Roman B.J. Kwasniewski papers, 1892-1953

Kwasniewski, Roman B.J., 1886-1980

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  • COLLECTION STORED AT ARC: Collection can be requested for transfer through the Area Research Center (ARC) Network, consult Reading Room Staff.


  • Partial papers of four generations of the Kwasniewski and Dyniewicz families, as collected by Roman Kwasniewski, a Milwaukee photographer, journalist, and business entrepreneur. The collection includes family, personal, and business correspondence; and business records of Roman Kwasniewski, of his father Jozef who ran a lithography and printing business, and of his mother Wanda who kept an art supply and flower shop. Also present are some personal financial records, records of cultural and fraternal societies to which family members belonged, copies of photographs, and genealogical records of the Kwasniewski and Dyniewicz families in Milwaukee, Chicago, and Poland. On microfilm are correspondence, printed articles, and reference newsclippings collected by Jozef and Roman Kwasniewski for their use as editors of the agricultural page of the Milwaukee Kuryer Polski.


  • Portions of this collection are available only on microfilm.
  • University of Milwaukee Libraries, Archives Department.
  • Presented by John and Adele (Kwasniewski) Kaczmarowski, Greenfield, Wisconsin, 1980, and by Dorothy E. Dixon, Oak Creek, Wisconsin, 1981.
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