Bibliographies, catalogues, directories

  1. Arts in Canada: A Union List of Artists' Files = Artistes au Canada: une liste collective des dossiers d'artistes. National Gallery of Canada, 1988. 776 pp.
    [A list of artists with their work represented in Canadian holdings. Includes scores of Hungarian-Canadian artists.]

  2. BISHOP, Olga
    Bibliography of Ontario History 1867-1976: Cultural, Economic, Political, Social. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1980. 2 vols.
    [Provides entries on Hungarian immigrants based on Linda Dégh's, John Kosa's, and K. Weimar's studies.]

  3. BOND, Mary; CARON, Martine M., comps.
    Canadian Reference Sources: An Annotated Bibliography = Ouvrages de référence canadiens: une bibliographie annotée. Vancouver: UBC Press, in cooperation with the National Library of Canada, 1996. 1076 pp.
    [A bilingual reference source. Includes close to 4200 titles of bibliographies with extensive annotations. There are several entries on Hungarian-Canadians, including the compilations of George Bisztray, John Miska, Mária Szívós, and Jean Szeles.]

  4. Canadian Almanac & Directory. Toronto: Copp Clark Professional, 1847- .
    [An indispensable reference tool, published annually. Provides lists of government and private directories, almanacs, names and addresses of organizations, religious and ethnic establishments, art galleries and archives. Some Hungarian groups are also included.]

  5. Canadian Book Review Annual. Ed. Joyce M. Wilson. Toronto: C.B.R.A., 1973- .
    [Publishes reviews of Canadian books in English. Subjects covered: Literature, trade, scholarly, reference, and children's books. Hungarian-Canadian authors are included.]

  6. Canadian Books in Print. Author and Title Index. Ed. Marian Butler. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 1975- .
    [Issued quarterly. A separate Subject Index is published annually. Lists books published in, and related to, Canada. Hungarian-Canadian authors are included. Supersedes: Canadian Books in Print = Catalogue des livre canadiens en literaire.]

  7. The Canadian Encyclopedia. Ed. James Marsh. Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1985. 4 vols.
    [A comprehensive encyclopedia of modern Canada. For references to Hungarians see such headings as Ethnic-Canadian Literature, Hungarians etc. Hungarian contributors are: N.F. Dreisziger, Emőke Szathmáry. A CD version has also been published.]

  8. Canadian Index. Toronto: Micromedia. vol. 1- , 1985- .
    [A monthly bibliography, provides extensive coverage on Hungary, Hungarians and Hungarian-Canadians. Hungary is covered under various subject headings such as Cultural affairs, Economic conditions and policy, Environment, Finance, Foreign affairs, Police and crime, Politics and government, Social conditions.]

  9. Canadian Slavonic Papers = Revue Canadienne des Slavistes. Ed. Edward Mozejko. Edmonton: University of Alberta. 1- , 1956- .
    [A scholarly periodical published quarterly, with comprehensive annual bibliographies pertaining to Eastern-Europe. Includes papers on Hungary and Hungarian-Canadians.]

  10. Canadian Who's Who. Ed. Kieran Simpson. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, vol. 1- ; 1910- .
    [A standard reference source of contemporary Canadian biography. Several prominent Hungarian Canadians are included.]

  11. DOSSICK, Jesse J., comp.
    Doctoral Research on Canada and Canadians = Théses de doctorat conoruant le Canada et les Canadiens 1884-1983. Ottawa: Minister of Supply and Services Canada, 1986. 559 pp.
    [Numerous doctoral graduates of Hungarian origin are listed, including Alexander Feledy, Nándor Dreisziger, Zoltán Hajnal, Peter Hidas, Carmela Patrias, Emőke Szathmáry, Thomas Spira, László Szijj, Joseph Vida.]

  12. HALE, Linda L.
    Vancouver Centennial Bibliography. A Project of the Vancouver Historical Society. Vancouver: The Society, 1986. 4 vols.
    [Includes 5 entries on Hungarians in Vancouver, amongst them an M.A. thesis on the Sopron Division at UBC, and the local chapter of the Széchenyi Society. Also includes an M.A. thesis on the influence of ethnic minority on the cultural geography of Vancouver.]

  13. KALLMANN, Helmut, ed.
    Catalogue of Canadian Composers, rev. and enl. ed. Toronto: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1952. 254 pp.
    [Includes István Anhalt and Paul A. de Marky.]

  14. KALLMANN, Helmut; POTVIN, Gilles; WINTERS, Kenneth, eds.
    Encyclopedia of Music in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1981. 1076 pp. illus., ports.
    [Includes individual entries on: István Anhalt, Lóránd Fenyves, John Fodi, László Gáty, Éva Hidasy Hajós, Márta Hidy, Géza de Kresz, Tamás Légrády, Paul de Marky, Dezső Mahalek, Tibor Polgár, Dezső Vághy and many others.]

  15. LERNER, Loren; WILLIAMSON, Mary T.
    Art and Architecture in Canada: A Bibliography and Guide to the Literature = Art et architecture au Canada: Bibliographie et guide de la documentation jusqu'en 1981. Toronto: U. of T. Press, 1991. 2 vols.
    [Hungarians included are Ladislaus Kardos, Endre Bőszin, George Légrádi, Dora de Pédery-Hunt, Tibor Horváth, Paul Jánosi, and Gyula Marosán.]

  16. McDONALD, Collin, comp.
    A Dictionary of Canadian Artists. Ottawa: Canadian Paperbacks, 1967- 7 vols.
    [Provides biographical information and brief descriptions of the artists' work. Many Hungarian-Canadians are included.]

  17. TOTOSY de ZEPETNEK, Steven
    "Selected Bibliography of Studies about Canadian Ethnic Minority Writing.'' In: Canadian Culture and Literature and a Taiwan Perspective, ed. Steven Totosy de Zepetnek and Yiu-nam Leung. (Edmonton: University of Alberta, 1998) pp. 289-304.
    [Includes bibliographies and critical works about minority literatures in Canada. Hungarians included are George Bisztray, John Marlyn, John Miska, Judit Molnár, Ildikó Carrington de Papp and Steven Totosy.]

  18. TOTOSY de ZEPETNEK, Steven
    "A Selected Bibliography of Theoretical and Critical Texts About Canadian Ethnic Minority Writing.'' CANADIAN ETHNIC STUDIES 23 no 3 (1996): 210-223.
    [Includes references to publications in English and French, writings of literary criticism, theoretical texts and bibliographies. Reference is made to George Bisztray, Marlene Kadar, John Marlyn, John Miska, and Judit Molnár.]

    Checklist of Biographical Files: Canadian Artists and Artists Working in Canada. Vancouver: The Art Gallery Library, 1975. 13 pp., 5 pp.
    [Hungarians included are Nicholas Hornyansky, Elek Imrédy, Mariska Kárász, Ladislaus Kardos, Gyula Marosán, Éva Mosonyi, Antal Pósa, and Gabriel Szohner.]

  20. Who's Who in Canadian Film and Television = Oui est oui au cinema et á la télévision au Canada. Ed. Chapelle Jaffe. Toronto: Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1986. 519 pp. illus.
    [Arranged by subject under the following headings: Writers, Producers, Directors, Editors. Of Hungarian-Canadians included are Robert Lantos, Anna Sándor and Tibor Takács.]

General works and collections

  1. BEATTIE, Eleanor
    The Handbook of Canadian Film. 2nd ed. Toronto: Peter Martin Associates, 1977. 355 pp.
    [Includes information on films directed by Robert Lantos and Tibor Takács.]

  2. BOTAR, Oliver A.I., ed.
    Hungarian Artists in the Americas. HUNGARIAN STUDIES REVIEW 21 no 1 (Special issue) (1994). 126 pp. illus.
    [In this special volume, Valerie Majoros writes about painter Lajos Tihanyi's attempt to establish himself on the American art scene (pp. 9-29); Richard Teleky offers an overview of the early work of photographer André Kertész (pp. 31-41); N.F. Dreisziger clarifies some aspects of the political activities of émigré Hungarian artists, including László Moholy-Nagy, Béla Bartók and Béla Lugosi (pp. 43-75); Ágnes Judit Szilágyi introduces Rudolf Icsey and Hungarian filmmakers in Brazil (pp. 77-90); Oliver Botar translates and comments on Moholy-Nagy's poems (pp. 91-126).]

  3. FISCHER, Ingrid E.
    The European Reference Book and Calendar for Greater Vancouver. No. 1. Vancouver: Berger Publishing, 1978.
    [Contains descriptions of local ethnic groups, including Hungarians.]

  4. KEYSERLINGK, Robert H., ed.
    Breaking Ground: The 1956 Hungarian Refugee Movement to Canada. Toronto: York Lanes Press, 1993. 117 pp.
    [Consists of three parts: Pt. 1: The Canadian Immigration Environment, 1945-57; Pt. 2: The View from the Policy Centre, 1956-57; Pt. 3: The Settlement of Hungarian Refugees in Canada. Hungarian-Canadian authors included are: N.F. Dreisziger and Charles Tarnócai.]

  5. MARLATT, Daphne
    Strathcona Project Collection. Interviews by Daphne Marlatt and Carole Itter. Victoria, B.C.: The Provincial Archives, 1978.
    [Includes 121 sound cassettes, a few of the interviews were conducted with Hungarians of British Columbia.]

  6. MISKA, János
    Lábunk nyomában; válogatott riportok és vallomások [In the Wake of Our Footsteps; Selected Essays and Memoirs]. Victoria: Microform Biblios, 1997. 119 pp.
    [Part 1. includes writings about Hungarian-Canadian painters, poets, stage directors and an interview given in Hungary on Hungarian-Canadian literature. Part 2 is devoted to the initial years of the Hungarian refugees in Montreal, Hamilton and Toronto, from 1957 to 1962. Also, two chapters on the accomplishments of Hungarian-Canadian research scientists, educators, artists and musicians.]

  7. MISKA, János
    Többnyire magunkról; válogatott írások 1985-1995 [Mostly of Ourselves; Selected Writings, 1985-1995]. Victoria: Microform Biblios, 1996. 142 pp.
    [Essays pertaining to Hungarian-Canadian research scientists, educators, scholars, musicians, artists and writers. It also includes a monograph written in English on the Hungarian Populist movement.]

    Writings about Miska's writings:
  8. FÁY, István
    "Többnyire magunkról; Miska János esszéi'' [Mostly of Ourselves; Essays by János Miska]. TÁROGATÓ 23 no 5 (1996): 44-45. Also appeared in KANADAI MAGYARSÁG (1996).
    [Book review of Többnyire magunkról.]

  9. PÁLL, Géza
    "Kanadai emberünk: Miska János; irodalmi karrier helyett küldetés; Egy csipetnyi Magyarország idegenben'' [John Miska in Canada: Mission in Place of a Literary Carrier; A Little Part of Hungary Abroad]. KELET-MAGYARORSZÁG (Jl. 20, 1996). port.
    [Book review of Többnyire magunkról.]

  10. PÁLL, Géza
    "Lábunk nyomában; válogatott riportok és emlékezések'' [In the Wake of Our Footsteps: Selected Reports and Memoirs]. KELET-MAGYARORSZÁG (Oct. 6, 1997): 6.
    [Book review of Lábunk nyomában.]

  11. VARGA, János
    Review of Többnyire magunkról. NAPLÓ (Je 18,1997): E5.
  12. PATRIAS, Carmela
    Patriots and Proletarians: Politicizing Hungarian Immigrants in Interwar Canada. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1994. 309 pp. illus., tables.
    [The Hungarian immigrants of the interwar era were divided into two exclusive and antagonistic camps: one being conservative and nationalistic, the other radical and pro-communist. The author shows that the politicization of these immigrants was a part of the development of their community institutions and group consciousness in Canada.]

    Writings about this work:
  13. "Patriots and Proletarians...'' LITERARY REVIEW CDA 5 no 8 (1996): 17-18. [A book review of Patriots and Proletarians...]

  14. PERIN, Roberto
    Book review of C. Patrias: Patriots and Proletarians... CANADIAN HISTORICAL REVIEW 79 no 1 (1998): 183-185.
    [The author appeals to American historians asking them to pay more attention to the political dimensions of immigrant culture in the U.S.A.]
  15. PÉDERY-HUNT, Dora, de; ed.
    Ten Contemporary Canadian Medalists = Dix médailleurs canadiens contemporains. Ottawa: Pub-Arc Canada, 1971. 48 pp. illus.
    [Hungarians included are: Elek Imrédy, Hélene J. Maday, Gyula Marosán, Dora de Pédery-Hunt, and Imre Szelényi.]

  16. SÁGI, György
    Új demokrácia: merre van előre? [A New Democracy; Which Way to Forward?] Budapest: LSI Oktatóközpont Alapítvány, 1997. 244 pp.
    [An utopistic account of a democratic system which is exempt of corruptions and abuses. Divided into 4 chapters: (1) Of Life; (2) Of Society; (3) Of Political Systems; and (4) Concerning the future.]

    Writing about:
  17. MISKA, János
    Review of György Sági: Új demokrácia. TÁROGATÓ: 25 no 5 (1998): 21.
  18. TELEKY, Richard
    Hungarian Rhapsodies: Essays on Ethnicity, Identity, and Culture. Seattle and Vancouver: University of Washington Press and University of British Columbia Press, 1997. 217 pp. illus., bibl.
    [Contains twelve essays on ethnicity, literature, art, literary translations from Hungarian into English, and life in contemporary Hungary. The author is a third-generation Hungarian-American, now residing in Toronto. His intention in writing some of the essays included in this volume was to help him understand how his ethnic background has affected the course of his life.]

    Writings about this book:
  19. BISZTRAY, George
    "In Search of 'Hungarianness'.'' HUNGARIAN STUDIES REVIEW 24 no 1 (1997)
    [Book review of Hungarian Rhapsodies.]

  20. DANCS, Rózsa
    "Magunk keresése'' [In Search of Ourselves]. KALEJDOSZKÓP 1 no 1 (1998): 35-38.
    [Book review of Hungarian Rhapsodies written in Hungarian and English.]

  21. MISKA, János
    "Újból Teleky Richard könyvéről'' [Of Richard Teleky's Book, Once Again]. TÁROGATÓ 25 no 4 (1998): 27.
    [The reviewer suggests that Hungary and Hungarians deserve such an unbiased presentation as the one offered by Teleky.]

  22. OWEN, Gerald
    "Roots in Print.'' BOOKS IN CANADA 27 no 3 (1998): 29, 40.
    [The reviewer finds that Hungarian Rhapsodies is one of the best books on ethnicity in North America.]

  23. TOTOSY de ZEPETNEK, Steven
    "Budapest Diaries and Hungarian Rhapsodies.'' MODERN FICTION STUDIES 44 no 2 (1998): 455-459.
    [A review of Susan Rubin Suleiman: Budapest Diaries and Richard Teleky: Hungarian Rhapsodies.]
  24. VATAI, László
    Átszínezett térkép: Magyar változatok az újkorban [Recoloured Map: Hungarian Variations in the New Age]. New York: Püski Kiadó, 1985. 192 pp.
    [A collection of eight essays, on Dostoievsky (pp. 9-26); János Arany (pp. 27-52); Gábor Bethlen (pp. 53-76); Sándor Márai (pp. 77-112); László Németh (pp. 113-132); the Independent Small-holders Party (133-168); and new political and ideological movements (pp. 169-191).


  1. ADELMAN, Howard
    "An Immigration Dream: Hungarian Refugees Come to Canada - An Analysis.'' In: Breaking Ground, ed. R.H. Keyserlingk. (Toronto: York Lane Press, 1994): pp. 23-44.
    [An analysis of the significance and the impact of the Hungarian refugee movement on Canadian refugee policy-making.]

  2. ADELMAN, Howard; SÍK, Endre; TESSENYI, Géza
    "The Genesis of a Domestic Refugee Regime: The Case Study of Hungary.'' In: Breaking Ground, ed. R.H. Keyserlingk. (Toronto: York Lane Press, 1994) pp. 23-44.
    [Describes the evolution of Canadian refugee policy.]

  3. CUNLIFFE, Harry
    "The Liberalization of Immigration Policy from 1945 to 1956: An Insider's View.'' In: Breaking Ground, ed. R.H. Keyserlingk. (Toronto: York Lane Press, 1994) pp. 13-23.
    [Gives an outline of the changes which transformed the role of Canadian immigration officers. Areas covered: Hungarians as 'Preferred Immigrants'; The Hungarian Refugee Movement; John Pickersgill's role in the movement.]

  4. DIRKS, Gerald E.
    "Canada and Immigration: International and Domestic Conditions in the Decade Preceding the 1956 Hungarian Exodus.'' In: Breaking Ground, ed. R.H. Keyserlingk. (Toronto: York Lane Press, 1994) pp. 3-11.
    [Describes the establishment of the Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration in 1952. Most of the paper is devoted to the migration of Hungarian refugees.]

    "The Refugee Experience in Canada and the Evolution of the Hungarian-Canadian Community.'' In: Breaking Ground, ed. R.H. Keyserlingk. (Toronto: York Lane Press, 1994) pp. 65-85.
    [Offers an account of the influence of the 1956 refugees on the Hungarian community life in Canada, in particular, the emergence of new Magyar colonies and the advent of new vitality and sophistication to Hungarian-Canadian community life.]

  6. HAWKINS, Freda
    "Canada's Hungarian Refugee Movement: A Personal Recollection.'' In: Breaking Ground, ed. R.H. Keyserlingk. (Toronto: York Lane Press, 1994) pp. 109-113.
    [Professor Emeritus Freda Hawkins describes the arrival of thousands of Hungarian refugees at the Union Station in Toronto as a dramatic and critical event in her life.]

  7. HIDAS, Peter
    "The Hungarian Refugee Student Movement of 1956-57 and Canada.'' CANADIAN ETHNIC STUDIES 30 no 1 (1998): 19-49.
    [Canada has accepted about 1,000 refugee students after the crushing of the 1956 Revolution. Although most of the students were political refugees and on the way to completing their studies of higher technological education, according to the author, the Canadian governments and universities were willing to provide the only aid to them that they offered to any Canadian students. Only determination and hard work did get most of the Hungarian students into Canadian universities. The paper gives a detailed account of the Sopron Division at UBC.]

    "Migration et études littéraires. Essai de theorisation d'un probleme ancien aux contours nouveaux.'' JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES 31 no 3 (1996): 9-20.
    [The diversity of migratory currents has generated significant demographic changes, as well as the emergence of ethnic minority writing. Reference is made to John Miska: Ethnic and Native Canadian Literature: A Bibliography.]

  9. KAGE, Joseph
    "The Settlement of Hungarian Refugees in Canada.'' In: Breaking Ground, ed. R.H. Keyserlingk. (Toronto: York Lane Press, 1994): 99-107.
    [The Hungarian Refugee Movement affirms that the refugee-immigrant adjustment is directly related to the attitudes of the migrant and the host communities.]

  10. KOVÁCS, Anikó
    "Integrálódás vagy asszimilálódás'' [Integration or Assimilation?]. TÁROGATÓ 25 nos 6-7 (1998): 44.
    [The author raises the question as to whether integration or assimilation is preferred. She concludes that the latter is unavoidable as far as personal survival and professional accomplishments are concerned.]

  11. MANION, John L.
    "The Hungarian Refugee Movement: Implementing the Policy.'' In: Breaking Ground , ed. R.H. Keyserlingk. (Toronto: York Lane Press, 1994) pp. 53-56.
    [The Hungarian Refugee Movement has breached the immigration policy and administrative barriers. The paper describes how the process has taken place.]

  12. McCARTHY, Earl E. "Hungarian Refugee Movement: Transportation and Settlement in Canada.'' In: Breaking Ground, ed. R.H. Keyserlingk. (Toronto: York Lane Press, 1994) pp. 57-62.
    [The author was head of the Movement Control and Transportation Section at the Department of Citizenship and Immigration. He gives an account of how the transportation and settlement of Hungarian refugees were carried out.]

  13. MISKA, János
    "A magyarok barátja - John Pickersgill'' [The Hon. John Pickersgill - A Friend of the Hungarian-Canadians]. TÁROGATÓ 23 no 5 (1996): 28-29.
    [Describes Canada's generosity to the Hungarian refugees of 1956 and John Pickersgill's role in providing home to 37,000 people.]

  14. MISKA, János
    "A magyarok barátja - Watson Kirkconnell'' [Watson Kirkconnell - A Friend of Hungarians.'' TÁROGATÓ 23 no 3 (1996): 48-49.
    [Describes Watson Kirkconnell as a translator, researcher and biographer of Hungarian and Hungarian-Canadian poets.]

  15. MORTON, Desmond
    "Toward a History of Immigration in Canada: Labour Relations and Multiculturalism.'' In: Canadian Culture and Literature and a Taiwan Perspective, ed. Steven Totosy de Zepetnek and Yiu-nam Leung. (Edmonton: University of Alberta, 1998) pp. 35-56.
    [Describes the history of immigration and its affect on the development of multicultural policies in Canada. Topics covered: Early unions and immigration; Labour and race; J. Pickersgill and J. Diefenbaker.]

  16. PAPP-AYKLER, Susan
    "Magyarok Kanadában = Hungarians in Canada.'' In Hungarica to be Found in Libraries Abroad: A Directory. 13. Canada. (Budapest: National Széchényi Library, 1997) pp. 21-44.
    [A bilingual, Hungarian and English, introductory essay on the immigration of Hungarians and their settlement in Canada.]

    "The Minister and the Hungarian Refugees.'' In: Breaking Ground, ed. Robert H. Keyserlingk. (Toronto: York Lane Press, 1994) pp. 47-51.
    [A personal account of Pickersgill's activities that helped 37,000 Hungarians come to settle in Canada.]

  18. TOTOSY de ZEPETNEK, Steven "Esterhazy, Pál Oszkár.'' In: Dictionary of Canadian Biography (1916-1920). Vol. XIV (Toronto: U. of Toronto Press, 1998) pp. 344-346.
    [A biographical account of O.P. Esterhazy, a Hungarian relocation agent, who helped settle early Hungarians in the Canadian Prairies.]


  1. BENKő, Géza
    "Roller Kálmán British Columbiában'' [Kálmán Roller's Visit to British Columbia]. TÁROGATÓ 23 no 11 (1996): 17. photos.
    [A report on Dean Kálmán Roller's visit to Victoria and Nanaimo, on the occasion of the reunion of the former members of the Sopron School of Forestry, known as the Sopron Division of UBC. A banquet was held at the University of Victoria Faculty Club, October 10, 1996.]

  2. CSORDÁS, Jolán
    "Beszélgetés Utasi McRobbie Zitával'' [Interview with Zita Utasi McRobbie]. TÁROGATÓ 25 no 9 (1998): 12-13.
    [Zita Utasi MacRobbie is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the Simon Fraser University. The interview was conducted on the occasion of her visit to China.]

  3. CSORDÁS, Jolán
    "Profile of a Devoted Teacher.'' TÁROGATÓ 25 no 5 (1998): 22-23. photos.
    [An interview with Réka Teleki, a young High School teacher in Vancouver.]

  4. CSORDÁS, Jolán
    "Profile of Dr. Maria Gyöngyössy-Issa.'' TÁROGATÓ 24 no 9 (1997): 14-15. port.
    [Maria Gyöngyössy-Issa is a scientist and educator, teaching at the University of British Columbia. The article was written on the occasion of her receipt of the "Wooman of Distinction Award'' in Vancouver.]

  5. CSORDÁS, Jolán
    "Profile of a Young Debator.'' TÁROGATÓ 24 no 8 (1997): 24-25. photos.
    [Béla Czifra is a senior student at the University of Manitoba, majoring in History and Political Science. He is also a political debator, performing in Europe and North America.]

  6. DANCS, Rózsa
    "Túllépni saját korlátainkon; avagy Mayer János bölcselete'' [Extending Beyond Our Boundaries; The Philosophy of John Mayer]. KALEJDOSZKÓP 1 no 1 (1998): 39-41.
    [An interview with Dr. John Mayer, professor at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ont.]

    "Difficult Times Awaiting University Graduates in Canada.'' TÁROGATÓ 24 no 8 (1997): 28-29.
    [Describes the difficulties facing the students caused by the increasing tuition fees and selecting suitable subjects to ensure a safe career.]

    "Job Prospects for University Graduates.'' TÁROGATÓ 24 no 9 (1997): 37.
    [Offers guidance to university students in Canada on career planning.]

    "Troubled Waters Ahead for Post-Secondary Students in Canada.'' TÁROGATÓ 24 no 4 (1997): 18-19.
    [Describes the difficulties arising from the rising cost of education, discrimination against out-of-province students in some of the provinces and the general erosion of educational standards.]

  10. "From Chaos and Revolution to a New World.'' CLIPS VS (Sept. 28, 1996): D4, D5.
    [Students of the Sopron Division, at the University of British Columbia, have completed their university education and have managed to find approriate jobs in their profession.]

  11. MISKA, János
    "Egyéb dolgaink Kanadában'' [Considering Our Status in Canada]. In his: Többnyire magunkról. (Victoria: Microform Biblios, 1996) pp. 72-80.
    [An essay on Hungarian archival material in Canada, educational and philological matters.]

  12. MISKA, János
    "Szathmáry Emőke, egyetemi elnök'' [Emőke Szathmáry, President of a University]. TÁROGATÓ 23 no 5 (1996): 34. port.
    [A biographical summary of Emőke Szathmáry's accomplishments, on the occasion of her appointment as President of the University of Manitoba.]

  13. MISKA, János
    "Kozák Antal'' [Antal Kozák]. TÁROGATÓ 23 no 9 (1996): 12. port.
    [Professor Antal Kozák is Vice-Dean of the Department of Forestry, University of British Columbia. The paper was written on the occasion of Dr. Kozák's receipt of an honourary Doctorate, issued by the University of Sopron, his alma mater.]

  14. MISKA, János
    "McMaster hősei'' [McMaster's Heroes]. TÁROGATÓ 25 no 5 (1998): 34-35.
    [Describes the first years of the Hungarian students of 1956 at McMaster University, 1957-1961.]

  15. ROLLER, Kálmán
    'Mi is voltunk egyszer az akadémián': Soprontól Vancouverig ['We Were Also Members of the Academy': From Sopron to Vancouver]. Toronto: The Author, 1996. 319 pp. illus., photos, tabloids, tables.
    [A comprehensive account of the history of the Sopron Divisio, UBC. Reviewed by: J. Miska, TÁROGATÓ 23 no 9 (1996): 17.]

  16. SZABÓ, Patricia
    "Soprontól Vancouverig: Az erdészeti fakultás útja 1956-ban'' [From Sopron to Vancouver: The Road of the Sopron Faculty of Forestry in 1956]. TÁROGATÓ 23 no 4 (1996): 44-45. (Originally published in NŐK LAPJA (Budapest), 1995.

  17. TARNÓCAI, Charles
    "The University of Sopron in Canada.'' In: Breaking Ground, ed. R.H. Keyserlingk. (Toronto: York Lane Press, 1994) pp. 87-97.
    [The author, a graduate of the Sopron Division, indicates that the immigration of the Sopron Faculty to Canada was a benefit to the members of the group and Canada as well.]



  1. Álmot idézők: A Kanadai Magyar Írók Szövetségének 11. antológiája. Szerk. Kasza Marton Lajos [Retainers of a Dream: Anthology of the Hungarian Canadian Authors' Association. 11th. Ed. Lajos Kasza Marton]. Toronto: The Association, 1998. 268 pp. illus.
    [Includes poems by: Anna Baráth, Zoltán Böszörményi, Károly Grandpierre, Loránd Horváth, Lajos Kasza Marton, Szeréna Sóvári, Lukács Tapolczay and Ferenc Zsigovich. Short stories by: János Bebek, József Csernyi, Rózsa Dancs, Mária Domonkos, Elemér Gábri, Gyula Gyimesi, Lajos Kulcsár, Károly Radnóthy, Imre Sári Gál, and Sándor Turcsányi. Essays by: Rózsa Dancs, János Miska, and Zoltán Simon.]

  2. Making a Difference: Canadian Multicultural Literature. Ed. Suaro Kamboureli. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1996. 547 pp.
    [Includes poems, among others, by George Faludy and George Jonas.]

  3. Nyugaton is felkel a nap: A nanaimoi magyarok életképei. Miska János bevezetőjével [The Sun Also Rises in the West: The Ethnic Life of Hungarians in Nanaimo. Introduction by János Miska]. Nanaimo: The Hungarian Cultural Society of Nanaimo, 1997. 162 pp. illus.
    [A collection of poetry by: Bedőné Tóth Anna, Bölecz Béla, Csinger József, Gergelyné Kostyál Marienne, Madarászné Németh Mária, Ferenc Mandalik, and László Pintér.]

  4. Visszatekintés - Looking Back - Regard sur le passe [sic, passé] Ed. Éva Puskás Balogh. Montreal: The Montreal Hungarian Literary Society, 1996. 173 pp. photos, illus.
    [This collection includes writings by Hungarian and Canadian authors in Hungarian, English and French.]

Research studies, articles

  1. BENKŐ, Géza
    "Isten veled, Tibor bátyánk'' [God Be With You, Tibor Tollas]. TÁROGATÓ 24 no 9 (1997): 13.
    [A farewell to Tibor Tollas, a poet, a renown publisher of the newspaper Nemzetőr, and editor of several comprehensive anthologies. He had passed away in Munich, Germany, in 1997.]

  2. BISZTRAY, George
    "Image or Self-image - Reports on Hungarian-Canadians in Hungarian Publications of the 1980's.'' EAST EUROPEAN QUARTERLY 27 no 1 (1993): 65-77.
    [An overview of official and semi-official Hungarian opinions on Hungarian Canadians and Hungarian-Canadian affairs. The author argues that these opinions say more about the regime in Hungary and Hungarian authors, than about the subjects they talk about.]

  3. BOTAR, Oliver A.I.
    "Four Poems of 1918 by László Moholy-Nagy.'' Introduced and translated by Oliver A.I. Botar. HUNGARIAN STUDIES REVIEW 21 nos 1-2 (1994): 103-112.
    [L. Moholy-Nagy's poems under review have originally appeared in JELENKOR.]

  4. De KOVA, George
    "A versfordítás művészete - Watson Kirkconnell'' [The Art of Translating Poetry - Watson Kirkconnell]. TÁROGATÓ 24 no 4 (1997): 38-39.
    [A critical appraisal of Watson Kirkconnell's translation of Hungarian poetry into English.]

  5. DOMOKOS, Sándor
    "Búcsú gróf Wass Alberttől (1908-1998)'' [A Farewell to Count Albert Wass (1908-1998)]. TÁROGATÓ 25 no 4 (1998): 13.
    [A farewell article to Albert Wass de Czege, a prominent novelist, educator and literary organizer who lived in Florida, U.S.A.]

  6. FÁY, István
    "Fáy Ferenc élete és költészete a kortárs írók tükrében'' [The Life and Poetry of Ferenc Fáy as Seen by His Contemporaries]. KALEJDOSZKÓP 1 nos 8, 9 and 10 (1998).
    [An insider's appraisal of Ferenc Fáy's work, as seen by the author István Fáy, who is a brother of the deceased poet. Includes poems translated into English by Rózsa Dancs.]

  7. FÁY, István
    "Szükség van-e a Krónikára?'' [Is There a Need for the Chronicle?]. KANADAI MAGYARSÁG (Nov. 7, 1998): 7.
    [The author gives a brief history of the Hungarian Cultural Centre of Toronto and its now defunct periodical, Krónika. There are calls for action to revive the monthly magazine. The author concurs.]

  8. KADAR, Marlene
    "Reading Ethnicity into Life Writing: Out from 'Under the Ribs of Death' and into the 'Light Chaos' - Béla Szabados's Narrator Rewrites Sándor Hunyadi.'' ESSAYS ON CANADIAN WRITING 57 (Winter 1995): 70-83.
    [An analytical essay relating to ethnic Canadian writing, offering as a case study the novels of John Marlyn and Béla Szabados.]

  9. LEUNG, Yiu-nam
    "Multicultural Ambivalence in Marlyn's Under the Ribs of Death.'' In: Canadian Culture and Literature and a Taiwan Perspective, eds. Steven Totosy de Zepetnek and Yiu-nam Leung. (Edmonton: University of Alberta, 1998) pp. 229-236.
    [Describes Marlyn's hero, Sándor Hunyadi, as a person who embraced whole-heartedly the get-rich-at-any-cost philosophy of his environment, which seems to have been a primary ingredient of Canadianness of the 1930's. From this perspective of current multiculturalism, Under the Ribs of Death is an indictment of the immigrant's dream of the New World as a garden of wealth and security.]

  10. MAJOR, Rikárd
    "Tamási Miklósra emlékezem'' [In Memory of Miklós Tamási]. TÁROGATÓ 22 no 4 (1995): 19.
    [Miklós Tamási, former President of the Hungarian Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver, poet and editor of Tárogató, is remembered on the occasion of the first anniversary of his death.]

  11. MENDEL, Eli
    "Ethnic Voice in Canadian Writing.'' In his: Another Time (Erin: Press Porcepic, 1997) pp. 91-102.
    [Reference is made to the poetry of Robert Zend.]

  12. MISKA, János
    "Áldott kikötők: Megkésett búcsú Béky-Halász Ivántól'' [Blessed Harbours: A Belated Farewell to Iván Halász de Béky]. TÁROGATÓ 25 nos 6-7 (1998): 19.
    [Librarian, poet, bibliographer and translator, Iván Halász de Béky repatriated to his native Hungary in 1985 and lived in Budapest until his death in 1997. His hungarological bibliographies are regarded as pioneering compilations.]

  13. MISKA, János
    "Angol nyelvű magyar széppróza'' [Hungarian Novels in English]. TÁROGATÓ 25 no 11 (1998): 19-21.
    [An analytical study of the novels of John Marlyn, Marika Robert, Steven Vizinczey, Gabriel Szohner, and George Jonas.]

  14. MISKA, János "Bolyongások a kanadai magyar költészetben'' [Concerning the State of Hungarian Poetry in Canada]. In his: Lábunk nyomában. (Victoria: Microform Biblios, 1997) pp. 42-55. Also published in Tárogató.
    [A study of modern trends in Hungarian-Canadian poetry, based on the poems of Ferenc Fáy, Tamás Tűz, Sándor Kristóf, László Kemenes Géfin, Ernő Német, József Seres, György Vitéz and others.]

  15. MISKA, János
    "The Immigrant: A Novel by Gabriel Szohner.'' TÁROGATÓ 25 nos 6-7 (1998): 21.
    [Describes Szohner's work: The Immigrant, as a historical novel, in which the author depicts the process of acclimatization of three Hungarian refugees who settled in interior British Columbia.]

  16. MISKA, János
    "Komédia az élete: Születésnapi beszélgetés Hegedűs Györgyivel'' [Her Life is a Comedy: An Interview with Georgina Hegedűs on the Occasion of Her Birthday.] TÁROGATÓ 24 no 4 (1997): 12-15. photos.
    [Georgina Hegedűs is an actress and long-time director of the Vancouver Dajka Theatre. The interview covers her career from Budapest to Vancouver.]

  17. MISKA, János
    "A magyar nevek megszállottja: Beszélgetés Nógrády Mihály névkutatóval'' [A Devoted Onomastic: An Interview with Michael Nógrády, an Expert on Hungarian Onomastics in Canada]. TÁROGATÓ 24 no 11 (1997): 22-23.
    [An interview with M. Nógrády concerning his forthcoming book on Hungarian names in Canada.]

  18. MISKA, János
    "Magyarok a kanadai irodalomban'' [The Image of Hungarians in English-Canadian Literature]. TÁROGATÓ 23 no 1 (1996): 12-14 and 23 no 2 (1996). Also published in his: Többnyire magunkról. (Victoria: Microform Biblios, 1996) pp. 58-66.
    [This essay consists of two parts: Pt. 1. which describes the image of Hungarian-Canadians as seen by Canadian sociologists, clergymen (James S. Woodsworth, Joseph Jules Pirot) and immigration officials; and Pt. II.: Hungarians as described by Anglo-Canadian novelists (Margaret Atwood, Ralph Connor, Morley Callaghan, Robert Kroetsch, David Levine, and Michael Ondaatje).]

  19. MISKA, János
    "Wass Albert köszöntése'' [Homage to Albert Wass]. TÁROGATÓ 25 no 1 (1998): 11.
    [A critical acclaim of Albert Wass' accomplishments, a novelist, publisher and literary organizer, on the occasion of his 90th birthday.]

  20. MOLNÁR, Judit
    "The Hungarian-Canadian Experience as Reflected in John Marlyn's Under the Ribs of Death.'' In: Cross-Cultural Studies: American, Canadian and European Literature, 1945-1985, ed. Mirko Jurak. Ljubljama: Filozofska Fakulteta, 1998) pp. 465-469.
    [An analysis of John Marlyn's classic novel, Under the Ribs of Death, first published in 1957.]

  21. NAVES KALMAN, Elaine
    "New World Hybrids.'' MONTREAL GAZETTE (My. 18, 1996): 11, 13. ports.
    [The Revolution of 1956 affects Hungarian writers György Vitéz (i.e. George Németh) and László Kemenes Géfin who fled to Montreal.]

  22. PALMER, Tamara
    "Ethnic Response to the Canadian Prairies (1900-1950): A Literary Perspective on Perceptions of the Physical and Social Environment.'' PRAIRIE FORUM 12 no 1 (1987): 49-73.
    [Areas studied: prairie novels, urban novels, the environment's influence on the authors, including John Marlyn.]

  23. PALMER, Tamara
    "Multi-vocality and National Literature: Toward a Post-Colonial and Multicultural Aesthetic.'' JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES 31 no 3 (1996): 148-165.
    [The author discusses the evolution of cultural politics in Canada and emphasizes the profound impact of ethnic heterogeneity on Canadian culture, John Marlyn given as a typical example.]

  24. PALMER, Tamara
    "Mythologizing the Journey and From Otherness: Some Features of the Ethnic Voice in Canadian Literature.'' In: From 'Melting Pot' to Multiculturalism: The Evolution of Ethnic Relations in the United States and Canada, ed. V.G. Lerda. (Roma: Bulzoni, 1991) pp. 91-113.
    [Among the writers studied is John Marlyn.]

  25. POMOGÁTS, Béla
    "A nyugati magyar irodalom két arca: művek és intézmények [The Two Faces of Hungarian Literature in the Western World]. SZIVÁRVÁNY 18 no 53 (1997): 55-60.
    [A study of Hungarian poetry, fiction and drama through the work of several authors residing in the West. Canadians included are: George Faludy (now lives in Hungary), László Kemenes Géfin and György Vitéz.]

  26. RÁDICS, Károly
    "Magunkról szólva: Interjú Miska Jánossal'' [Speaking of Ourselves: An Interview with János Miska]. In J. Miska: Lábunk nyomában (Victoria: Microform Biblios, 1997) pp. 32-41. Also published in A KÖNYV (Budapest) and KANADAI MAGYARSÁG.
    [An interview conducted by the Budapest-based literary historian K. Rádics. Topics covered: Hungarian literature in Canada; the Hungarian-Canadian Authors' Association; bibliographies of Canadian Hungarology; Government support to ethnic Canadian authors.]

  27. RÁDICS, Károly
    "Nyírbéltekről Victoriáig (Rádics Károly beszélgetése Miska Jánossal)'' [From Nyírbéltek to Victoria, B.C.: Károly Rádics's Interview with János Miska]. TÁROGATÓ 25 nos 6-7 (1998): 22-25. A complete version was published in his: Évtizedek kaptatóin. (Budapest: Argumentum, 1998) pp. 171-180.
    [An interview covering J. Miska's activities as a writer, editor, translator, bibliographer and literary organizer. Based on a talk conducted by correspondence and published by KRÓNIKA (Toronto) in 1992.]

  28. REDEKOP, Ernst
    "The Only Political Study: Margaret Avison's Translations of Hungarian Poems.'' THE LITERARY HALF-YEARLY (University of Mysore, Indiana) 13 no 2 (1972): 157-170.
    [Margaret Avison has translated into English poems by Attila József and others, published in The Plough and the Pen, an anthology, edited by Ilona Duczyűska and Karl Polányi.]

  29. RIVERA, Carmela Marisa
    "La letteratura ungherese del Canada: Problemi e temi'' [Hungarian Literature in Canada: Problems and Themes]. Doctoral Thesis. Istituto Universitario Orientale, Napoli, 1989.
    [A study of Hungarian-Canadian literature, poetry and fiction. Supervisor: Prof. Amedeo di Francesco, a specialist in Hungarian literature.]

  30. SIEMERLING, Winfried
    "Writing Ethnicity: An Introduction.'' ESSAYS ON CANADIAN WRITING 57 (Winter 1995): 1-32.
    [A study of ethnic relations as expressed in Canadian literature. Hungarians referred to include Marlene Kadar, John Marlyn, John Miska, Judy Young.]

    292.a SIMÁNDI, Ágnes
    "Test, lélek, szerelem.'' SZIVÁRVÁNY 14 no 41 (1993): 86-91.
    [A critical appraisal of Tamás Tűz's poetry.]

  31. TARAPCSÁK, Ilona
    "Évszakok nélkül'' [Without Seasons]. TÁROGATÓ 24 no 4 (1997): 32-33.
    [An analytical study of the Toronto-based poet, József Seres. Tarapcsák, a High School teacher, lives in Miskolc, Hungary.]

  32. TOTOSY de ZEPETNEK, Steven
    "The Importance of Cultural Dialogue: A Case Study of Ethnic Minority Writing and Cultural Participation in Canada.'' In: Cultural Dialogue and Cultural Misreading, ed. Mabel Lee and Meng Hua. (Sydney, Australia: Wild Peony Press, 1997) pp. 145-163.
    [Hungarian-Canadian references are made sporadically throughout the text.]

  33. TOTOSY de ZEPETNEK, Steven
    "Literary Theory, Ethnic Minority Writing, and the Systemic and Empirical Approach.'' CANADIAN ETHNIC STUDIES 23 no 3 (1996): 100-106.
    [Describes the framework and the methodology of the Systemic and Empirical Approach to literature, with emphasis on Canadian-Hungarian and Hungarian writing. Reference is made to: Lóránt Czigány, Béla Pomogáts, and Stephen Vizinczey.]

  34. TOTOSY de ZEPETNEK, Steven
    "Political Satire in Hungarian Exile Literature: Systemic Considerations.'' In: The Search for a New Alphabet: Literary Studies in a Changing World, in Honor of Douwe Fokkema, ed. Harald Hendrix et al. (Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1996) pp. 250-255.
    [A systemic study of the poetry of László Kemenes Géfin and Robert Zend.]

Individual authors

  1. BERTA, Sophia
    A sors csapdájában [In Fate's Trap]. Cambridge, Ont.: The Author, 1998. Novel.
    [The novel is about a family which emigrated from Europe to Canada. Its events take place in Toronto, New York and Paris.]

  2. BLÁJER, Elizabeth
    Erősebb a hatalomnál; regény [More Lasting than Power; A Novel]. Toronto: Scorpio Publishers [1996]. 304 pp. Novel.
    [A novel about Ágnes, who lost her parents during the 1956 Revolution. She moves to Egypt and finally to Canada, where she finds her happiness.]

  3. CSINGER, József
    Emlékvitorla: versek [Memory Sailboat; Poems]. Foreword by János Miska. Victoria: Microform Biblios, 1997. 133 pp.
    [Includes poems written since 1948, the year József Csinger escaped from Hungary. The collection is arranged under four headings: Vesztegzár (1948-1960); Jónás Ninivében (1960-1980); Úszó jégtáblán (1980-1990); Holtvágány (1990-1997).]

  4. CSINGER, Joseph
    Keyhole in the Sky: Poems. Victoria: Microform Biblios, 1998. 110 pp.
    [A collection of poems written in English from 1950 to 1998. Some of the writings included have been published in the Montreal Star, the Poetry Institute of Canada, and the American National Library of Poetry. The latter institution has awarded Mr. Csinger with the Best Poem of the Year award.]

    Writings about:
  5. FÁY, István
    "Emlékvitorla: Csinger József versei'' [Memory Sailboat: József Csinger's Poetry]. KANADAI MAGYARSÁG (Jne. 27, 1998): 7.
    [Book review of Emlékvitorla.]

  6. MISKA, János
    "Csinger József: Emlékvitorla'' [József Csinger: Memory Sailboat]. TÁROGATÓ 24 no 9 (1997): 27.
    [Book review of Emlékvitorla.]

  7. MISKA, János
    "Keyhole in the Sky: Joseph Csinger's New Book of Poetry.'' TÁROGATÓ 25 no 12 (1998): 33.
    [Review of Keyhole in the Sky.]
  8. DOMOKOS, Sándor
    A római százados; regény Jézus korából [The Roman Captain; A Novel from the Epoch of Jesus]. Budapest: JEL Kiadó, 1997. 316 pp.
    [The novel covers the life of Jesus as influenced by Roman law, and the role of the Captan of Cafarnaum in the revelation of the resurrection.]

  9. IMRE, Joseph
    Triton. Ottawa: The Author, 1996. 274 pp. col. port. Novel.
    [An utopistic novel, describes Robert Stewart's space adventures to Triton. An Ottawa-based author, Joseph Imre has published short novels in Hungary prior to his emigration to Canada.]

  10. JONAS, George
    The East Blows West: New and Selected Poems. Toronto: Ronsdale, 1993. Poems.

  11. KALMAN, Judith
    The County of Birches. Vancouver/Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 1998. 183 pp. Biographical stories.
    [A book of linked autobiographical stories. The author describes family life in Hungary and childhood in Montreal. Reviewed by: J. Miska: TÁROGATÓ 26 no 1 (1999): 9]

  12. KERTES, Joseph
    Boardwalk. Toronto: ECW Press, 1998. Novel.
    [A novel about two brothers, one being the shrewd, the successful business man, the other one lacking everything considered to be a street smart.]

  13. KERTES, Joseph
    Winter Tulips: A Novel. Toronto: Double Day, 1998. 275 pp. Novel.
    [Describes the happiness found by a nice Jewish boy and a nice Greek girl, in spite of their respective families. Kertes was born Kertész József in Hungary and came to Canada with his family after the 1956 uprising.]

  14. KIRÁLY, Ilona
    Mesél a csönd; versek [The Tale of Silence; Poems]. Budapest: TIT Publishers, 1994. 224 pp. Poems.
    [Ontario-based Ilona Király came to Canada as a student of the Sopron Forestry Group. Her poems are arranged under three headings: (1) Talált kő (before 1992); (2) Istállói múzsák (1992); and (3) Ima belső tavaszért (1993).]

    Híd a víz alatt, 1937-1945 [Bridge Under the Water, 1937-1945]. Budapest: By the Author, 1996. 319 pp. port. Novel.
    [This novel describes the life of Márta, the heroine, between the wars in her native Hungary. The English version, entitled Bridge Under the Water, was translated by Kenneth and Zita McRobbie.]

    Writing about:
  16. A. JÁSZÓ, Anna
    "Egy felfedezésre váró regény: Krisztinkovich Mária víz alatti hídja'' [A Novel To Be Discovered: Mária Krisztinkovich's Bridge Under the Water]. MAGYAR NEMZET (Dec. 13, 1994). Also published in TÁROGATÓ 22 no 2 (1995):13.
    [A book review.]
  17. SZABADOS, Béla
    In Light of Chaos. Saskatoon: Thistledown, 1990. Novel.
    [The author uses three separate experiences of ethnicity. A short autobiographical novel.]

  18. TAPOLCZAY, Lukács
    Az élet arca [Life's Countenance]. Toronto: The Author, 550 pp. Poetry.
    [A collection of Lukács Tapolczay's poems.]

  19. TAPOLCZAY, Lukács
    Elveszett élet [A Life Lost]. Toronto: The Author, 1995. Novel.
    [A novel about a Hungarian-Canadian man, who dreams of returning to his native land. Much of the story is related to the harsh treatment meted out to Hungarians by the Allies at the 1920 Treaty of Paris.]

    Writing about:
  20. FÁY, István
    "Bölcselet és líra. Tapolczay Lukács művei'' [Philosophy and Lyrics. Lukács Tapolczay's Writings]. KANADAI MAGYARSÁG (Sept. 18, 1998): 7. [Book review of Az élet arca.]


  1. BALLA, András
    Disszidol; házmester voltam Kanadában [Dissidol; I Was a Manager of Apartments in Canada]. Vancouver: The Author [n.d.]. 189 pp. Autobiography.
    [A sad story of emigration from Budapest to Stockholm and finally to Canada and settlement in Edmonton and Vancouver. Written with an intention of warning of the insecurities awaiting wouldbe emigrants to Canada or, for that matter, anywhere else in the world.]

    Memoárjaim [My Memoirs]. Toronto: The Author, 1993. 75 pp. photos.
    [The author is a Medical Doctor. His memoirs include chapters pertaining to the history of his family in Transylvania; his studies at the University of Kolozsvár; his military service, and the P.O.W. years. He describes his experiences as a medical doctor in Hungary during the 1956 Revolution and his coming to Canada and practicing medicine in Toronto. Professional societies and a visit to Rome where he had an audience with Pope John II. is also presented.]

  3. HARASZTI, Endre
    Kanadából hazámra emlékezve (Történetek, találkozások) [Remembering My Homeland from Canada: Happenings, Meetings with People]. Budapest: Képíró Kiadó, 1998. Autobiographical stories. 226 pp.
    [Published posthumously, contains reminiscences, interviews and articles originally published in Magyar Élet and other sources.]

  4. KALMAN NAVES, Elaine
    Journey to Vaja: Reconstructing the World of a Hungarian-Jewish Family. Montreal-Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1996. 269 pp. illus., tables, photos. Memoir.
    [Part autobiography, part family chronicle, and part immigrant saga. Rich in personal detail and an unusual resource for those seeking to build a bridge over the Holocaust between the world of pre-war European Jewry and contemporary Jewish life in Canada.]

    Writing about:
  5. "Journey to Vaja...'' QUILL AND QUIRE 62 no 10 (1996): 34.
    [Book review.]

  6. MISKA, János
    "Könyvekről'' [Of Books]. TÁROGATÓ 26 no 1 (1999): 13.
    [Book review of Journey to Vaja.]
  7. KATYI, André
    Angels on Devil's Island. Tr. Judi Simms. Calgary: The Author, 1977. 105 pp. photos. Memoir.
    [An autobiography. Part of the story takes place in the Amazon Valley, where the Katyis have spent their first years as D.P.s. Then they moved to Canada and settled in Calgary.]

  8. MISKA, János
    "Isten veled, Montreal: Így éltünk, Memoár'' [A Farewell to Montreal: The Way We Lived, Memoir]. SZIVÁRVÁNY (Budapest-Chicago) XVI no 1 (1995): 8-17. A more complete version was published in his: Lábunk nyomában (Victoria: Microform Biblios, 1997) pp. 58-117.
    [Excerpts from his memoirs relating to life in Montreal, Hamilton, and Toronto.]

  9. SARLÓS, Andrew
    Fireworks: The Investment of a Life. Toronto, 1993.
    [An autobiography by A. Sarlós, a Financial Executive and Investment Councellor.]

  10. SARLÓS, Andrew
    Tűzijáték (Életem a befektetés) [Fireworks: My Life is Devoted to Investment] Budapest:
    [Hungarian translation of Fireworks.]

  11. TOTOSY de ZEPETNEK, Steven
    A Zepetneki Tötösy család adattára = Records of the Tötösy de Zepetnek Family. Szeged: József Attila Tudományegyetem, 1993. 280 pp. illus., photos, tables.
    [A family biography co-published by József Attila University, Department of Historical Sciences. Includes biographical references to members of the family, including those residing in Edmonton, Alta. Extensive index is provided.]

  12. VÁRHEY, György "Burns Lake, B.C.'' [Burns Lake, B.C.]. TÁROGATÓ 25 no 1 (1998): 17-19.
    [Excerpt in Hungarian translation of his autobiography: "In the Footsteps of Robert Service'', in manuscript.]


  1. BOTAR, Oliver A.I.
    "László Moholy-Nagy and Hungarian-American Politics II." Introduced, edited and translated (where necessary) by O.A.I. Botar. HUNGARIAN STUDIES REVIEW 21 nos 1-2 (1994): 91-102.
    [Describes the political convictions of the artist László Moholy-Nagy, in the light of documents relating to the Hungarian-American Council for Democracy and his interviews with George and Barbara Striker and others. Moholy-Nagy's correspondence with the U.S. immigration authorities are also reproduced in this paper.]

  2. CSORDÁS, Jolán
    "Művészportré'' [Portrait of an Artist]. TÁROGATÓ 25 no 5 (1998): 18-19. illus., port.
    [Introduces Suzan (Ildikó Avar) Lanzonius, a Vancouver-based painter, book illustrator and portrait painter.]

  3. DANCS, Rózsa
    "Bényei András művészi világa - Andrew Bényei's Artistic World.'' English translation by Magdolna Szabó. KALEJDOSZKÓP 1 no 1 (1998): 24-27.
    [Describes the author's tour of sculptor András Bényei's studio in Toronto.]

  4. DANCS, Rózsa
    "Simon Gottlieb Erika képeinek üzenete - The Magical Fairy World of Erika Simon Gottlieb.'' KALEJDOSZKÓP 1 no 6 (1998): 26-27.
    [Erika Simon Gottlieb is a painter. Her exhibition of portraits held at the North York Central Library is described in Hungarian and English.]

  5. DANCS, Rózsa
    "A zene bűvöletében - hangverseny után'' [Enchanted by Music - In the Wake of a Concert]. KALEJDOSZKÓP 1 no 6 (1998): 28-30.
    [A review article about a concert performed by Márta Hidy and Friends in Toronto, at the Ford Centre, May 21, 1998. Provides brief biographical notes on the performers: Márta Hidy, Michael Schulte, Coenraad Bleomendal, Anthony Rapoport and Alla Zacarelli.]

  6. DOMOKOS, Sándor
    "Magyar építész'' [A Hungarian Architect]. TÁROGATÓ 23 nos 6-7 (1996): 37. illus.
    [A review of Norbert Schoenauer: Art & Crafts: Art Nouveau Dwellings. The book makes reference to Hungarian architects József Huszka, Ödön Lechner, Károly Kós, and Imre Makovecz. N. Schoenauer is a professor at McGill University.]

  7. "Egy világhírű magyar leprakutató életéről és filozófiájáról'' [Concerning the Life and Philosophy of a World Renown Hungarian Researcher of Leprosy]. TÁROGATÓ 25 nos 6-7 (1998): 31.
    [A summary of Dr. László Kátó's accomplishments.]

  8. FEDÁK, János
    "Charlottetown's Architecture.'' KALEJDOSZKÓP 1 no 1 (1998): 30-31.
    [Excerpt from the author's forthcoming book on P.E.I.'s architecture.]

  9. KISS-JUSTUS, Jolán
    "Táltos a tavaszban'' [A Shaman in Spring]. TÁROGATÓ 25 no 5 (1998): 35. illus. Also published in KALEJDOSZKÓP.
    [An article about Klári Kárpáti's exhibition in Ottawa, where the painter lives.]

  10. MAJOROS, Valerie
    "Lajos Tihanyi's American Sojourn, 1929-30.'' Tr. Judit Pokoly. HUNGARIAN STUDIES REVIEW 21 nos 1-2 (1994): 9-29.
    [Describes painter Lajos Tihanyi's attempt to establish himself on the American art scene. Includes two English texts by Tihanyi.]

  11. MISKA, János
    "First Agatha Bystram Award Presented.'' TÁROGATÓ 23 nos 6-7 (1996): 39. port.
    [Director of Environment Canada Libraries, Budapest-born Agatha Bystrom was a pioneer in library automation in Canada. In her memory an award was established for outstanding federal government librarians in the Civil Service.]

  12. MISKA, János
    "Gabriel von Ursus'' [Gabriel von Ursus]. In his: Lábunk nyomában. (Victoria: Microform Biblios, 1997) pp. 210-25. Also published in TÁROGATÓ.
    [A study about the paintings and novels of Gabriel von Ursus (i.e. Gábor Szohner, who lives in Vancouver.]

  13. MISKA, János
    "Korszakalkotó méhész'' [An Accomplished Apiculturalist]. TÁROGATÓ 23 no 9 (1996). 20-21.
    [The paper is about Dr. Tibor Szabó, a bee researcher, doing research for Agriculture Canada, at the Beaverlodge Research Station, Alberta. His field of specialty is over-wintering of bees.]

  14. MISKA, János
    "Könyvtári szolgálat Kanadában = Library Services in Canada.'' In: Hungarica To Be Found in Libraries Abroad: A Directory. 13. Canada. Ed. Ilona Kovács et al. (Budapest: National Széchényi Library, 1997) pp. 45-66.
    [Provides an overview of library services and online technology in Canada. Emphasis is placed on multiculturalism and Hungarian library collections in Canada.]

  15. MISKA, János
    "Kultúránk hírnökei'' [Representatives of Hungarian Culture Abroad]. TÁROGATÓ 25 no 5 (1998): 34-35. photos.
    [Attila Nagy of Austria is a Hungarian musician and a specialist in musical instruments. He is also a performer on the Clarinet (tárogató) and a music teacher.]

  16. MISKA, János
    "Látogatás a bibliai múzeumban'' [On Visiting the Biblical Museum at UBC]. TÁROGATÓ 24 no 3 (1997): 12-13. photos.
    [Introduces the Biblical Museum at the University of British Columbia, and its founder, the Reverend Dr. Frederick Metzger.]

  17. MISKA, János
    "Művészeti örökségünk Kanadában'' [Hungarian Artistic Achievements in Canada]. In his: Többnyire magunkról. (Victoria: Microform Biblios, 1996) pp. 24-31.
    [A survey of Hungarian-born artists and musicians in Canada. Part 1 includes the work of painters, sculptors, medalists (Miklós Hornyánsky, Ladislaus Kardos, Lajos Káy, Hélene Maday, Gyula Marosán, Tibor Nyilasi, Dóra Pédery-Hunt). Part 2 describes the works of composers István Anhalt, János Fodi, Géza de Kresz, Tamás Légrády, Tibor Polgár, and many others.]

  18. MISKA, János
    "Pédery-Hunt Dóra'' [Dóra Pédery de Hunt]. TÁROGATÓ 23 no 11 (1996): 24-25. photos.
    [Provides an overview of Pédery-Hunt's accomplishements as a sculptor, medalist and editor.]

  19. MISKA, János
    "Tudományos eredményeink Kanadában'' [Hungarian-Canadian Scientific Accomplishments]. In his: Többnyire magunkról. (Victoria: Microform Biblios, 1996) pp. 13-23. Also appeared in MAGYAR KÖNYVTÁROS (Budapest).
    [Consists of two parts. Pt. 1: Accomplishments of Hungarian-Canadians in the agricultural sciences and forestry, biology, the pure and health sciences (G. Aczél, Z. Hajnal, L. Kátó, T. Rajháthy, A. Sándor, C. Sándorffy, H. Selye). Pt. 2: Achievements in history, sociology, comparative literature, and education (T. Baráth, G. Bisztray, N.F. Dreisziger, J. Kosa, B. Kovrig, C. Wojatsek).]

  20. NÓGRÁDY, Mihály
    "Hagyjunk nyomot'' [Our Legacies in Canada]. TÁROGATÓ 23 no 9 (1996): 22-23. photos.
    [Describes the archival collection of Hungarian documents in Canada, established by George Demmer in Ottawa.]

  21. NÓGRÁDY, Michael
    "Surnames Derived from Hungarian Ethnic Denominations.'' ONOMASTICA CANADIANA 76 no 1 (1994): 29-40.
    [Includes summary in French and an extensive bibliography.]

  22. NÓGRÁDY, Michael
    "Treatment of Hungarian Names in Canada.'' In: Proceedings of the XVIth International Congress of Onomastic Sciences. Québec City: Université Laval, 16-22 August, 1987. (Québec: Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 1990) pp. 433-440.
    [Hungarian immigrants to Canada are faced with linguistic decisions concerning their given and family names due to the phonetic and orthographic differences between the English and Hungarian languages. The changes made are usually minor, so that the written name looks similar to its original form. Changes include the removal of diacritical marks, the replacement of unfamiliar letter combinations and adoption of English given names.]

  23. SIMON, Zoltán
    Atlantis: The Seven Seals. Vancouver: Robinson Expeditions Publishing, 1984. 183 pp. illus., maps, bibl.
    [Concerning the Atlantis question and the legends about the Flood. The author tries to prove that the Caribbean region is the cradle of our civilization which originally influenced the great cultures of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Mexico, Peru etc.]

  24. SZILÁGYI, Ágnes Judit
    "The One Who Could Photograph the Soul.: Rudolf Icsey and Hungarian Filmmakers in Brazil.'' HUNGARIAN STUDIES REVIEW 21 Nos 1-2 (1994): 77-90.
    [Describes the career of cinematographers Rudolf Icsey, Dezső Ákos Hamza, Ferenc Fekete and others, who settled in Brazil after the Second World War.]

  25. TELEKY, Richard
    " 'What the Moment Told Me': The Photographs of André Kertész.'' HUNGARIAN STUDIES REVIEW 21 nos 1-2 (1994): 31-44. photos.
    [Provides an overview of the early work of André Kertész, a famous photographer, whose photographs tended to focus on the less-privileged of Budapest. He moved to Paris and finally came to settle in New York, where he spent the last 49 years of his productive life.]

  26. TOLDY, Edith
    " 'Vendégségben otthon': Beszámoló a 'Minden Magyarok' III. Néptánc Fesztiváljáról'' ['On Being Guests at Home in Hungary: A Report on the 'All-Hungarians' III. Folkdance Festival]. TÁROGATÓ 22 no 10 (1995): 5-7. photos.
    [The above festival took place in Gyula, Hungary. The Csárdás Dance Group of Vancouver was well received by an enthusiastic audience of 800.]

  27. TOTOSY de ZEPETNEK, Steven
    "A History of the Hungarian Cultural Society of Edmonton, 1946-1986.'' CANADIAN ETHNIC STUDIES 25 no 2 (1993): 100-117. bibl.
    [Offers a summary of the Edmontoni Magyar Kultúrkör, based on taped interviews conducted between 1984 and 1987. Also provides a general history of Hungarians in Alberta.]

  28. TOTOSY de ZEPETNEK, Steven
    "The Importance of Cultural Dialogue: A Case Study of Ethnic Minority and Cultural Participation in Canada.'' In: Cultural Dialogue and Misreading, ed. Mabel Lee and Meng Hua. (Broadway, N.S.W., Australia: Wild Peony Pty, 1997) pp. 367-376.
    [Describes the reading of Canadian literature and related cultural activities, the main factors of cultural participation as related to the different ethnic groups and mainstream Canadian society. The presentation of data was based on a survey conducted in Edmonton. The survey proved that Hungarian-Canadians manifest a high level of cultural participation and in reading literature.]

  29. TOTOSY de ZEPETNEK, Steven
    "Social Discourse and Cultural Participation in a Multicultural Society: The Canadian Model.'' In: Canadian Culture and Literature and a Taiwan Perspective, ed. Steven Totosy de Zepetnek and Yiu-nam Leung. (Edmonton: University of Alberta, 1998) pp. 57-69.
    [The author argues that globalization - i.e. cosmopolitanism - is desirable as long as it does not conflict with the national, regional and local aspirations. The study provides a comprehensive analysis of the Canadian and the Central European models.]


The HSAC is a scholarly organization devoted to the study of Hungarian culture and history. It sponsors annual conferences, supports publication of research, and issues a newsletter on a regular basis. While the home-base of the association is in Canada, its scope is international, and its approach is interdisciplinary. The following is a list of HSAC's publications:

  1. HORVÁTH, J.E.
    Hungary Through Western Eyes. 1991.

    Unfinished Past: A Different View of Certain Aspects of the Life and Times of Alexander Csoma de Kőrös in Ladakh. 1992.

  3. KOVÁCSNÉ PAPP, Ildikó
    Szabó T. Attila, a nyelvművelő nyelvtörténész [Attila T. Szabó, the Philologist]. 1993.

  4. Papers of the Ninth Annual Conference, Ottawa, 1993. Contributors: Andrea Horváth Thuróczy, László Szabó, and Imre Farkas.

  5. RÁCZ, Barnabás
    The Hungarian Left-Opposition in the Pre-election Campaign in 1993. 1994.

  6. DREISZIGER, Kálmán
    Hungarian Community Folkdance Groups in Canada. 1994.

    Alexander Csoma de Kőrös and the Evolution of the Traditional Tibetan Medicine. 1994.

  8. PUNGUR, József
    The Churches in Communist Hungary, 1948-1990. 1994.

  9. MESTER, Fiore
    Péter Pázmány's Personality in the Light of Old and Modern Typologies. 1994.

  10. Papers of the Tenth Annual Conference, Calgary, 1994. Contributors: László Bagossy, Maria Krisztinkovich, Agotha Kiss, and Imre Farkas.

  11. HORVÁTH, J.E.
    Kossuth Memorabilia in North America. 1995.

  12. HORVÁTH, J.E.; CSEREY, Éva S.
    Important Stove Tiles at the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver, British Columbia. 1995.

  13. RÁCZ, Barnabás
    Beyond the 1994 Hungarian Socialist-Liberal Coalition. 1995.

    The Interrupted Journey: Myth and Realities About Tibet and Alexander Csoma de Kőrös. 1996.

  15. SZABÓ, László
    Four Papers in Comparative Linguistics. 1997.

    A női szerepek változása [The Changes in Female Roles]. 1997.

    A Closer Look at the Lifestyle and Health of Alexander Csoma de Kőrös Through the Eyes of Traditional Tibetan Medicine. 1997.

  18. SZABÓ, László
    More Papers in Comparative Linguistics. 1997.

  19. TELCSNÉ DANCS, Rózsa
    Grafika, kisgrafika, ex libris [Graphics, Minor Graphics and Ex Libris] 1998. Also appeared in Álmot idézők, 11th Anthology of the Hungarian-Canadian Authors' Association, 1998.

    The Ways of Living - The Ways of Learning: A Short Comparative Study of Ladakh and Transylvania. 1998.

  21. SZABÓ, László
    Maliseet and Hungarian. 1998.


There are over one hundred archives in Canada. Most of them maintain some Hungarian material. The following is an alphabetical list of those that house significant numbers of documents on the subject. For relevant material held in Hungary see the Foreword of this bibliography. For lists and addresses of Canadian archives, please consult:

Canadian Almanac & Directory. Toronto: Copp Clark Professional,
1998. (No. 183)

For extensive library holdings of Hungarian print-material, please see the following publication:

Hungarica to be Found in Libraries Abroad: A Directory. 13. Canada.
Budapest: National Széchényi Library, 1997. 153 pp.

National archives:

    This is the national repository, it houses a large collection of Hungarian archival material on: Social organizations: Canadian Hungarian Association; Rákóczi Foundation; Széchenyi Society. Religious organizations: Hungarian Reformed Church of Montreal; St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Montreal; Hungarian-Canadian Press: Hungarian Canadian News; Hungarian Readers' Service; Pátria Publishing House and Magyar Élet. Cultural organizations: Hungarian-Canadian Authors' Association. Individuals: George Faludy, Ferenc Fáy, Gyula Izsák, John Miska, Imre Székely Molnár, Ferenc Thassy-Plaven-sky, Tamás Tűz.

    This is a special section of NAC, it has a valuable collection of photographs relating to Hungarian-Canadians. Holdings are organized under the following subject headings:
    Immigration and Collonization: Austrians-Hungarians
    Immigration and Colonization: Hungarians
    Agricultural Buildings.
    Some of the entries in chronological order are as follows: 1894: Threashing in Saskatchewan; 1898-1905: Oxbow, Pembina Valley, Winnipeg, Selkirk, Lower Fort Garry, Man., showing Hungarian farm workers; 1900: Austrian-Hungarian immigrants to Canada, who settled in Saskatchewan. 1920: Hungarian immigrants en route to Saskatchewan. 1930-1940: Photographs showing Hungarian working people. 1956: Hungarian refugees interviewed by officials of the Canadian Embassy Visa Section. 1957-1966: Portraits de célebres Canadiens d'origine hongroise. 1960: Folk dancing in national costumes near Barry's Bay.

Provincial archives

  1. GLENBOW ARCHIVES, Calgary, Alta.
    Has a large collection of Hungarian documents, e.g. manuscripts, photos, sound recordings, slides, films, videos. The bibliographic information is held on fonds. Some of these are:
    (1) Canadian Pacific Railway Fonds, incorporates colonization files, Advisory Committee minutes and records related to 29 ethnic groups. Hungarian-related records are: Land Holding Colonization: Calgary Hungarian Colonization Co.; Milk River Hungarian Society; Raymond Hungarian Colonization.
    (2) The Coyote Flats Historical Society collection. Includes records on 16 nationality groups, among them Hungarian. Types of documents: manuscripts, photos, sound recordings, slides, films and videos.
    (3) The Csávossy Fonds. These contain manuscripts, photos, sound recordings, financial and income tax return records, reminiscences.
    (4) The Hungarian Cultural Society Collection, 1972-1974. Contains 110 slides, 1 audio cassette relating to Hungarian fashion show, embroidery, etc.
    (4) Peoples of Southern Alberta Oral History Project, 1987-1991. Contents: 345 audio cassettes, 60 cm textual records. 151 interviews were conducted with individuals from 19 ethnic communities. Hungarians interviewed were: Michael Földessy, Károly Forgács, Barbara Mátyás, Tom Pajkos, and Rose Pelyhe.

  2. ARCHIVES OF ONTARIO, Toronto, Ont.
    This is the archive (formerly known as the Public Archives of Ontario) of the Province of Ontario which houses the records of the Government of Ontario and its agencies, as well as numerous manuscript collections. References to the immigration and settlement of Hungarians can be found in such record collections as the records of the Prime Minister's Office, those of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (in particular the files of the Hungarian Refugee Program, 1956-61), etc. The Archives of Ontario (AO) already has some of the records of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario (MHSO) [see the next entry], and more of these might be transferred to the AO, now that this institution's government subvention has been greatly reduced by the Conservative government of Mike Harris and its future has become uncertain.

    MHSO has the largest collection of archival materials on Hungarians in Canada. Some of the benevolent, social, political organizations whose records are in the MHSO are: the Brantford Hungarian Mutual Benefit Society, the Royal Hungarian Gendarmes Veterans' Fraternal Benevolent Association; the Canadian Federation of Democratic Hungarians; the Canadian-Hungarian Federation; the Delhi Hungarian House; the Délvidék Club; the Hungarian-Canadian Club (Waterloo, Wellington); the Hungarian-Canadian Cultural Centre (Toronto); the Hungarian-Canadian Engineers' Association; the Hungarian cultural clubs and societies of Oshawa, St. Catharines, etc.; the Hungarian Freedom Fighters Federation. Educational, cultural: Association of Hungarian Teachers in North America; Hungarian School Board; Scout Movement; Hungarian Chair; Hungarian Art, Theatre; Kodály Ensemble (Toronto). Religious: Canadian-Hungarian Christian Association (Niagara Falls); Church of the Ancient Magyar Faith; First Hungarian Baptist Church (Toronto); First Hungarian Reformed Church (Windsor); Hungarian Greek Catholic Church (Courtland, Hamilton, Welland); Hungarian Presbyterian Church (Calgary, Delhi, Hamilton, Kipling, Toronto, Welland, Winnipeg); Roman Catholic Church of Canada (Courtland, Toronto, Welland, Windsor); National: Rákóczi Foundation (Toronto); Széchenyi Society (Calgary); World Transylvanian Federation. The MHSO also has an extensive oral history collection, tape-recorded interviews with many hundreds of immigrants to Ontario, including scores of Hungarians.

    The collection of the Provincial Archives of Alberta contains photocopies of letters, documents and pamphlets from the Immigration Branch Records, Ottawa, pertaining to Hungarian immigration to Canada, including published letters from the Esterházy Colony, 1902-1904. Also includes photographs of hunters and their catch, photographs of Hungarian women taken before their emigration to Canada, c. 1890-1915.

    Contains a few publications on Hungarians entered under the subject heading: Hungarians in British Columbia. It also houses a copy of The Stratcona Project Collection, which includes 121 sound cassettes, interviews with people, including Hungarians of British Columbia. See also Marlatt, Daphne (No. 204)

    The Archives has the following manuscripts and photographs on Hungarian Canadians: Emeric Duha: A Presentation of Hungarian-Canadians to the Canadian Unity Council, 1943. 5 pp. In: H.A.J. Brodhal Papers, MG14, C90, Box 2; Hungarian Protégés - Karl Nagy et al., 1957-1963, in: Ralph Maybank Collection, MG14, B35, File 46. Some photographs included are under the heading: Huns Valley.

    Has a sizeable collection on Hungarians, including the Records of Re- Settlements of Hungarian Immigrants, generated by the Department of Interior, Dominion Land Branch. Also papers on the first Hungarian settlers in Saskatchewan; the Rev. Frank Hoffman Papers, 1922-1945; the Gabriel Szakács Papers (Diary, 1953, 1961); Reminiscences, news bulletins of the Békevár Presbyterian Church, Kipling; Notes re Békevár settlement. Individual; files by Imrich Immer, Jules J. Pirot, Rev. Pál Sántha, Gabriel Szakács, etc.

    Material on Hungarians are arranged under the heading: Hungarians in Canada; Hungarians in Saskatchewan. Includes the Kálmán C. Dóka Papers. Some local newspaper clippings on Hungarian immigrants are also included.

    387.a NEW BRUNSWICK PROVINCIAL ARCHIVES. Fredericton, N.B. This collection includes records relating to post-1956 Hungarian arrivals who were hospitalized with tuberculosis. For the time being these are closed, but might be made available to the researcher who signs an undertaking of secrecy. Within the records of the New Brunswick county courts, there are references to the naturalization of Hungarians, as these courts exchange information with the Federal Court of Canada. The Premier Flemming Records, the records of the Provincial Secretary and those of his (or her) deputy, also contain references to Hungarians.

Private Archives

    This collection started in 1981. Its custodian, Mr. George Demmer, a musicologist, started to organize a large collection of his audio cassettes prepared with individual Hungarian folksingers across Canada. As the collection grew, he extended the scope and nature of the holdings. Today, the HCHC includes a sizeable section of books and monographic publications by Hungarian-Canadian authors. It also contains manuscripts of memoirs, newspaper clippings and correspondence by Hungarian-Canadian scholars, clergymen, authors and the common folks. He is still in the process of collecting relevant material. His music section, the largest of its kind in Canadian-Hungarian circles, contains 3500 audio tapes. The collection includes complete sets of the following newspapers: Holló, Krónika, Magyar Munkás, Tárogató and Új Élet. Other special holdings are: The Rev. Kálmán Tóth archives, the Andrew Haraszti manuscripts, the total archival material of Krónika and part of the Kanadai Magyar Munkás documents.


This section includes university theses pertaining to Hungary and Hungarians in Canada. For more detailed information please see: John Miska: Canadian University Studies on Hungarians: An Annotated Bibliography. Ottawa: Microform Biblios, 1984.

  1. ARKWRIGHT, Thomas D.
    "The Phonology of the Hungarian Consonant System.'' Ph.D. Thesis. McGill University, 1974. 304 leaves.
    [A study of the context sensitivity of Hungarian consonants. An explicit functional model was developed and expressed in terms of phonological rules.]

  2. BARANYI, S. Nicholas
    "The Relationship Between the Level of Formal Education and Integration of Immigrants. M.S.W. Thesis. University of Toronto, 1963.
    [According to the author, the higher the formal education of immigrant people, the higher the degree of their integration.]

  3. BOGAR, Joseph
    "Hungarian Baptists in Canada.'' B.D. Essay. McMaster University, 1949.
    [Describes the missionary problems of Hungarian Baptists of Canada by picturing the European background from which they have come. The author traces the specifically Baptist movement among the Hungarians of Canada from its inception to 1949.]

  4. BROWN, Dorothy E.
    "Participation and Involvement in Ethnic Organizations and Immigrant Integration.'' M.S.W. Thesis. University of Toronto, 1964.
    [The author has carried out a study on British, German, Hungarian and Italian families, to determine whether participation and involvement in ethnic organizations is a factor in the integration of immigrants. An attempt is made to identify some of the factors, e.g. family cohesiveness, friendship with the same ethnic groups, that have significant affect on integration.]

  5. CANZONA, Lino
    "Employment Factors Affecting the Integration of Immigrant Families: A Comparative Study of the Adjustment of British, German, Hungarian and Italian Immigrant Husbands in the Economic Life of Canada.'' M.S.W. Thesis. University of Toronto, 1964.
    [The study shows that husbands who gained employment find integration much easier than those members of the family who are not employed outside the family circles.]

  6. CLARK, Peter G.
    "The Brethren of Early Christianity: A Study of a World Rejecting Sect.'' M.A. Thesis. McMaster University, 1967.
    [A study of the Hungarian Nazarene Church in Ontario and its founder, Julius Kubassek.]

  7. FELEDY, Alexander
    "Hunagro-German Relations, 1919-1939.'' Ph.D. Thesis. McGill University. 214 pp.
    [Provides an outline of Hungary's economic problems after the Treaty of Paris (Trianon) in 1920. The nation's economic and political hardships enabled Germany to draw Hungary into her orbit by 1939.]

  8. FORSTER, Matthew J.
    "Ethnic Settlement in the Barton Street Region of Hamilton, 1921 to 1961.'' M.A. Thesis. McMaster University, 1965.
    [Gives an outline of the ethnic composition of Hamilton's population and the changes which the composition has undergone since the turn of the century.]

  9. GADBOIS, Michel A.
    "Le socialisme albanais theorie et pratique: deux cas pratiques, Budapest 1956 et Prague 1968. Comme elements indicateurs de la coherence de la pensée socialiste albanaise.'' M.A. Thesis. Université du Québec a Montréal, 1979.
    [A study of the Albanian approach to socialism in the light of the Hungarian Revolution and the political events in Czechoslovakia in 1968.]

  10. GALBRAITH, Christine
    "Interethnic Comparisons of Factors Relating to the Integration of Immigrants.'' M.S.W. Thesis. University of Toronto, 1963.
    [Investigates the major factors that determine the integration of British, German, Hungarian and Italian immigrants in the Toronto area. Integration in each ethnic group is different and the differences are related to the group's economic, social and cultural backgrounds. Integration is higher when the differences between the home and the Canadian environment are smaller.]

  11. GELLERT, Judith
    "The Social Adjustment of Hungarian Refugees in Montreal.'' M.S.W. Thesis. McGill University, 1964.
    [Relates to the analysis of some factors pertinent to the social adjustment in Montreal of 50 Hungarian refugees. The scope is limited to the exploration of language ability, employment and economic situation.]

  12. HIDAS, Peter
    "Imperial Liberal Centralists and the Hungarian Ruling Class: The Impact of Franz Joseph's Administration on Hungary, 1849-1853.'' Ph.D. Thesis. McGill University, 1974. xxi, 233 leaves.
    [Covers the post-1848 Revolutionary period in the Hungarian part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Describes the achievements of the Schwarzenberg - Bach administration and the reaction of the Hungarian aristocracy and gentry to this government's attempt to rejuvenate Austria and improve the Empire's position in Germany.]

  13. JENSEN, John Tillotson
    "Hungarian Phonology and Constraints on Phonological Theory.'' Ph.D. Thesis. McGill University, 1972. vii, 173 leaves.
    [A generative phonology of Hungarian is developed in the light of constraints on phonological theory. Two specific constraints are discussed and proposed as linguistic universals.]

  14. KAPP, Richard Ward
    "The Failure of the Diplomatic Negotiations Between Germany and Austria-Hungary for Customs Union, 1915-1916.'' Ph.D. Thesis. University of Toronto, 1977. iii, 380 leaves, lvi.
    [Examines the background to, and the course of, Germany's initial attempt to establish an economic unity with Austria-Hungary during World War I, emphasizing the role of the Austro-Germans in drawing the attention of political leaders in both empires to the possibility of a commercial league.]

  15. KRUYTBOSCH, Carlos E.
    "Flight and Relocation of the Sopron Forestry Faculty: A Study of Group Integration and Disintegration.'' M.A. Thesis. University of British Columbia, 1958. 250 leaves.
    [Describes the changing group structure of the Sopron Forestry Faculty, as shown in the internal organization and the relational context of the institution. Three periods are examined: the pre-communist era, under the communist system and the refugee period.]

  16. LANGLENBACHER, Eric Anton
    "Eastern-Europe in Historical Post-Communist Perspectives.'' M.A. Thesis. University of Toronto, 1996.
    [Examines the application of coreperipheral analysis to Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic.]

  17. LORD, John
    "The Nationality Question in Hungary and its Effect on the Foreign Policy of the Dual Monarchy, 1867-1914.'' M.A. Thesis. Concordia University, 1979. 63 leaves.
    [Examines Hungary's foreign policy and the nation's relations with her nationalities and the neghbouring countries.]

  18. MARINOV, Marin
    "Foreign Direct Investment in Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia and Hungary.'' L.L.M. Thesis. McGill University, 1994.
    [A comparative study of the current legislation relating to financial investment in the three countries.]

  19. MÉSZÁROS, A.F.
    "Patterns of Adaptation and Maladaptation Following Social Displacement.'' B.A. Thesis. McGill University [n.d.]
    [A socio-psychiatric study of post-Revolution Hungarian refugees in the Montreal area.].

  20. PATRIAS, Carmela Katalin
    "Patriots and Proletarians: The Politicization of Hungarian Immigrants in Canada, 1924-1946. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Toronto, 1985.
    [Hungarian immigrants in Canada between the two world wars were divided into two mutually exclusive and antagonistic camps, each with its own institutional structure and ideology. To one camp belonged the patriotic secular and religious associations; to the other, the mass organizations of the Communist Party. This study contends that a small minority of middle class immigrants - clergy, urban professionals, and communist party functionaries - provided the leadership and ideology, and fashioned the organizational structure of each of the two camps.]

  21. RICHARD, Mireille
    "L'Oeuvre des réfugiés hongrois et l'adaptation á Montréal d'un groupe de réfugiés hongrois.'' M.A. Thesis. Université de Montréal, 1961.
    [Contents: Apercu de l'oeuvre des réfugiés hongrois; Hébergment de réfugiés hongrois en foyers; Adaptation au niveau des besoins elemntaires de vingtquatre réfugiés hongrois.]

  22. SCHINDLER, John Richard
    "The Hopeless Struggle.'' Ph.D. Thesis. McMaster University, 1996.
    [Describes the Austro-Hungarian army's total war in 1914-1918.]

  23. SPIRA, Thomas
    "The Growth of Magyar National Awareness Under Francis I, 1792-1835.'' Ph.D. Thesis. McGill University, 1970.
    [Following the reign of Francis I, the Magyar nobility began to work toward Hungarian national unity. They gradually created a sophisticated national language and literature, and made great strides toward solving long-lasting religious problems. By 1836 they achieved a greater national identity, but they were not able to solve the prevailing social conflicts and to remove the barriers to national unity.]

  24. SZAMOSI, Leslie Thomas
    "Eastern Europe and Product Country Images.'' M.M.Sc. Thesis. Carleton University, 1996.
    [Examines the Canadian, American and Australian consumer preferences among Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic.]

  25. UREN, Philip Ernest
    "The Impact of Socialism on the Rural Landscape of Hungary: With Special Reference to the County of Somogy.'' Ph.D. Thesis. University of Ottawa, 1969. 176 leaves.
    [Provides an account of the geographical changes of the Trans-Danubian countryside resulted by the socialistic system, based on interviews with old estate owners and peasants of the pre-communist system. The study is in part analytical, part synthetic, in part satirical and in part impressionistic.]

  26. VIDA, Joseph L.
    "The Hungarian Image in Nineteenth-Century German Literature.'' Ph.D. Thesis. University of Toronto, 1971. viii, 443 leaves.
    [Examines Hungarian image tracing it through the 19th century in search of continuity and change. This is accomplished by a thematic arrangement and by utilizing the overall concept of the history of ideas.]

  27. WALHOURS, Freda
    "The Influence of Minority Ethnic Groups on the Cultural Geography of Vancouver.'' M.A. Thesis. University of British Columbia, 1961. 379 leaves.
    [Investigates relationships among various ethnic groups and the emergence of the city of Vancouver and its spatial differentiation. The most significant features within each group have been assessed, together with the major influence that each group has had upon both the cityscape and upon any particular aspect of the life of the city. The following groups were studied: Hungarians, Greeks, the Swiss, the Dutch, Belgians, the Spanish, and the Baltic groups.]


As indicated in the foreword, more than 200 Hungarian newspapers, periodicals, social, religious, educational, sport and literary magazines and inhouse publications have appeared across Canada over the decades. Some of these have survived for half a century or more, some of them lasted for a shorter period of time. The following is a selected list of the more significant titles, extracted from George Demmer's directory still in manuscript form:

  1. BAJTÁRSI HÍRADÓ [Comrades' Bulletin]. Calgary, Alta.: Magyar Harcosok Bajtársi Közössége, 1982 - 1987.
    [A bulletin publication in the Hungarian language, now published by: MHBK in Fairfiled, Victoria, Australia.]

  2. BAJTÁRSI LEVÉL; A MAGYAR KIRÁLYI CSENDŐR BAJTÁRSI KÖZÖSSÉG KÖZPONTI TAJÉKOZTATÓJA [Letter of Comradeship: Newsletter of the Veterans' Association of the Former Royal Hungarian Gendarmerie]. Toronto-Calgary-Winnipeg: The Association, 1969-1983.
    [The official organ of the VAFRHG, edited by: Károly Kövendy (1964-1976); dr. Gyula Kiss (1976-1981); Sándor Domokos (1983- ).]

  3. CANADAI HATÁRVÁROSOK HÍRADÓJA [Canadian Border Cities' Herald]. Windsor, Ont., 1929-1930.
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian.]

  4. CANADAI KIS ÚJSÁG [Hungarian News of Canada]. Crowland, Ont., 1930-1941.
    [Weekly newspaper of political and social interest. Published and edited by: József Imre.]

  5. CANADAI MAGYAR FARMER [Canadian Hungarian Farmer]. Winnipeg; Crosswoods, Sask.; Plunkett, Sask., 1910-1918.
    [Weekly paper in Hungarian, continues KANADAI MAGYARSÁG. Edited by: Péter Németh (1910-?) and Rev. L.F. Schaffer (?-1918).]

  6. CANADAI MAGYAR NÉPSZAVA [Canadian Hungarian People's Voice]. Hamilton, Ont., 1926-1930.
    [Weekly paper, spelling varies: Canadian Magyar Népszava, Kanadai Magyar Népszava, Canadian Hungarian Népszava. Edited by: Miklós Istvánffi, Ferenc Szabolcs, J.G. Younger, Victor Subosits.]

  7. CANADAI MAGYARSÁG [Canadian Hungarians]. Kipling, Sask.-Winnipeg, Man., 1924?
    [Weekly paper in Hungarian.]

  8. THE CANADIAN-AMERICAN REVIEW OF HUNGARIAN STUDIES. Ottawa-Kingston: Hungarian Readers' Service, 1974-1978.
    [Academic journal in English, published biannually, edited by: N.F. Dreisziger. Continues as HUNGARIAN STUDIES REVIEW.]

  9. CANADIAN MAGYAR FARMER [Canadian Hungarian Farmer]. Saskatoon, Sask.; Edmonton, Alta., 1920-1921.?
    [Weekly paper in Hungarian, published by St. Stephen's Press, Saskatoon and Great Western Press, Edmonton. Edited by: L.F. Schaffer.]

  10. CANADAI MAGYARSÁG [Canadian Hungarians]. Kipling, Sask.-Winnipeg, Man., 1924.?
    [Weekly paper in Hungarian, published by: Nicholas de Istvánffy. Continues as: KANADAI MAGYAR ÚJSÁG.]

  11. THE CRUSADER. West Hill, Ont.,: Hungarian Turul Society, 1969-1971.
    [Monthly periodical in English, edited by: the Society's Committee.]

  12. DOBÓ KATICA TUDÓSÍTÓJA [Katica Dobó's Reporter]. Brossard, Que., 1986-1995.
    [Quarterly, edited and published by: Judith Tóth.]

  13. EDMONTONI MAGYAR KULTÚRÉLET [Edmonton Hungarian Cultural Life]. Edmonton, Alta.: The Edmonton Hungarian Cultural Society's Monthly Bulletin, 1967-1969.
    [Monthly publication in Hungarian.]

  14. EGYSÉGES MAGYARSÁG [United Hungarians]. Niagara Falls, Ont.: Victoria Press, 1959-1961.
    [Weekly paper in Hungarian, edited by: Attila Vargha (1960), dr. Sándor Kostya (1960), Margit Rába (1960-61), published and edited by Miklós Mézes (1961).

  15. EGYÜTT [Together]. Winnipeg, Man.: The Károlyi Gáspár Hungarian Reformed Church of Winnipeg, 1956-1973.
    [Monthly newsletter of the Károlyi Gáspár Hungarian Reformed Church of Winnipeg.]

  16. EGYÜTTMŰKÖDÉS [Collaboration]. Downsview, Ont.; Willowdale, Ont., 1970-1974.
    [Monthly newsletter published in collaboration with the Canadian Hungarian Engineers' Association.]

  17. ÉSZAKI FÉNY [Northern Light]. Montreal, Que., 1950-1970.
    [Weekly newsbulletin in Hungarian. Its supplement: SAJTÓTÁJÉKOZTATÓ.]

  18. FIGYELŐ [Hungarian Observer]. Hamilton, Ont., 1927-1934.
    [Monthly religious periodical in Hungarian and English, edited by: Ferenc Kovács.]

  19. FÜGGETLEN MAGYARORSZÁG [Independent Hungary]. Toronto, Ont.; Windsor, Ont., 1968-1969.
    [Monthly newspaper in Hungarian, title varies: FÜGGETLEN MAGYARORSZÁGOT (1969). Edited by: József B. Kovács.]

  20. HADAK ÚTJÁN [On the Milky Way]. Toronto, Ont.: Hungarian Veterans & the World Federation of Hungarian Veterans, 1988- .
    [Bimonthly periodical in Hungarian, being the Official Review of the Hungarian Veterans and World Federation of Hungarian Veterans. Edited by: Charles Borbás. Continues HADAK ÚTJÁN, Munich, Germany, 1954- .]

  21. HÍRADÓ [Hungarian Herald]. Toronto, Ont.: Hungarian-Canadian National Association, 1935-1937.
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian, edited by: Kálmán Koynok (1935-1936), and István Jánossy (1936-1937).]

  22. HÍRADÓ: A MANITOBAI MAGYAR KULTURÁLIS EGYESÜLET LAPJA [Hungarian Newsletter: Periodical of the Hungarian Cultural Society of Manitoba]. Winnipeg, Man.: The Society, 1982-1995.
    [Quarterly periodical in Hungarian. Edited by: Robert Taubner (1982-1994), Jenő Kosáry (1995).

  23. HÍVÓ SZÓ [Calling Word]. Calgary, Alta.: Calvin Hungarian Reformed Church, 1986- .
    [Quarterly church bulletin in Hungarian. Edited by: Anna Bagossy (1986-1989), Kálmán Göncz (1989-1992), József Pungur (1993- ).

  24. A HOLLÓ [The Raven]. Hamilton, Ont.: Hungarian Old Scouts - Matthias Hunyadi Workshop, 1983- .
    [Scouts bulletin in Hungarian, continues the A 105 Sz. KANADAI MAGYAR ÖREGCSERKÉSZ CSAPAT HAMILTONI HUNYADI MÁTYÁS MUNKAKÖZÖSSÉGE. Edited by: Szabolcs Magyaródy.]

  25. HONFITÁRS [Compatriot]. Toronto, Ont., 1956-1958.
    [Monthly magazine in Hungarian, edited by: László Csathó.]

  26. HUNGARIAN STUDIES REVIEW. Toronto, Ont.: Hungarian Studies Association of Canada, 1981- .
    [Scholarly periodical in English, appears twice a year. Continues the CANADIAN-AMERICAN REVIEW OF HUNGARIAN STUDIES. Edited by: N. F. Dreisziger and George Bisztray.]

  27. HUNGARISTA TÁJÉKOZTATÓ [Hungarist Newsbulletin]. Montreal, Que.: North-American Hungarist Movement, 1957-1960.
    [Anti-communist monthly bulletin, published in Hungarian. Edited by: Miklós Újlaki. Continues: ÖSSZETARTÁS.]

  28. 24 ÓRA [24 Hours]. Brossard, Que., 1995- .
    [Monthly periodical in Hungarian.]

  29. KALAUZ [Hungarian Guide]. Calgary, Alta., 1957-1960.
    [Monthly newspaper in Hungarian.]

  30. KALEJDOSZKÓP = KALEIDOSCOPE. Toronto, Ont.: Sigma Publishing, 1998 - .
    [Monthly cultural and literary periodical in Hungarian and English. Edited by: Rózsa Dancs.]

  31. KANADAI FÜGGETLEN HÍRLAP [Canadian Free Press]. Toronto, Ont.: CFP Publications, 1967-1973.
    [Newspaper published irregularly, monthly, biweekly, weekly, in Hungarian and English.]

  32. KANADAI HORIZONT [Canadian Horizon]. Toronto, Ont., 1996- .
    [Monthly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: Leonard Hardy.]

  33. KANADAI MAGYAR HÍRLAP [Canadian Hungarian Newsreview]. Welland, Ont.; Toronto, Ont., 1927-1930.
    [Biweekly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: Zoltán Molnár. Absorbed by KANADAI MAGYAR ÚJSÁG.]

  34. KANADAI MAGYAR MUNKÁS [Hungarian-Canadian Worker]. Hamilton, Ont.; Toronto, Ont., 1929-1967.
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian and English. Title varies: CANADAI MAGYAR MUNKÁS. Edited by: József Dohány (1929), Basics (1929-1933), Roy Ádám Schaeffer (1933-1937), István Durovecz (1937-1961), Roy Ádám Schaeffer (1964-1967). Supplements: FARM-MELLÉKLET, AZ ÚTTÖRŐ, KANADAI MAGYAR NAPTÁR. Continued by: ÚJ SZÓ.]

  35. KANADAI MAGYAR NAPTÁR [Canadian Hungarian Yearbook]. Toronto, Ont.: Kanadai Magyar Munkás, 1936-1959.
    [Annual calendar-almanac in Hungarian. Edited by: R.A. Schaeffer (1936) and István Szőke (1949).]

  36. KANADAI MAGYAR NÉPLAP [Canadian Hungarian Paper]. Winnipeg, Man., 1924.
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: István Soós. Continued by KANADAI MAGYAR ÚJSÁG.]

  37. KANADAI MAGYARSÁG [Canadian Hungarians]. Winnipeg, Man., 1905-1910.
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: Louis Kun, Péter Németh, Peter Bustine. Continued by: CANADAI MAGYAR FARMER.]

  38. KANADAI MAGYARSÁG [Canadian Hungarians]. Toronto, Ont., 1951 - .
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: László F. Kenesei (1951-1957), István Vörösváry (1963-1993), Mrs. I. Vörösváry; (1993- ). Supplement: JÖVENDŐ.]

  39. KANADAI MAGYAR ÚJSÁG [Canadian Hungarian News]. Kipling, Sask.; Winnipeg, Man., 1924-1976.
    [Weekly newspaper (1924-1933), twice a week (1933-1969), weekly (1969-1976). Continues: KANADAI MAGYARSÁG. Absorbed: KANADAI MAGYAR NÉPLAP, KANADAI MAGYAR HÍRLAP. Supplement: KANADAI MAGYAR ÚJSÁG KÉPES NAGYNAPTÁRA. Edited by: Iván Hordóssy (1928-1929), Béla Bácskay-Páyerle (1930-1935), Gusztáv Nemes (1936-1975).

  40. KAPOCS [Link]. Prince George, B.C.: Sopron Divisio Graduates' Association, 1965-1997.
    [Irregular periodical in Hungarian and English. Edited by: József Takács (1966-1973), Gyula Kiss (1974-1975), János Viszlóy (1976-1978), Dr. László Pászner (1979-1989), János Palkovics (1992-1997).]

  41. KÉPES VILÁGHÍRADÓ [Illustrated World Review]. Toronto, Ont.: Kálmán Bálint, 1958-1969.
    [Monthly periodical in Hungarian. Edited by: Kálmán Bálint (1958-1960), Lajos Szilvássy (1966-1969). Continued under the same title in the United States.]

  42. KIÁLTÓ SZÓ [Alarming Word]. Calgary, Alta., 1938-1939; 1947-1949.
    [Monthly church bulletin, in Hungarian and English. Edired by: Kálmán Tóth (1938-1939), Dezső Parragh (1939), Győző Orth (1947-1949. Continued by: ÚJ ÉLET.]

  43. KOSSUTH HÍRADÓ [Kossuth Herald]. Toronto, Ont.: Independent Mutual Benefit Federation, 1983-1987.
    [Irregular bulletin in Hungarian. Edited by: László Tömössy. Continues: AZ ÚTTÖRŐ.]

  44. KOSSUTH SZAVA [Kossuth's Word]. Toronto, Ont.; Hamilton, Ont., 1957.
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: József Béres.]

  45. KRÓNIKA [Chronicle]. Toronto, Ont.: Hungarian-Canadian Cultural Centre, 1975-1994.
    [Monthly periodical, literary, historical and art review, in Hungarian and English. Edited by: József Berzy (1974-1989), Sándor Kostya (1989-1993), Ágnes Simándi (1993), Zoltán Leskowsky (1994). Continued by: KIS KRÓNIKA.]

  46. KÜLDETÉS [Mission]. Toronto, Ont.: Church of the Ancient Magyar Faith, 1974-1978.
    [Monthly religious periodical in Hungarian.]

  47. MAGYAR ÉLET [Hungarian Life]. Toronto, Ont., 1957- .
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian. Originally published in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1948-1957. In Canada it was published by: Pátria Publishing Co. Absorbed NYUGATI ŐRSZEM. Edited by: Márton Kerecsendi Kiss (1957-1965), András Achim (1965), András Zsigmond (1970), Gabi Fenyvesi (?), currently by László Bessenyei.

  48. MAGYAR FARMER [Hungarian Farmer]. Winnipeg, Man., 1909-1910.
    [Newspaper in Hungarian. Merged with: KANADAI MAGYARSÁG, continued by: CANADAI MAGYAR FARMER.]

  49. MAGYAR FIGYELŐ [Hungarian Observer]. Toronto, Ont.: István Vörösváry, 1962-1963.
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian.]

  50. MAGYAR FIGYELŐ/ HUNGARIAN OBSERVER /OBSERVATEUR HONGROIS. Montreal, Que.: Hungarian Relief Fund, 1972-1974.
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian, some articles in English and French. Edited by: Károly Keglevics, M. de la Riviere.]

    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: Nicholas D. Denes.]

  52. MAGYAR HÍRLAP [Hungarian Herald]. Toronto, Ont., Montreal, Que.: Hungarian Herald Co., 1959-1960.
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: Sándor Kiss and Imre Végh.]

  53. MAGYAR HÍRMONDÓ [Calgary Hungarian Courier]. Calgary, Alta.: Hungarian Cultural Society of Calgary, 1980-1986.
    [Monthly newspaper in Hungarian and English.]

  54. MAGYAR IRODALMI KÖR ÉVKÖNYVE [Yearbook of the Hungarian Literary Society of Winnipeg]. Winnipeg, Man.: The Society, 1970-1972.
    [Annual publication in Hungarian. Provides summaries of literary activities. Continues: WINNIPEGI MAGYAR IRODALMI KÖR.]

  55. MAGYAR KULTÚRA [Hungarian Culture]. Hamilton, Ont., 1968.
    [Bimonthly periodical in Hungarian. Edited by: Msgr. György Papp.]

  56. MAGYAR LÁNG [Hungarian Flame]. Toronto, Ont.: Hungarian Press, 1958-1968.
    [Monthly periodical in Hungarian. Edited by László F. Kenesei.]

  57. MAGYAR NAPLÓ [Hungarian Journal]. Toronto, Ont., 1979-1989.
    [Monthly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: Victor Szabó.]

  58. MAGYAR NÉPMŰVÉSZET KANADÁBAN [Hungarian Folk Art in Canada].
    [Quarterly periodical in Hungarian and English. Edited by: Zsuzsa Hamrán.]

  59. MAGYAR NŐK LAPJA [Hungarian Women's Weekly]. Toronto, Ont.: Bálint Kálmán, 1957-1958.
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: Margit Jánossy. Supplement to: SPORTHÍRADÓ. Continued by: KÉPES VILÁGHÍRADÓ.]

  60. MENORAH [Menorah]. Toronto, Ont., 1961-1966.
    [Hungarian Jewish newspaper in Hungarian and Yiddish. Edited by: József Halmi and György Egri. Continued by: MENORAH EGYENLŐSÉG.]

  61. MENORAH EGYENLŐSÉG: AZ ÉSZAK-AMERIKAI MAGYAR ZSIDÓSÁG LAPJA [The Menorah Equality: The Paper of the North-American Jews]. Toronto, Ont., 1966- .
    [Biweekly (1966), monthly (1966-) newspaper in Hungarian and Yiddish. Edited by: György Egri (-1985), András Tarján (1986-?), currently, Vilmos Kosaras.]

  62. MI ÚJSÁG NÁLUNK? [What's New in Our Quarters?]. Victoria, B.C.: Hungarian-Canadian Society of Victoria, 1976-1989.
    [Monthly newsbulletin in Hungarian. Edited by: Pál Tattay (-1986), Tibor Szamecz (1986-1997). Continued by SZIGETI MAGYARSÁG.]

  63. MONTREÁLI MAGYARSÁG [Hungarians of Montreal /Hongrois de Montréal]. Montreal, 1986-1990.
    [Monthly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: István Miklóssy. Supplement to: NYUGATI MAGYARSÁG.]

  64. NAPJAINK: MAGYARSÁGTUDOMÁNYI, TÖRTÉNELMI, TÁRSADALMI SZEMLE [Our Days: Hungarological, Historical and Social Review]. Toronto, Ont.: Institute of Hungarology, 1974-1985; 1987-1990.
    [Monthly religious periodical in Hungarian. Edited by: János Ottó Homonnay (-1979), János Páll (1980- ).]

  65. AZ OTTHON [The Home]. Winnipeg, Man.: The United Church of Canada, 1922-1938.
    [Monthly religious periodical in Hungarian. Edited by: Ferenc Hoffmann (1922-1924, 1927-1938), Imre Csendes [1925-1926].

  66. ŐRTŰZ [Watch-fire]. Toronto, Ont., 1991- .
    [Irregular literary periodical in Hungarian. Edited by: Zoltán Solymossi (1991-1994), Lajos Kasza Marton (1995- ).]482 '56-OS

  67. MAGYAR [The Hungarian of '56]. Toronto, Ont.: The Society of Hungarian 1956-ers, 1961-1962.
    [Monthly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: Dezső Totka.]

  68. PEGAZUS [Pegasus]. Toronto, Ont.: Hungarian Authors' World Club, 1994-1995.
    [Monthly literary periodical in Hungarian. Edited by: József K. Tóth.]

  69. PYTHAGORAS FÜZETEK [Pythagoras Pamphlet]. Toronto, Ont.: Phytagoras Publishing, 1995- .
    [Quarterly publication in Hungarian. Edited by: Ágnes Simándi.]

  70. SPORT [Sport]. Toronto, Ont., 1972-1975.
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: Aurél Hamrán.]

  71. SPORT ÉS TÁRSADALMI HÍRADÓ [Sport and Social News]. Toronto, Ont., 1954.
    [Newspaper in Hungarian, appeared twice a week. Edited by: Géza Szuper. Continued by: SPORTHÍRADÓ.]

  72. SPORTHÍRADÓ [Sport News]. Winnipeg, Man., 1965.
    [Irregular newsletter in Hungarian. Edited by: Csaba Bégay.]

  73. SPORTHÍRADÓ [Sport News]. Toronto, Ont., 1954- .
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: Géza Szuper. Continues: SPORT ÉS TÁRSADALMI HÍRADÓ. Has supplement: MAGYAR NŐK LAPJA. Special issue: KÉPES SPORT HÍRADÓ.]

  74. SPORT HÍRLAP: MŰVÉSZETI ÉS TÁRSADALMI HÍRADÓ [Sports: Arts and Social News]. Toronto, Ont., 1953.
    [Weekly newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: Géza Szuper. Continued by: SPORT ÉS TÁRSADALMI HÍRADÓ.]

  75. SZEMLE [Review]. Toronto, Ont.: Hungarian Teachers' Association, 1962-1964.
    [Monthly journal of science and literature. Edited by: Sándor Kósa.]

  76. SZIGETI MAGYARSÁG [Hungarian Islanders]. Victoria, B.C. Hungarian Society of Victoria, 1989- .
    [Bimonthly periodical in Hungarian. Edited by: Tibor Szamecz (1989-1997), Mária Szy (1998- ). Includes sections on Hungarians of Nanaimo, B.C., contributor: László Pintér.]

  77. SZIVÁRVÁNY [Rainbow]. Montreal, Que., 1960-1972.
    [Monthly periodical in Hungarian.]

  78. TANÚ [Witness]. Toronto, Ont: Tanú Baráti Köre, 1978-1979.
    [Monthly literary newspaper in Hungarian. Edited by: Iván Halász de Béky.]

  79. TÁROGATÓ [Tárogató]. Toronto, Ont.: The United Church of Canada, 1938-1950.
    [Monthly periodical ,,for the edification and entertainment of Hungarian-Canadians''. Edited by: Ambrózió Czakó. Continues: AZ OTTHON.]

  80. TÁROGATÓ [Tárogató]. Vancouver, B.C.: The Hungarian Society of Greater Vancouver, 1974- .
    [Monthly periodical in Hungarian (1974-1994), Hungarian and English (1994- ). A literary, cultural and social magazine. Edited by: Miklós Tamási (1974-1994), John Miska (1994- ). Continues: TUDÓSÍTÓ.]

  81. TOBORZÓ [Recruiter]. Edmonton, Alta.: The Hungarian Cultural Centre of Edmonton, 1981-1995.
    [Quarterly bulletin in Hungarian and English. Edited by: Mária Ésik. Continued by: ÚJ TOBORZÓ.]

  82. TORONTO ÉS ONTÁRIÓ RÉSZLEGES MAGYAR CÍMTÁRA ÉS ÉVKÖNYVE [Selected Directory and Yearbook of Hungarians of Toronto and Ontario]. Toronto, Ont.: United Hungarian Fund of the Hungarian Canadian Federation, 1971-1985.
    [Irregular directory in Hungarian.]

  83. TORONTOI TÜKÖR [Toronto Mirror]. Toronto, Ont., 1984-1990.
    [Monthly newspaper. Subtitle: Authentic Hungarian Voice. Edited by: Vilmos Kosaras.]

  84. TUDÓSÍTÁS [Reporter]. Ottawa, Ont.: Hungarian Freedom Fighters' Association, 1972-1974.
    [Monthly periodical in Hungarian. Edited by: Pál Gyóni. Continued by: SZABADSÁGHARCOS TUDÓSÍTÁS.]

  85. TUDÓSÍTÓ [Bulletin]. Vancouver, B.C.: Hungarian Club of Vancouver, 1968-1973.
    [Monthly bulletin. Edited by: Árpád Kercsó (1968-1972), Miklós Tamási (1972-1973).]

  86. ÚJ ÉLET [New Life]. 1950-1970.
    [Monthly religious magazine, published by the Hungarian Reformed Church in Delhi, Ont. (1950-1952), Calgary, Alta. (1952-1957), Toronto, Ont. (1957-1959), Lethbridge, Alta. (1959-1968), Mount Brydges, Ont. (1968-1970).]

  87. ÚJ SZÓ [New Word]. Toronto, Ont.: Hungarian-Canadian Publishing Association, 1968-1987.
    [Weekly, semi-weekly, quarterly newspaper in Hungarian. Continues: KANADAI MAGYAR MUNKÁS. Has supplement: PETŐFI SZELLEMÉBEN. Edited by: Ottó Attila Kovács (1981-1983), András Durovecz (1986-1987).]

  88. ÚJ TOBORZÓ [New Recruiter]. Edmonton, Alta.: Hungarian Cultural Society of Edmonton, 1995- .
    [Quarterly magazine in Hungarian and English. Edited by: Anna Szemle. Continues: TOBORZÓ.]

  89. ÚJ VILÁG [New World].: Toronto, Ont., 1954-1956.
    [Monthly literary periodical in Hungarian. Edited by: László Szilvássy.]

  90. WINDSOR ÉS KÖRNYÉKE HÍRADÓ [The Windsor and Vicinity Courier]. Windsor, Ont.: Hungarian Society of Windsor, 1983-1986.
    [Monthly newsletter in Hungarian. Edited by: János Greff.]

  91. WINNIPEGI MAGYAR HÍRADÓ [Hungarian Newsletter of Winnipeg]. Winnipeg, Man.: Hungarian-Canadian Cultural Society of Manitoba, 1995- .
    [Published 3 times a year. Periodical in Hungarian. Edited by: Jenő Kosáry and Robert Tauber. Continues: HÍRADÓ.]

  92. THE YOUNG MAGYAR-AMERICAN. Winnipeg, Man., 1936-1939.
    [Monthly news magazine in English. Edited by: Béla Bácskay-Páyerle.]


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