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Records of the Mayor of Budapest (BFL IV. 1402-1429)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2008.70 | RG Number: RG-39.016M

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    Collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, applications, decisions, letters of denunciation, and other documents. Topics include the military, commerce, public health, and transport; the Jewish community and Zionist organizations; citizenship and residence questions; appointments, dismissals, and retirements; disciplinary actions; charitable work; and the confiscation and redistribution of Jewish property.
    inclusive:  1938-1949
    Credit Line
    Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    USHMM Archives, RG-52.000, Randolph Braham Collection

    USHMM Archives, RG-39, 013M, Selected Records Related to the Hungarian Jewish Communities

    USHMM Archives, RG-68.060M, Magyarországi Zsidók Deportáltakat Gondozó Országos Bizottsága (DEGOB) card file collection;

    USHMM Archives, RG-68.101M, Collection of testimonies relating to Hungary (YV O15E);

    Braham, R. L.The Politics of Genocide. The Holocaust in Hungary. I-II. New York: Columbia University Press, 1994;

    Braham, R.L. and Pók. A., Eds. The Holocaust in Hungary Fifty Years Later. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997;

    Horváth, Rita. A Magyarországi Zsidók Deportáltakat Gondozó Országos Bizottsága (DEGOB) története. Budapest: Magyar Zsidó Levéltár, 1997.

    Physical Details

    74,719 digital images : JPEG ; 135 GB.
    32 microfilm reels (digitized) ; 16 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in the microfilm reels. Arranged in nine series: Series 1: Mayor's confidential documents, IV. 1402.a, (Főpolgármesteri bizalmas iratok), Reel 1; Series 2: Mayor's office general files, IV. 1402.b (Főpolgármesteri általános iratok), Reel 1-2; Series 3: Mayor's confidential documents, IV. 1409.a. (Polgármesteri bizalmas iratok), Reel 2-7; Series 4: Departments of the Mayor’s office-IX, Social Policy Department, IV. 1409.c. (Polgármesteri ügyésztályok. Társadalompolitikai ügyosztály), Reel 3-7; Series 5: Bureau of Statistics. Confidential and general records, IV. 1419.a.b (Statisztikai Hivatal bizalmas és Általános iratok), Reel 8; Series 6: Central Archive of Major’s Departments. Public Law and Residency Department, IV (Polgármesteri ügyosztályok központi irattára. Közjogi és illetőségi ügyosztály, Reel 9-10; Series 7: Central Archive of Major’s Departments. Social Policy Department-IX (Polgármesteri ügyosztályok központi irattár. Társadalompolitikai ügyosztály), Reel 10-13; Series 8: Central Archive of Mayor’s Departments. Industry and Commerce Department of -XV (Polgármesteri ügyosztályok központi. Ipari és kereskedelmi ügyosztály), Reel 13-32; Series 9: Archival records of rules regulating associations ( Egyesületi alapszabályok levéltári gyűjteménye), Reel 32.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. No other access restrictions apply to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Fair use only. The Museum shall safeguard, use, and limit access to the documents containing protected personal data in accordance with the terms of the November 5, 2003 agreement between the Government of United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Hungary on the protection of personal data. Personal data of individuals mentioned in the records must not be published sooner than 30 years following the death of the person concerned, or if the year of death is unknown, for 90 years following the birth of the person concerned, or if both dates are unknown, for 60 years following the date of issue of the archival material concerned. The full text of the Agreement is available at the Archives Reference Desk.

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    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Budapest Főváros Levéltára
    Source of acquisition is the Budapest Főváros Levéltára, BFL (Budapest City Archives), Record Group BFL IV. 1402-1429. In 2006 and 2007 upon the request of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum archivists of BFL conducted systematic survey in the collection, and selected records pertaining to the Holocaust for microfilming. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in 2008.
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