University of Minnesota

Rozanski, Edward C., Papers

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Rozanski, Edward.
Dates: 1940-1991
Abstract: Papers (1940-1991) of Dr. Edward C. and Loda (Procanin) Rozanski include correspondence, minutes, press releases, newspaper clippings, and organizational publications relating to his activities as a leader in the Polish American community. Organizations represented in the collection include the Polish American Congress, the Polish National Alliance of U.S. of N.A., the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America, the Polish Western Association of America, the Orchard Lake Schools, the Legion of Young Polish Women, the Chicago Society, Alliance College, the American Museum of Immigration, the Polish Army Veterans of America. Included are minutes of the Protkol Trzeciego Zjadzu Polskieg Rady Miedzynarodowey (Minutes of the 3rd Convention of the Polish International Council, the Mikolaj Kopernik Obervancde Committee (Nicholas Copernicus), personal correspondence, Radio Free Europe, the United States Bicentennial and Polish Falcons of America, and information on displaced persons.
Quantity: 43 linear ft.
Language: In Polish and English.
Collection ID: IHRC2303


An optometrist, Edward C. Rozanski (1915- ) was born in Chicago, Illinois. He served as president of the Polish American Congress, Illinois Division, and as a director of the Polish National Alliance of U.S. of N.A., as well as in other organizations including the International Platform Association, Pi Tau Gamma Polish American Educators CLub of Illinois, the Order of Lafayette, a French-American friendship society, and the Kopernik Quincentennial Observance of the Illinois Polish American Congress. He also served as general manager of Alliance Printers and Publishers and was named "Man of the Year" of United Polish American Councils (1970).



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The Rozanski, Edward C. Papers, Polish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Polish Americans--Illinois--Chicago--Societies, etc.
Political refugees.
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976.
Polish-American newspapers.

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