Personal records of the Hungarian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MOL K 150 P)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2006.264
  • RG-39.008M
1 Jan 1939 - 31 Dec 1944
Level of Description
  • Hungarian
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

81,124 digital images, JPEG

22 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 (Hungarian National Archives), Record Group MOL K 150 P. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in June 2006.

Scope and Content

Records of Hungarian law enforcement authorities about extra-judicial suppression of such activities as "spreading rumors," "anti-state" or "anti-Hungarian" statements, listening to British or Soviet radio broadcasts, "profiteering," "hoarding," sheltering Jewish fugitives, providing the latter with false papers, bribing officials, "vagrancy," prostitution, "miscegination," and so on. Measures included not only arrest and incarceration, but house arrest, restrictions on use of telephones and postal services, banishment from particular places, forbidding contact with persons outside immediate family, and the like. Police records (including fingerprints), suspects' statements, authorizations, appeals, suspension of measures, communications with attorneys, and other materials.

System of Arrangement

The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in the microfilmed reels. Arranged in two series: 1. Public Safety: Police surveillance files with individaul cases (Reel 1-20); 2. Health Administration: Forced labor doctors; Permits for new pharmacies; Statements in hospitals and clinics in Budapest forJewish patients. Individual cases (Reel 20-21).

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.