Online Document Catalogue

Online Document Catalogue – Structure

 

The archive is comprised of a number of individual archival collections of documents. Each of which is made up of various numbers of records (files). In turn, these hold varying numbers of individual documents. All of the above are entered into a catalogue using an alpha-numeric  system of Document Reference Numbers, for example:

C = Unit Chronicles
C.56/I = Chronicle of VI Troop (Polish) Commando/2 Motorised Commando Battalion, 23.09.1942 – 01.06.1947
KOL = Papers of individuals and exiled organisations
KOL.1 = Gen. Władysław Sikorski Papers (1939-1949)
R = Polish Armed Forces unit daily orders
R.11 = Daily Orders Armoured Train “E” (No 4), 10.12.1940 – 30.08.1943

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  • A. (Arabic numerals) - Documents of Polish ministries, diplomatic posts and official institutions, 1919 - 1991
    • Finding Aids: A.5 - Files of the Polish National Council in Exile 1939-1991
    • Finding Aids: A.6 - Government Delegature for Polish Affairs in the Near East, 1943-1946.
    • Finding Aids: A.7 - Polish Embassy in USSR, Kuybyshev, 1941-1943
      • Documents: A.7.307 - Social Welfare
    • Finding Aids: A.8 - Secretariat of the Polish Sejm (Lower House of Parliament), 1937-1939.
    • Finding Aids: A.9 - Ministry of Internal Affairs
    • Finding Aids: A.10 - Ministry of Information and Documentation
    • Finding Aids: A.11 - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1933-1990, after 1945 in-Exile
    • Finding Aids: A.12 - Embassy of the Polish Republic in London, 1919-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.13 - Polish Legation in Belgrade and to the Yugoslav Government in Exile, 1922-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.14 - Citizens Committee for the Rebuilding of Warsaw (London), 1944-1947
    • Finding Aids: A.15 - Ministry of Finance, 1942-1944
    • Finding Aids: A.16 - Polish Consulate General in Jerusalem, 1930-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.17 - World Association of Poles Abroad, 1940-1962
    • Finding Aids: A.18 - Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, 1941-1949
    • Finding Aids: A.19 - Ministry of Religious Affairs and Education, 1940-1991
    • Finding Aids: A.20 - Ministry of Justice, general matters 1939-1973
    • Finding Aids: A.21 - Ministry of Preparations for The Peace Conference, 1939-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.22 - Association of Polish Students in Sweden, 1942-1961
    • Finding Aids: A.23 - Delegature of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Education in India, 1943-1946
    • Finding Aids: A.24 - II Polish School District in Hanover, 1945-1950
    • Finding Aids: A.25 - Polish Consulate General in Dublin, Ireland, 1929-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.26 - Polish Embassy in Bucharest, Romania, 1927-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.27 - Polish Consulate in Bucharest, Romania, 1930-1940
    • Finding Aids: A.28 - District Polish Station in Lesko, 1920-1939
    • Finding Aids: A.29 - Polish Legation in Sofia, Bulgaria, 1919-1941
    • Finding Aids: A.30 - Polish Consulate in Uzhorad, Hungary, 1939-1940
    • Finding Aids: A.31 - Polish Consulate in Kisiniev, Romania, 1930-1931
    • Finding Aids: A.32 - Polish Legation in Athens, Greece, 1933-1940
    • Finding Aids: A.33 - Polish Citizens Court of Honour in Hungary, 1940
    • Finding Aids: A.34 - Commission for the Protection of Polish Property in Hungary, 1940
    • Finding Aids: A.35 - Council of Ministers (prior to September 1939), 1926-1939
    • Finding Aids: A.36 - Polish Legation in Teheran, 1945
    • Finding Aids: A.37 - Ministry of Trade, Industry and Marine, 1937, 1939-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.38 - Delegature of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Education in Nairobi, 1944-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.39 - Polish Legation in Ottawa, Canada, 1941-1954
    • Finding Aids: A.40 - Polish Consulate in Cernauti, Romania, 1939-1940
    • Finding Aids: A.41 - Polish Representative to the League of Nation, 1931-1934
    • Finding Aids: A.42 - Polish Consulate - General in London, 1915-1946
    • Finding Aids: A.43 - Chief Commandant of the Polish Police
    • Finding Aids: A.44 - The Polish Embassy to the Holy See
      • Documents: A.44.48 - A.44.48
      • Documents: A.44.49 - A.44.49
      • Documents: A.44.52 - A.44.52
      • Documents: A.44.53 - A.44.53
      • Documents: A.44.56 - A.44.56
      • Documents: A.44.115 - A.44.115
      • Documents: A.44.117 - A.44.117
      • Documents: A.44.119 - A.44.119
      • Documents: A.44.122 - A.44.122
      • Documents: A.44.123 - A.44.123
      • Documents: A.44.183 - A.44.183
      • Documents: A.44.184 - A.44.184
      • Documents: A.44.249 - A.44.249
      • Documents: A.44.250 - A.44.250
      • Documents: A.44.252 - A.44.252
      • Documents: A.44.277 - A.44.277
      • Documents: A.44.297 - A.44.297
      • Documents: A.44.302 - A.44.302
      • Documents: A.44.304 - A.44.304
      • Documents: A.44.307 - A.44.307
      • Documents: A.44.310 - A.44.310
      • Documents: A.44.317 - A.44.317
      • Documents: A.44.324 - A.44.324
      • Documents: A.44.330 - A.44.330
      • Documents: A.44.401 - A.44.401
      • Documents: A.44.409 - A.44.409
      • Documents: A.44.412 - A.44.412
      • Documents: A.44.415 - A.44.415
      • Documents: A.44.416 - A.44.416
      • Documents: A.44.417 - A.44.417
      • Documents: A.44.422 - A.44.422
      • Documents: A.44.423 - A.44.423
      • Documents: A.44.429 - A.44.429
      • Documents: A.44.439 - A.44.439
      • Documents: A.44.478 - A.44.478
      • Documents: A.44.501 - A.44.501
      • Documents: A.44.513 - A.44.513
      • Documents: A.44.519 - A.44.519
      • Documents: A.44.536 - A.44.536
      • Documents: A.44.550 - A.44.550
      • Documents: A.44.644 - A.44.644
      • Documents: A.44.708 - A.44.708
      • Documents: A.44.729 - A.44.729
      • Documents: A.44.745 - A.44.745
      • Documents: A.44.756 - A.44.756
      • Documents: A.44.838 - A.44.838
      • Documents: A.44.847 - A.44.847
      • Documents: A.44.851 - A.44.851
    • Finding Aids: A.45 - Polish Legation in Madrid, Spain, 1932-1968
    • Finding Aids: A.46 - Polish Embassy in Paris (in exile), 1944-1950
    • Finding Aids: A.47 - Polish Legation in Lisbon, Portugal, 1940-1950
    • Finding Aids: A.48 - Civil and Military Chancelleries of the President of the Polish Republic, 1939-1991
    • Finding Aids: A.49 - Polish Consulate - General in Tel-Aviv, Palestine, 1927-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.50 - Polish Legation in Cairo, Egypt, 1928-1942
    • Finding Aids: A.51 - Polish Legation to the Norwegian Government in Exile, 1943-1945, 1954
    • Finding Aids: A.52 - Polish Consulate in Brussels, Belgium, 1945-1947
    • Finding Aids: A.53 - Polish Legation to the Belgium Government in Exile, 1940-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.54 - Polish Consulate in Lyon, France, 1938-1940, 1944-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.55 - Polish National Ministry of Defence in Exile, 1945-1990, see A.XII.89
    • Finding Aids: A.56 - Polish Consulate General in Zagreb, Yugoslavia, 1939-1940
    • Finding Aids: A.57 - Supreme Chamber of Audit Control in Exile, 1939-1992
    • Finding Aids: A.58 - Bank of Poland, 1924-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.59 - Polish Consulate General in Chicago, USA, 1922-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.60 - Polish Embassy in Rome, Italy, 1921 – 1939
      • Documents: A.60 - Polish Embassy in Rome, Italy, 1921 – 1939
    • Finding Aids: A.61 - Polish Consulate General in Rome, Italy, 1928-1940
    • Finding Aids: A.62 - Polish Legation in Havana, Cuba, 1935-1955
    • Finding Aids: A.63 - Polish Information Centre in Chicago, 1940-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.64 - Polish Consulate in Heerlen, Holland, 1945-1946
    • Finding Aids: A.65 - Ministry for Exiled Affairs, 1956-1991
    • Finding Aids: A.66 - Ministry for Home Affairs (in Communist Poland), 1978-1990
    • Finding Aids: A.67 - Council For the Aid of Polish Refugees, 1981-1990
    • Finding Aids: A.68 - Polish Consulate in Manchester, Britain, 1937-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.69 - Commission for the winding up of the Polish Government in Exile, 1990-1992
    • Finding Aids: A.71 - Curator of Deposits and Legacies of Fallen Soldiers, 1944-1962
    • Finding Aids: A.72 - Polish Legation to the Czechoslovak Government in Exile, 1941-1945
    • Finding Aids: A.73 - Interim Treasury Committee for Polish Affairs, 1942-1949
    • Finding Aids: A.74 - Delegature of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Education in Palestine, 1942-1949
    • Finding Aids: A.75 - Polish Red Cross, Palestine Branch, 1940-1947
    • Finding Aids: A.76 - Supreme Council for Polish Refugees in Palestine, 1941-1950
    • Finding Aids: A.77 - Polish Catholic Chaplaincy in Palestine, 1863-1911, 1936-1958
    • Finding Aids: A.78 - Citizens Court of Honour in Exile, 1945-1975
    • Finding Aids: A.79 - Ministry of Polish Citizens in Exile
    • Finding Aids: A.80 - Polish Consulate General in Madrid, Spain, 1919-1957
  • A. (Roman numerals) - Polish Armed Forces
    • Finding Aids: A.I - Polish Army 1938-1939
    • Finding Aids: A.II - The Polish Campaign 1939
    • Finding Aids: A.III - Internment Camps of the Polish Army 1939 - 1940
      • Documents: A.III.1 - HQ Polish Internment Camps in Romania
      • Documents: A.III.2 - HQ Infantry Polish Army Group in Tulcea District, Romania
      • Documents: A.III.3 - Polish Army Delegate to the Tulcea Internment Camp District, Romania
      • Documents: A.III.4 - Provisional Officer Camp HQ attached to the 22nd Infantry Regiment in Targoviste
      • Documents: A.III.5 - Internment camps in Hungary
      • Documents: A.III.6 - Internment Camps in Lithuania
      • Documents: A.III.7 - Internment Camps in Latvia
    • Finding Aids: A.IV - Polish Army in France 1939 - 1940
      • Documents: A.IV.1 - III Bureau (Operations and Training), General Staff
      • Documents: A.IV.16 - 3rd Infantry Regiment 1st Grenadiers Division
    • Finding Aids: A.XII - Supreme GHQ Polish Armed Forces 1940 - 1947 (General Staff Ministry of National Defence)
      • Documents: A.XII.1 - Supreme C-in-C’s Secretariat
      • Documents: A.XII.2 - Field HQ of the C-in-C
      • Documents: A.XII.45 - Deputy Chief of General Staff for General Matters
      • Documents: A.XII.63 - Polish Military Attaché in Budapest
      • Documents: A.XII.64 - Polish Military Attaché in Moscow and Kuybyshev
      • Documents: A.XII.68 - Inspectorate of Army Training
      • Documents: A.XII.76 - Military Attaché in Helsinki
    • Finding Aids: A.VII - Polish Armed forces in the USSR
      • Documents: A.VII.13 - 7 Infantry Division
  • B – Typescripts, Manuscripts and Depositions (1939)
    • Finding Aids: B.I - Depositions concerning the Polish 1939 Campaign
      • Documents: B.I - Depositions concerning the Polish 1939 Campaign
    • Finding Aids: B - List of Polish refugees India, 1943-1948
      • Documents: B - List of Polish refugees India, 1943-1948
  • C - Unit Chronicles and War Diaries
    • Finding Aids: C - Unit Chronicles and War Diaries
      • Documents: C - Unit Chronicles and War Diaries
    • Finding Aids: C -
      • Documents: C -
  • KOL - Papers of individuals and of exiled organisations
    • Finding Aids: KOL.1 - Gen. Władysław Sikorski (1881-1943), Papers
    • Finding Aids: KOL.2 - Ambassador Józef Lipski (1894-1958), Papers
    • Finding Aids: KOL.150 - Capt. Zygmunt Godyń (1910-1979), Papers
    • Finding Aids: KOL.207 - Col. Jan Emisarski (1896-1986), Papers
    • Finding Aids: KOL.271 - Polonia Student's Corporation Papers
    • Finding Aids: KOL.658 - Halina Martinowa
    • Finding Aids: KOL. 4 - Col. Zygmunt Borkowski (1894-1976), Papers
      • Documents: KOL. 4 - Col. Zygmunt Borkowski (1894-1976), Papers
    • Finding Aids: KOL.131 - MACZKÓW (HAREN) TOWN COUNCIL
      • Documents: KOL.131 - MACZKÓW (HAREN) TOWN COUNCIL
    • Finding Aids: KOL.138 - Col. W. Bąkiewicz, Papers
      • Documents: KOL.138 - Col. W. Bąkiewicz, Papers
    • Finding Aids: KOL.212 - MAJ-GEN. JERZY WOŁKOWICKI PAPERS
      • Documents: KOL.212 - MAJ-GEN. JERZY WOŁKOWICKI PAPERS
    • Finding Aids: KOL.323 - The Józef Ignacy Kraszewski (1812-1887) Collection.
      • Documents: KOL.323 - The Józef Ignacy Kraszewski (1812-1887) Collection.
    • Finding Aids: KOL.778 - 2ND LT. JAN SMOSARSKI, Papers
      • Documents: KOL.778 - 2ND LT. JAN SMOSARSKI, Papers
  • LOT.A - Polish Air Force (1938 – 1947)
    • Finding Aids: LOT.A.V - Documents of the Polish Air Force in Great Britain, 1938 - 1947
      • Documents: LOT.A.V.37 - 305 (Polish) Bomber Squadron
      • Documents: LOT.A.V.51 - 307 (Polish) Fighter Squadron
      • Documents: LOT.A.V.55 - 317 (Polish) Fighter Squadron
      • Documents: LOT.A.V.82 - No 1 (Polish) RAF Maintenance Unit Sealand
      • Documents: LOT.A.V.84 - 72 (Polish) Maintenance Transport Light Repair Unit
      • Documents: LOT.A.V.98 - Polish Air Force photographic album
  • MAR.A - Documents of the Polish Navy, 1925 - 1947
    • Finding Aids: MAR.A.II - Polish Navy during 1939 campaign
      • Documents: MAR.A.II.4 - Naval Air Squadron 1939
      • Documents: MAR.A.II.6 - Westerplatte Transit Dump 1939
    • Finding Aids: MAR.A.IV - Polish Navy in France 1939 - 1940
      • Documents: MAR.A.IV.1 - Organisation and activities of Polish Naval GHQ in Paris
      • Documents: MAR.A.IV.2 - Naval Training Battalion in France
      • Documents: MAR.A.IV.3 - Naval economy documents
    • Finding Aids: MAR.A.V - Polish Navy in Great Britain 1939 - 1947
      • Documents: MAR.A.V.4 - Planning Bureau Navy GHQ
      • Documents: MAR.A.V.9 - Polish Naval Attache and Naval Expert in Stockholm
      • Documents: MAR.A.V.16 - ORP "Błyskawica” (Destroyer)
  • PISM - Roll of honour of Polish Armed Forces personnel killed and died 1939 - 1946, London 1952
    • Finding Aids: PISM - Roll of honour of Polish Armed Forces personnel killed and died 1939 - 1946, London 1952
      • Documents: PISM - Roll of honour of Polish Armed Forces personnel killed and died 1939 - 1946, London 1952
  • PRM - Council of Ministers (Cabinet Office). 1939 - 1991.
    • Finding Aids: PRM - Council of Ministers (Cabinet Office). Archive of the Prime Minister 1939 - 1945.
      • Documents: PRM - Council of Ministers (Cabinet Office). Archive of the Prime Minister 1939 - 1945.
    • Finding Aids: PRM.E - Archives from Eaton Place, including these of the post war Goverment-in-Exile in London (1940 - 1990).
    • Finding Aids: PRM.K - Prime Minister's Secretariat 1939 - 1990. This archival grouping includes the ministers of Cabinet meetings of the Polish Goverment in Exile 1939 - 1990.
      • Documents: PRM.K - Prime Minister's Secretariat 1939 - 1990. This archival grouping includes the ministers of Cabinet meetings of the Polish Goverment in Exile 1939 - 1990.
    • Finding Aids: PRM.L - Council of Ministers (Cabinet Office). Prime Minister’s Special Secretariat, the so called Mrs Lieberman Archive 1943 - 1944.
      • Documents: PRM.L - Council of Ministers (Cabinet Office). Prime Minister’s Special Secretariat, the so called Mrs Lieberman Archive 1943 - 1944.
    • Finding Aids: PRM.Z - Documents of the Polish Council of Ministers. Prime Minister's Special Office (1943 - 1944)
      • Documents: PRM.Z - Documents of the Polish Council of Ministers. Prime Minister's Special Office (1943 - 1944)
  • R - Polish Armed Forces unit daily orders
    • Finding Aids: R - Polish Armed Forces unit daily orders
      • Documents: R - Polish Armed Forces unit daily orders

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