University of Minnesota

Hokky, Karoly, Papers

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Hokky, Karoly, 1883-1970.
Dates: 1954-1970
Abstract: Papers (1954-1970) of Karoly Hokky (1888-197?), a Hungarian American educator, include correspondence, especially with Maria Ugron Podhorszky; papers; and writings. Hokky served in both the Czechoslovak and Hungarian parliaments as a representative from the Carpatho-Ruthenian area before his escape following World War II.
Quantity: 1 linear ft.
Language: In Hungarian and English.
Collection ID: IHRC902

HISTORICAL SKETCH

An educator and politician, Karoly Hokky (1888-1970) was born in Abaujszepesi, Hungary and educated at the universities of Budapest and Kolozsvár. Hokky taught school; served in the military during World War II; organized the Christian Social Party in Carpathian Ruthenia and served in the parliaments of Hungary and Czechoslovakia. Following World War II, he came to the United States as a refugee.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Hokky, Karoly collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Hokky, Karoly collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Hokky, Karoly Papers, Hungarian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Political refugees.
Educators.
World War, 1939-1945--Refugees--Hungary.
Hungarian Americans.

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