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Antoni Czerniewski papers

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.396.1

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    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.
    inclusive:  1930-1996
    bulk:  1930-1956
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Stefanie Czerniewski

    Physical Details

    Polish English
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Antoni Czerniewski papers are arranged in a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Germany. Vilnius (Lithuania)

    Administrative Notes

    Acquired by Antoni Czerniewski (donor's late father) during the time period surrounding the Holocaust. Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2011 by Stefanie Czerniewski.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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