Victoria Janda papers
Papers consist of correspondence, literary manuscripts, typescripts of memoirs, speeches, stories, poems, and Polish legends for young people, pencil drawings, collected articles about Poland, and photographs.
- Creation: 1934-1961
- Janda, Victoria (Person)
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An author and social worker, Victoria Janda [Mrs. Frederick] (b. 1888 in Nowy Targ, Austria [now Poland] - d. 1961 in Minneapolis) published three books of poetry, served as president of the Polanie Club, Inc., Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, and was first executive secretary of the International Institute of St. Paul, Minnesota. Her books include Singing Furrows (1953), Star Hunger (1942), and Walls of Space (1945). She was a member of many organizations, including the Minneapolis (Minnesota) Poetry Society, the League of Minnesota Poets, and was recipient of many literary and civic honors.
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