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Documents in the H.E.L.

Documents in the Hungarian Electronic Library

Documents on Mezőkövesd and its environs available in the Hungarian Electronic Library (mek.oszk.hu)

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mek01Map of Mezőkövesd

Mezőkövesd, Borsod County, town map 18th. century.

mek02Mezőkövesd labor workers.

Labourers digging , Mezőkövesd, 1940.

mek03My life and work in Hungary in 1848 and 1849 by Artúr Görgey

Chapter 21
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Chapter 28
Chapter 29

 

mek04Hungarian – Jewish dictionary

Guide to Mezőkövesd communities

mek05Hungarian village by Ferenc Erdei

Exctraordinary peasant villages, Mezőkövesd

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mek06Nándor Szederkényi and Ferenc Balázs

Volume III, part 2, The Turks in Heves County, 1596-1687, chapter 25.
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mek07Written by prisoners

Court-martial trial – lucky escape
Flasback, Mezőkövesd by József Molnár

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mek08Old Jesuit monatseries by András Gyenis

2. Today’s Hungarian monasteries

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mek09The last transformation – the death vision of Hungarian peasantry by Ernő Kunt

This book by Ernő Kunt contains several references to Mezőkövesd.

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mek10The Battle of Ihász, 1849-1999 by Róbert Hermann

The books mentions the Battle of Mezőkövesd on 28th. Feb, 1849.

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mek11A life in the people’s movement by Imre Hegyi

Other publications by Imre Hegyi : articles, memoirs, speeches, interviews, documents.

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mek12Matyó songs by József Kiss

Collection of matyó songs sang in Mezőkövesd, collected by music teacher József Kiss. The lyrics and musics are available in PDF format.

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mek13The child in the matyó family by Márta Fügedi

Ethnographer Márta Fügedi mentions Mezőkövesd several times in her books. In this book she analyzes the status of children in matyó families.

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mek14Barkóság and people by Attila Kovács Paládi

In his book Attila Kovács Paládi mentions the matyó people.

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mek15Activities and change of goods in the Bükk folklore by Gyula Víga

This present study tries to discover the different types of adaptation with showing the rural landscapes of the Bükk and the settlements of the hills, the labor trends and the associated problems of migration and trading.

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mek16Árpádian origin settlements south of Abaúj County by Mária Wolf

The subject of my dissertation is the Árpádian origin settlements of Abaúj County. This county was densely populated in the Árpádian, the charters mention 250 settlements. Seventy of these settlements were distroyed in the course of time.

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mek17The history of the communication information of North-Hungary by Miklós Kamody

Volume 22 of Borsod Monograph presents the past of North-Hungary’s communication information. This part of the country has the youngest post management board however there are several old post offices with hundreds of years of history in the area. In the 16th century these first posts used to belong to the northern part of Upper-Hungary, from Bratislava to Szatmár.
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mek18Interethnic relations in Northeast Hungary

Volume 22 of Borsod Monograph presents the past of North-Hungary’s communication information. This part of the country has the youngest post management board however there are several old post offices with hundreds of years of history in the area. In the 16th century these first posts used to belong to the northern part of Upper-Hungary, from Bratislava to Szatmár.
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mek19The glassworks of the Bükk Hills by László Veres

The conditions of the glass industry of the Bükk and its development were determined by the economic development of a large estate. The mercantilist approach to economic management being enforced in the crown estate of Diósgyőr steadily led to the development of glass industry.
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mek20Caves in the Bükk by Ferenc Bakó

In folk architecture stone is not used in the traditional way, but following the model of natural caves, it was used to carve cavity in the rock. The condition of such cave development obviously was the presence of a suitable material. The most of the caves of the Carpathian Basin are carved out of volcanic tuff, but some of the loess lands and the sandstone also gave opportunity for people to carve cavities to dwell there.
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mek28Borsod County Ethnographic Literature by Ferenc Bodgál

Bibliography is essential for local history research. Data provide information on the quantity of work performed and the subject matter. For his work Ferenc Bodgál used the manuscript material of the Ethnographic Museum and the Herman Ottó Museum and he used the bibliography of István Sándor, too. He finsihed his research work on 1st October, 1958.
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mek29Borsod County Ethnographic Literature- part 2.
by Ferenc Bodgál.

After a decade of the first volume, publications and forgotten articles by ethnographic professionals and amateur collectors came to light which are presented in this present volume. This work also contain data of Abaúj and Zemplén counties. The research work was completed on 31st December, 1968.

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mek21Borsod County Ethnographic Literature- part 3. 1968-1978

Our musuem publishes the Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county-related ethnographic literature bibliography. The works of this book show that the county was further strengthened in the field of ethnographic interest.

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mek22Ethnographic essays in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county

Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county has a fair tradition of voluntary ethnographic research movement. Besides the Ethographic Museum has organized and directed the work of the self-motivated ethnographic researchers for decades, two names are needed to be mentioned : Árpád Lajos and Ferenc Bodgál in particular have done much for this movement.

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mek23Exchange and migration

The document of the conference held in Tokaj on 28th-29th October, 1985.

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mek24Sály by Ernő Barsi

A village at the bottom of the Bükk hills at the time of the traditonal farming.

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mek25In memory Árpád Lajos

The document of the 75th birth and the 10th death anniversary memorial meeting.

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mek26The social stratification of a village in Borsod county

by Mária MolnárThe picture of the village drawn in 1978, at the time of the data collection, shows the characteristics of a changing society. Due to this, in many cases simply the trends were possibly shown.

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mek27Spinning room in Borsod by Árpád Lajos

This book, as a scientific work, is the author’s first attempt to depict the tradition of spinning and weaving of the bygone peasant life. Spinning is highlighted both as an old way of production and as folk tradition and is demonstrated in the nation’s most varied county, in Borsod. This book is the systematic result of long arduous years of research work, giving a comparative analysis of the various ethnographic groups and landscapes of the county.

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mek30Borsod county folk traditions

Selected material of ethnological clubs and collectors

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mek31The personality of István Katona Geleji on his letters
by Géza Nagy

Bishop István Katona Geleji (1589-1649), Calvinist Church

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mek32Mining and metallurgical monograph of Gömör and Borsod counties – part 1.

Mining, water, industry

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mek33The linguistic analysis of Borsod and Bodrog counties’ settlements in the Árpád Age by Rita Póczos.

Bodrog and Borsod counties of the Árpád Age were regions located far from each other having different conditions in terms of geographical, social geographical and lingusitic prespective. In her essay, Rita Póczos, in particular examines wether these differences are reflected in the available data from which the names of settlements can be reconstructed, and if so, to what extent.
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mek34Temples of the Árpád Age in Borsod county by Ferenc Szabó

More precious relics of the Árpád Age are revealed every day. Some sort of feverish activity follows the exploration. The research initiated by the Committee of National Monuments, including the results of the excavations in Esztergom led by Tibor Gerevich , has convinced everyone of the extraordinary importance of these works. Ferenc Szabó has contributed to the research work with his studies on the Árpádian churches in Borsod county.

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