Czech Genealogy Toolkit

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Web Sites


  • The Czech Americans by Stephanie Saxon-Ford (Chelsea House)
  • Czech-English/English-Czech Concise Dictionary by Nina Trnka (Hippocrene Books)
  • Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, 9 volumes, by Leo Baca (Old Homestead Publishing Co.)
  • Genealogical Research for Czech and Slovak Americans by Olga K. Miller (Gale)
  • Granny: Scenes from Country Life by Bozena Nemcová (Greenwood Publishing)
  • Handbook of Czechoslovak Genealogical Research by Daniel M. Schlyter (Genun Publishers)
  • Handy Czech-English Genealogical Dictionary compiled by Jan Parez (Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International)
  • Historical Atlas of Central Europe, revised edition, by Paul Robert Magocsi (University of Toronto Press)
  • History of Czechs in America by Jan Habenicht (Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International)
  • A History of the Habsburg Empire 1790-1918 by Jean Bérenger, translated by C. A. Simpson (Addison Wesley Longman)
  • Where Once We Walked: A Guide to the Jewish Communities Destroyed in the Holocaust, revised edition, by Gary Mokotoff and Sallyann Amdur Sack with Alexander Sharon (Avotaynu)


  • Archives of the Czechs and Slovaks Abroad
    University of Chicago Library
    1100 E. 57th St.
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 702-8456
    Its collection includes brochures, periodicals, anniversary publications, almanacs and personal papers of Czechs and Slovaks who have lived outside their homeland. You can view an outline of the materials at the archives’ site.
  • Czech Republic State Archives
    Archivní Správa
    Ministerstva vnitra CR
    Milady Horakove 133
    166 21 Praha 6, Czech Republic
    +420 (2) 321173

New course: Find Your Czech and Slovak Ancestors

Learn tools and tricks for tracking down hard-to-find ancestors from the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Czechoslovakia in this 4-week Family Tree University course starting June 28.