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Emil Lengyel Papers, 1920-1985

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 4078360 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Lengyel, Emil, 1895-1985 ; Károlyi, Catherine Andrássy ; Károlyi, Mihály, 1875-1955 ; Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 ; Molnár, Ferenc, 1878-1952 ; Szilard, Leo
Title Emil Lengyel Papers, 1920-1985
Physical Description 1 Linear Feet (ca.1000 items 4 boxes 14 scrapbooks)
Language(s) English , Hungarian , German .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranted into three series.

Description

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note are Lengyel's extensive autobiographical writings, also outlines and manuscripts of his books including the unpublished "By Their Flame."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.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed 03/--/86.

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Europe -- History -- 1918-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Europe -- Politics and government -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hungarians -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lengyel, Emil, 1895-1985 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Hungarian-born journalist, lecturer and professor of history who moved to the United States in 1921.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Coudenhave-Kalergi, Richard Nicolaus, Graf von


Box 1 Davis, Elmer


Box 1 Dos Passos, John


Box 1 Dreiser, Theodore


Box 1 Farrell, Raymond F.


Box 1 Feuchtwanger, Li on


Box 1 Fulbright, J. William (James William)


Box 1 Fulop-Miller, Rene


Box 1 Galbraith, John Kenneth


Box 1 Habe, Hans


Box 1 Jaszi, Oszkar


Box 1 Karolyi, Catherine Andrassy


Box 1 Karolyi, Mihaly


Box 1 Kelley, Clarence M.


Box 1 Kennedy, Robert F.


Box 1 Kirchwey, Freda


Box 1 Kirk, Grayson


Box 1 Koch, Ed


Box 1 Korda, Michael


Box 1 La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry)


Box 1 Le Hand, Marguerite A.


Box 1 Lehman, Herbert H.


Box 1 Lengyel, Emil


Box 1 Szent-Gyorgi, Albert


Box 1 Lilienthal, David Eli


Box 1 Luce, Henry Robinson


Box 1 McGovern, George S. (George Stanley)


Box 1 Makarios III, Archbishop of Cyprns


Box 1 Mann, Thomas


Box 1 Markel, Lester


Box 1 May o, Charles W. (Charles Williams)


Box 1 Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis)


Box 1 Miller, Gilbert


Box 1 Molnar, Ferenc


Box 1 Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick)


Box 1 Mufioz-Marin, Luis


Box 1 Oakes, George W.


Box 1 Oakes, John B.


Box 1 Ochs, Adolph S.


Box 1 Pearson, Drew


Box 1 Reston, James Barrett


Box 1 Roda Roda


Box 1 Roosevelt, Nicholas


Box 1 Shuster, George Nauman


Box 1 Szigeti, Joseph


Box 1 Szilard, Leo


Box 1 Untermeyer, Samuel


Box 1 Van Doren, Mark


Box 1 Van Loon, Hendrick Villem


Box 1 Villard, Oswald Garrison


Box 1 Von Neumann, John


Box 1 Von Sternberg, Josef

Series II: Arranged Correspondence and Manuscripts


Box 1 Correspondence A-Z


Box 1 Documents


Box 1 Photographs



Box 2 Manuscripts by Emil Lengyel


Autobiography--"An American in the Making"


Box 2 "A Life"


Box 2 Miscellaneous Manuscripts, (3 folders)


Box 2 Third person manuscript


Box 2 "By their Flame"


Box 2 "The Case of Captain Dreyfus", (2 folders)



Box 3 "Contessina"


Box 3 "Diaries"


Box 3 "Europe Since 1815", (7 folders)


Box 3 "In Defense of Hypocrisy"


Box 3 Miscellaneous Manuscripts



Box 4 "Mongolia"-(outline for book)


Box 4 "Nationalism-last stage of communism"-(incomplete manuscript)


Box 4 Outlines for books


Box 4 "Royal Women in Exile"


Printed Materials


Box 4 Articles by Lengyel in English, (3 folders)


Box 4 Articles by and about Lengyel in Hungarian


Box 4 Biographical information on Lengyel


Box 4 Lecture Programs


Box 4 Miscellaneous


Box 4 Pamphlets


Box 4 Reviews of Lengyel's books

Series III: Scrapbooks



Box Oversized 1922-1925


Box Oversized 1925-1930


Box Oversized 1930-1932


Box Oversized 1933-1934


Box Oversized 1934-1936


Box Oversized 1936-1938


Box Oversized 1938


Box Oversized 1940s