reality of the Polish People’s Republic. The research is based on those letters and their fragments as well as on the subject and statistic surveys prepared on their basis. The author intends to demonstrate the possibilities of research into the preserved documentation as a source of information about the everyday life of the Poles in analysed period.The article is divided into four parts. The first one presents the genesis of offices of letters at central party and state institutions. It contains also a characteristic of those addressees of the correspondence who in the eyes of public opinion enjoyed high trust of the society. In the next part a scale of the phenomenon is demonstrated, in the form of a table presenting letters of citizens. The third section discusses the authors of the letters and signalises the most frequent problems mentioned in the correspondence. In the last part the author characterises the preserved documentation: bulletins, materials, notes, news bulletins, reports, accounts of individual offices, and discusses its importance for the Polish authorities of those times.

Relation:

Polska 1944/45-1989 : studia i materiały

Volume:

11

Start page:

5

End page:

29

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:59720 ; oai:rcin.org.pl:59720 ; 2450-8357

Source:

IH PAN, sygn. B.155/11 Podr. ; IH PAN, sygn. B.156/11 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

pol

Language of abstract:

eng

Rights:

Creative Commons Attribution BY-ND 4.0 license

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. [CC BY-ND 4.0] May be used within the scope specified in Creative Commons Attribution BY-ND 4.0 license, full text available at: ; -

Digitizing institution:

Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Library of the Institute of History PAS

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