University of Minnesota

Kielkowski, Wiktor, Papers

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Kielkowski, Wiktor, b. 1896.
Dates: 1949-1976
Abstract: Papers (1949-1976) of Victor Kielkowski (b. 1896) consist of correspondence; biographical materials; personal papers; and writings.
Quantity: 3 linear ft.
Language: Mainly in Polish; some English and German.
Collection ID: IHRC1207

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Victor Kielkowski (b. 1896) was born in a village near Lipno, Poland, and educated at a teachers college in Wymslin. During World War I, he was evacuated to Kharkov and then completed army infantry officers' training school. He fought the Bolsheviks and, when his regiment disbanded, returned to Poland. There he continued his career in the gendarmerie and in the army until he was compelled to immigrate because of unspecified difficulties concerning his position. Kielskowski came to Chicago, Illinois.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Kielkowski, Wiktor collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

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CITE AS

The Kielkowski, Wiktor Papers, Polish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

World War, 1914-1918--Poland.
Polish Americans--Illinois--Chicago.

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