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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



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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



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