Antoni Czerniewski papers
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.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Stefanie Czerniewski
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Plomyk magazine featuring drawings by Antoni Czerniewski, a Lieutenant in the Polish Army, who was taken POW and imprisoned in Oflag XI B in Germany. He was a graduate of Vilna University and Warsaw Academy of Arts. His older brother, Dr. Aleksander Czerniewski, was executed by the Soviets in April 1941 in Katyn.