East Central European Genealogy and Local
Sources for Research
Introduction - Geographic
Sources - Non-English Geographic Sources - Emigration
Ethnic Communities in America: - General
Sources - Selected Internet Sites
Genealogical Guides and Handbooks: - General
- Austrian and German - Croat,
Serb, and Slovene
Czech and Slovak - Hungarian
- Jewish - Polish - Romanian
Genealogical Guides and Handbooks: Hungarian
Brandt, Edward R.
Contents and addresses of Hungarian archives: with supplementary
material for research on German ancestors from Hungary. Minneapolis,
Minn.: E.R. Brandt, 1993. 83 p., maps.
LC call number: CD1170.B73 1993
LC control number: 95125707
Useful compilation of data, although details concerning archival
organization may be outdated. Materials focusing on German-speaking
families in Hungary especially helpful.
Americans from Hungary. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood
Press, 1974, 1948. 319 p.
LC call number: E184.H95L4 1974
LC control number: 72012628
Describes movements of Hungarians to United States, development
of communities, and contributions.
Suess, Jared H.
Handy guide to Hungarian genealogical records. Logan,
Utah (P.O. Box 368, Logan 84321): Everton Publishers, 1980. 100
p., facsims, maps.
LC call number: CS563.S93 LH&G
LC control number: 81109979
Lists primary sources available for tracing Hungarian family histories.
Notes boundary changes following World War I that placed some Hungarian-speaking
population outside contemporary Hungary (in Austria, Slovakia, Romania,
and former Yugoslavia). Includes Hungarian and Latin word lists
as well as discussion of orthography, forms of personal names and
address, and variant place names.
Várdy, Steven Béla.
The Hungarian-Americans. Boston: Twayne Publishers,
1985. 215 p.
LC call number: E184.H95V37 1985
LC control number: 84020526
Describes in detail the growth of Hungarian ethnic communities
in the United States.