Sunday, August 1, 2010

Encyklopedia Polskiej Emigracji i Polonii

The University of Manitoba Libraries has purchased the Encyklopedia polskiej emigracji i Polonii = The Encyclopedia of Polish Emigration and Polonia, through the generosity of the Margaret and William Stobie Library Fund. This 5-volume set is edited by Polish academic Kazimierz Doperiala, and published by Oficyna Wydawnicza Kucharski, in Torun, Poland. The coverage is mostly of individuals living outside of Poland from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, -- with a significant number of Polish Canadian and Polish American entries. It is one of the first such publications to cover the Polish diaspora in such detail, and as such is an important reference resource.

The information rich 5-volume set is available in the Elizabeth Dafoe Library's Slavic Collection's Reference section, under the call number: Slav Ref DK 4122 E53 2003 t. 1-5.