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Jiří Lederer Collection of the Czechoslovak Documentation Centre

Jiří Lederer (1922-1983) was a Czech journalist and publicist, one of the most prominent journalists during the "Prague Spring" in 1968. In the 1970s he participated in the work of the Czechoslovak opposition and was one of the first signatories of Charter 77. During the 1970s he was imprisoned several times. In 1980 he went into exile. The collection mainly contains materials and notes from the period around the Prague Spring.


  • Na Zátorách 6, 170 00 Praha 7 - Holešovice, Czech Republic
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  • Czech

Name of collection

  • Jiří Lederer Collection

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): 100-499
  • manuscripts (ego-documents, diaries, notes, letters, drafts, etc.): 10-99
  • memorabilia (posters, flyers, stamps, etc.): 10-99
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 10-99


Date of founding

  • 1968

Place of founding

Creator(s) of content

Access type

  • parts are closed to the public

Author(s) of this page

  • Hanáková, Jitka


Prečan, Vilém , interview by Hanáková, Jitka, September 28, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2020-01-07 14:03:21