Correspondence, telegrams, orders, diaries, proclamations, newspapers, periodicals, clippings, and photographs, relating to the organization, training, and activities of the First Czechoslovak Army under General Ludvik Svoboda on the Eastern front, 1941-1945.
Interviews with activists in KOR, Solidarność, and other Polish dissident movements of the 1970s and 1980s, with activists in Czechoslovak and East German dissident movements of the same period, and with observers of these movements, relating to the history of the movements, and to the social dynamics of participation in them.
Correspondence, writings, clippings, and printed matter, relating to Chinese foreign relations with the United States, 1941-1971; Chinese efforts to gain public support in the United States, 1941-1945; Chinese history; and World War II. Includes correspondence of Siang Mei Rosalynde Chang.
Serial issues, broadsides, handbills, and pamphlets, mainly issued by resistance groups in Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Italy, Poland, Yugoslavia, and other German-occupied countries during World War II. Includes some issuances of anti-German groups in exile, some issuances of American occupation forces in Germany at the end of World War II, and a few World War I items. Some items are photographic reproductions. Collected by the War Library of the Cleveland Public Library.
Serial issues, pamphlets, election campaign literature, clandestine publications, reports, memoranda, speeches, proclamations, bulletins, leaflets, and memorabilia, relating to various aspects of twentieth-century Czechoslovak history and politics, including the Munich agreement of 1938, the Soviet invasion in 1968, the Charta 77 movement, and the end of the communist regime in 1989; and to post-1989 political, social and economic conditions, and elections, in Czechoslovakia and subsequently the independent Czech Republic. Includes photocopies of communist-era Czechoslovak government documents.
Sound recordings of broadcasts and writings, research materials, printed matter, news articles and clippings relating to broadcasts by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty to audiences in Czechoslovakia. Sound use copies of sound recordings available.
Sound recordings of proceedings, and printed copies of preparatory briefing materials for conference participants, relating to political events in Czechoslovakia from 1987 to 1989, culminating in the fall of the communist regime.
Transcript of conversations with the Czech political leader Zdenĕk Mlynár̆, relating to political reform in the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia. Published in Czech as Reformátor̆i Nebývají S̆t̆astni (Prague, 1995).
Correspondence, reminiscences, post cards, printed matter, and photographs, relating to social work, the Masaryk family, and the death of Jan Masaryk, foreign minister of Czechoslovakia, in 1948. Includes corresondence with Alice Masaryková, sister of Jan Masaryk and president of the International Conference of Social Work.
Dissertation entitled France, the Czechs and the Question of Austria, 1867-1885 (1945), relating to French foreign policy regarding the Czech national question in Austria-Hungary; and photographs of scenes in Czechoslovakia and the Mediterranean area, 1936-1937.
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed matter, clippings, and photographs, relating to the Soviet occupation of Lithuania, 1940-1941, and Lithuanian foreign relations in Europe, 1934-1941. Also available on microfilm (14 reels).
Correspondence, reports, statistics, and financial records, relating to railway operation, fuel production, and other aspects of economic reconstruction in Austria, Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia.
Correspondence, memoranda, writings, and printed matter, relating to postwar conditions in Czechoslovakia, the internal administration of Radio Free Europe, and Czechoslovak émigré politics. Sound use copies of sound recordings available.
Correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, reports, press releases, clippings, other printed matter, and photographs, relating to Czechoslovak foreign relations, the founding conference of the United Nations, subsequent activities of the United Nations, and international law.
Correspondence, speeches and writings, printed matter, and photographs, relating to the Russian agricultural cooperative movement and to the theory of economic cooperation. Includes papers of Natalii͡a V. Emel'i͡anova, chemist and wife of I. V. Emel'i͡anov.
Radio broadcast recordings and transcripts, writings, diaries, dispatches, correspondence, and printed matter, relating to Czechoslovakia during World War II, wartime diplomacy, Soviet annexation of Ruthenia in 1945, the communist coup of 1948, and American broadcasting to Czechoslovakia. Also available on microfilm (25 reels).
Speeches and writings, radio broadcast transcripts, and correspondence, relating to politics and culture in Czechoslovakia, and to conditions in Czechoslovakia under communism. Also available on microfilm (7 reels).
Speeches and writings, correspondence, reports, bulletins, printed matter, and photographs, relating to socialism in Czechoslovakia, anti-communist political movements, Czech émigré affairs, Radio Free Europe, the Socialist International, and post-1989 political conditions in Czechoslovakia.
Selected minutes, reports, memoranda, and letters, of the central committee of the Czechoslovak communist party and the Czechoslovak ministry of the interior, relating to political persecutions in Czechoslovakia, trials and imprisonment for political offenses, forced labor camps, confiscation of church property, and secret police activities.
Proclamations, statements, speeches, letters, and legal documents, including clandestine dissident literature, relating to political and social conditions in Czechoslovakia, political trials and the status of civil liberties, the Czech dissident movement, and international communism.
Correspondence, writings, clippings, photographs, slides, and miscellanea, relating to Slavs in the United States, and politics, social conditions, and education in Eastern Europe, especially the Balkan countries.
Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, dispatches, memoranda, telegrams, clippings, and photographs, relating to Czechoslovak relations with Poland and the United States, political developments in Czechoslovakia, Czechoslovak emigration and émigrés, and anti-communist movements in the United States. Also available on microfilm (51 reels).
Copies of selected minutes, reports and memoranda of the Czechoslovak government and Czechoslovak communist party, relating to Czechoslovak foreign policy at the onset of the Cold War, the communist party purge trials in Czechoslovakia, reaction in Czechoslovakia to the Soviet de-Stalinization campaign, and the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968. Includes some published writings by K. Kaplan based on these documents.
Writings, correspondence, reprints, newspaper articles, and miscellanea, relating to the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915, to the Saar plebiscite in 1935, to the conditions of Germans living in the Sudetenland, Memel, and the Polish Corridor in the interwar period, and to the economic effects on Germany of the Polish Corridor.