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Czech, Slovak and Carpatho-Rusyn family history resources, plus regional shopping, recipes and news.
- Letter-Writing Guide: Czech and Slovak
Select Research Helps from the Search tab, then click on C. This PDF document from the Family History Library provides instructions to write to the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and includes a form you can fill out and send.
- RootsWeb’s Guide to Tracing Family Trees: Czechs and Slovaks
- Slovak and Rusyn Roots: Getting Started
Article by John A. Hudick.
- Slovak-English-German Dictionary
Site is in Slovak, but it’s a simple one-click search engine.
- Slovak GenWeb
Guide to history and culture of the Slovak Republic, with a genealogy page.
- Slovakia Mailing Lists
- Slovak Telephone Directory
- Slovakia Heart of Europe
- Finding Your Slovak Ancestors by Lisa A. Alzo (Heritage Productions)
- Genealogical Research for Czech and Slovak Americans by Olga K. Miller (Gale)
- Handbook of Czechoslovak Genealogical Research by Daniel M. Schlyter (Genun Publishers)
- Historical Atlas of Central Europe, revised edition, by Paul Robert Magocsi (University of Toronto Press)
- History of Slovaks in America by Konstantin Culen (Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International)
- A History of the Habsburg Empire 1790-1918 by Jean Bérenger, translated by C. A. Simpson (Addison Wesley Longman)
- History of the Slovaks of Cleveland and Lakewood by Jan Pankuch (Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International)
- Názvy Obcí Slovenskej Republiky (Names of Villages in the Slovak Republic) by Milan Majtan (Slovak Document Store)
- The Slovak Americans by M. Mark Stolarik (Chelsea House)
- Slovak-English/English-Slovak Concise Dictionary by Nina Trnka (Hippocrene Books)
- 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
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.
- Carpatho-Rusyn Society
125 Westland Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 1521
- Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International
St. Paul, MN 55116
Publishes Nase Rodina (Our Family) and Rocenka.
- East European Genealogical Society
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4A7
- Embassy of the Slovak Republic
2201 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20007
- Federation of East European Family History Societies
Salt Lake City, UT 84151
- Immigration History Research Center
University of Minnesota
College of Liberal Arts
311 Andersen Library
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
- National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
30 16th Ave. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
- Slovak Heritage and Folklore Society International
151 Colebrook Drive
Rochester, NY 14617
- Slovak Institute and Surname Location Reference Project
10510 Buckeye Road
Cleveland, OH 44104
(216) 721-5300 Ext. 294
- Slovak Ministry of the Interior and Environment
(Ministerstvo Vnútra SR Odbor Archivníctva a Spisovej Sluzby)
811 04 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
- Slovak National Archives
(Slovensky´ Národny´ Archív)
Drotárska Cesta 42
817 01 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
+ 421 (2) 672 981 11