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Judith Hughes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7904

Scope and Contents

The Judith Hughes papers were collected during Hughes' time spent pursuing her music degrees. The collection spans the dates 1982-1996 and contains binders of research notes, class lecture notes, and research papers. The collection mostly revolves around the research done for Hughes' Master's thesis "Influence of Symbolist Poetry on the Development of Debussy's Musical Language" done for California State University and includes a copy of the thesis as well as other lecture notes in music history.


  • 1982-1996


Conditions Governing Access

Open to public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Judith Hughes papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Judith Hughes persued her Master's degree in music from California State University. Hughes' Master's thesis is titled, "Influence of Symbolist Poetry on the Development of Debussy's Musical Language," and was completed in 1996. Hughes holds a B.A. from California State University (1993), and a B.A. from the University of California (1965).


2 cartons (2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



The original order of the collection has been retained.

Custodial History

Donated by Ronald Ortiz in 2002.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Ronald Ortiz; 2002.


Performance and pedagogy for the mainstream Western classical tradition, (section IV.a.ii Music Special Collections Development Policy September 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Melissa James; July 2011.

Register of Judith Hughes papers
Melissa James
2011 July 14
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States