Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date

1989

Abstract

This addendum to the Revella E. Hughes papers consists of correspondence, professional papers, photographs, holograph music manuscripts, notebooks, plaques, certificates, photographs, and audio cassette tapes. Also included are programs and announcements of concerts, recitals, and other musical events in which Miss Hughes participated. The newspaper clippings and programs encompass the range of Miss Hughes' performing career, from 1909, at Hartshorn and Memorial College in Richmond, Virginia, until her final appearances in West Virginia in 1985 and 1986.

Printed and manuscript musical arrangements comprise the bulk of the collection. Correspondence, primarily from 1970 until 1986, includes letters from the Marble Collegiate Church in New York City; her alma mater, Howard University; and Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, which awarded her the honorary doctorate of music, in 1985. Certificates include diplomas and citations for various civic and community activities. Photographs span almost her lifetime, ranging from her early years, to the awarding of her honorary doctorate at the age of ninety years.

Rights

Special collections material is obtained from many sources and is intended primarily for research and educational purposes. Certain works may be protected by copyright, trademark, or related interests not governed by the department. It is up to the researcher to verify that they have permission to use these materials for publication or other activities.

Accession Number

1989/01.0493

Access and Use

A portion of this collection has been digitized and is available online.

For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-2343
speccoll@marshall.edu

Comments

Span Dates: 1895-1987

This collection is related to collection 0410 and can be accessed here: https://mds.marshall.edu/sc_finding_aids/222/

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