Filters ˆ

Jiří Gruša Collection at the Moravian Museum


The collection is an extensive set of materials documenting the culturally opposed activities of its author: a writer, a signatory of The Charter 77 and later a diplomat who was deprived of Czechoslovak citizenship during the Communist regime.



  • Czech
  • English

Name of collection

  • Collection of Jiří Gruša

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): 1000-
  • legal and/or financial documentation: 100-499
  • manuscripts (ego-documents, diaries, notes, letters, drafts, etc.): 1000-
  • photos: 100-499
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 1000-
  • video recordings (including oral history recordings): 10-99
  • voice recordings (including oral history recordings): 10-99


Geographical scope of recent operation

  • international


Date of founding

  • 1940

Place of founding


Important events in the history of the collection

Access type

  • parts are closed to the public

Author(s) of this page

  • Nečasová, Denisa


 Slovník české literatury po roce 1945. 2011. „ Jiří Gruša“. Last modified November 3. 2012. „Bernkopf, Jiří: Gruša, Jiří“. Last modified October 25.

Hvížďala, Karel and Gruša, Jiří. 2010. „Jsem mistr nedopsaných knih. Rozhovor Karla Hvížďaly s Jiřím Grušou.“ Host 3, 8–16.

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

Last edited on: 2020-02-26 17:16:18