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Hugo Friedhofer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2021

Scope and Contents

Music manuscripts for motion picture and television scores that Friedhofer orchestrated or composed during his career in Hollywood. Also includes his correspondence with family and friends, photographs, and manuscripts of his compositions for orchestra. 6 digital audio tape transfers of Hugo Friedhofer music added in 2016.

Dates

  • approximately 1920-1970

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection closed to research except by permission of curator of Film and Communications Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Hugo Friedhofer papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

38 oversize boxes (38 linear ft.)

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

1 half box (0.25 linear ft.)

4 cartons (4 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2021.xml

Custodial History

Materials were created or collected by Friedhofer. They passed to his daughter, Karyl Gilland-Tonge, who donated them to BYU.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Karyl Gilland-Tonge; 1984-1999.

Appraisal

Film Music Archives.
Title
Register of Hugo Friedhofer papers
Status
Completed
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 March 15
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States