Hitközségi szervezet: Vidéki hitközségek
- Jewish Community Organizations: Countryside communities
Scope and Content
This is a vast collection that contains miscellaneous documents that relate to the history of Hungarian Jewish communities both in the years before 1944 and after 1945 and document key aspects of the Holocaust in Hungary. The collection offers rich documentation on the history of the following Hungarian Jewish communities in the era of Nazism: Bácsalmás, Baja, Bonyhád, Csongrád, Dombóvár, Eger, Esztergom, Gyöngyös, Jászberény, Kalocsa, Kaposvár, Kisújszállás, Kőbánya, Marcali, Mezőkövesd, Miskolc, Nagykőrös, Sárbogárd, Sopron, Szarvas, Szeged, Szentes, Szigetvár, Tata, Vác. There are also some documents concerning the following communities: Buda, Cegléd Csorna, Debrecen, Dunapataj, Esztergom, Fegyvernek, Győr, Hajdúszoboszló, Kaba, Nagyvárad (Oradea), Nyíregyháza, Orosháza, Pápa, Putnok, Székesfehérvár, Újpest, Ungvár. The documents on the communities of Baja, Kecskemét and Sopron are exceptionally numerous. The collection contains detailed inventories of confiscated items from the cities of Baja and Szentes. Attempts at achieving rehabilitation and receiving some compensation as well as some of the first attempts to erect Holocaust memorials in various Hungarian localities are also documented in this collection. Last but not least, the collection contains some documents that were produced by the Hungarian authorities of Sopron at the time of the Holocaust and belonged to the Municipal Archive of Sopron.
Description prepared by Ferenc Laczó based on http://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-39.013M_Hu.pdf
Rules and Conventions
EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0