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Oldrich Zajicek, Czech Heritage Papers

Title: Oldrich Zajicek, Czech Heritage Papers

Creator: Zajicek, Oldrich, 1925-1975

Dates: 1962-1973

Quantity: 2 folders

Collection Number: MS 0276

Language: Czech, English

Restrictions: None

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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

Container List: 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 Collections List.

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