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  • Title: Jan Triska typescript: Caught up in history
    Date: 2002
    Collection Number: 2019C49
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.5 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Memoir relating to conditions in Czechoslovakia and post-World War II immigration to the United States.
    Creator: Triska, Jan F.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


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    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2018.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jan F. Triska Memoir, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Biographical note

    Czech-American political scientist.

    Scope and Content of the Collection

    The collection contains the typescript of the unpublished memoir of Jan Triska, titled Caught Up In History, which relates to conditions in Czechoslovakia and post-World War II immigration to the United States.. Triska was a a Czech émigré and professor of political science at Stanford University. The memoir documents Triska's life in Europe before arriving at Stanford.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Czechs -- United States
    Political science
    Czechoslovakia -- Emigration and immigration