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Adolf Kucera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1285
Obsah sbirky Adolfa Kucera se deli na 4 casti: 1) Vlastni zivotopisna crta publikovana v casopise firmy Archer Daniels Midland z ledna - unora 1954. - (3 strany).2) Dopisy Adolfu Kucerovi od Generala Vaclava Vlcka z Montrealu v Kanade z let 1950-1970 (zahrnut je i jeden dopis z roku 1949, kdy se V. Vlcek stale jeste nachazel v uprchlickem tabore Ludwigsburg v Nemecku) - (ca. 60 stran).3) Dopisy Adolfu a Ide Kucerovym od Generala Aloisa Lisky z Londyna z let 1949-1976 - (13 stran).4) Dopisy Adolfu a Ide Kucerovym od Miroslava Ciglera z let 1949 - 1971 z Melbourne v Australii (ca. 65 stran). 1) Autobiographical sketch published in the newsletter of the Archer Daniels Midland Company, January-February, 1954 (3 pages).2) Letters to Adolf Kucera from General Vaclav Vlcek of Montreal, Canada, 1950-1970 (included is one letter from 1949 when V. Vlcek's residence was still the Ludwigsburg Displaced Persons (DP) Camp in Germany.) - (ca. 60 pages).3) Letters to Adolf (Ada) and Ida Kucera from General Alois Liska of London, United Kingdom, 1949-1976 - (13 pages).4) Letters to Adolf and Ida Kucera from Miroslav Cigler of Melbourne, Australia, 1949-1971 - (ca. 65 pages).

Dates

  • 1949-1976

Creator

Language of Materials

Czech

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

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Extent

1 linear inch

Overview

Adolf Kucera was a post-World War II displaced person and a pre-World War II officer in the Czechoslovak army. Papers comprise correspondence between Kucera and other Czech DPs, and a short autobiography of Kucera from Archer magazine.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Adolf Kucera was born on April 6, 1895 in Rabstejnska Lhota, No. 5, near Chrudim in Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (today a part of Czechland [Czech Republic]). Adolf Kučera born 6. Apr. 1895, died 4. May 1974Death Residence Localities ZIP Code 55104, Localities Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota.)Ida Kučerová born 6. Jun 1902, died 9. Aug 1986Death Residence Localities ZIP Code: 55117, 1. Localities Little Canada, Ramsey, Minnesota, 2. Maplewood, Ramsey, Minnesota, 3. Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota.)

PROVENANCE

Collection acquired in 1981 from Ida Kucera of St. Paul, Minnesota.
Author
IHRC Archives
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding Aid in English

Repository Details

Part of the Immigration History Research Center Archives Repository

Contact:

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