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HELP NEEDED with Polish handwriting (political letters etc.)


brontozaur 1 | 2
18 Jul 2019 #1
Hi, I am a historian who needs help in decyphering some Polish handwriting (Pilsudski's political letters, etc). I would prefer a history or literature student, but would consider anyone who is good at reading handwriting and translating it to English. We could discuss payment and other conditions privately. Let me know if you are interested!
Huur - | 19
18 Jul 2019 #2
I can try.
Rather good in decyphering, not very in translating.
Ziemowit 13 | 4,259
18 Jul 2019 #3
He can even insert a scan of the handwriting for people to help. Are these letters unknown to the public? If not, all other letters of the Komendant have already been printed and thus deciphered.
OP brontozaur 1 | 2
18 Jul 2019 #4
Do you mean Pisma Zbiorowe, or anything else? Here is an example:


kaprys 3 | 2,502
19 Jul 2019 #5
@brontozaur
Was there a power failure or did you take a photo as a spy?
I don't think anyone will be able to decipher everything with such quality photos.
If these are originals of historical value, I guess you should consult historians and have the documents officially translated.
pawian 176 | 14,823
19 Jul 2019 #6
Are these letters unknown to the public?

Hmm that`s interesting. Those are letters as the OP mentioned and indeed, I can read that Piłsudski addresses sb as you and talks about Narutowicz.

Letters from that period were published in volume 5 of Pisma Zbiorowe.

So, bronto, have you checked if your letters are already translated? Or do you need your own translation to avoid copyright costs?
OP brontozaur 1 | 2
20 Jul 2019 #7
The photos are my own done in the archive (from microfilm). They are more hi-res and readable, I posted a link but forum automatically reduced it to a thumbnail. Anyone willing to volunteer? I could send it by email. We could do a trial, and if it works, we could collaborate more.


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