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Czech Samizdat Collection at Libri Prohibiti

Libri Prohibiti

The Libri Prohibiti’s collection of Czech samizdat monographs and periodicals contains over 17 500 units from Czech samizdat publishers from the 1950s to the 1980s, and more than 440 Czech samizdat periodical titles.


  • Senovážné nám. 2, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
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  • Czech

Name of collection

  • Czech Samizdat Monographs and Periodicals

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content


  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 1000-

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • international

Date of founding

  • 1990

Place of founding


Access type

  • completely open to the public

Author(s) of this page

  • Kůželová, Michaela


Libri Prohibiti. 2017. “Annual Report 2016.” Accessed May 15.

Gruntorád, Jiří. 2014. “Vznik knihovny Libri prohibiti.” Last modified December 5.

Gruntorád, Jiří. 2002. “Libri prohibiti – poučné ohlédnutí za neradostnou minulostí.” Dějiny a současnost 24, No. 5: 41–43.

Český rozhlas. 2014. “Libri prohibiti.” Last modified October 8.

Libri Prohibiti. 2017. Accessed February 24.

Gruntorád, Jiří , interview by Kůželová, Michaela, February 01, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2020-02-26 13:55:30