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   Emil Lengyel Papers, 1920-1985.

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Summary Information

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Bib ID:4078360 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Lengyel, Emil, 1895-1985.
Title:Emil Lengyel Papers, 1920-1985.
Physical description:4 linear feet (4 boxes, 14 scrapbooks).
Language(s): In English, Hungarian and German.
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranted into three series

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note are Lengyel's extensive autobiographical writings, also outlines and manuscripts of his books including the unpublished "By Their Flame."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

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[Collection Name]. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers Processed 03/--/86

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.

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Subject Headings

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Karolyi, Catherine Andrassy.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Karolyi, Mihaly, 1875-1955.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mencken, H.L., 1880-1956.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Molnʹar, Ferenc, 1878-1952.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Szilard, Leo.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Genre/Form

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ScrapbooksPortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Europe--History--1918-1945.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Europe--Politics and government--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hungarians--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hungary--History--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lengyel, Emil, 1895-1985.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

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

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