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Hudgins, Mary Dengler, 1901-1987


Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Frank L. Borland Reminiscences

Identifier: MS B64
Scope and Content Note

Borland's typewritten reminiscence, 1935, together with related clipping and memorandum, 1884 and 1922, pertaining to gamblers and gambling in Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1878-1900, and especially to the "Flynn-Doran feud" and the shooting of Frank Flynn in 1884.

Dates: 1884; 1922; 1935

Gospel Songbooks

Identifier: MS G694 376
Scope and Content Note

Paper-bound hymnals, pertaining to 19th- and 20th-century Southern evangelical Christianity.

Dates: 1891-1973

Mary D. Hudgins Collection

Identifier: MC 534
Scope and Content Note

Manuscript materials, sheet music, and Arkansiana, mostly pertaining to Hot Springs and Garland County.

Manuscripts, pictures, and printed items were collected and maintained by Hudgins in her home, mainly as research material for her free-lance writing. The collection also includes material assembled by other people similarly engaged, as well as manuscripts and printed articles written by Hudgins and others.

Dates: 1800-1987

Mary Dengler Hudgins Arkansas Literature and Music Correspondence

Identifier: MS H886a
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, largely from authors and composers, to Ms. Hudgins, pertaining primarily to her interests in Arkansas-related music and literature, together with a few documents, largely of a historical nature, relating principally to James Henderson Berry, Charles Hillman Brough, William Jennings Bryan, John Joseph Pershing, and Albert Pike. File 1 contains correspondence concerning books by or about Raymond Franklin Da Boll, including reviews of Recollections of...
Dates: 1850-1979; Majority of material found within 1930-1978

Mary Dengler Hudgins Arkansas Traveller Scores

Identifier: MS H86a
Scope and Content Note 5 printed scores, 1847-1905, of tune "Arkansas Traveller" (or Traveler), some with traditional related dialogue; 1 printed pamphlet containing Mose Case version of tune and dialogue, 1864; 1 unpublished score of "Hymn of Arkansas," with words by Hudgins, 1971; 1 mimeographed concert program, 1971. (For descriptive commentary relating to the history of published "Arkansas Traveller" scores, see Hudgins article, "Arkansas Traveler: A Multi-Parented...
Dates: 1847-1971

Mary Dengler Hudgins Gospel Music Research Files and Song Books

Identifier: MS H886g 207
Scope and Content Note Twenty-seven files of correspondence, clippings, literary manuscripts, notes, music scores and other published or unpublished materials created, received, or collected by researcher Hudgins, pertaining to shaped note singing and to 19th- and 20th-century Southern evangelical hymnody, especially as regards composers, lyricists, and publishers born in or resident in Arkansas and specifically as regards the National Gospel Singing Convention in Hot Springs, Arkansas in 1971; together with 155...
Dates: 1864-1974; Majority of material found within 1965-1972

Mary Dengler Hudgins Materials

Identifier: MC 2517
Content Description The collection consists of two scrapbooks, compiled by Mary Hudgins, containing materials relating to her work as a greeting card writer, as well as two items that had been stored at the back of one scrapbook (a postcard of the Arkansas State Capitol and an Award of Distinguished Service certificate granted to Hudgins by the Arkansas Historical Association). Additional materials pertain to Hudgins' estate planning and funeral, and also include a photocopy of a clipping regarding Mary Hudgins...
Dates: circa 1933-1987

Mary Dengler Hudgins Research Files

Identifier: MS H886
Scope and Content Note Correspondence; literary manuscripts; notes; musical scores; lists and bibliographies; newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and other printed material; photographs; scrapbooks; and other materials principally collected but in part created by Hudgins and pertaining or relating to her interests in: Arkansas-related music, literature, composers, writers, and performing artists, especially Laurence Powell, Scott Joplin, Charles Joseph Finger and Fay Templeton; Charles Cutter's ...
Dates: 1861-1978; Majority of material found within 1930-1948, 1965-1975

Scott Joplin Materials

Identifier: MS J747
Scope and Content Note

Facsimile edition, ca 1944, of Joplin's opera Treemonisha (originally published in New York, 1911); together with related clippings, articles, and other material. 17 items.

Dates: ca 1944-1975

Vance Randolph Letters

Identifier: MS R15
Scope and Content Note Principally letters from Vance Randolph, dated at Eureka Springs and Fayetteville, Arkansas, to Mary Dengler Hudgins, Hot Springs, Arkansas, regarding their research and publication in areas of Arkansas history and folklore. Fourteen signed, typed letters from Vance Randolph to Mary Dengler Hudgins (two with author's notes); one signed, typed letter from Vance Randolph to "Mrs. Thompson," one typed; initialed letter from Hudgins to Randolph; and two signed, autograph letters from...
Dates: 1941-1974

William Grant Still Letters

Identifier: MS St54L 187 Still
Scope and Content Note Letters and notes, largely of a personal nature, to Clara B[ernice] Kennan and Mary D[engler] Hudgins pertaining primarily to educational television programs related to the music of WGS and articles written by CBK and MDH about the composer, donation of the Still Papers to the University of Arkansas Library, and WGS's honorary degree from the University in the spring of 1971. Correspondence also refers to Arkansans John [Rowland] Cowell, Margaret Bean Jasper, [John] [Little] McClellan,...
Dates: 1950-1974

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Composers -- Arkansas 4
Hot Springs (Ark.) 4
Music -- Arkansas 3
Arkansas -- Songs and music 2
Authors -- Arkansas 2