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Adolph Kacer, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0278
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the correspondence, newspaper clippings and information about the project "What Heart Connects, the Ocean will not Disconnect." Materials include Short commemorative biographical articles about Josef A. Kucera and Emil Folda, and Kucera's death certificate. Also included are Czech newspaper articles probably from Denni Hlasatel and book dedication pages that were sent to the U.S. from Czech people between 1946-1947 as part of the event called "What...
Dates: 1938-1976

Barbara Horak, Czech Heritage Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0277
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal correspondence, newspaper clippings and one photograph. Newspaper clippings include an article about Barbara Horak at the occasion of her 100th birthday, describing her experiences with immigration to the U.S., a calendar from 1901, a check from the Farmer State Bank from November 6, 1950, with the value of $1020.00, and a form requested by Joseph Svoboda, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries concerning the Czech Heritage Project. Also included are...
Dates: 1900-1975

Charter 77, Records (Czech Heritage Collection)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0124
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, articles and official publications by U.S. Congress, the Charter 77 Movement (in Czech), and other institutions and organizations. The materials cover the Charter 77 movement from its beginning to its end in the middle of the 1980s.

Dates: 1975-1986

Czech Immigrant Symposium, Speeches and Papers (Czech Heritage Collection)

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0258
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a list of participants, speeches, and papers from the Czech Immigrant Symposium held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1992.

Dates: 1992

Czechoslovak National Council of America, Records (Czech Heritage Collection)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0267
Scope and Contents

Czechoslovak National Council of America, Records contains press releases and news flashes from Czechoslovakia under Nazi domination, American Czechoslovakia, and other sources from 1939-1984.

Dates: 1939-1984

Czechoslovak Scout Movement in Exile, Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0123
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Fanderlik's records, including extensive correspondence, documents, photographs, essays and books. All the papers are related to the Scout Movement.

Dates: 1918-1984

Frank and Charles Sadílek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0275
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the newspaper clippings and photographs related to Frank Sadílek. It also contains speeches by Charles Sadilek.Includes postcards published by the Czech Heritage Foundation of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a record of funeral orations of Frank J. Sadílek from 1907 to 1933 that includes articles, a letter of condolence to Mrs. Sadilek, and photographs of Sadílek with the monument erected to honor Czech pioneers in Saline County. Aldditional materials includes...
Dates: 1907-1933

Henry J. John, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0086
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of personal papers of Henry J. John including correspondence, translations, publications, biographical materials and photographs. The majority of the collection relates to John's medical career and his interest in literature and graphic arts.

Dates: 1885-1968

John B.  Pastorak, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0088
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Pastorak's sermons, the majority general pulpit sermons dating from 1920 to 1973, along with sermons for special occasions such as weddings, funerals, first communion, and Thanksgiving Day sermons. The 1926 and 1935 sermons are occasionally written in Slovak, though most of them are written in English. The vast majority of them are typed, with handwritten notes on the sides. On the title page, Pastorak wrote the date when he first preached his sermon, and then...
Dates: 1911-1973

Josef Falta, Papers (Czech Heritage Collection)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0120
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the papers of Josef Falta, including correspondence, diaries and appointment books, manuscripts and radio commentaries.  The majority of the collection consists of scripts of radio commentaries broadcast at WEDC in Chicago between 1941 and 1973.

Dates: 1941-1973

Josef Josten, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0087
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the personal papers of Joseph Josten and includes correspondence, photographs, various subject files, news clippings, and newspapers. The materials relate mainly to Josten's work as a journalist during and after World War II.

Dates: 1913-1984

Josef Krhounek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0259
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of documents including the military passport, work book, birth certificate, school release certificate, and home certificate of Czech immigrant Josef Krhounek to the United States circa 1905.  Also included are photocopied travel documents for Franz Krefei to travel from Bohemia to the U.S., 1879. Anna Stechova's birth certificate, marriage certificate of Jakub Vaniata and Anna Stechova. Documents in English, Czech and German.

Dates: 1887-1901

Josef Martinek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0121
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the papers of Josef Martinek, including correspondence, manuscripts, publications, newspaper clippings, photographs, and audiocassettes.  The materials relate to his career as an author and journalist.

Dates: 1914-1979

Josef V. Tománek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0270
Scope and Contents This collection is made up of Czech and English writings by Tománek.  Most of the writings discuss the Communist and Soviet governments in Eastern Europe.  Also included is sheet music for anti-communist songs, with Tománek, as the lyricist. Materials include publications from published Hlas - Voice, notes for Internacionale, the anti-communist anthem, sheet music and lyrics by Tománek, a message to the democratic governments and delegates of the peace conference in Madrid, Spain, and...
Dates: 1970-1983

Joseph Svoboda, Oral Histories (Czech Heritage Collection)

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0085a
Scope and Contents The materials are one series of 8 total that comprise the Czech Heritage Collection, which totals 280 boxes (117 linear feet). The oral histories are those completed by Joseph G. Svoboda between 1975 and 1981 with Czech individuals living in Nebraska. This series consists of the taped reminiscences of 65 individuals of Czech descent. Joseph Svoboda conducted most of the oral history interviews between 1975 and 1981. Subjects described on the tapes include family histories, immigration...
Dates: 1854-2001

Ladislav Prudek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0269
Scope and Contents

Ladislav Prudek, Papers includes "Olympic highlights," in English, showing great moments in the 1976 summer and winter Olympics, a newspaper article "The New Homeland" from February 14, 1980, different newspaper excerpts related to sports; a bulletin from the 10th convention of the Association of free Czechoslovak sportsmen, and a paper about the history of Czechoslovak sportsmen abroad. In Czech and English.

Dates: 1948-1980

Miloslav Rechcígl, SVU Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0399
Scope and Contents

The majority of the records are those collected by Miloslav Rechcígl as a founder and president of the SVU. There are copies of SVU newsletters, and publications. Additional SVU records include bylaws, administration files, board minutes, correspondence, membership and biographical directories, and publications associated with the World Congress events.

Dates: 1916-1971

M.J. Brouček,Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0268
Scope and Contents

A collection of Czech manuscripts by M.J. Brouček.

Dates: Undated

National Committee for a Free Europe, Czech Heritage Records

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0125
Scope and Contents

This collection contains mimeographs published during 1951-1955 that relate to Czechoslovakia. They are mostly in English and some in the Czech language.

Dates: 1951-1955

Oldrich Zajicek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0276
Scope and Contents

Zajicek's papers are comprised of correspondence, essays, and publications of the Catalog of Peace Efforts and other organizations in which Zajicek was active. Also included are poems by Zajicek. Topics include peace movements, civil rights organizations, alternative theoretical models of a good society, threats to democracy, defense against fascism, and correspondence with Erich Fromm.

Dates: 1962-1973

Petr Zenkl, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0097
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Zenkl's papers and includes correspondence, published and unpublished writings, and biographical information. Of particular interest are a memorandum signed by various Eastern European political exiles and Zenkl's unpublished memoirs.

Dates: 1945-1970

Rudolf Kopecky, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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.

Dates: 1939-1981

Stanislav Serpan, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0122
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of extensive correspondence and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1920-1948

Terezie Pospísilová, Czech Heritage Diary

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0091
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal diary of Terezie Pospisilova, which begins in 1904 with her arrival in Wilber, Nebraska. Most of the entries relate to the daily domestic activities of the Pospisil family. They contain information about the local weather, the cost of items sold and purchased at market, various local activities and events, and news from relatives still living in the Czech Republic. Pospisilova also mentions news regarding the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 and World...
Dates: 1904-1933