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Correspondence, manuscripts, subject files and printed materials of Eugen Loebl. Correspondence includes letters from prominent national figures such as William F. Buckley, Hubert Humphrey, Henry Kissinger and Harrison Salisbury. There are many manuscripts by Loebl from the 1970s and 1980s and subject files on economics, Czechoslovakia and East-West relations. Printed materials include clippings and short pieces by and about Loebl, and copies of four books by him.
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Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Eugen Loebl, 1982, 1987.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--Eugen Loebl. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1982.
Papers: Source of acquisition--Loebl, Eugen. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--05/19/87. Accession number--B-87-8-24.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
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Papers Accessioned 1982.
Papers Processed 03/--/83.
Papers Processed ejs 08/--/87.
History / Biographical Note
In 1948 Loebl was Czechoslovak Minister of Foreign Trade; in 1949 he was arrested and 3 years later was tried in the Slansky show trials. He was eventually released from prison, and in 1968 came to the United States. In the United States he has taught economics (at Vassar) and written extensively on economics and world affairs; his best known book is"My Mind on Trial.".