“Benczúr ismét köztünk van!”

Following the articles published in local press, this article reviews all the events playing role in the formation of the present Benczúr Collection of the Jósa András Museum. The study describes in details two significant events that served as starting point for the Benczúr cult in  Nyíregyháza: awarding him honorary citizenship and the National Benczúr Celebration in Nyíregy­
háza in 1921.