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Zoltan Pfeiffer Papers, 1945-1980

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Pfeiffer
Bib ID 4077929 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Pfeiffer, Zoltan, 1900-1981; Mindszenty, József, 1892-1975
Title Zoltan Pfeiffer Papers, 1945-1980
Physical Description 11000 items (30 boxes; 7 reels of audio tape)
Language(s) Russian .
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Arrangement

Description

Scope and Content

The collection includes photocopies of letters by Josef Cardinal Mindszenty and an undated photograph of Pope Paul VI. The arranged correspondence dates from 1947 to 1980. There are manuscripts by a number of Hungarian emigres as well as by Pfeiffer himself. The subject files contain information on the Assembly of Captive European Nations. Among the printed materials are 49 folders of newspaper articles by or about Pfeiffer. In addition, there are seven reels of 7 1/2" audio tape containing interviews with Pfeiffer.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Access to the Zoltan Pfeiffer Papers is subject to the following restrictions:

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1981.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1981.

Papers Processed 04/--/83.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Interviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sound recordings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Emigration and immigration -- Hungary -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Leader of the Small-Holders Party in Hungary, 1945-1947. Pfeiffer and his family later emigrated to the United States in 1947.

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Series I: Cataloged Material



Box 1 Correspondence--Josef, Cardinal


Box 1 Photograph--Paul VI, Pope

Series II: Arranged Correspondence


Box 1 Undated, (5 folders)


Box 1 1947


Box 1 1948


Box 1 1949, (4 folders)



Box 2 1950, (6 folders)


Box 2 1951


Box 2 1952


Box 2 1953


Box 2 1954



Box 3 1955


Box 3 1956, (2 folders)


Box 3 1957, (6 folders)



Box 4 1958, (3 folders)


Box 4 1959, (2 folders)


Box 4 1960


Box 4 1961


Box 4 1962


Box 4 1963k



Box 5 1964


Box 5 1965


Box 5 1966


Box 5 1967, (4 folders)



Box 6 1968, (3 folders)


Box 6 1969, (2 folders)


Box 6 1970


Box 6 1971, (2 folders)



Box 7 1972, (3 folder)


Box 7 1973


Box 7 1974


Box 7 1975



Box 8 1976


Box 8 1977


Box 8 1978


Box 8 1979, (2 folders)


Box 8 1980


Box 8 Fragments


Box 8 Drafts

Series III: Manuscripts by Various Authors



Box 9 Anon., Miscellaneous Short Manuscripts


Box 9 Anon., "A vasfuggony es a mi mogottevan" and "Magyaroroiag a vasfuggony .mogott"


Box 9 Alikvisz, A., "Az emigracio felodata"


Box 9 Auer, Pal, untitled memorandum


Box 9 Auer, Pal, "idee d'une neutralisation des pays de l'Europe centrale et orientale"


Box 9 Auer, Pal, "Oroszorszag europai gyannatai"


Box 9 Barankovics, Istran, "Sorsdonto Elhatarozasok Sorsdonto


Box 9 Evek Elott" (1959)


Box 9 Bartha, Albert, "A Berlini Konfere Ncia Margojara"


Box 9 Berle, Adolf A., "Address," Hungarian National Council Banquet (1955)


Box 9 De Kray, Stephen, "Memorandum concerning the reorganization of the Hungarian Propaganda Service"


Box 9 Gati, Charles, "Two Secret Meetings in Moscow in October 1944 and the Communist Quest for Power in Hungary", October 1944


Box 9 Horvath, Peter, "Varga Bela Kiizdelme a Magyar Szabadsagert"


Box 9 Jelinek, Yeshayahu, "The Religious Character of the European Radical Right . . . "


Box 9 Kapotsky, Bela, "Kiilfoldi Konyvszemle . . . " (radio script)


Box 9 Kiss, Laszlo, untitled manuscript


Box 9 Kovacs, Imre, "Sagvari Agnes:-Nepfront es Koalicio


Box 9 Magyarorszagon, 1936-U8"


Box 9 Kovago, Jozsef, "A Magyar Katonai Ellenallas Vazlatos Tortenete"


Box 9 Robert, Major, "A Magyar gyaripar fejlodese"


Box 9 Sagvari, Agnes, "People's Front and Coalition in Hungary, 1936-1948"


Box 9 Szecheny, Georgy, "The development of collective farming . . ."


Box 9 Szecheny, Georgy, "Steadfast in the Storm"


Box 9 Taubinger, Laszlo M.-Miscellaneous Short Manuscripts


Box 9 Taubinger, Laszlo M., "A lekoszonesem alkalmaval elkeszitett ..


Box 9 Taubinger, Laszlo M., "Az Ausztriai magyarsag problemainak . .


Box 9 Thury, Lajos-Miscellaneous Short Manuscripts


Box 9 Thury, Zoltan L., " 'Ellenzek' CThe Opposition] has been silent twenty years"


Box 9 Thury, Zoltan L., "The Opposition Died a Violent Death..."


Box 9 Varga, Bela, "Address," Hungarian National Council Banquet (1955)


Box 9 Varga, Bela, "A Szabad Europa Radioban Elmondott Beszed Nagy Ferenc Halala Alkalmabol"


Box 9 Varga, Bela, "Szentbeszed Az 1956-Os Magyar Forradalom Tizeves..."


Box 9 Zihaly, Lajos, "Verse Libre on Gyula Illyes' Birthday," poem

Series IV: Manuscripts by Zoltan Pfeiffer



Box 10 "Hogyan Tortent A Magyar Hadsereg Elbolsevizalodasa"


Box 10 "How the Third Hungarian Republic was Born"


Box 10 "A Magyar Bizottsag Kozlemenye"


Box 10 "Magyar Kaleidoszkop"


Box 10 Deposition


Box 10 Miscellaneous Short Manuscripts, (10 folders)


Box 10 Speeches and Interview



Box 11 Manuscript drafts, (2 folders)


Box 11 Manuscript fragments, (11 folders)



Box 12 Miscellaneous notes (folders 1-5)



Box 13 Miscellaneous notes (folders 6-12)



Box 14 Miscellaneous documents, (2 folders)


Box 14 Photographs, (2 folders)

Series V: Subject Files



Box 15 Assembly of. Captive European Nations (ACEN); (folders 1-5)



Box 16 Assembly of Captive European Nations (ACEN); (folders 6-10)



Box 17 Cardinal Mindszenty


Box 17 Lalo Zilahy Libel Suit against Zoltan Pfeiffer, 1962-63


Box 17 Tibor Tollas and the "Nemzetor" newspaper


Box 17 Zoltan Pfeiffer biographical material


Box 17 Zoltan Pfeiffer v. Keno Taxi

Series VI: Printed Material



Box 18 Brochures and Pamphlets, (2 folders)


Box 18 Informational Bulletins



Box 19 Informational Bulletins



Box 20 Informational Bulletins



Box 21 Informational Bulletins


Box 21 Invitations



Box 22 Journals, (3 folders)


Box 22 Maps and Guides


Box 22 Newscenter of Hungarian Youth in Exile-newsletter



Box 23 Organizational lists


Box 23 Miscellaneous-various organizations, (2 folders)


Box 23 Miscellaneous



Box 24 Newspaper articles by and about Zoltan Pfeiffer



Box 25 Newspaper articles by and about Zoltan Pfeiffer



Box 26 Newspaper articles by and about Zoltan Pfeiffer



Box 27 Newspaper articles by and about Zoltan Pfeiffer



Box 28 Newspaper articles by and about Zoltan Pfeiffer



Box 29 Newspaper articles by and about Zoltan Pfeiffer



Box 30 Newspaper articles by and about Zoltan Pfeiffer



Box 31 Newspaper articles by and about Zoltan Pfeiffer


Box 31 Audio Reels