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Tomalin Collection

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0369 TOM
Held at: School of Slavonic and East European Studies
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Full title: Tomalin Collection
Date(s): 1947-1987
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Tomalin | Madeleine | d 1989 | nee Magdolna Kallay | Hungarian exile
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Magdolna Kallay (?-1989) came to Britain from Hungary in 1947. She married Miles Tomalin and used the forename Madeleine.


Scope and content/abstract:

Madeleine Tomalin's diaries and press cuttings 1947-1948 and correspondence with her sisters in Hungary, 1959-1987.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Mainly Hungarian, some English

System of arrangement:

One box

Conditions governing access:

Unrestricted access. Researchers wishing to consult the archives or seeking further information should contact UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) Library, 16 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Librarian.

Finding aids:

Online catalogue available on the UCL Archives website.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Allied Materials

Related material:

SSEES library also holds the correspondence and papers of Ezsther Simon, sister of Madeleine Tomalin (Ref SIM)

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Revised by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G), 2nd edition 2000 and National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Revised Jan 2003

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