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Komensky Club Newletter, Student Life Records

Title: Komensky Club Newletter, Student Life Records

Creator: Komensky Club, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Dates: 1909-2017

Quantity: 2 boxes, (0.5 linear feet)

Collection Number: RG 38-03-20

Language: English, Czech

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Komensky Club Newletter, Student Life Records (RG 38-03-20). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Alternative Format: None


The Komensky Club started at the University of Nebraska as an organization for students with Czech heritage. The club took its name to honor John Amos Comenius, a 17th century Czech educator. It is among the first organization of Czech students in the United States. In November 1903, 12 Czech students at Iowa State University met and organized the first Komensky Club.

Scope and Content:

The records include Náš Svĕt, the newsletter for the local chapter in Lincoln, Nebraska. The newletter for the national organization, the Komenský magazine, is written in Czech. The magazine, first published in Lincoln, later published in Omaha, Nebraska, served as the official organ of the Federation of Komenský Educational Clubs.


Students -- United States -- Societies, etc. -- History

Student activities

College students -- United States -- Conduct of life

Komensky Club, University of Nebraska

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1. Komenský, volume I, 1909 Box 1. Folder 2. Komenský, volume II, 1910 Box 1. Folder 3. Komenský, volume III, 1911 Box 1. Folder 4. Komenský, volume IV, 1912 Box 1. Folder 5. Komenský, volume V, 1913 Box 1. Folder 6. Komenský, volume VI, 1914 Box 1. Folder 7. Komenský, volume VII, 1915 Box 1. Folder 8. Komenský, volume VIII, 1916 Box 1. Folder 9. Komenský, volume IX, 1917 Box 2. Folder 1. Komenský, volume X, 1918 Box 2. Folder 2. Náš Svĕt, 1991-2000 Box 2. Folder 3. Náš Svĕt, 2000-2005, 2017

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