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Jan Trefulka Collection at the Moravian Museum

Jan Trefulka

The collection of Jan Trefulka documents the transformation of a prominent writer and an engaged Communist into a dissident, a signatory of the Charter 77 publishing in samizdat and exile periodicals. The collection contains Jan Trefulka's personal materials, documents related to his samizdat activities, literary works and editorial work in a periodical Host do domu.



  • Czech
  • English
  • Slovak

Name of collection

  • Jan Trefulka

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content


  • artifacts: 0-9
  • 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.): 500-999
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 500-999


Geographical scope of recent operation

  • national


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. „Jan Trefulka“. Last modified December 2012.

Janoušek, Pavel et al. 2007. Dějiny české literatury 1945–1989. II. Praha: Academia.

„Naši slavní rodáci. Spisovatel, signatář Charty 77.“Královo Pole, July 1997, p. 2.

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

Last edited on: 2020-03-02 14:55:38