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Istvan Erdelyi papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC624

Abstract

Collection consists of extensive files of correspondence between Istvan Erdelyi and numerous members of the Hungarian immigrant communities in the United States, Canada and Australia. Included are also newspaper clippings, copies of articles on Hungarian and Hungarian American subjects, materials pertaining to the St. Stephen of Hungary Church in New York City, the Viktor Padanyi Society and other organizations of Hungarians in exile, and documents and copies of articles that discuss Transylvania and the Hungarian minority within Romania.. The materials in the collection are predominantly in the Hungarian / Magyar language.

Dates

  • 1930-1985

Creator

Language of Materials

Hungarian

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

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

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Istvan Erdelyi immigrated to the United States in the early 1950s after several years spent in Displaced Persons camps in Germany. Erdelyi worked with various organizations of Hungarians in exile concerned with emigration and human rights policies.

Extent

6 Linear Feet

PROVENANCE

Collection acquired from Mr. Istvan Erdelyi of Long Island City, New York in 1989. It was processed by Katie McCormick in 2015.
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

Contact The Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-4800