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Czechoslovakia 1968 Collection
University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Czechoslovakia--History--Intervention, 1968; Czechoslovakia--Politics and government

The collection was established in 1977. It was a gift from Professor H. Gordon Skilling and contains the material he used in writing his Czechoslovakia: the interrupted revolution. The collection has been expanded by gifts from other donors.

The collection is a growing collection of material on the Czechoslovakia uprising of 1968. The collection includes books, pamphlets, and major intellectual literary and political journals and newspapers of the country. Gaps in the collection are filled as the budget permits.


500 items; 14.5 linear metres of newspapers.

Bibliographic Access
The collection is catalogued.

Physical Access
The collection is open to the public with identification. For further information visit:

Interlibrary Loan: No.

Reprography: As the condition of the material warrants.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
None at present.