Preliminary Inventory to the K. Nagy collection

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Title: K. Nagy collection
Date (inclusive): 1942-1962
Collection Number: 76064
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: In Hungarian and English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Interview transcripts, reports, clippings, and printed matter, relating to the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, political events in Hungary during World War II, the trial of Edgar Sanders in 1950-1951, and the espionage trial of Oleg Penkovskii and Greville Wynne in 1962.
source: Nagy, K.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], K. Nagy collection, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Scope and Contents

Interview transcripts, reports, clippings, and printed matter, relating to the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, political events in Hungary during World War II, the trial of Edgar Sanders in 1950-1951, and the espionage trial of Oleg Penkovskii and Greville Wynne in 1962.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945 -- Hungary
Hungary -- History -- Revolution, 1956
Espionage, Russian
Refugees
Hungary -- Emigration and immigration
Nagy, K.
Penʹkovskiĭ, Oleg Vladimirovich, 1919-1963
Sanders, Edgar, 1906-
Wynne, Greville, 1919-

box 1

Miscellaneous documents concerning the Hungarian Revolution of 1956

 

Interviews with Hungarian refugees (in Hungarian)

 

Interviews with Hungarian refugees (in English)

 

The British press on Hungary [1 of 2], (clippings) 1956 October-December

box 2

The British press on Hungary [2 of 2], (clippings) 1956 October-December

 

"Hungarian News Survey" (A Summary of News from Radio and Press Sources), London 1942-45

 

Trial of G. M. Wynne and Penkovsky, (clippings) 1962

 

Trial of Sanders, (clippings) 1950-1951

 

Müvelt Nép, (organ of Imre Nagy's circle, Hungarian newspaper) 1956

 

Rákosi Mátyás: Élete Képekben (Mathew Rakosy: His Life in Photographs), Budapest 1952

 

Magyar Közlöny: A Magyar Népköztársasag Hivatalos Lapja (Hungarian News Release: The Official Paper of the People's Republic of Hungary), Budapest 1956

box 2

Declassified British government records 1944-1945

Scope and Contents note

Formerly security-classified records of the British government, released in full. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover, thereunder by British office
box 2

2011 January release, Political Warfare Executive Weekly Directive for B.B.C. Hungarian Service September-December 1944

box 2

2011 January release, Political Warfare Executive, South Eastern Europe, Intelligence Section Weekly Intelligence Summary September 1944 - February 1945