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Zsolt Csalog collection

The collection of Zsolt Csalog (1935-1997) covers his diverse activities as a sociologist (he published on sensitive social issues, such as poverty, discrimination, and forms of social deviance),  writer (he focused on the underprivileged and marginalized social groups of the Kádár regime), and a former member of the Democratic Opposition



  • Hungarian

Name of collection

  • Zsolt Csalog collection

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content

  • Zsolt Csalog was an archaeologist, ethnographer, sociologist, illustrator and writer. The extensive collection embraces all the materials that he produced and collected over his life. The collection includes book manuscripts, research documentations relating to Roma issues, interviews, texts of the Democratic Opposition, and correspondence. The collection consists of 75 boxes.


  • Unknown type: 10-99
  • manuscripts (ego-documents, diaries, notes, letters, drafts, etc.): 10-99


Date of founding

  • 2001

Place of founding

Creator(s) of content


Important events in the history of the collection

Access type

  • completely open to the public


  • Kálmán, C. György. Mű- és valódi élvezetek. Pécs: Jelenkor, 2002.

Author(s) of this page

  • Bódi, Lóránt


Soltész, Márton , interview by Bódi, Lóránt, July 11, 2016. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2018-01-05 13:19:49