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Finding Aid for the Gróf Káoly Lonyay Papers, 1930-1963
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Gróf Káoly Lonyay Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1930-1963
    Collection number: 818
    Creator: Lonyay, Gróf Káoly, 1886-1963
    Extent: 11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Language: English
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Victoria Wolff, 1963.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Gróf Káoly Lonyay Papers (Collection 818). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233328 

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of literary manuscripts, galleys, notes, scrapbooks, and ephemera of Count Carl Lonyay. Includes the manuscript of his unfinished autobiography, As a Hussar Saw it (boxes 3-4), and his manuscript, Rudolph: the Tragedy of Mayerling (1963).
    Portions of this collection are in Hungarian and German.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Correspondence (Boxes 1-2).
    2. Galley proofs of unidentified article (Box 1).
    3. Newspaper clippings (Box 2).
    4. As a Hussar Saw it (autobiography) (Boxes 3-4).
    5. The Prisoner (Box 4).
    6. The Lieutenant Remained a Virgin (Box 5).
    7. Franz Joseph I: the Liquidation of a Mighty Empire (Boxes 6-7).
    8. Rudolph: the Tragedy of Mayerling (Boxes 8-9).
    9. My Past, by Countess Marie Larisch (Box 9).
    10. The Two Prisoners (Box 10).
    11. Miscellaneous manuscripts and notes (Box 11).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Lonyay, Károly, gróf, 1886-1963--Archives.
    Authors, Hungarian--20th century--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Manuscripts for publication.