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Collection Details


Collection Name: Felix Parry-Pisarewski Oral History Project
Repository Name: Polish Historical Institute in Australia [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Civic Square, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, Australia
URL: http://www.polhistinst.org.au/oralhistory.html
Description: The Felix Parry- Pisarewski Oral History Project was named after the Polish Sydney businessman who generously donated funds to buy the recording equipment. His vision coincided with that of the founding Director's which was to record the background, settlement experiences of the two waves of migrations (World War II and Solidarity). Interviews were conducted in most States and Territories using the same questionnaire. Most of the interviews are in Polish and they vary in length from 50 minutes to several hours.
Broad Subjects: Emigration and Immigration; Ethnic groups
ASP Subjects: Australia; Emigration and immigration; Family--History; Oral history; Poland; Poles--Australia
Other Subjects: Polish Australians
Collection Code: OHC0002819