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Jan Hus Educational Foundation Collection


 The Jan Hus Educational Foundation's collection presents an extraordinary set of materials documenting a work of a British organization focusing on supporting of cultural opposition in Czechoslovakia, mainly through underground university, scholarships, and the publication and translation of forbidden or unaccessable books.  



  • Czech
  • English

Name of collection

  • Collection of Jan Hus Educational Foundation

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content


  • grey literature (regular archival documents such as brochures, bulletins, leaflets, reports, intelligence files, records, working papers, meeting minutes): 500-999
  • manuscripts (ego-documents, diaries, notes, letters, drafts, etc.): 100-499
  • memorabilia (posters, flyers, stamps, etc.): 0-9
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 10-99
  • video recordings (including oral history recordings): 0-9
  • voice recordings (including oral history recordings): 10-99


Geographical scope of recent operation

  • international

Date of founding

  • 1980

Place of founding

Access type

  • parts are closed to the public

Author(s) of this page

  • Nečasová, Denisa


 Dayová, Barbara. 1999. Sametoví filozofové. Podzemní univerzita v Československu a role Vzdělávací nadace Jana Husa v letech 1979–1989. Brno: Doplněk.

Vzdělávací nadace Jana Husa. 2018. Accessed October 25.


Malaťák, Demeter, interview by Nečasová, Denisa, September 06, 2018. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2020-02-06 08:33:19