The Canadian Polish Research Institute

Kanadyjsko-Polski Instytut Badawczy

Est. 1956

Publications of the Canadian Polish Research Institute

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W.E.S. HENOCH
One Man Many Lives

Price - $14

This is an autobiography of the soldier, sailor, countryman and explorer. Apart from his pre-war childhood and war stories in the army, Henoch discusses his scientific career and shows his satisfaction in "unraveling the Secrets of Nature in the Rockies and in the Canadian Arctic and sub-Arctic" (p. 8).


BENEDYKT HEYDENKORN, ed.
A Community in Transition: The Polish Group in Canada

Price - $14

This volume is a collection of essays on the changes going on in the Polish community. They discuss the social phenomena such as switching into English (Kojder, Kogler), the significance of Polish organizations and engagement of their members (Glogowski, Heydenkorn) and the influence of Polish art on the Canadian art (Pawlowski). It also contains a brief note on the Canadian Polish Research Institute's activities because of its thirtieth anniversary. (Year of Publication: 1985)


BENEDYKT HEYDENKORN, ed.
"Ale i słaby nie zginie". Różne oblicza Kanady. Pamiętniki imigrantów polskich 1981-1989, tom V

Price - $17

This volume contains some of the memoirs submitted in response to the competition announced in 1989. The purpose of the competition was to provide authentic, factual information, illustrating life of immigrants in Canada. Literary form and value - as in the previous competitions - were of no significance. It was emphasized that submissions were welcomed from people unused to writing, unable to express themselves well and with little education. (Year of Publication: 1990)


BENEDYKT HEYDENKORN, ed.
From Prairies to Cities: Papers on the Poles in Canada

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These are the papers on the Poles in Canada presented at the VII World Congress of Sociology in 1975. They aim to generate interest in the problems of the Polish community in Canada, especially among those with Polish background who participated in the congress. Among the presenters are prof. A. Matejko, B. Heydenkorn, H. Radecki, J. Adolf and P. Taras. (Year of Publication: 1975)


BENEDYKT HEYDENKORN, ed.
Heritage and Future: Essays on Poles in Canada

Price - $14

The volume "Heritage and Future" includes proceedings from the symposium commemorating the thirtieth anniversary of the Institute. Its primary objectives are to reinforce the importance of preserving and organizing all material relevant to Polish Canadians, as well as stress the necessity for continuing life in Canada. The papers discuss - among others - waves of immigration, analyze the processes of change in the Polish community based on statistical data, present Polish government's laws about permanent immigration. (Year of Publication: 1988)


BENEDYKT HEYDENKORN, ed.
Memoirs of Polish Immigrants in Canada, vol. I, II, III

Out of print

This is an English edition of eleven immigrant memoirs that were received as a response to the competitions advertized by the Canadian Polish Research Institute between 1971 and 1974. The authors of these selected memoirs are farmers, labourers, salesmen and professionals in many fields. They differ both in age and in the level of education, but all tell a great story of their lives in Canada. (Year of Publication: 1979)


BENEDYKT HEYDENKORN
Organizational Structure of the Polish Canadian Community. The Federation of Polish Societies in Canada

Price - $12

This bilingual monograph describes the diverse roots of Polish cultural and political organizational life in Canada. Heydenkorn "illuminates the different approaches to that half world, mysterious to Anglo-Canadians, that the immigrant finds himself in - between the ways, demands, problems and loyalties of the country of origin, the local community here and the attempt to reconstitute the ethnoculture in all of North American Polonia" (p. 7). (Year of Publication: 1979)


BENEDYKT HEYDENKORN, ed.
Pamiętniki imigrantów polskich w Kanadzie, tom I

Price - $14

This is the first volume that contains a selection of the immigrant diaries. These memories were submitted as entries for a competition advertised by the Canadian Polish Research Institute in 1971. The appeal for memoirs was published many times in the Polish-language periodicals in Canada. This issue consists of five full memoirs of the prizes winners. (Year of Publication: 1975)


BENEDYKT HEYDENKORN, ed.
Pamiętniki imigrantów polskich w Kanadzie, tom II

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The second volume contains another set of memoirs of Polish Canadians. Similarly to the first memoir book, this one presents appealing but true life stories submitted for a competition advertised by the Canadian Polish Research Institute in 1971. The memoirs in the volume are preceded by an essay written by B. Heydenkorn, the editor, titled Świadectwa losu polskich imigrantów. (Year of Publication: 1977)


BENEDYKT HEYDENKORN, ed.
Pamiętniki imigrantów polskich w Kanadzie, tom III

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This is the third volume of the immigrant memoirs that consists of seven stories of Polish people who took part in the competition for authentic immigrant memoirs. This issue contains a short dictionary attached that translates words, expressions and geographical names, used by the authors, from English, Ukrainian or Russian into Polish. (Year of Publication: 1978)


BENEDYKT HEYDENKORN, ed.
Past and Present: Selected Topics on the Polish Group in Canada

Price - $14

Among the topics on the Polish group in Canada, there is the policy of multiculturalism presented by Hon. Stanley Haidasz, Polish part-time schools by H. Radecki, Polonica Canadiana by V. Zolobka, and many others. There is also a thorough statistic study on the Polish ethnic group presented by R. Kogler and B. Heydenkorn who analyze ethnic affiliation within the context of the overall development of the society. (Year of Publication: 1974)


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