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Orientalists in NSZL. February 20

Eternally Júlia – Faces and Question Marks

Publications

Director-General of the National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco visited NSZL
Hírek

Director-General of the National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco Abdelilah Tahani visited National Széchényi Library on September 5, 2018.

Personal history of Hungarians in the United States
Hírek

As part of Mikes Program, Nóra Deák made oral history interviews with members of the Hungarian communities living in the East Coast of the United States.

World War I on Maps: Border Disputes
Kiállítások

At the chamber exhibition, maps made between 1909 and 1919 are on display, which can be regarded as special, since they show temporary conditions before the formation of the final borders. Border disputes of World War I come alive on nearly 30 maps, period posters, postcards and photographs.

Not a jot from 48! The Memory of the Revolution and War of Independence of 1848-1849 – exhibition
Kiállítások

The Collection of Posters and Small Prints set up an exhibition to celebrate the 170th anniversary of the outbreak of the Revolution and War of Independence of 1848-1849.

18,000 items in the Hungarian Electronic Library
Hírek

Hungary’s oldest digital library, the Hungarian Electronic Library (Hungarian abbreviation: MEK) is proud to present its 18,000th volume, a book on chess by Viktor Akantisz and Károly Rozsnyai.

At least 100 years of protection were given to János Arany's manuscripts
Hírek

János Arany’s most precious manuscripts and other documents arrived in National Széchényi Library from Nagyszalonta-based János Arany Memorial Museum in February 2018, so as to be restored by experts.

Treasures were exchanged in National Széchényi Library
Hírek

Two unique books returned to their worthy place on June 11, 2018. One of them is a work by Kelemen Mikes, that had been saved from fire during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, and which is now returned from the United States. The other one is a long forgotten publication, emerging after several decades and rightfully belonging to the Franciscans of Buda.

Success at the Beautiful Hungarian Book Competition
Hírek

As in previous years, this year, too a publication of NSZL’s Publishing House received an award at the Beautiful Hungarian Book Competition. Special Award of the President of Hungary went to the facsimile edition of Variations for a Nursery Rhyme by Ernő Dohnányi.