Diaries and Notebooks

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 88918/128-129
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000015.0x00027c
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1955-16 Jul 1998
  • Language of Material
      English German Hebrew
  • Physical Description
      24 folders and volumes

Scope and Content

Autograph diary entries and notebooks containing research notes, personal reflections, accounts of daily life, names and addresses dating throughout Hughes's life from the mid 1950s.


In some cases notebooks and volumes appear to have been used for a number of different purposes including recording diary entries. Where possible notebooks used solely as diaries have been catalogued in one section (Add MS 88918/128/1-5), whilst notebooks that have been used for a number of purposes have been catalogued in Add MS 88918/129/1-18.

Access Information

Available for research unless otherwise stated

Not Public Record(s)

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

23 folders and 1 oversize volume

Additional Information

Some diary material is reserved for Data Protection reasons (parts of Add MS 88918/128/1-3) and all notebooks are reserved until conservation work has been carried out on them. Two notebooks (Add MS 88918/129/4(4) and Add MS 88918/129/5(2)) have also been reserved for Data Protection reasons.