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Otakar Odlozilik Papers


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Otakar Odlozilk (1899-1973) was educated in Czechoslovakia - leaving the country twice: once in 1939 before the outbreak of World War II, and a second and final time in 1948 when Czechoslovakia became a communist country. In 1955 Odlozilk became a United States citizen, and joined the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania as a professor of history.

The Otakar Odlozilik Papers consists of correspondence, photographic material, research material, and personal material. The material in the collection is in English, Czech, Hungarian, French, German, Latin, Spanish and Italian.

This is an unprocessed collection. Please see Archives staff for rough inventory.

The Otakar Odlozilik Papers were donated by Prof. Odlozilik on June 10, 1969 (accesssion number 22-69).

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Letters from 1949-52.
Box 1
Letters and Clippings 1966-68.
Box 2
Letters and Clippings 1966.
Box 3
Letters and Clippings 1955-57.
Box 4
Drafts of Lectures, etc.
Box 5
Research Material.
Box 6
Letters and clippings 1949.
Box 7
Letters and Clippings 1952.
Box 8
Correspondence 1958-62.
Box 9
Correspondence 1962-68.
Box 10
Correspondence 1968-72.
Box 11
Correspondence in Native Language.
Box 12
Correspondence in Native Language.
Box 13
Correspondence in Native Language.
Box 14
Correspondence in English.
Box 15
Correspondence in English and Diaries from 1948-72.
Box 16
Personal Effects Retirement and Internal Revenue Information.
Box 17
Maps and Photographic Material (microfilm).
Box 18
Photographic Material and European, Picture Post Cards.
Box 19
Certificate to Dr. Ostakar Odlozilik from Masarykuv Institute in New York, 1959 January 12.
Box OS 1

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