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Inventory of the Edward J. Rozek papers
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Contents note

  • Title: Edward J. Rozek papers
    Date (inclusive): 1939-2009
    Date (bulk): 1970-2009
    Collection Number: 2014C58
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 114 manuscript boxes, 36 card file boxes, 1 oversize box, 3 motion picture film reels (62.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and audiovisual material relating to communism and to political conditions in Eastern Europe. Includes records of the Institute for the Study of Economic and Political Freedom.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives.
    Creator: Rozek, Edward J.
    Contributor: Institute for the Study of Economic and Political Freedom.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    Use copies of some sound recordings in this collection are available for immediate access. To listen to other sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Edward J. Rozek papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2014.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    Born in Poland in 1918, Edward Rozek fought first for Poland and then for the Polish Tenth Armoured Brigade during World War II. Following the war, Rozek moved to the United States in 1948 and attended Harvard University, where he earned his BA, MA, and PhD. After graduating, Rozek accepted a position at the University of Colorado, where he remained a professor for his entire academic career. At the University of Colorado, Rozek founded and directed both the Edward Teller Center (later renamed the Center for Science, Technology and Political Thought) and the Institute for the Study of Economic and Political Freedom.

    Scope and Contents note

    Correspondence, writings, letters to the editor, printed matter, and audiovisual material relating to communism and to political conditions in Eastern Europe. Includes records of the Institute for the Study of Economic and Political Freedom as well as for the Center for Science, Technology and Political Thought. Of note are the materials from a prominent court case from 1978 to 1985, in which the University of Colorado sued Edward Rozek for embezzlement and misuse of Institute funds.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Communism.
    Europe, Eastern--Politics and government--1945-
    Motion pictures.
    Audiotapes.
    Video tapes.