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Rudolf Kopecky, Czech Heritage Papers

Identifier: MS-0089

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Kopecky's personal papers and includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings, subject files, and some newspaper clippings. The materials mainly relate to Kopecky's work as a political journalist after World War II. Almost all of the materials in the collection are in Czech. English translations are provided in quotations wherever possible.


  • 1918-1986


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with the University of Nebraska. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the papers or their designees. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Rudolf Kopecky was born in Prague (Czech Republic), on 27 December 1893. He studied at the Technological University in Prague but was drafted into the Austrian Army before he could complete a degree. During WWI, Kopecky served on the Russian Front. After the war, Kopecky worked at the newspapers Tribuna and Cas. After the occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1939, Kopecky published Prehled in Poland. During WWII, Kopecky moved through Poland, Romania, France, and London as he served in the Czechoslovak Legionnaires. In London, Kopecky assisted in the publication of Nase Noviny


8.5 Linear Feet (17 boxes)

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
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Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States