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Terezie Pospisilova, Czech Heritage Diary

Title: Terezie Pospisilova, Czech Heritage Diary

Creator: Pospisilova, Terezie

Dates: 1904-1933

Quantity: 6 folders

Collection Number: MS 0091

Language: Czech, English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Terezie Pospisilova, Czech Heritage Diary (MS 0091). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.


Terezie Pospisilova arrived in Wilber, Nebraska in 1904. She lived there with her husband and children.

Scope and Content:

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 War I. The diary ends in 1933. The diary is written completely in Czech, but an English translation is available for the years 1904 to 1913.


Terezie Pospisilova -- Diary

Czechs -- Wilber, NE

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1. Diary, 1906-1924

One sentence on every day, usually about the weather, costs and expenditures, who came to visit, who was born and who died etc. In Czech.

Box 1. Folder 2. Diary translation, 1904, Aug.-1909, Jan. Box 1. Folder 3. Diary translation, 1909, Jan.-1911, Feb. Box 1. Folder 4. Diary translation, 1911, Feb.-1913, Aug. Box 1. Folder 5. Diary, in Czech, 1904, Aug. 19-1905, Dec. 31 Box 1. Folder 6. Diary, in Czech, 1925, Jan.-1933, Nov.
Related Material and Resources: Please see other Czech Heritage Collections under the Ethnic American Collections List.

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