Inventory of the Pavel Źáček collection

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Inventory of the Pavel Źáček collection

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
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Irena Czernichowska
Date Completed:
2011
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Machine-readable finding aid derived from Microsoft Word and MARC record by Samira Bozorgi.
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Collection Summary

Title: Pavel Źáček collection
Dates: 1948-2001
Collection Number: 2000C73
Collector: Źáček, Pavel, collector
Collection Size: 36 manuscript boxes (14.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Case files, reports, and diaries and interrogation transcripts of Czech senior secret police personnel, relating to secret service activities in Czechoslovakia. Includes a summary of the secret police file on Václav Havel. Photocopies of originals in the Národní archiv.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: Czech

Administrative Information

Access

Collection may not be copied until 2056 April 10.
Collection is otherwise open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Pavel Źáček collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2000.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Searchworks at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Location of Originals

Národní archiv.

Biographical Note

Born in 1969, Źáček earned his PhD in mass communication at Charles University, Prague in 2001. His dissertation topic was the illegal magazine "V Boj." From 1993 to 1997 he served as head of the Documentation Section, Office for the Documentation and Investigation of the Activities of the State Security Service/Crimes of Communism, and was editor of the anthology Securitas Imperii, a periodical concerned with state security documents and studies, from 1994 to 1999. In 1997 he became head of the team for the documentation of the role of Czechoslovak officials in Korea and Vietnam, in cooperation with the U.S. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for POW/Missing Personnel Affairs. In 1998 he was appointed deputy director, Office for the Documentation and Investigation of the Crimes of Communism, and then served as senior researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History, Academy of Sciences in Prague from 1999 to 2006. After a short period as acting director of the Security Services Archive from 2007 to 2008, Źáček was appointed director of the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes in January 2008. He was a visiting scholar at the Hoover Archives Summer Workshop on Soviet Communism in July 2009.

Scope and Content of Collection

Case files, reports, diaries, and interrogation transcripts of Czech senior secret police personnel, relating to secret service activities in Czechoslovakia. Includes a summary of the secret police file on Václav Havel. Contains personnel files on State Security agents, orders and plans, and reports from Ministry of Security X and II Directorates. Photocopies of originals in the Státní ústřední in Prague.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Secret service--Czechoslovakia.
Civil rights--Czechoslovakia.
Havel, Václav.


Collection Contents

Box: 1

Subject file, 1965-2000

Scope and Content Note

Includes articles by Pavel Źáček, interrogation transcripts, and diaries of former security agents and Ministry of Interior notes
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

"Státní Bezpecnost Kontra Václav Havel (1965-1968)," by Pavel Źáček, 1994

Scope and Content Note

Includes summary of Vaclav Havel's secret police file
Box/Folder: 1 : 2-3

Articles on Státni Bezpečnost (StB) former agents, and other related articles, by Pavel Źáček, , 1992-2000

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

"Vzestupy a pády Bohumíra Molnára. Kariéra generála Státní bezpečnosti," article by Pavel Źáček, . ("Rise and Fall of Bohumír Molnér. The Carrier of the General of State Security.") 1992-2000

Box/Folder: 1

Interrogations of former StB agents, 1990-1991

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Lt. Gen. Alojz Lorenc, First Deputy Minister of Interior, Prague, 1990 December 10

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Maj. Dr. Petr Zak, Chief of 10th Department Second Main Administration State Security, Prague, 1991 February 13

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Ing. František Kincl, Minister of Interior, Prague, 1990 December 28

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Ministry of Interior, notes about 1989 demonstration in Prague

Box/Folder: 1

Copies of diaries by former StB leaders, 1989-1990

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Deputy Minister of Interior, Lt. Col. O. Sedlak, 1989 November 10 - December 20

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Maj. Dr. Miroslav Chovanec, Deputy Chief of Second Main Administration of State Security, 1989 September 2 - 1990 January 2

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Lt. Col. DR. Karel Vykypěl, Chief of Second Main Administration of State Security, 1989 November 27 - 1990 April 28

Box: 1

"Nástroj Triedneho Štátu. Organizácia Ministerstiev Vnitra a Bezpečnostných Zborov 1953-1990," edited by Pavel Źáček, , 2005

Scope and Content Note

(The organization of the Ministries of Interior and the Security Forces)
Box: 1

Organization of the Ministry of Interior of Czechoslovakia (MV) 2005

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

1953-1968

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

1969-1989

Box/Folder: 1 : 14-15

Organization of Territorial Departments of the Ministry of Interior and National Security Corps (SNB), 1953-1990

Box: 2-17

Karta Prislusnika-Úřad pro Dokumentaci a Vyšetřováni (KP-UDV) Files, 1951-1989

Scope and Content Note

Contains personnel files and registration cards of agents, from the Office for Documentation and Investigation. Most files are in an unidentified numerical order
Box/Folder: 2 : 1-9

KP-UDV-000001-105000

Box/Folder: 3 : 1-9

KP-UDV-105001-115000

Box/Folder: 4 : 1-2

KP-UDV-105001-115000

Box/Folder: 4 : 3-9

KP-UDV-115001-135000

Box/Folder: 5 : 1-4

KP-UDV-115001-135000

Box/Folder: 5 : 5-8

KP-UDV-135001-141000

Box/Folder: 6 : 1-10

KP-UDV-141001-142000

Box/Folder: 7 : 1-6

KP-UDV-142001-144000

Box/Folder: 8 : 1-10

KP-UDV-144001-150000

Box/Folder: 9 : 1

KP-UDV-150001-158000

Box/Folder: 9 : 2-10

KP-UDV-158001-162000

Box/Folder: 10 : 1-11

KP-UDV-162001-170000

Box/Folder: 11 : 1-10

KP-UDV-170001-180000

Box/Folder: 12 : 1

KP-UDV-180001-190000

Box/Folder: 12 : 2-4

KP-UDV-190001-210000

Box/Folder: 12 : 5-7

KP-UDV-210001-230000

Box/Folder: 12 : 8-10

KP-UDV-230001-790000

Box/Folder: 13 : 1

KP-UDV-230001-790000

Box/Folder: 13 : 2-8

KP-UDV-790001-916000

Box/Folder: 14 : 1-7

KP-UDV-790001-916000

Box/Folder: 14 : 8-9

Nové-KP (New personnel registration cards) 1-2, 1970-1994

Box/Folder: 15 : 1-10

Nové-KP (New personnel registration cards) 3-12, 1970-1994

Box/Folder: 15 : 11

Annex to personnel files, 1970-1991

Box/Folder: 16 : 1-5

Nové-KP, 1970-1991

Box/Folder: 16-17

Seznam KP (List of personnel files, alphabetical), 1970s

Box/Folder: 16 : 6-8

Part 1, 1-3

Box/Folder: 16 : 9

Part 2, 1

Box/Folder: 17 : 1-2

Part 2, 2-3

Box/Folder: 17 : 3

Personnel characteristics and qualifications for the potential position as Chief of Public Security

Box: 17-19

Orders (Rozkazy) Files, 1951-1989

Scope and Content Note

Includes secret orders and guidelines from the Minister of Interior and Chiefs of State Security Divisions, related to national security issues, also Ministry of Interior bulletins (Věstníky). Also includes a list of "back-up" agents
Box/Folder: 17 : 4-9

Rozkazy, 1956-1989

Box/Folder: 18 : 1-11

Rozkazy, 1956-1989 (contd.)

Box/Folder: 18-19 :

Věstníky (bulletins), 1956-1989

Box/Folder: 18 : 12

1969

Box/Folder: 18 : 13

1970-1971

Box/Folder: 19 : 1

1972

Box/Folder: 19 : 2

1973

Box/Folder: 19 : 3

1974-1975

Box/Folder: 19 : 4

1976-1978

Box/Folder: 19 : 5

1979

Box/Folder: 19 : 6

1981-1982

Box/Folder: 19 : 7

1983

Box/Folder: 19 : 8

1984-1986

Box/Folder: 19 : 9

1987

Box/Folder: 19 : 10

1988-1989

Box/Folder: 19 : 11

Metodické pokyny (Guidelines), Naŕízení (Regulations), 1960-1982

Box: 19-24

X-Správa Zbor Národní Bezpečnosti (ZNB) (Tenth Directorate of the National Security Council) files, 1984-1988

Scope and Content Note

Contains analysis, statistics, reports, and guidelines about security issues, work plan evaluations (vyhodnocení plánu práce), reviews (informace), statements (vykazy), from various divisions
Box/Folder: 19-20

Vyhodnocení (work plan evaluations),

Box/Folder: 19-20

Bratislava - XII Administration, 1984-1988

Box/Folder: 19 : 12

1984

Box/Folder: 19 : 13

1985

Box/Folder: 19 : 14

1986

Box/Folder: 20 : 1

1987

Box/Folder: 20 : 2

1988

Box/Folder: 20

Košice, Department #2 (KE-II-Odb), 1984-1988

Box/Folder: 20 : 3

1984

Box/Folder: 20 : 4

1985

Box/Folder: 20 : 5

1986

Box/Folder: 20 : 6

1987

Box/Folder: 20 : 7

1988

Box/Folder: 20 : 8-9

Slovak Republic State Security SStB.SR (Bratislava, Banská Bystrica, Košice), 1988

Box/Folder: 20 : 10-11

Czech Republic State Security SStB.ČR (Praha, Plzeň, Brno, Ostrava, České Budějovice, Hr. Králové), 1988

Box/Folder: 21

Banská Bystrica, Department #2 (BB-II-Odb), 1984-1987

Box/Folder: 21 : 1-3

1984

Box/Folder: 21 : 2

1985

Box/Folder: 21 : 3

1987

Box/Folder: 21 : 4

Košice, Department #2, 1986

Box/Folder: 21

Bratislava, Department #2 (BA-II-Odb), 1984-1987

Box/Folder: 21 : 5

1984

Box/Folder: 21 : 6

1985

Box/Folder: 21 : 7

1986

Box/Folder: 21 : 8

1987

Box/Folder: 21-22

Plány (annual work plans), 1985-1988

Box/Folder: 21

Bratislava - XII Administration, 1985-1986

Box/Folder: 21 : 9

1985

Box/Folder: 21 : 10

1986

Box/Folder: 21 : 11

Bratislava, Department #2, 1988

Box/Folder: 21-22

Košice, Department #2 (KE-II-Odb), 1985-1987

Box/Folder: 21 : 12

1985

Box/Folder: 22 : 1

1986

Box/Folder: 22 : 2

1987

Box/Folder: 22 : 3

České Budějovice, Department #2 (CB-II-Odb), 1988

Box/Folder: 22 : 3

Banská Bystrica, Department #2 (BB-II-Odb), 1985-1988

Box/Folder: 22 : 4

1985

Box/Folder: 22 : 5

1986

Box/Folder: 22 : 6

1987

Box/Folder: 22 : 7

1988

Box/Folder: 22

Bratislava, Department #2, 1985-1987

Box/Folder: 22 : 8

1985

Box/Folder: 22 : 9

1986

Box/Folder: 22 : 10

1987

Box/Folder: 22

Bratislava - XII Administration, 1987-1988

Box/Folder: 22 : 11

1987

Box/Folder: 22 : 12

1988

Box/Folder: 23

Plány. FMV Provadeci plany (Federal Ministry of Interior work plans), 1978-1988

Box/Folder: 23 : 1

1978

Box/Folder: 23 : 2

1979

Box/Folder: 23 : 3

1980

Box/Folder: 23 : 4

1981

Box/Folder: 23 : 5

1982

Box/Folder: 23 : 6

1983

Box/Folder: 23 : 7

1984

Box/Folder: 23 : 8

1985

Box/Folder: 23 : 9

1986

Box/Folder: 23 : 10

1987

Box/Folder: 23 : 11

1988

Box/Folder: 23

Plány, 1985-1987

Box/Folder: 23 : 12

Department #4 (10-4-odb), 1987

Box/Folder: 23 : 12

Department #5 (10-5-odb), 1985, 1987

Box/Folder: 23

Ctvrtletni Informace (Quarterly Reviews), 1984-1987

Box/Folder: 23 : 13

Department #4, 1984, 1987

Box/Folder: 23 : 13

Department #5, 1987

Box/Folder: 23 : 13

General, 1987

Box/Folder: 23 : 14

Vyhodnocení (work plan evaluations), 1984-1987

 

Department #3, 1987

 

Department #4, 1984-1987

 

Department #5, 1987

Box/Folder: 24 : 1

Plány,Department #3, 1985-1987

Box/Folder: 24 : 1

Informace, Department #3, 1987

Box/Folder: 24

Vyhodnocení, 1985-1987

Box/Folder: 24

Department #2

Box/Folder: 24 : 2

1985

Box/Folder: 24 : 3

1986

Box/Folder: 24 : 4

1987

Box/Folder: 24 : 5

Plány, Department #2, 1985-1987

Box/Folder: 24 : 5

Vykazy (Statements), 1986-1987

Box/Folder: 24 : 6

Informace, Department #4, 1984-1986

Box/Folder: 24

Vyhodnocení, 1984-1986

Box/Folder: 24

Department #1, 1984-1987

Box/Folder: 24 : 7

1984-1986

Box/Folder: 24 : 8

1987

Box/Folder: 24 : 8

Plány, 1985-1984

Box/Folder: 24 : 8

Department #1, 1985, 1987

Box/Folder: 24 : 9

Informace, 1985-1987

Box/Folder: 24 : 9

Department #1, 1985-1987

Box/Folder: 24 : 10

Vykazy (Statements of Preventative Measures), 1984-1987

Box: 25

II-Správa Sbor Národní Bezpečnosti (SNB) (Second Directorate of the National Security Council) files, 1988-1989

Scope and Content Note

Contains work plan evaluations (vyhodnocení plánu práce), reviews (informace), statements (vykazy), from various divisions, includes notes about discharging the Státní bezpečnost (StB) officers and lists of names
Box/Folder: 25

Vyhodnocení, 1988-1989

Box/Folder: 25 : 1

Department #9, 1988-1989

Box/Folder: 25 : 2

Department #10, 1988-1989

Box/Folder: 25 : 3

Department #11, 1988-1989

Box/Folder: 25 : 4

Department #12, 1988-1989

Box/Folder: 25

Informace, 1989

Box/Folder: 25 : 4

Department #12, 1989

Box/Folder: 25 : 5

Vykazy, 1988, Department #10, 1988

Box/Folder: 25 : 6-9

List of names of StB officers, 1970s and 1980s

Box: 26-36

Státní bezpečnost (StB) (State Security) agents files, 1970s and 1980s

Scope and Content Note

Includes lists of names and detailed characteristics of StB agents, personal and professional CV files, questionnaires, evaluations, certificates, copies of photographs of agents and defectors. Arranged in two groups, alphabetical or by file number
Box/Folder: 26-27

By file number, 1970s-1980s

Box/Folder: 26 : 1

13 6052

Box/Folder: 26 : 2

13 7229

Box/Folder: 26 : 3

14 1361

Box/Folder: 26 : 4

14 1394

Box/Folder: 26 : 5

14 1573

Box/Folder: 26 : 6

16 4023-16 0452

Box/Folder: 26 : 7

16 4026

Box/Folder: 26 : 8

16 4304

Box/Folder: 26 : 9

16 4539-16 4792

Box/Folder: 26 : 10

16 4982

Box/Folder: 26 : 11

16 4801

Box/Folder: 26 : 12

16 4929

Box/Folder: 26 : 13

16 6033

Box/Folder: 26 : 14

17 0146

Box/Folder: 26 : 15

17 2151

Box/Folder: 26 : 16

17 2321

Box/Folder: 27 : 1

17 6697-18 7773

Box/Folder: 27 : 2

18 8373

Box/Folder: 27 : 3

19 5047

Box/Folder: 27 : 4

20 7587

Box/Folder: 27 : 5

22 4942

Box/Folder: 27 : 6

22 6097

Box/Folder: 27 : 7

23 0670

Box/Folder: 27-36

By name, 1970s-1980s

Box/Folder: 27 : 8

Andrejsek, Jaromir

Box/Folder: 27 : 9-10

Arazim, Ludvík

Box/Folder: 28 : 1

Arazim, Ludvík

Box/Folder: 28 : 2

Bohůnek, Miloslav

Box/Folder: 28 : 3

Černý, Otakar

Box/Folder: 28 : 4

Defektori (photos of defectors)

Box/Folder: 28 : 5

Dvorský, Vladimí Fiala

Box/Folder: 28 : 6

Foto StB (photos of State Security agents)

Box/Folder: 28 : 7

Franta, Josef

Box/Folder: 28 : 8

Had, Alois

Box/Folder: 29 : 1

Havlíček, Václav

Box/Folder: 29 : 2

Hladík, Miloš

Box/Folder: 29 : 3

Hrabik, Jaroslav

Box/Folder: 29 : 4-6

Hrbáček, Jaroslav

Box/Folder: 29 : 7

Ježek, Jiří

Box/Folder: 30 : 1

Ježek, Jiří

Box/Folder: 30 : 2-4

Kavan, Antonín

Box/Folder: 30 : 5-9

Klíma, Jaroslav

Box/Folder: 31 : 1-2

Koníček, Ivan

Box/Folder: 31 : 3-4

Kováč, Jén

Box/Folder: 31 : 5-7

Kožuch, Albín

Box/Folder: 31 : 8

Kraus, Zdenĕk

Box/Folder: 31 : 9-10

Kubr, Jaroslav

Box/Folder: 32 : 1-2

Kubr, Jaroslav

Box/Folder: 32 : 3-4

Kucian, Miloš

Box/Folder: 32 : 5-8

Ludvík, Josef

Box/Folder: 32 : 9-10

Mareček, Vladimír

Box/Folder: 32 : 11-12

Mareš, Josef

Box/Folder: 32 : 13

Miller, Jaroslav

Box/Folder: 33 : 1-2

Miřijovský, Vladimír

Box/Folder: 33 : 3

Nacvalač, Miloslav

Box/Folder: 33 : 4

Řepík, Vladislav

Box/Folder: 33 : 5-6

Řezníček, Ladislav

Box/Folder: 33 : 7-9

Říha, Václav

Box/Folder: 33 : 10

Růžička, Josef

Box/Folder: 34 : 1-2

Ruzne (various names)

Box/Folder: 34 : 3

Rybín, Jiří

Box/Folder: 34 : 4-6

Rychtařik, Zdenek

Box/Folder: 34 : 7

Šeda

Box/Folder: 34 : 8

Šefrna, Lubomír

Box/Folder: 34 : 9-11

Šíma, Václav

Box/Folder: 35 : 1-2

Soudný, Jiří

Box/Folder: 35 : 3-4

Stárek, Vladimír

Box/Folder: 35 : 5-9

Šulc, František

Box/Folder: 36 : 1

Tomisek

Box/Folder: 36 : 2

Tůma, Miloslav

Box/Folder: 36 : 3-4

Vach, František

Box/Folder: 36 : 5-8

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