Finding aid for the Kniola Travel Bureau Records, Series II


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Kniola Travel Bureau
Title: Kniola Travel Bureau Records, Series II
Dates: 1883-1960
Extent: 4.00 linear feet (5 containers and 1 oversize volume)
Abstract: The Kniola Travel Bureau was established in 1890 by Michael P. Kniola, a Polish immigrant to Cleveland, Ohio. He turned the business over to his son, Raymond, during the 1920s. Michael Kniola was also active in church and community affairs and organizations such as the Polish Falcons Alliance of America, Nest 141, and local Republican party politics. He also served as agent and executor for Cleveland Poles and their relatives in Poland. The collection consists of correspondence, steamship ticket stubs, daily slips, receipts, legal documents, real estate records, estate records relating to Kniola's travel bureau, legal and civic activities, personal activities, and his involvement with Polish organizations, and material on Raymond Kniola's political and real estate activities.
MS Number MS 3868
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English and Polish