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.

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Language:

English
Father Walter Pelczynski Memoirs
1983
1 envelope (0.25 linear ft.)
Call no.: MS 148bd

Background on Walter Pelczynski

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.

Contents of Collection

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

Administrative information
Provenance

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

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman.

Acknowledgments

Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Copyright and Use (More informationConnect to publication information)

Cite as: Father Walter Pelczynski Memoirs (MS 148bd). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

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