HUGHES, Dudley Mays, 1848-1927


Guide to Research Collections

University of Georgia
Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Athens, GA
Papers: 1847-1976, 39.5 linear feet.
The Dudley Mays Hughes Collection consists of personal, political, and business papers of the Hughes family from 1806 to 1971. The collection provides insight into agricultural practices, Georgia society and politics, national politics, white and black relations in the South, women in the South, and economic and educational concerns of Americans during that time. The collection also includes farm journals (circa 1840s-1900s), printed materials, scrapbooks, speeches, and a book of freedman’s accounts. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.


Georgia Department of Archives and History
Atlanta, GA
Papers: In File II Names.
File is primarily incoming correspondence to the Governor of Georgia. Finding aid in repository.


Georgia Historical Society
Library and Archives
Savannah, GA
Papers: ca. 1916, 1 folder.
This collection contains a newspaper clipping published circa 1916. The purpose of the clipping was to help Dudley Mays Hughes win reelection in the 1916 campaign for Congressman of the Twelfth Congressional District (formerly Third Congressional District) of Georgia. The clipping states facts about Hughes’s previous election and term, as well as reasons to vote Hughes in again. The appeal to farmers is widely noted. The clipping also includes text from letters of support from President of the Farmers’ Union, Chas S. Barrett and from the speaker of the House of Representatives Champ Clark. A finding aid is available in the repository.


Georgia Southern University
Special Collections, Zach S. Henderson Library
Statesboro, GA
Papers: 1894, 1 box.
The collection includes 1894 farm account book and 3 photographs from Dudley M. Hughes.


University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, CA
Papers: In the Simon Julius Lubin Papers, 1912-1936, 5 boxes and 2 cartons.
Correspondents include Dudley Hughes. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.