WLADYSŁAW KRYGOWSKI (1906-1998)
An obituaiy for the man who dedicated all his life to the Polish mountains and whose contribution to the mountain tourism in Poland cannot be overestimated.
AN EULOGY ON THE BESKIDIAN PŁAJ
An essay on the deeper spiritual significance of the mountain hiking (płaj is the Carpathian vernancular for a certain type of a mountain path).
HOUSE-BUILDING IN THE HUTZUL REGION. CUSTOMS, BELIEFS AND MAGIC RITES
An excerpt from the doctor’s thesis on the wooden architecture of the Hutzul Region, based on the archive documents and authors own survey in the terrain.
Katarzyna Łebkowska, Olga Linkiewicz:
BENEATH CZORNA REPA MT. ON THE BOIKIAN HOUSES FROM UPPER ROŻANKA VILLAGE
A report of the survey of the wooden architecture of the Eastern Bieszczady Mts, undertaken by the authoresses, with a brief account of the Boiko ethnographic group.
ABOUT THE PLANINY, STAJE, ROVAŠE, OR THE ANALOGIES BETWEEN THE PASTORAL LIFE IN THE CARPATHIANS AND THE JULIAN ALPES
An article on the analogies between patterns and terminology of the pastoral way of life in those two mountain regions.
THE POLES IN SLOVAKIA
An extensive historico-demographical monography on the genesis and to-day status of the Polish ethnic minority in Slovakia.
THE LAKES AND WATERFALLS IN THE UKRAINIAN CARPATHIANS
A list of waterfalls, tarns and lakes of this region with the basic geographical data.
LEOPOLD WAJGEL WAS THE FIRST
An essay, dedicated to Leopold Wajgel, an author of the forgotten today first tourist guide to the Czarnohora Mts. and an outstanding activist of the tourist movement in Kolomyja in second half of 19th century.
THE DEFENSE OF THE CARPATHIAN BORDER OF POLAND, 1921-1939
A brief history of the organisation of the Polish southern border guards, its armament and uniforms.
AN OUTLINE OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE RAILROADS IN THE
Abrief outline of the development of the railroads in the part of Carpathians, belonging do Poland before 1939.
A KEY TO THE MOUNTAIN TOURISM IN ROMANIA
An extensive bibliography of maps, guides and other tourist publications, dealing with the Romanian Carpathians, printed in Romania, Poland and other countries as well.
POETRY by Tadeusz A. Olszański