Register of the Hungarian subject collection

Finding aid prepared by Zbigniew L. Stanczyk
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Hungarian subject collection
Date (inclusive): 1917-2015
Collection Number: XX750
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Hungarian and English
Physical Description: 16 manuscript boxes, 3 oversize boxes, 24 digital image files (69.3 MB) (11.1 linear feet)
Abstract: Pamphlets, leaflets, flyers, serial issues, bulletins, press releases, studies, election campaign literature, and other printed matter relating to various aspects of Hungarian history, including the Revolution of 1918-1919; the Revolution of 1956; Hungarian minorities in other countries; and political, social, and economic conditions and elections in Hungary after 1989. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

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Collection open for research. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Hungarian subject collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

Accruals

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Scope and Content of Collection

Pamphlets, leaflets, flyers, serial issues, bulletins, press releases, studies, election campaign literature, and other printed matter relating to various aspects of Hungarian history, including the Revolution of 1918-1919; the Revolution of 1956; Hungarian minorities in other countries; and political, social, and economic conditions and elections in Hungary after 1989.

Alternate Forms Available

Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Elections--Hungary.
Hungary--Economic conditions--1989-
Hungary--Emigration and immigration.
Hungary--History--Revolution, 1918-1919.
Hungary--History--Revolution, 1956.
Hungary--Politics and government--1989-
Hungary--Social conditions--1989-.

 

Subject File, 1918-1995

Scope and Contents note

Flyers, posters, bulletins, brochures, newsletters, reports, pamphlets, newspaper issues, clippings, circulars, leaflets, press releases and miscellanea, arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by subject.
Box 1

Revolution of 1918-1919 - leaflets, 1919

Language of Material: Hungarian
 

1918-1945

 

Census of November 1939 - poster

 

Communist agitation - leaflets, 1920s

 

Red Army officers - biographies and war records, photocopies of flyers, 1944

 

1945-1989

 

Baranya County (1965) - social and economic conditions for government regional report by Gyula Keresz, 1966

 

Catholic Church - pamphlet by Istvan Barankovics relating to the Catholic Church and faith in Hungary, 1963

 

Ceausescu, Nicolae - analysis of his policies, interview given to Hearst Press, 1978 March

 

Collectivization - poem written by villager from Borjad glorifying social progress, typescript, 1962

 

Communist Party (Magyar Kommunista Part) - facsimile of first posters issued in 1944-1945

 

Elections - flyers, 1947

 

Emigrés - studies issued by various Hungarian anti-communist émigré organizations in the United States, 1958

Scope and Contents note

Relates to Soviet influence in Hungary, forced labor camps in Hungary, and Hungarian minorities in other communist countries. In Hungarian and English.
 

Housing - pamphlet relating to housing conditions after 1945, Lakas-Viszonyok, 1986

Language of Material: Hungarian
 

Opposition circles - debate on state of affairs in Hungary, report, 1985 June

 

Propaganda in posters

 

Aviation, promotional campaign for, 1950s

Scope and Contents note

Folder also contains two small election stickers from the late 1940s and a scrap metal collection poster.
 

Museum of Contemporary History

 

Flyer, 1950s

 

Catalog, 1944-1990

 

Revolution of 1956

 

Facsimile

 

Flyers

 

Newspapers

 

1989-

Box 2

Archives - opening of Soviet archives on Hungarian Communist Party, clippings, 1992

 

Culture

 

Flyers announcing concerts of classical and rock music celebrating the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Hungary, 1991 June

Language of Material: Hungarian
 

Press releases, newsletters, and flyers issued by the Hungarian Cultural Service, 1991-1992

Language of Material: Hungarian
 

Defense, national - Ministry of Defense bulletin on official government position, 1993

 

Economic reforms and privatization - government publications, brochures, magazines, academic analysis, 1990-1993

Language of the Materials : In Hungarian and English.
 

Education - higher education system reform, brochures and bulletins, 1993

Box 3

Elections

Scope and Contents note

Party programs, newsletters, newspaper issues, and leaflets issued by various parties for the national elections. In Hungarian and some in English.
 

General, electoral laws of 1989 and 1990

 

1990

 

1994

Box 4

Environment - flyers against water-power station on Slovak-Hungarian border, Gabcikovo-Nagymaros, and polluting of Danube river, 1992

Language of the Materials : In Hungarian and English.
 

Hungarian News Agency - weekly bulletin

 

1992

 

1993

Box 5

1994

 

McDonald - Budapest

 

May Day - newsletters, newspaper issues, brochures, and flyers relating to the celebration of May 1, 1991-1993

 

Media war - government statements and political analysis of free media, 1992

Language of Material: English
 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - official press releases of Hungarian government on current issues, 1992-1994

Language of Material: English
 

General

 

General

 

Press file, maps and brochures on Hungary

 

European Union

 

NATO membership

 

Regional cooperation

Box 6

Minorities - flyers, posters, official government press releases

 

General, press releases of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1992-1993

Scope and Contents note

Includes material on war in former Yugoslavia.
 

Hungarian minority

 

Czechoslovakia

 

Romania

 

Yugoslavia

 

Ukrainians in Hungary

 

Political parties, 1989-1992

Scope and Contents note

Programs, bulletins, brochures, newsletters, reports, pamphlets, newspaper issues, clippings, circulars, leaflets, and miscellanea. In Hungarian and English.
Box 7

General

 

General

 

Agrarian and peasant parties

 

Smallholders party

Box 8

Fiatal Demokratak Szovetsege, FIDESZ (Union of Young Democrats)

 

Keresztenydemokrata Neppart, KDNP (Christian Democratic People's Party)

 

Magyar Demokrata Fsrum, MDF (Hungarian Democratic Forum)

Box 9

Magyar Igazsag Es Elet Partja

 

Magyar Munkaspart

 

Magyar Neppart

 

Magyar Nemzeti Part

 

Magyar Oktober Part

 

Magyar Radicalis Part

 

Magyar Szocialista Part (Socialist Party)

 

Magyaroszagi Szocialdemokrata Part

 

Nemzeti Demokrata Szovetseg

Box 10

Szabad Demokratak, SZDSZ (Alliance of Free Democrats)

Box 11

Press - newspaper issues and magazines reflecting process of political evolution since 1989

Box 12

Public opinion - booklet, issued by the Hungarian Public Opinion Research Center, and clippings, 1987, 1991

 

Soros, George - correspondence on Hungarian internal politics

 

Trade unions - brochures and bulletins, 1990-1995

Box 13

Memorabilia, 1956-1994

Scope and Contents note

Tote bags, buttons from 1994 national elections, pre-1945 national flag damaged in the 1956 Revolution, and flags with images of Karl Marx and Vladimir I. Lenin.
 

Incremental Materials, 2015, undated

Reading Room Workstation

24 digital image files documenting a political protest in Budapest and a political sticker relating to the Syrian refugee crisis, 2015 October

Brandon Burke photographs of political protest in Budapest, 2015 October 7
Jim Sam photographs of political protest in Budapest, 2015 October 7
Jim Sam photographs of political sticker concerning refugees, 2015 October 7

Boxes 14-19

Material not yet described