Walter Pelczynski was a native of Adams, Massachusetts and the second native-born American to be ordained by the Congregation of Marians, which has its roots in Poland. He served as head of the Marians at Eden Hill in Stockbridge, Massachusetts for many years.
Included in this small collection is a photocopy of Pelczynski’s typewritten memoirs, written in 1983, that cover the years 1934 to 1983.
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.
Photocopy of the typewritten memoirs of Father Walter Pelczynski, covering the years from 1934 until 1983.
The collection is open for research.
Cite as: Father Walter Pelczynski Memoirs (MS 148). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Acquired from Father Walter Pelczynski, via Rev. Charles Jan Di Mascola and Stanley Radosh, 1987.
Processed by Linda Seidman.
- Catholic Church--Massachusetts--Stockbridge--History
- Marian Fathers. St. Stanislaus Kostka Province
- Polish Americans--Massachusetts--Stockbridge
- Stockbridge (Mass.)--Biography
- Superiors, Religious--Massachusetts--Stockbridge--Biography
- Pelczynski, Walter, 1916-2000
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