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Inventory of the Edward J. Rozek papers
2014C58  
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Description
Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and audiovisual material relating to communism and to political conditions in Eastern Europe. Includes records of the Institute for the Study of Economic and Political Freedom.
Background
Born in Poland in 1918, Edward Rozek fought first for Poland and then for the Polish Tenth Armoured Brigade during World War II. Following the war, Rozek moved to the United States in 1948 and attended Harvard University, where he earned his BA, MA, and PhD. After graduating, Rozek accepted a position at the University of Colorado, where he remained a professor for his entire academic career. At the University of Colorado, Rozek founded and directed both the Edward Teller Center (later renamed the Center for Science, Technology and Political Thought) and the Institute for the Study of Economic and Political Freedom.
Extent
114 manuscript boxes, 36 card file boxes, 1 oversize box, 3 motion picture film reels (62.4 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.