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Father Walter Pelczynski Memoirs, 1983
1 envelope (0.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 148bd

Abstract:
Native of Adams, Massachusetts who was the second American-born person to be ordained by the Congregation of Marians, which has its roots in Poland, and served as head of the Marians at Eden Hill in Stockbridge, Massachusetts for many years. Includes a photocopy of his typewritten memoirs, which were written in 1983, and cover the years 1934 to 1983.

Terms of Access and Use:

The collection is open for research.

Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Biographical Note

Father Walter Pelczynski, a native of Adams, Massachusetts, who was the second American-born person to be ordained by the Congregation of Marians, which has its roots in Poland. Father Pelczynski served as head of the Marians at Eden Hill in Stockbridge, Massachusetts for many years.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Photocopy of the typewritten memoirs of Father Walter Pelczynski, covering the years from 1934 until 1983.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Father Walter Pelczynski Memoirs (MS 148bd). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

History of the Collection

Acquired from Father Walter Pelczynski, via Rev. Charles Jan Di Mascola and Stanley Radosh, 1987.

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Special Collections and University Archives
W.E.B. Du Bois Library
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9275

Phone: (413) 545-2780
Fax: (413) 577-1399
Link to SCUA
Language
English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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Subjects
  • Catholic Church--Massachusetts--Stockbridge--History--Sources.
  • Marian Fathers. St. Stanislaus Kostka Province.
  • Pelczynski, Walter, 1916-2000.
  • Polish Americans--Massachusetts--Stockbridge--Biography.
  • Stockbridge (Mass.)--Biography.
  • Superiors, Religious--Massachusetts--Stockbridge--Biography.


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