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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



Census of November 1939 - poster


Communist agitation - leaflets, 1920s


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




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









Box 2

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




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


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





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





Box 5



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





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








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





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

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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

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