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Jiří Ruml Collection

Jiří Ruml

The collection of the significant Czech journalist, dissident, signatory to Charter 77 and politician, Jiří Ruml, contains both published and as yet unpublished texts from 1967 to 1989, correspondence, Czech and foreign samizdat and exile publications. There are also writings by his friends, many of whom were also important signatories of Charter 77.


  • Archivní 2257/4, 149 00 Praha 4 - Chodovec, Czech Republic 
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  • Czech
  • English
  • German
  • Polish


Name of collection

  • Ruml Jiří

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): 10-99
  • manuscripts (ego-documents, diaries, notes, letters, drafts, etc.): 10-99
  • photos: 10-99
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 10-99

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • national

Date of founding

  • 1992

Place of founding

Important events in the history of the collection

Access type

  • visits by appointments

Author(s) of this page

  • Müller, Dorota
  • Rajlová, Lucie


Tomeš, Josef et al. 1999. Český biografický slovník XX. století. III. díl  Q–Ž. Praha: Paseka.

Jičín, Rudolf. 1992. Ruml Jiří: Prozatímní inventární seznam. Praha: Národní archiv. Accessible at

Jiří Ruml Collection (Fond No. 1921), National Archives of the Czech Republic, Prague

Wikipedia. 2018. “Jiří Ruml.” Accessed September 27.

Last edited on: 2020-02-06 19:50:47