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Records of compensation in Hungary (MOL XIX-20-L-o)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.167 | RG Number: RG-39.037M

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    Correspondence between Hungarian and West German authorities, organizations, and companies; documents supporting Hungarian claims; minutes of various Hungarian bodies; surveys and statistics; laws, decrees, circular letters; internal correspondence and notes of the Department of Compensation; documentation regarding distributions; claim sheets (recording name and type of claim) submitted by the Hungarian General Exchange Bank on behalf of individuals; BRüG (Germany Federal Restitution Law) case files with correspondence, financial papers, administrative documents, claimant authorizations for various Hungarian bodies to represent them, questionnaires and claim sheets including summaries of claimants’ (or their relatives’) Holocaust experiences along with supporting documentation, letters of refusal to claimants who missed the deadline. BEG (Germany Federal Compensation Law) case files: correspondence, financial papers, administrative documents. Austrian compensation: correspondence between claimants, various Hungarian bodies, Austrian authorities, and Austrian law firms; administrative papers; claim sheets.
    inclusive:  1946-1998
    bulk:  1957-1975
    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-39.013, Records Related to the Hungarian Jewish Communities.

    USHMM Archives, RG-39.024M, Cases of the Victims of Nazi Pseudo-Scientific Experiments (MOL IXI L BEG).

    USHMM Archives, RG-39.040M, Hungarian Jews' Applications for Compensation (MOL XXIX-L-2-o)

    Dam, H. G. van (Hendrik George). Bundesgesetz zur Regelung der rückerstattungsrechtlichen Geldverbindlichkeiten des Deutschen Reichs und gleichgestellter Rechtsträger (Bundesrückerstattungsgesetz - BRüG) : mit einer Einführung / von H.G. van Dam. Düsseldorf : Verlag Allgemeine Wochenzeitung der Juden in Deutschland, 1957.

    Physical Details

    Hungarian German
    229,267 digital images : JPEG ; 423 GB.
    125 microfilm reels ; 16 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in the microfilmed reels.

    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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    Holder of Originals
    Magyar Országos Levéltár
    Source of acquisition is the Magyar Országos Levéltár, MOL (Hungarian National Archives), Record Group MOL XIX-20-L-o). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in 2011, and accretion of 63 microfilm reels in 2018.
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