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#9 QQ Detail: Return Home., 01/01/1964-12/31/1964

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: 57783
#9 QQ Detail: Return Home.
#9 QQ Detail: Return Home.

Collection-level Scope and Content Note

From the Collection:

Consisting of audio taped interviews with Walter J. Ciszek, SJ, this collection documents the American-born Jesuit's life, ca. 1938-1963. Discussed are: his mission work in Poland and Russia, 1938-1941; arrest by Soviet secret police in 1941; imprisonment in Moscow and Siberia; and eventual release and return to the United States in 1963. The interviews are contained on 9 tapes (duplicates of tapes 1-8 included). The tapes give no indication, either on their face or by their content, of their recording date. However, an accompanying packing label states that they were recorded: 'Upon [Father Ciszek's] return from Russia.' There is similarly no indication of the identity of Ciszek's interviewer.

This collection has been digitized and is available to view online in DigitalGeorgetown.


  • 01/01/1964-12/31/1964

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From the Collection: 0.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Container Summary

Contains audio tape labelled, "#9 QQ Detail: Return Home".

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials



Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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