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Budapest City Archives is the one and only general archives in Hungary apart from Hungarian National Archives, but one which also functions as city archives. The documents and cultural treasures it keeps are of outstanding significance concerning the cultural life and identity formation of Budapest, Hungary and the entire Hungarian community.

> Budapest City Archives webpage



Research and Client Service News

We inform our researchers that the Researcher Service of Budapest City Archives will be closed from Monday 16 March. Please do not submit new requests until further notice! Bővebben


The National Archives of Hungary is the nation's record keeper. Archival work in the 21st century is not only to collect, to catalog, and to restore historic documents, but also to serve the needs of society and the citizens, and provide them assistance in their research into history.

> National Archives of Hungary webpage




Belső várkastély" Bicskey Erzsébet, egy fiatal lány naplója 1940-1946 Könyvbemutató

Könyvbemutató 2019.11.05. A Magyar Nemzeti Levéltár tisztelettel meghívja Önt 2019. november 28-án (csütörtökön) 14.00 órai kezdettel Kántás Balázs (MNL) – Kunt Gergely (ME BTK) – Szabó Piroska (OSZK) – Szerényi Ildikó (MNL) „Belső várkastély" Bicskey Erzsébet, egy fiatal lány naplója 1940-1946 című forráskiadványának bemutatójára. Bővebben