Museum of Ethnography
H-1146, Budapest, Dózsa György út 35.
Phone: +36 1 474 2100
One of the Museum of Ethnography's largest and scientifically most significant collections is its collection of manuscripts. The size and composition of the collection reflects a certain change in the scientific interests of both the museum and the field of ethnography in general, as well as expressing the variety of research attitudes that prevail in the field.
Holdings currently on inventory include 28,017 items bearing the EA letter code (for etnológiai adat or in English, ethnological data). All subsequent instances of description, analysis, use, or publication of the material must include reference to both this letter code to the appropriate inventory number.
6. Animal husbandry, shepherding
7. Agricultural cultivation
8. Transportation, communication
10. Settlement, construction
11. Home furnishings
12. Diet, cuisine
14. Clothes, textiles
15. Arts and crafts
16. Combat, the military
18. Public law, public administration
19. Customs in human life
20. Anthropology, medicine
21. Folk beliefs and lore
22. Religious life
25. Games and entertainment
26. Folk poetry
27. Folk writing, reading, and education
28. Folk language
29. Museums and exhibitions
30. History of ethnography (data resources, collectors)
31. Related sciences
The curator of the collection are Judit Árva, Dr. Péter Granasztói, and Gabriella Vörös
The Documentation Collection includes all written and printed documents created in the course of the Museum of Ethnography's official scientific work that cannot be classified as historical-ethnographic manuscripts. Material in the collection is primarily of interest to those concerned with the history of science.
The curator of the collection is Dr. Péter Granasztói.
The Public Records Collection of the Museum of Ethnography was brought into being by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences' Eighth Scientific Directive of 1978 entitled "A Complex Study of Our Historical and Cultural Memories and Traditions". The purpose of the study was to collect and analyse the written resources of Hungarian rural town and village material culture.
The curators of the collection are Judit Árva and Dr. Péter Granasztói.