University of Minnesota

Pavlicek, Joseph, Papers

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Pavlicek, Joseph, 1890-1986.
Dates: 1923-1959
Abstract: Papers (1923-1959) of Joseph Pavlicek (1890- ) pertain mainly to his activities in various Czech American organizations. Included are biographical information; correspondence; newspaper clippings; financial records; and scrapbooks.
Quantity: 4 linear ft.
Language: In Czech and English.
Collection ID: IHRC2051

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Joseph Pavlicek (1890- ) was born in Rozsochy, Czechoslovakia. He immigrated to the United States ca. 1908 and lived from 1909 on in St. Paul, Minnesota. Pavlicek was a long-time member and officer of the St. Paul Sokol Gymnastic Society, served as president of the Northern District of the American Sokol Union and was a chief promoter of the Sokol summer camp in Pine City, Minnesota. His participation in other Czech American organizations included work as a representative for the St. Paul International Institute, relief work for Czechoslovakia during World War II and membership in the Czech Society of America and in Lodge Orel (St. Paul, Minn.) of the Western Bohemian Fraternal Association.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Pavlicek, Joseph collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Pavlicek, Joseph collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Pavlicek, Joseph Papers, Czech/Bohemian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Czech Americans--Societies, etc.
Sports camps.
Sports--Societies, etc.
World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief--Czechoslovakia.
Friendly societies--Minnesota--Saint Paul.

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