Ladislav Prudek, Czech Heritage Papers
Title: Ladislav Prudek, Czech
Creator: Prudek, Ladislav, 1922-1988
Collection Number: MS
Language: Czech, English
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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
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