Register of the Hungarian Subject Collection, 1917-2006

Processed by Zbigniew L. Stanczyk; machine-readable finding aid created by Hernán Cortés
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford, California 94305-6010
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Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved

Register of the Hungarian Subject Collection, 1917-2006

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Zbigniew L. Stanczyk
Date Completed:
Revised 1995
Encoded by:
Hernán Cortés
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hungarian Subject Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1917-2006
Collection Number: XX750
Collection Size: 16 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (7.6 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Pamphlets, leaflets, flyers, serial issues, bulletins, press releases, studies, election campaign literature, and other printed matter, relating to various aspects of Hungarian history, including the Revolution of 1918-1919, the Revolution of 1956, Hungarian minorities in other countries, and especially political, social and economic conditions, and elections, in Hungary after 1989
Language: Hungarian and English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Hungarian Subject collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

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.

Access Points

Hungarians in foreign countries
Hungary
Hungary--History--Revolution, 1918-1919
Hungary--History--Revolution, 1956
Hungary--Politics and government--1989-
Hungary--Economic conditions--1989-
Hungary--Social conditions--1989-
Elections--Hungary


Container List

Boxes 1-12

SUBJECT FILE, 1918-1995

Scope and Content 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, 1918-1919. Leaflets, l9l9, relating to the Hungarian Revolution. In Hungarian

 

1918-1945

 

Census of November 1939. Poster

 

Communist agitation leaflets, 1920-s

 

Red Army officers. Biographies and war records, 1944. Photocopies of flyers

 

1945-1989

 

Baranya County, Social and economic conditions for 1965. 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 in March, 1978

 

Collectivization. Poem written by villager from Borjad glorifying social progress, 1962. Typescript

 

Communist Party (Magyar Kommunista Part). Facsimile of first posters issued in 1944-1945

 

Elections, 1947. Flyers

 

Emigres. Studies, l958, issued by various Hungarian anti-communist imigri organizations in the United States, relating 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. In Hungarian

 

Opposition circles. Debate on state of affairs in Hungary, June 1985. Report

 

Propaganda in posters

 

Aviation. Promotional campaign for, 1950s

 

Museum of Contemporary History

 

1950s. Flyer

 

1944-1990. Catalog

 

Revolution, 1956

 

Facsimile

 

Flyers

 

Newspapers

Box: 2

1989-

 

Archives. Opening of Soviet archives on Hungarian Communist Party, 1992. Clippings

 

Culture

 

Flyers announcing concerts of classical and rock music celebrating the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Hungary, June 1991. In Hungarian

 

Press releases, newsletters, and flyers, 1991-1992, issued by the Hungarian Cultural Service. In Hungarian

 

Defense, National. Ministry of Defense bulletin on official government position, 1993

 

Economic reforms and privatization, 1990-1993. Government publications, brochures, magazines, academic analysis. In Hungarian and English

 

Education. Higher education system reform. Brochures and bulletins, 1993

Box: 3

Elections. 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

 

1990

 

1994

Box: 4

Environment. Flyers against water-power station on Slovak-Hungarian border, Gabcikovo-Nagymaros, and polluting of Danube river, 1992. In Hungarian and English

 

Hungarian News Agency. Weekly bulletin

 

1992

 

1993

Box: 5

1994

 

McDonald - Budapest

 

May Day, 1991-1993. Newsletters, newspaper issues, brochures, and flyers relating to the celebration of May 1, 1991

 

Media war, 1992. Government statements and political analysis of free media. In English

 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Official press releases of Hungarian government on current issues, 1992-1994. In English

 

General

 

General

 

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. Includes material on war in former Yugoslavia

 

Hungarian minority

 

Czechoslovakia

 

Romania

 

Yugoslavia

 

Ukrainians in Hungary

Box: 7

Political parties. Programs, bulletins, brochures, newsletters, reports, pamphlets, newspaper issues, clippings, circulars, leaflets, and miscellanea, 1989-1992. In Hungarian and English

 

General

 

General

 

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, 1987, issued by the Hungarian Public Opinion Research Center, and clippings, 1991

 

Soros, George. Corrrespondence on Hungarian internal politics

 

Trade Unions. Brochures and bulletins, 1990-1995

Box 13

MEMORABILIA, 1956-1994

Scope and Content Note

Tote bags, buttons from 1994 national elections, pre-1945 national flag damaged in 1956 Revolution, and flags with images of Karl Marx and Vladimir I. Lenin
Box: 13

Tote bags, buttons from 1994 national elections, flags with images of Karl Marx and Vladimir I. Lenin, and pre-1945 national flag damaged in 1956 Revolution

Box: 14-18

Incremental Materials

Scope and Content Note

This addition to the collection has not yet been described.