Papers of Stanislaw Westfal, d.1959, lecturer in Polish, University of Glasgow, Scotland, 1950-1959

Scope and Content

This collection relates to Westfal's thesis whilst studying in London:

  • The Genitive Singular Masculine in Modern Literary Polish PhD Thesis 1953;
  • 13 boxes of slips relating to above thesis c1953;
  • Various papers by S Westfal, Rhyme-determined Genitives in Modern Literary Polish , The Seer VolXXI, No.76, Dec 1952; The E:A Alternation in Modern Polish Noun Declension , The Seer VolXXIV, No.83, Jun 1956; Quelques Formes Casuelles Archaiques du Polonais Moderne , Revue des Etudes Slaves , Vol 32, 1955.

Administrative / Biographical History

Stanislaw Westfal lectured in Lund, Sweden until July 1949  . He was appointed lecturer in Polish at the University of Glasgow in October 1949  and retired in 1959 due to ill health. He died on 28 April 1959  . Through research on his PhD he published A Study in Polish Morphology .


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit: Mrs Krystyna Westfal : 1987

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Digital file level list available in searchroom

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Appraisal Information

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Custodial History

Received directly from creator's wife


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Location of Originals

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Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names


Compiled by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 08 October 2004

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