Hugo Friedhofer papers

Hugo Friedhofer papers

Dates: approximately 1920-1970

Music manuscripts for motion picture and television scores that Friedhofer orchestrated or composed during his career in Hollywood. Also includes his correspondence with family and friends, photographs, and manuscripts of his compositions for orchestra.

  • Extent: 4 cartons (4 linear ft.). -- 38 oversize boxes (38 linear ft.). -- 1 box (0.5 linear ft.). -- 1 half box (0.25 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Friedhofer, Hugo
  • Call Number: MSS 2021
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; BYU Film Music Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Collection closed to research except by permission of curator of Film and Communications Archives.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2021; Hugo Friedhofer papers; Film Music Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2021, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials were created or collected by Friedhofer. They passed to his daughter, Karyl Gilland-Tonge, who donated them to BYU.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Karyl Gilland-Tonge; 1984-1999.
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Item-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Friedhofer, Hugo--Archives; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Composers--United States; Motion picture music; Music; Television music
Genre / Form
Letters; Photographs; Scores
Appraisal Information
Film Music Archives.
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Finding Aid Title
Friedhofer (Hugo) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T13:14-0600
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Curator - BYU Film Music Archives