Radix links: Archives

Your basic sources of family history are to be found in archives. Here are pages with information either on archives in Hungary or archives abroad that hold Hungarian-related documents.
The Miriam Weiner Routes to Roots Foundation, Inc.
Useful information about archives in the Ukraine, including the region of Zakarpatska (Transcarpathia, Kárpátalja). [Language: English ] [Added: 24/05/2002 ]
A Bács-Kiskun Megyei Lev´ltár fél évszázada / Ágnes Tóth
An article about the 1950-2000 history of the Bács-Kiskun County Archives. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 12/02/2002 ]
Moson vármegye levéltárának története a kezdetektõl az államosításig / Zoltán Hegedüs
An article about the history of the Moson County Archives, from the beginnings until 1949. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 12/02/2002 ]
Gyõr Megyei Jogú Város Levéltára
The website of the City Archives of Gyõr. Available information includes the listing of their holdings. Summary information about the archives is available in English and German. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 11/02/2002 ]
Magyar Tudományos Akadémia Mûvészettörténeti Kutatóintézete
This is the website of the Art History Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Their holdings are partly original archive materials (manuscripts), and partly extracts and notes taken of other collections materials. The list of their files is available on the website. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 17/01/2002 ]
The would-be place of the Nógrád County Archives. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 07/09/2001 ]
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok Megyei Levéltár
The website of the Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County Archives. The inventory of their archival holdings is available on the site. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 30/08/2001 ]
Magyarországi egyházi levéltárak
Factsheets of church archives in Hungary and of the church archives with Hungarian materials in surrounding countries. Internet contacts, if available, are included. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 29/08/2001 ]
Somogy Megyei Levéltár
The website of the Somogy County Archives. The inventory of their archival holdings is available on the site. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 23/02/2001 ]
Archiv des Instituts für donauschwäbische Geschichte und Landeskunde
The archives of this institute, affiliated with Tübingen University, Germany, has holdings related to the history of ethnic Germans in Hungary (Danubeswabians). [Language: German ] [Added: 15/02/2001 ]
A magyarországi piarista iskolai anyakönyvek konspektusa
This is the general index of the school matricula of the Piarist Order. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 09/02/2001 ]
Nemzeti Audiovizuális Archívum
The website of the would-be National Audiovisual Archives. If this project gets realized, it will house the largest online archives of Hungary. The aim of the initiative is to collect audiovisual reproductions of programmes on broadcast either by television or radio channels in Hungary. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 09/02/2001 ]
Web site of the Open Society Archives
As a repository of materials of Radio Free Europe, this archives holds a few fonds relating to Hungary, as well. [Language: English ] [Added: 08/02/2001 ]
Drzavni arhiv Varazdin
This is the website of the regional archives in Varazdin, Croatia. Basic information is available on the site, and also, pictures of their select documents. [Language: Croatian ] [Added: 07/02/2001 ]
This webpage lists contact points of archives in Vojvodina, Yugoslavia (Vajdaság), which includes the territory of former territories Bánát - Banat and Bácska - Batschka. [Language: English, Serbian ] [Added: 09/01/2001 ]
Arhivska mreza Srbije
A one-page overview of the organization of archives in Yugoslavia with a listing of territories belonging to each archives. [Language: Serbian ] [Added: 09/01/2001 ]
Transylvania Archives Project
This project is targetted at the Archives of the Unitarian Church in Kolozsvár (Cluj, Romania). Its mission is to conservate and renovate the collection and to make it accessible to those interested. One can find a short overview of the holdings. [Language: English ] [Added: 22/12/2000 ]
A zentai Történelmi Levéltár zsidó vonatkozású anyagának áttekintése / Attila Pejin
A lengthy list of files with Jewish subjects in the Historical Archives of Senta (Yugoslavia), once Zenta (Hungary). [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 30/11/2000 ]
Hungarian manuscript collections
The list of holdings of this collection at the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies (Philadelphia, PA). [Language: English ] [Added: 06/11/2000 ]
The IHRC guide to collections : Hungarian American Collection
The list of holdings of this collection at the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN). [Language: English ] [Added: 06/11/2000 ]
Tolna Megyei Önkormányzat Levéltára
The website of the Tolna County Archives. 3-4 pages with basic information. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 17/10/2000 ]
A Baptista Egyház történeti gyûjteményei / Szebeni Olivér
A short article about the historical collections of the Baptist Church in Hungary. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 17/10/2000 ]
Akadémiai Levéltár (MTA Levéltára)
One page introduction to the Archives of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 17/10/2000 ]
Politikatörténeti és Szakszervezeti Levéltár
Overview of the Archives of the Institute for Political History - formerly the Institute for [Communist] Party History. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 17/10/2000 ]
Hadtörténeti Intézet és Múzeum
The website of the Hungarian Military History Institute and Museum, incorporating the War Archives, too. General information about departments and holdings. Also confer the detailed list of their holdings. [Language: Hungarian, English ] [Added: 13/10/2000 ]
[Gyõr-Moson-Sopron Megye Gyõri Levéltár]
The would-be place of the Gyõr archives of te Gyõr-Moson-Sopron County Archives. Access denied, as of 13 October 2000 [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 13/10/2000 ]
Levéltár Gyula
Well, the _very_ basic website of the Békés County Archives. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 13/10/2000 ]
Dunántúli Református Egyházkerület Tudományos Gyûjteményei
Introductions of the library, archives and museum of the Transdanubian (West-Hungarian) Calvinist Church in Pápa. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 03/10/2000 ]
A Hadtörténelmi Levéltár, a Hadtörténelmi Térképtár, a Központi Irattár története és gyûjteményei
An introduction of the Hungarian War Archives, with an overview of its history and holdings. [Language: Hungarian, German, English ] [Added: 29/08/2000 ]
Fond- és állagjegyzék : A Hadtörténelmi Levéltár õrzésében lévõ katonai iratok
The Hungarian War Archives published the list of their holdings in 1998. This is a html edition of the printed version, found in the Hungarian Electronic Library. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 29/08/2000 ]
Köszöntjük a Heves Megyei Levéltár honlapján
Website of the Heves County Archives in Eger. Index of their holdings is available. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 06/07/2000 ]
The Video Collection of Historical Interviews
Housed by the Hungarian National Széchényi Library, this collection consists of autobiographical recordings of some 450 leading personalities of 20th century's Hungary. [Language: English, Hungarian ] [Added: 06/07/2000 ]
Vasváry Collection
The collection founded by Reformed pastor Edmund Vasváry has been acquiring materials pertaining to Hungarians in the United States since its start in the first half of the 20th century. [Language: English, Hungarian ] [Added: 09/06/2000 ]
Szentesi leveltar
The branch archives of the Csongrád County Archives in Szentes. A short overview. [Language: Hungarian, English ] [Added: 09/06/2000 ]
Magyar Piarista Rendtartomány Központi Levéltára
Website of the Central Archives of the Piarist Order in Hungary, with an index of their holdings. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 26/05/2000 ]
Hajdú-Bihar Megyei Levéltár
The website of the Hajdú-Bihar County Archives. They have an index of their holdings on the site. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 26/05/2000 ]
Oral History Archívum
The Oral History Archives run by the Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution has a massive collection of well more than 1000 interviews. They have a list of the interviewees together with some biographical notes each. [Language: Hungarian, English ] [Added: 26/05/2000 ]
Tiszántúli Református Egyházkerületi és Kollégiumi Levéltár
Website of the Transtibiscan (east of River Tisza) Reformated Church District Archives. They have an index of holdings online. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 25/05/2000 ]
Történeti Hivatal
Történeti Hivatal (Historical Bureau) is the archives where files of state security services from the era after 1945 have been placed. It is open to the public: anyone can request to look at the very records containing information about him/her. It is not possible to do research in others' files, though. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 11/05/2000 ]
Baranya Megyei Levéltár
Website of the Baranya County Archives. Basic information, introduction of staff, contents of the historical journal published by the archives. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 24/03/2000 ]
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg Megyei Levéltár, Nyíregyháza
Website of the Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County Archives. Pages have not been updated since 1997. [Language: Hungarian, English, German ] [Added: 23/03/2000 ]
75 éves a Hadtörténelmi Levéltár
An overview of the Hungarian War Archives, with passages on history and holdings. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 07/03/2000 ]
Budapest Fõváros Levéltára = Budapest City Archives = Stadtarchiv Budapest
Website of the Budapest City Archives. Website includes an index of their holdings. [Language: Hungarian, English ] [Added: 07/10/1999 ]
Komárom-Esztergom Megyei Önkormányzat Levéltára
Website of the Komárom-Esztergom County Archives. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 07/10/1999 ]
Bács-Kiskun Megyei Önkormányzat Levéltára
Website of the Bács-Kiskun County Archives. Website includes a partial index of their holdings. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 07/10/1999 ]
Soproni Leveltar homepage
Website of the Sopron branch of the Gyõr-Moson-Sopron County Archives. Website includes a partial index of their holdings. [Language: Hungarian, German ] [Added: 07/10/1999 ]
Zala Megyei Levéltár
Website of the Zala County Archives. Website includes an index of their holdings. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 09/09/1999 ]
The Jewish Museum and Archives of Hungary
Website includes an index of their holdings. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: before July 1999 ]
Die Archive in Ungarn
The German translation of the Hungarian book above. [Language: German ] [Added: before July 1999 ]
Magyarország levéltárai
This is the html-ed book about Hungarian archives. Besides addresses and contact points, archives are described on 2-3 pages each. Alas, no English version is available. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: before July 1999 ]
Magyar Országos Levéltár
This is the website of the Hungarian National Archives (Budapest), which has been up since early 1999(?). Site is written in Hungarian. Amongst other materials available here family history researchers should visit: 1) the index of the files of the archives (Choose "AZ IRATANYAG" in the left frame, then "A MOL fond- és állagjegyzéke".), 2) a guide to family history research in Hungary (Choose "A LEVÉLTÁRI IRATOK KUTATÁSA", then "Családtörténeti útmutató"). [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: before July 1999 ]