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Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, articles, and photographs. This collection contains very little material relating to Jászi's early career. The bulk of the correspondence dates from 1919-1956. There is much family correspondence, diaries covering the years, 1919-1955 (except for 1946), and printed materials by and about Jászi. Also, Letters to and from Anna Lesznai Gergely (Amália Moscovitz Jászi) and others.
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Restrictions on Access
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.
The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 5-31, and 34-49. 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.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Oszkár Jászi papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Jászi, George. Method of acquisition--Gift; Accession number--M-72.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.
2009-07-07 File created.
2015-09-25 xml document instance updated by Adrien Hilton.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Oskar Jaszi was a professor of political science at Oberlin College, 1925-1942. Jászi had been a teacher and a government official in Hungary until the fall of the Károlyi republic in 1919 when he was exiled.