University of Minnesota

Alliance Publishing Company, Chicago, Records

Immigration History Research Center
College of Liberal Arts

University of Minnesota

Provenance/Processing | Historical Sketch | Scope and Content Note | Container List


Alliance Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois
Records, ca. 1939-1961
3 lin.ft.
Preliminary inventory

Provenance/Processing

Acquired from Alliance Publishing Company, 1201 North Milwaukee, Chicago, Illinois 60622
Date received: November 30, 1973
Acquired by: Edward Kolyszko
Preliminary inventory prepared for the Internet by Volunteer Assistant Rynda Carlis and Executive Secretary Cindy Herring in 2001. Updated in April 2004.

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Historical Sketch

The Alliance Publishing Company is the publisher of two prominent Polish American newspapers, the daily Dziennik Zwiazkowy, 1908 to present and the bi-weekly Zgoda, 1881 to present. The collection consists of correspondence, editorial materials and cartoons, news clippings, photographs and a group of Polish and Polish American published works.

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Scope and Content

Collection consists predominantly of organizational correspondence, editorial cartoons for two periodicals published by the company and newspaper clippings. Included is also a small collection of photographs.

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Container List

Box Folder Contents
1 1 Correspondence, 1939-46 
2-4 Correspondence, 1947
5-7 Correspondence, 1948
8-10 Correspondence, 1949
11-12 Correspondence, 1950
13-14 Correspondence, 1951
15-17 Correspondence, 1952
18-19 Correspondence, 1953
20-21 Correspondence, 1954
22-23 Correspondence, 1955
24 Correspondence, 1956-1961
2 1 Miscellaneous papers and clippings
2 Including material on the American Slav Congress of 1949, Alliance College, material for the 1952 Kalendarz Zwiazkowy, and a financial report for the Polish American Congress, July 1953.
3 Editorial cartoons for Zgoda and Dziennik Zwiazkowy (several hundred)
4 Miscellaneous newspaper clippings
3 1 Various Polish and Polish American published works
2 Small collection of photographs


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