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Charter 77 Foundation Collection of the Czechoslovak Documentation Centre

The Charter 77 Foundation was founded in Stockholm in 1978 to support persecuted and imprisoned chartists and dissidents in Czechoslovakia, as well as to support opposition activities in the fight for human rights and civil liberties. The Charter 77 Foundation was led and organised by Frantisek Janouch.


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

Name of collection

  • Charter 77 Foundation in Stockholm

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
  • legal and/or financial documentation: 500-999
  • manuscripts (ego-documents, diaries, notes, letters, drafts, etc.): 1000-
  • memorabilia (posters, flyers, stamps, etc.): 10-99
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 10-99

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • international

Date of founding

  • 1978

Place of founding

Access type

  • parts are closed to the public

Author(s) of this page

  • Hanáková, Jitka


Janouch, František, and Jitka Uhdeová, eds. 1998. The Charta 77 foundation: Twenty years. Brno: Atlantis.

Janouch, František, and Jitka Uhdeová, eds. 1998. Nadace Charty 77: dvacet let. Brno: Atlantis.

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

Last edited on: 2020-03-02 17:36:56