Charlotte Russell Partridge and Miriam Frink Papers, 1862-1980

Summary Information

Title: Chester J. Szymczak Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1930-1980

  • Szymczak, Chester J., 1915-
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 103

Quantity: 3.0 c.f. (8 archives boxes)

Archival Locations:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

Papers of a Polish-American author and journalist. Szymczak was born and raised in Milwaukee, served as a signalman in World War II, survived the sinking of the U.S.S. Dorchester, and served as a newspaper editor in suburban Milwaukee during the 1950s. Among Szymczak's published works are an account of the Dorchester sinking, a biography of astronomer Nicolas Copernicus, and many studies of American literature. Besides a small file of correspondence, the collection consists of manuscripts and notes for published and unpublished works, including non-fiction, short stories, poetry, and plays.

Language: English

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