THE REAL PAN ZAGŁOBA

 

Rudolf Korwin Piotrowski

 

 

 

Born in Kamień, Poland in 1813 or 1814

 

Participant in the 1830-1831 November Uprising

 

Lived in France from 1831 to 1846

 

Lived in the United States from 1846 to 1882

(New Orleans, Pennsylvania, California)

1849 overland trip from Pennsylvania to California

 

Polish 49er

Lived in the Gold Country of California from 1849 to 1863

 

Sebastopol, Cosumnes, Sacramento County, California

 

 

Lived in San Francisco, California from 1863 to 1882

 

Dresdener House, 337 Bush Street (1864); 920 Market Street (1865, 1868, 1871, 1872, 1873); 872 Mission St. (1865, 1866, 1869, 1872, 1875); 1049 Montgomery St. (1870); 858 Mission St. (1874); 403 Stevenson Street, 1875, 1876; 550 Stevenson Street (1876, 1877); 1015 Folsom Street, the Glendale House (1878, 1879); boarding house at southwest corner of Jessie and 18th streets (1880); Willows Hotel, southeast corner of Jessie and 18th streets (1880, 1881); 314 7th Street (1882, 1883).  None survived the earthquake and fire of 1906. 

 

Died and is buried in Paris, France (1883)

 

Letters authored by Rudolf Korwin Piotrowski

 

1876:  Rudolf Korwin Piotrowski to Jósef (Joseph) Ignacy Kraszewski

http://cosmopolitanreview.com/the-korwin-letters/

 

10 April 1878, Hayward Letter from Rudolf Korwin Piotrowski to Helena Modrzejewska

https://polishclubsf.org/KorwinToModjeska.pdf

 

16 April 1878, San Francisco Letter from Rudolf Korwin Piotrowski to Helena Modjeska’s husband

https://polishclubsf.org/33KorwinToKarol.pdf

 

Letters authored by Henryk Sienkiewicz that mention R.K. Piotrowski

 

February 1877, Anaheim

Letter from Henryk Sienkiewicz to Julian Horain (Letter 11)
https://polishclubsf.org/Letter11HenrykToHorain.pdf

1877, Anaheim
Letter from Henryk Sienkiewicz to Julian Horain (Letter 12)
https://polishclubsf.org/Letter12HenrykToHorain.pdf

1 April 1877, Sebastopol

Letter from Henryk Sienkiewicz to Julian Horain (Letter 13)
https://polishclubsf.org/SienkiewiczToHorain.pdf

 

8 April 1877, Sebastopol

Letter from Henryk Sienkiewicz to Julian Horain (Letter 14)

https://polishclubsf.org/Letter14HenrykToHorain.pdf

 

9 April 1877, Sebastopol

Letter from Henryk Sienkiewicz to Julian Horain (Letter 15)

https://polishclubsf.org/Letter15HenrykToHorain.pdf

 

15 April 1877, Sebastopol

Letter from Henryk Sienkiewicz to Julian Horain (Letter 16)

https://polishclubsf.org/Letter16HenrykToHorain.pdf

 

22 April 1877, Hayward

Letter from Henryk Sienkiewicz to Julian Horain (Letter 17)

https://polishclubsf.org/Letter17HenrykToHorain.pdf

 

23 April 1877, Hayward

Letter from Henryk Sienkiewicz to Julian Horain (Letter 18)

https://polishclubsf.org/Letter18HenrykToHorain.pdf

 

May 1877, Hayward

Letter from Henryk Sienkiewicz to Julian Horain (Letter 19)

https://polishclubsf.org/Letter19SienkiewiczToHorain.pdf

 

May 1877, Hayward

Letter from Henryk Sienkiewicz to Julian Horain (Letter 20)

https://polishclubsf.org/Letter20SienkiewiczToHorain.pdf

 

 

Rudolf Korwin Piotrowski does not have a headstone

Cimetičre parisien d'Ivry  (Ivry-sur-Seine, Val-de-Marne)

 

Aleks Bednawski’s 1883 EULOGY for Rudolf Korwin Piotrowski

https://polishclubsf.org/Bednawski%20to%20Piotrowski.pdf

 

 

Learn more:  https://polishclubsf.org/Piotrowski%20in%20City%20Directories.pdf

 

New book in the works: 

 

Working title:  The Polish 49er

 

Yarns and Digressions in Old Californy

With a Diva, an Author…  and Zagłoba!

 

 

Authors:

Mr. Lynn Ludlow

Ms. Maureen Mroczek Morris