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Mojmir Povolny Papers

Identifier: LU-MS-174
The collection contains materials documenting the tenure of Mojmir Povolny as professor of government at Lawrence University, 1957 to 1987. Speeches, correspondence, articles, Eastern European models of Europe, and a typescript of his dissertation are included. Notes and information on classes Povolny taught, such as Freshman Studies, are also contained in the collection. Materials regarding Povolny’s appointment to Lawrence and notes from faculty meetings are also included. Materials from courses that Povolny took at the University of Chicago are also in the collection. A digital compilation of remembrances from alumni, faculty, and staff following Povolny's death in 2012 is also included.


  • 1948-2012
  • 1948-1987
  • Other: Date acquired: 09/20/2005


Conditions Governing Access

Collection contains student grade information and will need to be reviewed prior to use. Contact the University Archivist for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Lawrence University does not hold the copyright for all materials in this collection. Uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) require the researcher to secure permission from the copyright holder.


9.35 Linear Feet (10 boxes)

3 Megabytes

Method of Acquisition

The source, date, and method of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

Minimally processed, 2005-2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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