PELENYI

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Title

PELENYI

Subject

Photographs from the Pelenyi estate

Description

Photographs from the Pelenyi collection in the archives of the American Hungarian Library and Historical Society

Creator

American Hungarian Library and Historical Society

Source

American Hungarian Library and Historical Society

Publisher

American Hungarian Library and Historical Society

Date

1955-1970

Collection Items

Count István Bethlen
Photo of Count István Bethlen [signed] ‘927 [1927] [ed.] V/10 [Front: AHLHS_P.001.1] Backside (AHLHS_P.001.2): “Pelényi’ Collection Other text: 5 6098 [circled] 3/6-11 1.95 Vrd (?) Count István Reference: Bethlen de Bethlen (8 October 1874,…

Széchenyi László
Photo of Széchenyi László [signed], “Washington, 1923 Karácsony”Count László Széchenyi de Sárvár-felsővidék (18 February 1879 – 5 July 1938) was an Austro Hungarian military officer, Imperial Chamberlain, diplomat and venture capitalist. His…

Franklin Delano Roosevelt sitting at his desk signing papers
Photo of Franklin Delano Roosevelt sitting at his desk signing papers. Dedication [handwritten]: “for John Pelenyi from his old friend [hand signed] Franklin D Roosevelt”

Tibor Eckhardt
Photo of Tibor Eckhardt. Dedication [on torn matting, hand written]: “To Zsuzska and John Pelényi in friendly remembrance [signed] Tibor Eckhardt” Reference: Pál Teleki, Prime Minister at the time, sent Tibor Eckhardt, a high ranking Smallholders…

János Pelényi in front of Legation in Washington D.C. <br /><br />
Photo of John [János] Pelényi in front of Legation on 18th Street in Washington D.C. [small format] Backside: “Gift of Sue [presumably Sue Pelenyi] 18th Street Legation” [hand written] Reference [New York Times Obituary]

HH Bandholtz, Major General, US Army
Photo of HH Bandholtz, Major General, US Army dedicated “To John Pelényi, … friendship of [signed] HH Bandholtz Major General U.S. Army” [hand written], [Front: AHLHS_P.006.1]Backside [AHLHS_P.006.2]: Label of framing shop in Washington D.C.…

Philip de László painting portrait of Gladys Vanderbilt
Photo of Philip de László, ca. 1920-30, Anonymous Photograph, Lent by Pelényi Collection, painting portrait of Gladys Vanderbilt Széchenyi [wife of László Széchenyi] Additional photo of Portrait of Gladys Vanderbilt displayed at The Breakers in…

UNKNOWN
Photo depicting man in uniform Signed [illegible] … IX. 6 [presumably 1906(?)]

Pelényi János (1885 - 1974)
Pelényi in front of Legation in Washington DC [large format, same as AHLHS_P.005].Backside [AHLHS_009.2] - Hand written notation: “(Pelényi János 1885-1974”

Cordell Hull
Photo (portrait) of Cordell Hull Dedicated “To Minister John Pelenyi with highest esteem [signed] Cordell Hull” [hand written] Reference:Cordell Hull (October 2, 1871 – July 23, 1955) was an American politician from Tennessee best known as the…

Count Apponyi Albert
Print [presumably from a catalogue] of Count Apponyi Albert signed and dedicated [presumably to Pelényi] by his wife. Portrait by Philip de László, early 1930s. Dedication: “Régi őszinte barátság emlékére [signed ]Apponyi…

UNKNOWN
Photo of unknown official in traditional Hungarian formal wear Photo by: [illegible, cut off]

J Pelenyi and wife
Photo likely to depict Pelényi and wife in Sopron, Hungary Backside [AHLHS_P.013.2]: Hand written annotation: “Csendes villámban tea után, Sopronban”

Memorial for István Széchenyi<br /><br />
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Photo of a memorial for István Széchenyi [Text visible on photo]: "SZÉCHENYI EMKLÉKÉNEK A MAGYAR MÉRNÖK ÉS ÉPITÉSZ EGYLET MDCCCLXXX?"
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