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Bohemians, Czechs, and Moravians to Kansas: a Bibliography

Image of 1880s brochure appears to describe the route of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail Road through Kansas to Colorado as an appeal to attract foreign immigrants. The language appears to be Czech.Basye, Ruby. "Three Homesteading Attempts Were Made: Bohemians Come From Many Areas to Settle South of Wilson." Hutchinson News. Feb. 2, 1958. [1 p.]. (Reel: H 2035).

"Bohemian Settlement, Rawlins County." Some Early History of the Pioneer Catholic Settlers and Parishes of Northwestern Kansas. N.p.: 1913. (K/282/So5).

Brown, Mrs. Dale. "Bohemian Settlement Near Delphos Keeps Its Identity." Salina Journal. Jan. 18, 1953. [ 1 p.]. (Reel: NP 815).

Bryant, Barabara A. The Moravians of Delia, Kansas. Kansas City, MO: Author, 1971. (K/978.1/-J13/Pam.v.2/no. 2).

Cuba Sunflower Home Demonstration Unit. Kansas Centennial, 1861-1961: Cuba, Kansas. N.p.: Author, 1961. (K/978.1/-R30/Pam.v.1/no. 4).

"Foreign Feet In Kansas Furrows: The Bohemians." Immigration Clippings. Vol. 1: 35-39. (K325.1/Clipp./v.1/p.35).

Forter, Emma E. "Foreign Element in Marshall County--Bohemians." History of Marshall County. Indianapolis, IN: B.F. Bowen and Co., 1917. (Reel: MF 523).

Gideon, Viola K. Czech Moravian National Cemetery. Paxico, KS: Author, 1975. (K/929.3/C332/no. 53).

Hess, George H. Descendants of Josef Mentlik and Allied Families: The First One Hundred Years in America, 1866-1966. Topeka, KS: Author, 1966. (BBB/Pam.v.12/no. 2).

Hirsch, Steven W. "The Bohemian Settlement South of Simpson." Simpson: The First Century. N.p.: Author, 1982. (K/978.1/-M69/Si58).

Hyatt, Russ. "Bohemians on Border Overlooked by Historians." Wichita Beacon. Aug. 23, 1959. [3 pp.]. (Reel: W 984).

Jelinek, George. What is Czech? Ellsworth, KS: Author, n.d. (K/325.1/Pam.v.2/no. 2).

Kraisinger, Gary L. and Margaret Kraisinger. Freedom in the Wilderness: The Story of the Albert Kraisingers and Allied Families Who Settled in Barton County and Rush County, Kansas. North Newton, KS: Mennonite Press, 1986. (BBB/K857).

Lee, Carla A.B. Czechoslovakia: Its Political and Cultural Heritage. Wilson, KS: Czech Countrylines, 1988. (K/325.1/Pam.v.2/no. 8).

Liggett, Jay R. "The Cultural Retention of Bohemians and Germans in Ellsworth County, Kansas." Senior honors paper, University of Kansas. 1978. (K/325.1/L626).

Lojka, Glenn. Cuba Kansas Centennial, 1868-1968: Lest We Forget. Cuba, KS: Author, 1968. (K/978.1/-R30/L836).

Martinek, Josef. One Hundred Years of the CSA: The History of the Czechoslovak Society of America. Cicero, IL: Executive Committee of the CSA, 1985. (369.39186/M366).

Michaelis, Patricia. "The Moravians of Rossville Township." Shawnee County Historical Society Bulletin. (November 1981): 113-116. (K/978.1/-Sh1/Sh1/no. 58).

Munden Bicentennial Commission. Munden Community: News and Views of Yesterday. Osborne, KS: Osborne County Farmer, 1976. (K/978.1/-R30/M923).

Nemcova, Bozena. "People of Czech Bohemian Descent in Republic County, Kansas." Master's thesis, University of Kansas, 1950. (Reel: LM 205).

Rupp, Jane C. "Early Pilsen Community History." Marion Record. Sept. 16, 1937. [1 p.]. (Reel: M 607).

Schwarze, Edmund. History of the Moravian Missions Among Southern Indian Tribes of the United States. Grove, OK: Stauber Books, 1999. (K/266.4675/Sch96).

Shimmick, Lillian. "The Czech and German Families of Big Timber." Big Timber, 1873-1976, Altory Township, Decatur County, Kansas. N.p.: Author, 1976. (K/978.1/-D35/Pam.v.1/no. 4).

Skalla, Opal. "It Was Czech Day at Marshall County Historical Society Meeting." Blue Rapids Times. July 24, 1980. [1 p.]. (Reel: B 666).

Slavic Heritage. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, 1984. (SP 378/Z/SL16).

Smith, Ida L. "A History of National Group Settlements in Republic County." Master's thesis, Ft. Hays State College, n.d. (Reel: LM 22).

Sobotka, Margie. Nebraska, Kansas, Czech Settlers, 1891-1895. Evansville, IN: Unigraphic, 1980. (K/325.1/So12).

Svitak, Joseph. "The New Country and the Old." Marion Record. Oct. 16, 1913. [1 p.]. (Reel: M 598).

Swehla, Francis J. "Bohemians in Central Kansas. Kansas Historical Collections. Topeka, KS: Kansas State Printer, 1915. Vol. 13: 469-506. (SP 906/K13/v.13/p/469).

"Through Northern Kansas, Osborne County [Moravian settlement]." Atchison Weekly Champion. July 16, 1881. [1 p.]. (Reel: A 953).

Waldron, Nell B. "Colonization in Kansas From 1861 to 1890." Doctorate dissertation, Northwestern University, 1923. (K/325.1/W147).

Woman's Kansas Day Club. "Czech Settlement at Blue Rapids, Marshall County."  In "Human Tapestry of Kansas." 1951. (Vertical Oversize/K/325.1/W84/1st dist.).