Hungarian Research Toolkit

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Web Sites

• Alex Glendinning’s Hungarian Pages


• Church Record Translations


• Eastern Slovakia Genealogy Research Strategies


• EastEuropeGenWeb Project


• GenForum: Hungary Genealogy Forum


• Hungarian Online Resources: Genealógia


• Hungarotips


• Hungary Genealogy Links


• HungaryGenWeb Project


• JewishGen: Hungarian Special Interest Group


• Radix: Genealogy Research in Hungary


• Wideweb: Genealogy


• Your Guide to Researching Your Hungarian Ancestors



A Concise History of Hungary by Miklós Molndár and Anna Magyar (Cambridge University Press)

Contents and Addresses of Hungarian Archives, 2nd edition, by Edward Reimer Brandt (Genealogical Publishing Co.)

The Fighting Troops of the Austro-Hungarian Army: 1868-1974 by James Lucas (Hippocrene Books)

Finding Your Ancestral Village in the Former Austro-Hungarian Empire by John A. Hudick (self-published, from <>)

Handy Guide to Hungarian Genealogical Records by Jared H. Seuss (Everton Publishers)

The Hapsburg Monarchy, 1809-1918: A History of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary by A.J.P. Taylor (University of Chicago Press)

A History of the Habsburg Empire, 1526-1918 by Robert A. Kann (University of California Press)

How and Where to Research Your Ethnic-American Cultural Heritage: Hungarian Americans by Robert D. Reed and Danek S. Kaus (R&E Publishers)

The Hungarian-Americans by Steven Béla Vardy (Twayne Publishers)

The Hungarian Village Finder, Atlas and Gazetteer CD (from <>)


• American Hungarian Foundation

300 Somerset St., Box 1084, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, (732) 846-5777, <>

• Budapest City Archives (Budapest Fováros Levéltára)

1139 Budapest, Teve Utca 3-5, Hungary, +36 (1) 298-7500, <>

• Federation of East European Family History Societies

Box 510898, Salt Lake City, UT 84151, <>

• Hungarian Genealogical Society of Greater Cleveland

c/o Diana Rogers, President, 4889 Highland Place Court, Richmond Heights, OH 44143, <>

• National Archives of Hungary (Magyar Országos Levéltár)

1250 Budapest, Postafiók 3, Hungary, +36 (1) 225-2800, <>

• New York Hungarian House

213 E. 82nd St., New York, NY 10028, (212) 744-5298, <>

 From the November 2008 Family Tree Magazine