Extended essays by various authors, in English or Hungarian, on the modern political history of Hungary, especially during World War II. The essays were gathered by Dr. Frank de Balogh, circa 1965, as part of USC's "Living History" project.
Some examples of studies in the Hungarian History Collection are:
Gabriel de Baross, a member of Parliament for several decades -- events witnessed by him before and during the War. Desire de Collas, former Advisor to the minister of Finance -- several short papers of events observed by him in his official position and others related to him by participants.
A former minister in the Hungarian Reformed Church who prefers to remain anonymous for a few years - the status of the Church and its changes from 1945 to 1956. Aurel Krause, a former manager of a 160,000 acre estate in Hungary -- a description of the development and conditions of agriculture between the two World Wars.
Joseph Lassany, former Inspector-in-Chief of a district of the Statewide Chamber of Agriculture, in charge of quality and increased production -- reform and improvement of agriculture through the State wise Chamber of Agriculture.
Jeno Szemak, former President of the Royal Hungarian Curia -- observations and opinions of the constitutional and political situation in Hungary after the War.
Frank de Balogh, former Secretary to the Royal Hungarian Minister of Finance -- first-hand accounts of the visits of the Hungarian Minister of France to Italy, and the Reichsminister for Economic Affairs to Hungary.