Title: Josef Škvorecký papers
Date (inclusive): 1908-1994
Collection number: 91008
79 manuscript boxes
32.9 linear feet)
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and photographs, relating to Czech and world literature, Czech culture, political
and social conditions in Czechoslovakia, and Czech émigré life.
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], Josef Škvorecký papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1991.
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|1924 September 27
||Born, Náchod, Czechoslovakia
||PhD, Charles University, Prague
World Literature Today
||Married Zdenka Josefa Salivarová
||Emigrated to Canada and founded Sixty-Eight Publishers for independent Czech literature
||Lecturer, Voice of America
||Professor of English, University of Toronto, Ontario
||Received Neustadt Prize for Literature, University of Oklahoma
Scherzo capriccioso (Dvořák in Love)
||Received Canadian Governor General's Award
||Received Order of the White Lion
||Received literature prize, Echoing Green Foundation
||Advisor to Václav Havel, president of Czechoslovakia and the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic
||Received Czech Republic's State Prize for Literature
||Received Dangea prize
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.
Czechs in foreign countries.