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Antoni Czerniewski collection

Collection
Collection Summary
Documents: relating to Antoni Czerniewski (donor's late father) a graduate of the Wilno (Vilnius) University and Warsaw Academy of Arts; Lieutenant in the Polish Army taken POW and imprisoned in Oflag XI B in Germany; his older brother, Dr. Aleksander Czerniewski was executed by the Soviets in April 1941 in Katyn. The collection includes a notebook Antoni Czerniewski kept during his imprisonment; sketches of the altar in Wilno, documents and photographs from before the war and after the war; documents relating to his immigration to the US in December 1946 and a letter from Czeslaw Milosz, c. 1981.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2011 by Stefanie Czerniewski, the daughter of Antoni Czerniewski.
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Stefanie Czerniewski papers

Document | Accession Number: 2011.396.1


Plomyk, Vol. X1, no. 1 (Spring 1948)

Publication | Accession Number: 2011.396.2

Geography
publication : Poland
Date
1948  (publication/distribution)
 
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