East Central European Genealogy and Local
Sources for Research
Introduction - Geographic
Sources - Non-English Geographic Sources - Emigration
Ethnic Communities in America: - General
Sources - Selected Internet Sites
Genealogical Guides and Handbooks: - General
- Austrian and German - Croat,
Serb, and Slovene
Czech and Slovak - Hungarian
- Jewish - Polish - Romanian
Genealogical Guides and Handbooks: Czech and Slovak
History of Czechs in America. [Dejiny Cech°uv
amerických. English.] With a foreword to the English edition
by Paul M. Makousky. St. Paul, MN: Czechoslovak Genealogical Society
International, 1996. xii, 581 p., ill., maps.
LC call number: E184.B67H213 1996 LH&G
LC control number: 97121013
Detailed description, by state, of Czech immigration and settlement
in the United States. Originally published in Czech in 1910. New
English edition includes state maps and surname index.
Czechs and Slovaks in North America: a bibliography.
New York: Czechoslovak Society of Arts & Sciences in America, 1976.
LC call number: Z1361.C94J46 LH&G
LC control number: 77155955
Citations document the contributions of the Czech and Slovak immigrant
communities. Particularly useful are chapters listing "Directories,"
"Organizations," and "Periodicals and Newspapers."
Kona, Martha Mistina.
Slovak Americans and Canadians in American Catholic who's
who, 1911-1981 and Slovak ethnicity. Wilmette, Ill. U.S.A.
(P.O. Box 42, Wilmette): K & K House, 1984. iii, 101 p., ill.
LC call number: E184.S64K66 1984 LH&G
LC control number: 84080633
Biographies of Slovak Americans and Slovak Canadians that appeared
in volumes 1 through 23 of American Catholic Who's Who. Traces Slovak
immigration and the growth of Slovak-American churches, organizations,
Miller, Olga K.
Genealogical research for Czech and Slovak Americans.
Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1978. xiv, 187 p.
LC call number: CS524.M54 LH&G
LC control number: 78013086
Describes types of documents to be found in present-day Czech Republic
and Slovakia. Data concerning Czech and Slovak names; extensive
bibliographies on specific topics.
Schlyter, Daniel M.
A handbook of Czechoslovak genealogical research. Buffalo
Grove, Ill.: Genun Publishers, 1985. v, 131 p., ill.
LC call number: E184.B67S35 1985 LH&G
LC control number: 85070512
Practical advice is somewhat dated, but the handbook provides useful
descriptions of German-, Hungarian-, Czech-, and Slovak-language
gazetteers as well as types of primary sources available for researchers
in the Czech and Slovak republics.