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Andrássy family collection

Document | Accession Number: 2015.212.1

Consists of correspondence, agreements, meeting minutes, and notes related to the ownership and management of the Friss Ujság newspaper in Budapest between 1940-1944, and the purchase of the Kincses Ujság newspaper in Budapest between 1941-1944. Many of the documents relate to the sale of the Friss Ujság from the Zolnay family (who were Jewish) to Count Imre Andrássy, and Andrássy's payments to Lászlo Zolnay. Also includes documents, 1943-1944, related to the newspaper's purchase of extensive amounts of wine to serve as a future distraction to Russian troops; family history about Count and Countess Andrássy, who hid British paratroopers from the Nazi and collaborationist authorities; and documents related to the 1947 trial in Sweden of Count Andrássy, who was wrongfully accused of being a member of the Arrow Cross.

Date
1924-1947  (inclusive)
Language
Hungarian
Extent
9 folders.
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Joy Olgyay
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Record last modified: 2018-01-19 17:19:33
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