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At a Glance
Material is arranted into three series.
Scope and Content
Correspondence, manuscripts, articles, book reviews, personal documents, clippings, scrapbooks and photographs relating to Lengyel's career and his research on the politics of Europe and Asia. Correspondents include Catherine Andrassy Karolyi, Mihaly Karolyi, H.L. Mencken, Ferenc Molnʹar and Leo Szilard. Of special note are Lengyel's extensive autobiographical writings, also outlines and manuscripts of his books including the unpublished "By Their Flame." There are clippings and photocopies of printed articles by Lengyel in English and Hungarian, published biographical information, book reviews and lecture programs. A series of scrapbooks contains clippings on the politics of Europe from 1920 to 1950.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--Lengyel, Livia. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--10/--/85.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Processed 03/--/86.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Hungarian-born journalist, lecturer and professor of history who moved to the United States in 1921.