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Karoly Hokky papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC902

Abstract

Papers (1954-1970) of Karoly Hokky (1888-197?), a Hungarian American educator, include correspondence, especially with Maria Ugron Podhorszky; papers; and writings. Hokky served in both the Czechoslovak and Hungarian parliaments as a representative from the Carpatho-Ruthenian area before his escape following World War II.

Dates

  • Creation: 1954-1970

Creator

Language of Materials

Hungarian and English

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

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HISTORICAL SKETCH

An educator and former Hungarian politician, Karoly Hokky (1888-1970) was born in Abaujszepesi, Hungary and educated at the University of Budapest and University of Kolozsvár, Hungary. Hokky was a teacher, teaching in Budapest and Kassa, Hungary; served in the military during World War II; organized the Christian Social Party in Carpathian Ruthenia; and served in the parliaments of Hungary and Czechoslovakia. Hokky was also editor of "Hatarszeli Ujsag" from 1921 to 1929, and a staff member of "Pragai Magyar Hirlap" from 1922 to 1938. Following World War II, he came to the United States as a refugee.

Extent

1 Linear foot

Title
Inventory of the Karoly Hokky papers.
Author
IHRC Archives
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

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