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Ladislav Prudek, Czech Heritage Papers

Title: Ladislav Prudek, Czech Heritage Papers

Creator: Prudek, Ladislav, 1922-1988

Dates: 1948-1980

Quantity: 1 folder

Collection Number: MS 0269

Language: Czech, English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Ladislav Prudek, Czech Heritage Papers (MS 0269). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.


Ladislav Prudek was born on November 23, 1922 in Czechoslovakia. He worked as a sports editor for Mlada Fronta, Prague, Czechoslovakia, and served as a secretary of A. C. Sparta Track and Field Team. He left Czechoslovakia for Canada in 1948. He co-founded and edited a Czechoslovak weekly Our Voices. Prudek died September 29, 1988 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of several articles and booklets related to Olympic sports events.


Sports activities in exile -- Canada

Olympic games -- Highlights

Container List: Folder 1. Booklets, essays, newspaper articles, 1948-1978

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.

Related Material and Resources: Please see other Czech Heritage Collections under the Ethnic American Collections List.

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