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Henry Stuart Hughes papers

Call Number: MS 1446
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, campaign records, personal papers, and photographs documenting the life and career of Henry Stuart Hughes. The collection documents Hughes' military career during and after World War II, his 1962 senatorial campaign, his tenure as co-chair and chair of the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (SANE), his academic career and writings, and his personal life.

Language of Materials

Portions of the collection are in Italian and French.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by Judith M. Hughes for materials authored or otherwise produced by H. Stuart Hughes. After the lifetime of Judith M. Hughes, copyright for materials authored or other produced by H. Stuart Hughes is transferred to Yale University. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of H. Stuart Hughes, 1986, 1989. Gift of Judith M. Hughes, 1999, 2000, 2005.


Arranged in four series and two additions: I. Correspondence, 1945-1989. II. Senate Campaign Records, 1962-1964. III. Writings and Teaching Matrials, 1948-1990. IV. Personal Papers and Photographs, 1916-1989.

10.75 Linear Feet
Related Names
Hughes, H. Stuart (Henry Stuart), 1916-1999
Language of Materials
Multiple languages