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Records of the Hungarian Prime Minister's Office: Bureau of Exemptions (MOL K 466)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2005.582 | RG Number: RG-39.017M

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    Under German occupation in Hungary, in 1944, Regent Miklos Horthy established an office to exempt prominent Jews from particular measures such as wearing the yellow star, ghettoization, or deportation. This collection contains lists of people eligible for exemption status and individuals applying for this status.
    creation:  1944
    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.
    Collection Creator
    Hungary. Miniszterelno?kse?g
    USHMM Archives, RG-52.000, Randolph Braham Collection

    USHMM Archives, RG-39.010M, Selected Records of the Hungarian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MOL K 149 BM res.), 1938-1944.

    USHMM Archives, RG-39.013M, Records Relating to Hungarian Jewish Communities.

    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.

    Physical Details

    266 digital images : JPEG ; 188 MB.
    1 microfilm reel (digitized) ; 16 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in the microfilm reel. Arranged in one series: Fond: K 466, Prime Minister's Office (Miniszterelnökség), and one sub-series: Department of Exemptions (Mentesitési osztály).

    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. According to the terms of the United States-Hungary Agreement, personal data of an individual mentioned in the records must not be published sooner than 30 years following the death of the person concerned, or if the year of death is unknown, for 90 years following the birth of the person concerned,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. "Personal data" is defined as any data that can be related to a certain natural person ("person concerned"), and any conclusion that can be drawn from such data about the person concerned. The full text of the Agreement is available at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives Reference Desk.

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    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Magyar Országos Levéltár
    Source of acquisition is the Magyar Országos Levéltár, MOL (National Archives of Hungary), Record Group MOL K 466. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in 2005.
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