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Boxes 1-15

SUBJECT FILE, 1918-1994.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, booklets, bulletins, newsletters, election campaign material, newspaper issues and magazines, printed matter, pictorial charts, propaganda packets, and portfolios, photo reproductions, and miscellanea arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by subject
Box 1.

1918-1938

 

General. " Album Representantu Vsech Oboru Verejneho Zivota Ceskoslovenskeho". Illustrated biographical dictionary of political officials, Prague, 1927. In Czech

Box 2.

Crisis, 1938

 

Czechoslovak-German, French-German, Polish newspapers issues, September 19-2l, 1938, concerning the German ultimatum for autonomy of the Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia and Anglo-French efforts to negotiate. Mainly in German

 

Sudeten Germans. Nemecky postup proti Slovanum a jeho Sudetsky agent. Brochure, Prag, 1938. In Czech

 

Foreign relations - Poland. Agreement between Czechoslovakia and Poland, signed on August 9, 1920, regarding settlement and compensation for state-owned property in those parts of the regions of Orava and Spis that had gone from Hungarian to Czechoslovak control on October 18, 1918, but were awarded to Poland by the Council of Ambassadors on July 20, 1920. In Czech and Polish

 

Industrial production. Reports on cement and coal production in 1922, including statistics. In German

 

Silesia. Pamphlet, 1943, issued by the Association of Cieszyn Silesians in Great Britain and relating to Cieszyn Silesia in 1919 and the recommendations of the Interallied Teschen Commission

 

Svehla, Antonin 1873-1933. Pamphlet, New York, 1953. In Czech and English

 

1938-1945

 

Czech Army in the West. Z bombarderu za mrize by Karel Batelka. Memoirs of Czech pilot shot down over German territory. Pamphlet, 1990

 

Fucik, Julius. Fakta o Fucikovi. Dokumentace, Ostrava, 1991. Pamphlet on controversy of Fucik's political biography

 

Roosevelt, Franklin D., In Memoriam Frank Delano Roosevelt, 1882-1945. Commemorative pamphlet published by the American Institute in Prag in tribute to F.D.R., 1946

 

Western-Slav Federation. Zapadnoslovanska Federalni Unie a svaz stredoevropskych statu. Pamphlet issued by the Western Slavic Movement in Great Britain, relating to Czechoslovakia and a Central European Union, 1942. In Czech

 

1945-1968

 

Church-state relations. Typescript relating to the situation of the Catholic Church in Czechoslovakia in 1949. In Czech

 

Education. Pamphlet, 1967, relating to state-sponsored education. In Czech

 

Emigres

 

Anti-communist opposition abroad. "Tehdy v padesatych...". Memoirs of Karel Skrabek on political movement in 1950s. Typescript. In Czech

 

Council of Free Czechoslovakia, Sudeten-German Socialdemokrats. Pamphlets issued by these and other emigre organizations, relating to post-war conditions in Czechoslovakia and Soviet take-over. In Czech, German and English, n.d. (1950s)

 

Nase Cesta. Socialisticky Casopis. Socialist periodical, Paris, 1952-1955. In Czech

 

Political trials against Lausman, Bohumil. Verdict from 1957. Typescript

Box 3.

Intervention, 1968

 

General

 

Brochures, leaflets, and posters, relating to the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in August 1968. In Czech

 

Cartoons from post-invasion Czechoslovak press. Clippings

 

Press files

 

American and English. Clippings

 

Czech. Newspaper and illustrated magazine issues documenting events preceding and following invasion. In Czech

 

Emigre. Newspaper issues of Ceske Slovo, Munich, Germany

 

Chronicle of invasion. Personal letters and recollections (typescripts); Prazske jaro 68 (printed photo album), Prague, 1990; Vybor, Sept. 13 (newspaper issue covering period of August 21-31, including list of National Assembly members)

 

Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, XIIth Congress. Resolutions, brochures

 

Constitution. Draft submitted by Dubcek government. Photocopy. In English

 

Czech Bretheren Evangelical Church. Appeal to authorities for religious freedom. Typescript

Box 4.

Documentary of events. Glossy prints of newspaper covers and images of street clashes. Portfolio of published photographs

 

Dubcek, Alexandr. Poster

 

Jan. Publication commemorating Jan Palach, Prague, 1990

 

New Czechoslovak government. Press release from April 8, with political biographies. Typescript

 

Rehabilitation of individuals persecuted by communists. Text of the proposed bill on judicial rehabilitation. Brochure by Svaz Protifasistickych Bojowniku. Prague, 1968

 

Religion in Communist Dominated Areas, April-May. Issues devoted to state of religious affairs in Czechoslovakia. New York

 

TRN, nos. 1-4, 1968. Satirical magazine. In Czech

Box 5.

1968-1989

 

Acta Persecutionis: A Document from Czechoslovakia. Brochure presented to International Congress of Historical Sciences in San Francisco in 1975, listing names of persecuted individuals. Appeal to participants. Typescript

 

Komunisticka Strana Ceskoslovenska (Communist Party of Czechoslovakia)

 

Propaganda. Instructional exhibit materials

 

Anniversaries

 

Coup d'etat, 1948. 30th anniversary in 1978. Material stressing accomplishments of socialism

 

Soviet liberation of Czechoslovakia

 

35th anniversary, 1980

 

40th anniversary, 1985

Box 6.

Congress. Propaganda material and material refering to history of party and communist state, 1982-1989

Box 5.

Economic effectiveness. Propaganda portfolio, 1985

 

Elections of 1986. Propaganda portfolio

Box 7.

History of People's Republic. Propaganda portfolio,

 

Husak Gustav. Propaganda portfolio, 1974

 

May 1st. Propaganda portfolio

 

Recruiting strategies of the Communist Party. Pamphlet, 1971. In Czech

 

Revolucni Odborove Hnuti. Brochures for local activists on ideological issues, 1980-1986

 

Slovo Propagandisty a Agitatora. Monthly instructional for party activists, 1985-1986

 

Socialisticky Svaz Mladeze. Communist youth movement membership cards and statutes, 1976-1984

 

Samizdat publications

 

Obnoveni poradku by Milan Simecka, on restoration of post- 1968 communist order, 1988

 

Spion vypovida by Josef Frolik. Confessions of former secret agent, 1979. Copies of galleys

 

Zejici vysiny by Alexandr Zinovev, 1988

Box 8.

Revolution, 1989

 

General

 

Commemorative publications: brochures, booklets, catalogs, magazine issues, flyers, and miscellanea, relating to the democratization process and revolution of 1989

 

Fliers and bulletins

 

Chronicle of events. Day by day account in documents. Ked sme brali do ruk buducnost. Brochure, 1990

 

Civic Forum. Declarations, statements, proclamations, position papers, open letters, and bulletins, 1989-1990, issued by Civic Forum. In Czech and English

 

Havel, Vaclav. Speeches by and biographical information on Vaclav Havel, 1989-1990

 

Human rights and judicial freedom. Brochures on introduction of new legislation

 

Post-revolution press and magazine issues, 1990

 

World press reaction. Svet a sametova revoluce. Collection of press excerpts. Brochure. In Czech

Box 9.

1989-

 

Academy of Science. Bulletins, 1990-1991

 

Anti-communist opposition. Persons accused of anti-state activities. List based on former secret police records and published in Prague daily Noviny. Summer 1992

 

Church-state relations. "Throne of St. Peter Versus Red Star of Lenin: Vatican Relations with Poland and Czechoslovakia after 1980", 1991 and "Divergent Traditions, Converging Opposition: Nationalism and the Catholic Church in Poland and Czechoslovakia", 1990. Papers by Nina Jurewicz (typescripts); and brochure and poster on Papal visit in 1990

 

Democratization process. Government legislative documents and new decrees, 1990-1991

 

Hornak, Viliam, Ceskoslovensko mezi prestavbou a revoluci (Politicky denik 1987-1991). Political diary. Prague, 1991. Brochure

 

Moravia and Silesia. Fliers and brochures illustrating local developments in the region, 1990-1993

 

Political analysis

 

General

 

Association for Independent Social Analysis, Bulletins, 1990. Analysis of all aspects of social transformation

 

Budovani statu. Prehledy ceskoslovenske politiky. Review of political developments in Czech and Slovak Republics 1992-1994

Box 10.

Political parties

 

General

 

General

 

Bulletins

 

Material related to various aspects of political life in Moravia and Silesia. Fliers, bulletins, posters

 

Demokraticka Strana Czeskoslovenska, Hlas Demokracie. Official party organ, newspaper issues, 1990-1991

 

Komunisticeska Strana Ceskoslovenska, Mosty. Official party weekly. Newspaper issues, 1990-1991

 

Leva Alternativa, Polarita. Official party publication. Newspaper issues, 1990-1991

Box 11.

Prazska Antikomunisticeska Inicjativa, Rude Kravo. Official party publication on history of repression under communist regime. Newspaper issues, 1992. Includes lists of secret police agents and collaborators

 

Radikalna Repubblikanska Strana, Radikalni Republikanin. Official party publication. Newspaper issues, 1991

 

Republikanska Unie, Republikanske Listy. Official party publication. Newspaper issues, 1990-1991

 

Republikanska Strana Czeskoslovenska, Republika. Official party publication. Newspaper issues, 1990

Box 12.

Programs for elections. Flyers, leaflets, brochures, booklets, newspaper issues, posters, and insignia issued by various political parties

 

1990 June.

 

General

 

General

 

Candidates and parties participating. Lists

 

Ceskoslovenska Strana Socialisticka

 

Liberalna Demokraticka Strana

 

Komunisticka Strana Ceskoslovenska

 

Krestansko Demokraticka Strana

Box 13.

Obcanske Forum

 

1992 June

 

General

 

Candidates. Lists and programs

 

Plzen region. Miscellany

 

Polish minority candidates. Miscellany

 

Agrarian parties

Box 14.

Ceskoslovenska Socialni Demokracie

 

Levy Blok

 

Liberalne Socialni Unie

 

Mladi Socialni Demokrate

 

Obcanska Demokraticka Aliance

Box 15.

Obcanska Demokraticka Strana

 

Obcanske Hnuti

 

Privatization. Fliers promoting various investment funds and newspaper issues, 1992-1993

 

State security officers fired after inestigation. List compiled in February 1993. Copy of typescript

Box 16

PERIODICALS, 1990-1994.

Scope and Content Note

Periodical issues relating mostly to the early period of shaping of new democracy, following the 1989 revolution
Box 16.

General

 

General

 

Catholic and other religious denominations publications

 

Moravian and Silesian publications

 

Aktuality, Tvorba, Dialog, Prague, 1990

 

Jedenadvacet, Prague, 1990

 

Katolicke Noviny, Prague, 1989

 

Katolicky Tydenik, Prague, 1990

 

Kuryr, Plzen, 1990

 

Narodni Osvobozeni, Prague, 1991

 

Pegas, Ostrava, 1990

 

Plznenske Noviny, Plzen, 1991

 

Zvlastni Vydani, Brno, 1990-1991

Box 17

MEMORABILIA, 1989-1994.

Scope and Content Note

Election party pins and stickers, tote bags, communist organizations medals, communist insignia, woven fabric with images of communist leaders
Box 17.

Election party pins and stickers, tote bags, communist organizations medals, communist insignia, woven fabric with images of communist leaders

Box 18

OVERSIZE MATERIAL.

Scope and Content Note

Nine drawings by school children depicting street scenes from 1989
Box 18.

Nine drawings by school children, depicting street scenes from 1989 events

Microfilm cabinet, Film shelf

AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIAL.

Scope and Content Note

One microfilm reel of documents on the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia and one motion picture (l6mm) depicting the Soviet entrance into Prague in August 1968
Oversize Microfilm cabinet

One microfilm reel of documents on the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in August 1968

Oversize Record cabinet, Record cabinet

One phonorecord, "Svaty Otec Jan Pavel II u nas," 1990,

Scope and Content Note

A recording released on occassion of Pope John Paul II trip's to Czechoslovakia
shelf Film shelf

One motion picture (l6mm) depicting the Soviet entrance into Prague, with a sound track in French, entitled "Entrie des Russes ` Prague, 2l August 1968"