Arcanum Digitheca

Rich archive of historical content from Hungary

Arcanum Digitheca is a massive collection of the most important printed resources of Hungarian history from the late 18th century to present, including weekly and daily newspapers, scientific and professional journals, and encyclopedias and thematic book collections. Researchers of Hungarian history will find this resource invaluable with its deep access to press, cultural journals and related materials. Arcanum Digitheca contains more than 400 journals on subjects such as history, literature, art, pedagogy, law, engineering and medicine, and nearly 5 million pages of content from 262 daily and weekly newspaper titles from the past 150 years.

Arcanum Digitheca

Key Stats

  • Archive: 1783-2019
  • Language: Hungarian; some content in English
  • Format: PDF, page-based
  • Producer: Arcanum Adatbázis Kft.
  • Platform: Arcanum Digitheca

About Arcanum Digitheca

Arcanum Digitheca enables users to search, browse, display and read over 25 million pages of scientific and cultural content. The database’s full-text search functionality and advanced search features are intuitive and quick, allowing users easy access to historical insight on language usage, events, individuals, and place names.

The option to purchase digital access to individual titles within the database is also available. The list below shows the digital archive titles currently available through local deposit; please inquire for further details.

  • Az Ujság, Ujság (1903-1944)
  • Budapesti Hírlap (1883-1939)
  • Budapesti Közlöny (1853-1944)
  • Magyarország (1894-1939)
  • Pester Lloyd (inquire)
  • Pesti Hírlap (1841-1944)
  • Pesti Napló (1852-1939)
  • Népszava (1873-2019)

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