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Fonds No. 6: Aleksander Lednicki Papers

Date range
(1881)1900-1932(1962)

Biography / History
Aleksander Lednicki (1866-1934) was a lawyer and Polish political activist. He was deputy to the I Russian State Duma (1905). He was an activist of the Constitutional Democratic Party (Cadets) in Russia and the President of the Komisja Likwidacyjna ds. Królestwa Polskiego. Acquisition Note: Gift of Jan Lednicki (son of Waclaw Lednicki) ca 1968.

Abstract
The collection contains manuscripts and personal correspondence of Lednicki (1900-1932), photocopies of Lednicki's articles and esseys published in Russia and Polish newspapers (1905-1906), typescripts of speeches and memoranda (1905-1906), and a diary written in a Russian prison (1906). Political materials relating to the Russian State Duma (1905-1917), the Constitutional Democratic Party (Cadets) materials (1905-1916), the Russian federalist movement, and the Progressive-Democratic Party (SPD) (1904), the Russian Provisional Government including an official decree signed by Prime Minister Aleksander Kerensky, 1917, the Polish Kingdom, and the Polish National Committee regarding the creation of an independent Polish state. Photocopies of documents of British Public Records Office concerning Poland and Russo-Polish relations (1905-1918), and reprts by French Consulates in Warsaw, Moscow, and St. Petersburg to the French Foreign Ministry on Russo-Polish relations (1904-1910). Biographical materials on Lednicki's life includes original typescripts by Marian Jodko-Narkiewicz, 1959 and the original diary of Lednicki's sister, Amelia Lednicka-Nikoslawska. Also, personal documents and photographs. Arrangement in Series: Political Papers, Private Papers.

Language
Polish, Russian, French.

No.TitleDatesLanguages
Political Papers: Correspondence
1Official correspondence to Aleksander Lednicki1905-1928
2Official correspondence to Aleksander Lednicki. Letter of Alexander Kerensky.1906-1917
3Personal correspondence - Caucasus issues1906-1906
4Personal correspondence (1900-1917) - Artur Górski, F.I.Rodiczev1900-1917
5Personal correspondence (1901-1926) - F.I.Rodichev1901-1926
6Personal correspondence (1905-1907) - Hieronim Lubecki1905-1907
7Personal correspondence (1907-1915) - Aleksander Swietochowski and Marian Zdziechowski1907-1921
8Personal correspondence (1908-1919) - Ignacy Paderewski, Józef Pilsudski and Polish Victim Relief Fund1908-1919
9Personal correspondence (1910-1922) - F.I.Rodichev, Stefan Żeromski, E.Trubetskoj1910-1922
10Personal correspondence (1915-1932) - Marian Zdziechowski1915-1932
11Personal correspondence of Aleksander Lednicki while in Russian prison1908-1908
12Political writings of Aleksander Lednicki on Polish affairs. Handwritten memorandum to the Soviet government. Letters of Rada Regencyjna Królestwa Polskiego1918-1919
Political Papers: Diplomatic Reports
13Congressional records from Russian Duma. Documents - proposal of Russian government on Polish autonomy1906-1916
14Congressional records from Russian Duma. Documents - proposal of Russian government on Polish autonomy1915-1916
15Copies of records of the British Public Office concerning affairs in Russia1905-1911
16Copies of records of the British Public Office concerning Polish independence, part 11915-1918
17Copies of records of the British Public Office concerning Polish independence, part 21918-1918
18Copies of records of the British Public Office concerning Polish independence, part 31918-1918
19Polish translations of British documents depicting living conditions of Poles in Russian occupied Poland1915-1917
20Political notes. Reports of meetings of the Polish Military Delegates. Statutes of the Polish Organization for Help to Victims of War. Statute of the Constitutional Democratic Party (Cadet) in Russia.1916-1917
21Political notes. Reports of meetings of the Polska Organizacja Wojskowa, Polish National Committee in Paris and Komisja Likwidacyjna do spraw Królestwa Polskiego.1917-1918
22Political programs of of the Constitutional Democratic Party (Cadet) in Russia. Official program for the Autonomy of the Kingdom of Poland in Russia.1905-1916
23Political programs of the Zwiazek Postepowo Demokratyczny
24Reports from the meeting of Polish Delegates to Russian Duma and the Polish Democratic Committee1906-1906
25Reports of French Consulates in Warsaw, St.Petersburg, Moscow to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Polish-Russian relations1904-1914
Political Papers: Press Clippings
26Press clippings from CZAS, KRAJ, ECHO POLSKIE concerning Polish-Russian relations1905-1917
27Press clippings from CZAS, KRAJ, ECHO POLSKIE concerning Polish-Russian relations1905-1917
28Press clippings from ECHO POLSKIE concerning Polish-Russian relations1916-1916
29Press clippings from ECHO POLSKIE concerning Polish-Russian relations1916-1916
30Press clippings from ECHO POLSKIE on Russo-Polish relations1917-1917
31Press clippings from ECHO POLSKIE on Russo-Polish relations. 1917-1917
32Press clippings from ECHO POLSKIE on Russo-Polish relations. 1917-1917
33Press clippings from KRAJ and PRAWDA concerning Polish-Russian relations1905-1906
34Press clippings from MOSKOVSKIJ EZHEDNELNIK and RUSSKIE VIADOMOSTI on Polish-Russian relations1915-1915
35Press clippings from MOSKOVSKIJ EZHEDNELNIK on Polish Russian relations1908-1908
36Press clippings from PRAVO - and other Russian press1900-1917
37Press clippings from SPRAWA POLSKA, KURIER LITEWSKI, DZIENNIK NARODOWY, KURIER POLSKI1901-1918
38Press clippings from TYDZIEN POLSKI on Aleksander Lednicki activity1920-1924
Political Papers: Publications
39List od articles on Aleksander Lednicki activities in Polish and Russian press1924-1932
40Manuscript on Russo-Polish relations.
41Political articles of Aleksander Lednicki published in ECHO POLSKIE1916-1924
42Political articles of Aleksander Lednicki published in ECHO POLSKIE1916-1916
43Political articles of Aleksander Lednicki published in PRAWDA, NOWA REFORMA concerning Polish-Russian1906-1906
44Political articles of Aleksander Lednicki published in TYDZIEN POLSKI1920-1920
45Political articles of Aleksander Lednicki published in TYDZIEN POLSKI1920-1922
Political Papers: Speeches
46Political speeches of Aleksander Lednicki on International Relations
47Political speeches of Aleksander Lednicki on International Relations. "Izproszlogo" by Aleksander Lednicki1917-1917
48Political speeches of Aleksander Lednicki on International Relations. "Mowy Polityczne" by Aleksander Lednicki1906-1906
49Political speeches of Aleksander Lednicki on Russian Duma and nationality question - translations on Polish1905-1905
50Political writings of Aleksander Lednicki. Papers and notes1908-1908
Political Papers: Trials
51Book- "Proces Lednickiego" by Zygmunt Wasilewski1924-1924
52Reports of the trial - Wasilewski-Lednicki1924-1924
53Reports of the trial - Wasilewski-Lednicki - press clippings1924-1924
54Reports of the trial - Wasilewski-Lednicki - press clippings from MYOL NARODOWA, GLOS PRAWDY, MYOL NIEPODLEGLA.1924-1924
Private Papers: Correspondence
55Copy of the last will of Edward Woynillowicz1902-1902
56Membership card of Aleksander Lednicki from Macierz Szkolna dla Ksiestwa Cieszynskiego. Invitation to the meeting of Polski Klub Demokratyczny in Moscow.1891-1916
57Personal correspondence (1902-1912) - Eliza Orzeszkowa, Kazimierz Tetmajer, Henryk Sienkiewicz1902-1912
58Personal correspondence (1908-1921) - Kazimierz Przerwa Tetmajer and Jan Lorentowicz1895-1921
59Personal correspondence (1909-1916) - Stanislaw Posner and Moszczenska Iza1909-1916
60Personal correspondence (1912) - Waclaw Sierowszewski and T.Micinski1912-1912
61Personal correspondence (1914-1915) - Wilhelm Feldman and J.Bodouin de Courteney1907-1915
62Personal correspondence (1915-1916) - Erazm Pilz and Wincenty Lutoslawski1915-1916
63Personal correspondence (1918-1922) - Edward Ropp, Stanislaw Noakowski, K.Jaworski and Tadeusz Brzeski1918-1922
64Personal correspondence of Aleksander Lednicki with family and friends1881-1922
Private Papers: Memoirs
65Memoirs of Aleksander Lednicki (copies)1908-1908
66Memoirs of Aleksander Lednicki from prison1908-1917
Private Papers: Photographs
67Photographs of Aleksander Lednicki and family1900-1934
68Photographs of Aleksander Lednicki and family - negatives1900-1934
Records Added to the Collection after Aleksander Lednicki's Death
69Biographical materials on Aleksander Lednicki1907-1962
70Biographical materials on Aleksander Lednicki1914-1934
71Biographical materials on Aleksander Lednicki1932-1956
72Biographical materials on Aleksander Lednicki by Amelia Lednicka Nitroslawska
73Biographical materials on Aleksander Lednicki by Wlodzimierz Dzwonkowski1950-1959
74Published aricles by Wladyslaw Studnicki and Mieczyslaw Wrzosek on the activities of Komisja Likwidacyjna do spraw Królestwa Polskiego1927-1960