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Laszlo Versenyi papers

Identifier: MC-365

Scope and Contents

The Laszlo Versenyi papers include published articles from Laszlo's time as the Mark Hopkins Professor of Philosophy at Williams as well as unpublished notes and works read at various events. Also included is a bound, typed journal, "Going Home" by Versenyi recounting his and his wife, Diane's travels through the countries of Hungary, Transylvania, Slovakia and Yugoslavia from 1984 -1987. This expanded journal tells about the countries and the governmental policies through the Versenyi's encounters with various ethnic peoples in the villages and their searching for historic churches that were being abandoned and destroyed. The collection dates from 1958-1988.


  • 1958 - 1988


Conditions Governing Access

The Laszlo Versenyi papers is open for research. Researchers are encouraged to contact Special Collections staff prior to a visit.

Conditions Governing Use

In consultation with Special Collections staff, reproductions may be made upon request. Material in this collection may be subject to copyright.


0.42 Linear Feet (one manuscript box, letter)

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Physical Location

Library Shelving Facility

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Diane Versenyi, 1998.
Laszlo Versenyi papers
Zepka, Laura.
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Williams College Archives & Special Collections Repository

Sawyer Library
26 Hopkins Hall Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267