Terezie Pospisilova, Czech Heritage
Pospisilova, Czech Heritage Diary
Creator: Pospisilova, Terezie
Quantity: 6 folders
Collection Number: MS 0091
Language: Czech, English
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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
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.
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