University of Minnesota

Roucek, Joseph Slabey, Papers

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Roucek, Joseph Slabey, 1902-
Dates: 1931-1984
Abstract: Papers (1931-1984) of Joseph S. Roucek (1902-1984) contain clippings; correspondence; photographs and photograph albums; scrapbooks; articles and manuscripts. Materials pertain mainly to religion, Delta Tau Kappa, ethnic and minority groups, immigration, human rights, the race question, and education.
Quantity: 88.5 linear ft.
Language: In English.
Collection ID: IHRC2293

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Joseph S. Roucek (1902-1984) was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He came to the United States in 1921 and studied at Occidental College in Los Angeles, Calif., supporting himself with work as a concert pianist, lecturer, and silent movie actor. Roucek later received his Ph.D. from New York University and taught sociology at various American, Canadian and European colleges and universities.He was the author of numerous books and articles, and founder of Delta Tau Kappa, an international social science honorary society.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

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OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

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

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CITE AS

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

Index Terms

Ethnic groups.
Czech Americans.
Education.
Race relations.
Ethnic relations.

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