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Czech Heritage Collection

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Adolph J. Kratochvil, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416050]
Identifier: MS-0255
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a memory book of Adolph Josef Kratochuil maintained by him after his arrival to the United States from Pisek, Bohemia in 1883.   The text is in Czech.

Dates: 1883-1889

Adolph Kacer, Czech Heritage Papers

Identifier: MS-0278
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 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 United States from Czech people between 1946-1947 as...
Dates: 1938-1976

Barbara Horak, Czech Heritage Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0277
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 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 United States, 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...
Dates: 1900-1975

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

Ed Kopac, Czech Heritage Papers

Identifier: MS-0272
Scope and Contents

This collection contains mostly Ed Kopac's correspondence with different sources during his career as a Montana rancher and livestock feeder. Included in the correspondence are letters to senators, lawyers, and people in business with Kopac. There is correspondence concerning the Czech Pioneer Memorial and his contributions to that organization.

Dates: 1958-1975

Emma Jarosova, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416173]
Identifier: MS-0274
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence with the publisher and few short stories. Letter to editor Vaculik who was responsible for the lay-out of the book written by Emma Jarosova called Memoirs of "South Bohemian Farmerman and Farmerwomen" ("Vzpominky jihoceskeho sedlaka a selky"), along with excerpts from this book. Included is a short story called "Curse of personnel expert opinion" ("Kletba kadroveho posudku") about the communist period. In Czech.

Dates: 1988

Frank and Charles Sadílek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241415965]
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

Josef Krhounek, Czech Heritage Papers

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

Ladislav Prudek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416173]
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

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

Oldrich Zajicek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241415965]
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

Oskar Pejsa, Czech Heritage Memoir

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416173]
Identifier: MS-0273
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of memoirs written by Oskar Pejsa. Pejsa's memoir, divided into four chapters on service in Austrian-Hungarian military, service in Czechoslovak military until German occupation, activities in home resistance until his emigration in 1948, and comparison of Czech colonels in Austrian-Hungarian army with legionnaires. In Czech.

Dates: 1915-1945