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Inventory of the Tibor Flórián papers
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Related Materials
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Tibor Flórián papers
    Date (inclusive): 1926-1996
    Collection Number: 2006C18
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: Hungarian
    Physical Description: 109 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (56.35 linear feet)
    Abstract: Documents of Hungarian-American cultural and political activities, including responses to the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and activities on behalf of the Hungarian community in Transylvania. Correspondence with Hungarian émigrés, especially writers and journalists, mostly in the United States, South America, Germany and Australia. Transcripts, sound recordings and other materials of the Radio Free Europe Hungarian service. Hungarian-language publishing in the United States, and international freedom for writers issues. Flórián's poetry, essays and other writings.
    Language of the Materials : Mainly in Hungarian.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Flórián, Tibor

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Collection stored off site; a minimum of two days notice is required for use. Boxes may be requested through Stanford's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu  

    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], Tibor Flórián papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2006.

    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.

    Related Materials

    Eckhardt (Tibor) papers, Hoover Institution Archives
    Gábor (Áron) papers, Hoover Institution Archives
    Hungarian subject collection, Hoover Institution Archives
    Pásztor (László) papers, Hoover Institution Archives
    RFE/RL broadcast records, Hoover Institution Archives
    RFE/RL corporate records, Hoover Institution Archives

    Biographical Note

    12 April 1908 Born, Selmecbánya, Austro-Hungary (present-day Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia)
    1927 Graduated, Roman Catholic Lyceum, Cluj (in Hungarian: Kolozsvár), Romania
    1934 Graduated, University of Cluj, law degree
    1934-1945 Active member of Hungarian literary circles in Cluj; resided and worked for the most of this time probably in Gherla (in Hungarian: Szamosújvár), Romania
    1935 Author, Felhők fölött, felhők alatt, a book of poetry
    1936 Author, Vázlatok, a book of poetry
    1945 Emigrated to Germany
    1945-1949 Resided in the town of Cham
    1945-1954 Married to �va Felföldy
    1945-1949 Literary Editor of the émigré weekly Hungaria; at some point an employee of the American Red Cross; a member of émigré organizations and a contributor to émigré periodicals, from this time on and throughout his life
    1946 Author, Kőtáblák öszetörtek, a book of poetry
    1948 Author, Mélység fölött, a book of poetry
    1949 Emigrated to the United States
    1949-1986 Resided in New Jersey and Connecticut
    1950-1974 Announcer and later Editor, Radio Free Europe, New York City, N.Y.
    1954-1974? Board Member of Kossuth Publishing Co. (Kossuth Kiadó), New York City and Cleveland, Ohio
    1955 Married Sophie Weress
    1955-1986? Board Member, mostly Treasurer, of American Branch of International P.E.N.: Writers in Exile, New York City
    1960?-1986 Member and Board Member of Arpad Academy (�rpád Akadémia), Cleveland
    1966?-1986? Member and Board Member of American Transylvanian Federation (Amerikai Erdélyi Szövetség), New York City
    1975 Author, Keserű gyökéren, a book of poetry
    2 March 1986 Died, Punta Gorda, Florida

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Documents of Hungarian-American cultural and political activities, including responses to the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and activities on behalf of the Hungarian community in Transylvania. Correspondence with Hungarian émigrés, especially writers and journalists, mostly in the United States, South America, Germany and Australia. Transcripts, sound recordings and other materials of the Radio Free Europe Hungarian service. Hungarian-language publishing in the United States, and international freedom for writers issues. Flórián's poetry, essays and other writings.

    Arrangement

    The collection is organized into 10 series: Alphabetical file; Correspondence; Hungarian cultural and political activities; Kossuth Kiadó (Kossuth Publishing Co.) materials; Radio Free Europe materials; International PEN, Writers in Exile, American Branch records; Personal file; Family file; Writings by and about Flórián; and Miscellany. Alphabetical file is arranged alphabetically and often also chronologically; Correspondence is arranged chronologically; all other series are arranged generally in the original order.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Kossuth Publishing Company.
    PEN (Organization)
    Radio Free Europe.
    Civil rights.
    Hungarian literature.
    Hungarians--United States.
    Hungary--History--Revolution, 1956.
    Phonotapes.
    Radio broadcasting--Hungary.