HU OSA 300-120 Western Press Archives

Identity Statement

Reference Code
HU OSA 300-120
Western Press Archives
1949 - 1994
Description Level
Extent and medium (processed)
2213 Archival boxes, 276.63 linear meters


Name of creator(s)
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Inc - Research Institute

Content and Structure

Scope and Content (Abstract)
The subfonds contains clippings mainly from Western press sources on some 200 000 personalities world-wide and subjects relating to the five East European target countries relating to Agriculture, Economic Conditions and Policy, Human Rights and Minorities, Intellectual life, Population, Prisons and Youth, etc.
The subject files (series 16 - 25) relating to the East European countries contain mostly newspaper clippings from western press sources, news agency releases but also brochures on Agriculture, Economic Conditions and Policy, Intellectual life, Population, Prisons and Youth.
Of particular interest are files on Human Rights, Concentration Camps, Foreign Relations, Politics and Government.

Not Expected

Conditions of Access and Use

Conditions governing access
English, French, German, Russian

Description Control

Archivist's note
Revised by Örs Lehel Tari and Anastasia Felcher on March 10, 2021.