Title:Julius Palffy-Alpar papers, 1943-2001
Creator/Contributor:Palffy-Alpar, Julius, 1908-2001, creator
Contains scrapbook, correspondence, fencing documents, writings, and fencing equipment and other realia. The scrapbook covers
Palffy-Alper's professional career as a fencing instructor for the U.S. Army in Europe, France, Toronto, Canada, San Francisco
and as a professor at U.C. Berkeley. Correspondents include Marcel Marceau and inquiries about his work. Fencing materials
document his work with the U.C. Drama Department and competitions. Writings include "Creating letters with objects," and "Fencing
for the blind." Also includes articles, awards and ephemera.
Palffy-Alpar, Julius -- 1908-2001 -- Archives
Palffy-Alpar, Julius -- 1908-2001 -- Portraits
Marceau, Marcel -- Portraits
University of California, Berkeley. -- Department of Physical Education -- Faculty
University of California, Berkeley. -- Department of Dramatic Art.
Fencing -- Photographs
Hungarians -- United States
Fencers -- California
Includes black-and-white photographs of Julius Palffy-Alpar, Marcel Marceau, and fencing.
Julius Palffy-Alpar papers, BANC MSS 99/191 cz, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Julius Palffy-Alpar; 1998.
Julius Palffy-Alpar was born in Hunyard-Kristyor, Transylvania, which was then part of Hungary, on May 19, 1908. He graduated
from the Toldi Miklos Royal Hungarian Sports Institute in 1935 and became a professor of physical education and fencing at
the Hungarian Military Academy in Budapest. He was a faculty member in the Department of Physical Education at the University
of California, Berkeley from 1962-1975. Palffy-Alpar taught Marcel Marceau how to fence and the two became friends.
2 volumes, 4 boxes, 3 oversize folders (circa 5 linear feet)
BANC MSS 99/191 cz box 1
BANC MSS 99/191 cz box 2
BANC MSS 99/191 cz box 3
BANC MSS 99/191 cz v.2
BANC MSS 99/191 cz oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 99/191 cz oversize folder 2
BANC MSS 99/191 cz oversize folder 3
BANC MSS 99/191 cz v.1
BANC MSS 99/191 cz box 4
BANC MSS 99/191 cz
BANC MSS 99/191 cz