Janina Wójcicka Hoskins (1912–1996): Portrait of an Esteemed Librarian

  title={Janina W{\'o}jcicka Hoskins (1912–1996): Portrait of an Esteemed Librarian},
  author={Wojciech Zalewski},
  journal={Slavic \& East European Information Resources},
  pages={224 - 236}
  • W. Zalewski
  • Published 1 October 2011
  • History
  • Slavic & East European Information Resources
In this article the author provides a glimpse of the life and work of Janina Wójcicka Hoskins, an influential Slavic librarian, who worked at the Library of Congress (LC) from 1951 to 1989. She emigrated from Poland during World War II. Through her efforts, the Polish collections at LC became the largest in the United States. She also mentored a number of younger Slavic librarians.