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Rodney "Rod" Hughes manuscripts

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [Coll 394] 1
Identifier: Coll 394

Scope and Contents

The collection contains draft manuscripts, notes, and one submission letter. It is not known if any of these titles were ever published.

Manuscript titles include:

"Lover's Bridge," a novel, consisting of a two typed and handwritten drafts, with edits, and also accompanying notes. Part of this novel is set in Portland and Eugene, Oregon.

"Sing to me Songs of Olde," a short story, consists of a typed draft, with notations and edits.

"Perpetual Movement," is a short story and the collection contains a draft, and a final version with an accompanying submission letter to Playboy, 1973.

"Vacations in Hell," consists of a draft manuscript with notations and edits.


  • 1973


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Rodney "Rod" Hughes was an author, and a graduate of the University of Oregon, who later lived with his wife Ellie for some time in Peurto Rico. He published at least one work, The Dragon Keeper, in 1974.


0.1 linear feet (3 folders)

Language of Materials



Rodney "Rod" Hughes was an author and a graduate of the University of Oregon who later lived with his wife Ellie for some time in Puerto Rico. The collection (1973) contains draft manuscript material and notes.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to Rodney "Rod" Hughes at Special Collections and University Archives include: Rod Hughes Manuscript, A 281.

Physical Description

3 folders.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Tanya Parlet, 2013.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents

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Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA