Selected records of the Hungarian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MOL K 149 BM res.)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2004.744
  • RG-39.010M
1 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1944
Level of Description
  • Hungarian
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

116,609 digital images, JPEG

33 microfilm reels (digitized), 16 mm


Archival History

Magyar Országos Levéltár


Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

Source of acquisition is the Magyar Országos Levéltár, MOL (Hungarian National Archives), Record Group MOL K 149 BM res. P. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in June 2004.

Scope and Content

This collection includes documents relating mainly to matters as: Communists movements; maters of neighboring states; the Hungarian Nationalists Party movements; Arrow Cross Party activities; Passport and naturalization issues; minority affairs; press affairs; parties and associations affairs; banning Jewish affairs meetings, and “Hungarista movements”. Contains signed and anonymous denunciations; decisions to grant or deny petitions; orders imposing police surveillance, round-ups, arrests, internment, deportations, mobilization, or the confiscation of property; instructions, monthly reports, circulars, and confidential memoranda; decrees concerning the territories assigned Hungary by the Vienna Awards; emigration, immigration, citizenship, and residency records; cases of defamation of the Regent or the Fatherland; records of smuggling and the black market; activities of parties, other political organizations, associations of foreigners, religious congregations, and charitable organizations; Polish civilian refugees census; the League of Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to the United States intervention documents, and more.

System of Arrangement

The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in the microfilmed reels. Arranged mainly in chronological order.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Magyar Országos Levéltár

Corporate Bodies



This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.