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Protective Pass for Enyedy Laszlo from the Apostolic Nunciature in Budapest

 Collection — Box: GTM Shared Box 2 (Legal), Folder: 1
Identifier: GTM-20210406

Scope and Contents

One Protective Pass for Enyedy Laszlo from the Apostolic Nunciature in Budapest, issued by Monsignor Angelo Rotta in 1944. As Papal Nuncio, Rotta issued passes such as this to protect Jews from the Nazi Holocaust in Budapest.


  • 1944


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Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.

Biographical Note

Angelo Rotta (9 August 1872 – 1 February 1965) was an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church. As the Apostolic Nuncio in Budapest at the end of World War II, he was involved in the rescue of the Jews of Budapest from the Nazi Holocaust. He is a significant figure in Catholic resistance to Nazism.


0.1 Cubic Feet (in one folder)

Language of Materials



The collection consists of a single document.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Eric Chaim Kline Bookseller, 2021.

Processing Information

The collection has been rehoused in an archival-quality box and folder.

John Zarrillo
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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