Oldrich Zajicek, Czech Heritage
Title: Oldrich Zajicek,
Czech Heritage Papers
Creator: Zajicek, Oldrich, 1925-1975
Quantity: 2 folders
Collection Number: MS 0276
Language: Czech, English
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Preferred Citation: Oldrich Zajicek, Czech Heritage Papers (MS 0276). Archives & Special
Collections, University of Nebraska—Lincoln Libraries.
Oldrich Zajicek, at the end of WWII, participated in the Prague Uprising and left
Czechoslovakia for the U.S. in 1949. Zajicek worked on Czech government in exile
activities, publishing, and with civil rights organizations. He died in 1975.
Scope and Content:
Zajicek's papers are comprised of correspondence, essays, and publications of the
Catalog of Peace Efforts and other organizations in which Zajicek was active. Also
included are poems by Zajicek.
Czechs -- Foreign countries -- Correspondence
Czech Americans -- Political activity
Folder 1. Correspodence, proposals, documents
Information about the Catalog of Peace Efforts and other activities related
to peace movements and civil rights organizations, and Zajicek's resume.
Most of the documents are in English, only a few are in Czech.
Folder 2. Correspondence, essays, 1969-1970
Topics include alternative theoretical models of a good society, threats to
democracy, defense against fascism, and correspondence with Erich Fromm. All
documents in English.
Related Material and Resources: Please see other Czech Heritage Collections under the Ethnic American