In 1972 Jan Svoboda submitted the volume II of his 'Dictionary of Old-Czech Personal Names' (N - Z) to Academia publishing house. However, this volume was not published. Until his sudden death on 5th March 1973 he completed a part of the volume I (A - Drzslav). In 1974 the complete material of J. Svoboda was succeeded to the Institute of Czech Language of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, which was to finish the Dictionary within the bounds of a state task. The elaboration of the Dictionary was, however, abandoned in 1978. At present (on 20th June 2007) the following materials are available: the incomplete original and one incomplete copy of the volume II of the Dictionary (N - Z), the original and one copy of the volume I of the Dictionary (A - Drzslav). It is necessary to: a) publish the volume II of the Dictionary (N - Z), as it was elaborated by J. Svoboda and revised by V. Smilauer, b) elaborate the volume I of the Dictionary in a similar way.
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