Identification, school, military, and legal documents, as well as photographs, relating to Russian émigré life in Poland and
Germany, and to displaced persons following World War II. Includes documents of other family members of George Zechanowitsch,
primarily relating to pre-Revolutionary Russia and inter-war Vilnius.
George Zechanowitsch, a Russian émigré in Poland, Austria, and subsequently Canada, was born in Petrograd in 1918 into a Polish-Russian
family. His father, Peter Stanislaus Ciechanowicz, served in the Imperial Russian army and then General Pilsudki's forces.
He owned an estate in Piaski, near Lublin, and died in Auschwitz in 1941 without ever having met his only son.
1 manuscript box
(0.4 linear feet)
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