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Josef Kalvoda, Czech Heritage Papers

Title: Josef Kalvoda, Czech Heritage Papers

Creator: Kalvoda, Josef, 1923-1999

Dates: 1979-1984

Quantity: 4 folders

Collection Number: MS 0271

Language: Czech, English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Josef Kalvoda, Czech Heritage Papers (MS 0271). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.


Josef Kalvoda served as professor of history and political science at St. Joseph College, West Hartford, Connecticut, columnist, advisor of federal ministry of education in the U.S., and president of Christian-democrat movement in exile. He obtained American citizenship in 1956 and a bachelor's degree in political science and history from Hunter College of the City University of New York. He graduated with an M. A. and later Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University of New York.

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of several papers, essays, reviews, and articles by Josef Kalvoda.


Karel Kramar -- Czechoslovakia

Josef Kalvoda -- Essays

Soviet Union -- Cold War

Container List: Folder 1. Essays, articles, reviews by Kalvoda

Includes essays on Czech and Slovak prisoners of war in Russia, T.G. Masaryk in America in 1918, Karol Wojtyla, Marxism and the Marxist-Leninists, a Czech view on Czechoslovak-Polish confederation, the rise and fall of Alexander Dubcek, a review of the book East European Integration and East-West Trade, articles from Denni hlasatel by Kalvoda (1982), an article from Nase hlasy about Edward Benes (February 27, 1982), a review of Kalvoda's book, an article from Hlasy Cechu a Slovaku v Australii about the Jalta conference in 1945, a bulletin about Karel Kramar written by Kalvoda, and on Benes' politics during the WWII. In Czech and English.

Folder 2. Article, "The Czechoslovak Problem," 1984

Article by Kalvoda in Nationalities Papers on the division between Slovaks and Czechs.

Folder 3. Memoirs, "Pameti Vaclava Cerneho," 1984, Dec.

Memoirs of Vaclav Cerny by Josef Kalvoda published in Nove obzory.

Folder 4. Lecture, "Kramar contra Masaryk," 1985

Lecture titled "History and our destiny–Czechoslovakia, 1915-1985, " in Czech.

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