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Inventory of the Imre Pozsgay papers
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Imre Pozsgay papers
    Dates: 1930-2005
    Date (bulk): (bulk 1953-2005)
    Collection Number: 96064
    Creator: Pozsgay, Imre
    Collection Size: 116 manuscript boxes (58 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Documents relating to political conditions in Hungary during the communist and post-communist periods: speeches and writings, correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, minutes, bulletins, serial issues, printed matter, and audiovisual materials.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In Hungarian

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Imre Pozsgay papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1996.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    26 November 1933 Born, Kóny, Hungary
    1948-1952 Studied at College of Horticulture, Fertőd, Hungary
    1950-1957 Member of the Magyar Dolgozók Pártja, or MDP (the Hungarian Workers' Party, or HWP)
    1952-1957 Studied at Lenin Institute, Budapest, Hungary; graduated from the Department of History and Marxism-Leninism
    1957-1989 Member of the Magyar Szocialista Munkás Párt, or MSZMP (the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party, or HSWP)
    1957-1968 Leader of several sub-organizations within the HSWP Bács-Kiskun County Committee
    1968-1969 Secretary, the HSWP Bács-Kiskun County Committee
    1970 Head of Press Section, HSWP Central Committee
    1971-1975 Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the HSWP journal Társadalmi Szemle
    1975-1976 Hungarian Deputy Minister of Education and Culture
    1976-1982 Hungarian Minister of Education and Culture
    1982-1988 Secretary General of the Hazafias Népfront, or HNF (the Patriotic Popular Front, or PPF)
    1983-1994 Member of the Hungarian Parliament
    1988-1990 Hungarian Minister of State
    1989-1990 Co-founder and deputy chairman of the Magyar Szocialista Párt, or MSZP (the Hungarian Socialist Party, or HSP)
    1991-1996 Co-founder and later chairman of the Nemzeti Demokrata Szövetség, or NDSZ (National Democratic Union, or NDU)
    1991-2003 Professor of Political Sciences, Debrecen University, Debrecen, Hungary
    1995-2000 Rector of St. László University, Budapest

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Documents relating to political conditions in Hungary during the communist and post-communist periods: speeches and writings, correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, minutes, bulletins, serial issues, printed matter, and audiovisual materials.

    Arrangement

    The collection is organized into eight series. Most of the materials are arranged alphabetically and then chronologically.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Hungary--Politics and government--1945-1989
    Hungary--Politics and government--1989-
    Statesmen--Hungary.