Guide to the Polish Falcons of America Nest #8, Pittsburgh, Pa. Minute books, 1938-1957 AIS.1980.28

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Polish Falcons of America Nest #8, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records
Collection Number
AIS.1980.28
Date
1938-1957
Extent
0.31 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract
This collection consists of the Minute Books of Polish Falcons of America, Nest #8, (South Side) Pittsburgh, PA, 1938-1957

Preferred Citation

Polish Falcons of America Nest #8, Pittsburgh, Pa. Minute books, AIS.1980.28, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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History

The Polish Falcons of America was founded in 1887 in Chicago, and was first chartered in 1894 in Illinois as the "Alliance of Polish Turners of the United States of America." In 1914, through amendments to the charter, the corporation became the "Polish Falcons Alliance of America" and in 1924, was incorporated in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as the "Polish Falcons of America." The purpose of the organization is to promote physical, mental, and cultural welfare among its members. The headquarters were moved to Pittsburgh in 1912. Nest #8 is located on the South Side of Pittsburgh.

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Scope and Content Notes

This collection contains three minutebooks of Polish Falcons of America, Nest #8, (South Side) Pittsburgh, PA, covering the years 1938-1957.

Note: All records are in Polish.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, 1980

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Revision Description

 Converted from EAD Version 1.0 to EAD Version 2002 July 1, 2006

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Polish Falcons of America Nest #8, Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1980.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by ASC Staff in 1980.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Dan Horvath on June 8, 2004. Information about the collection title and the controlled access terms was extracted from the MARC record in the University of Pittsburgh catalog Voyager ID number: 1565693

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Polish Falcons of America. Nest 8 (Pittsburgh, Pa.).

Geographic Name(s)

  • South Side (Pittsburgh, Pa.) -- Social life and customs

Subject(s)

  • Ethnic groups
  • Polish American fraternal organizations -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Polish Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Societies and clubs
  • Societies

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Previous Citation

Polish Falcons of America Nest #8, Pittsburgh, Pa. Minute books, AIS.1980.28, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Polish Falcons of America, Nest #8, South Side, Pittsburgh, Minutes, 1938-1957, AIS 80:28, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

  BoxVolume
Minute book, 1937-1951 11

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  Volume
Minute book, 1949-1952 2

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  Volume
Minute book, 1952-1957 3

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