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Dean Hughes correspondence, articles, and other material, 1937-2007, bulk: bulk 1962-2007

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1981 Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains fan mail, correspondence, articles, newspapers and research collected by Dean Hughes. Material dates from 1937-2007, bulk 1962-2007.


  • 1937-2007
  • Majority of material found within 1962-2007


Conditions Governing Access

Photographs: Condition restricted. Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Negatives: Condition restricted indefinitely. Kept in freezer.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Dean Hughes (b. 1943) is a Mormon fiction author in Utah.

Dean Hughes was born on August 24, 1943 in Ogden, Utah. He's a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a missionary in Germany. He attended Weber State University, where he studied English, and later received master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Washington.

In 1966 Hughes married Kathleen Hurst and they have three children. Kathleen and he were public affairs missionaries in Nauvoo later in their lives.

After completing his education, Hughes taught English at Central Missouri State University and at Brigham Young University. He has had a productive writing career, authoring over one hundred books.


3 cartons

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States