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Antoni Czerniewski papers

Document | Accession Number: 2011.396.1

Contains documents relating to Antoni Czerniewski (donor’s father), a graduate of the Vilna University and Warsaw Academy of Arts, who as a 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 Vilna; documents and photographs from beforeand after the war; documents relating to his immigration to the US in December 1946; and a letter from Czesław Miłosz, c. 1981.

Date
inclusive:  1930-1996
bulk:  1930-1956
Language
Polish
English
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Stefanie Czerniewski
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 15:10:41
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