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Emma Jarosova, Czech Heritage Papers

Title: Emma Jarosova, Czech Heritage Papers

Creator: Jarosova, Emma, 1911-2008

Dates: 1988

Quantity: 1 folder

Collection Number: MS 0274

Language: Czech

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Emma Jarosova, Czech Heritage Papers (MS 0274). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.


Emma Jarosova was born on May 21, 1911, her maiden name was Miklova. Under the pseudonym Jarosovam, created after her birth place, Jarosov nad Nezarkou, she wrote articles on Czech culture and her own life experiences. After 1968, she emigrated to Canada. She died on August 31, 2008 in Nymburk (Czech Republic).

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of correspondence with the publisher and few short stories.


Emma Jarosova -- Communism

Container List: Folder 1. Correspondence, manuscripts

Letter to editor Vaculik who was responsible for the lay-out of the book written by Emma Jarosova called Memoirs of South Bohemian Farmerman and Farmerwomen (Vzpominky jihoceskeho sedlaka a selky), along with excerpts from this book. Included is a short story called "Curse of personnel expert opinion" ("Kletba kadroveho posudku") about the communist period. In Czech.

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

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