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Father Robert E. Hughes collection on apparitions and mystics

 Collection
Identifier: ML-042

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the research materials of Fr. Robert E. Hughes, S.M. The collection includes newsletters, correspondence, articles, and ephemera relating to alleged Marian apparitions, mystics, or visionaries. The collection primarily covers apparations in the United States and includes some materials that are international in scope. One series in the collection is related to Medjugorje and includes materials from the Medjugorje Center of San Jose where Fr. Hughes served as the Spiritual Director during the late 1980s.

Dates

  • circa 1980-circa 2002

Creator

Access

This collection is open and available to the public for research in the Marian Library reading room. The materials are non-circulating.

Copyright Notice

The materials in this collection may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The materials are available for personal, educational, and scholarly use. It is the responsibility of the researcher to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.

Biography of Fr. Robert E. Hughes, S.M.

Fr. Robert E. Hughes, S.M., was born in 1932 and professed his first vows in 1949. In the late 1950s he spent several years in the Vatican working in preparation for Vatican II under the direction of Cardinal Montini. From 1962 through 1964 he served as professor of theology and chaplain at Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii, and from 1964 through 1970 served as Newman Chaplain at the University of California, Santa Cruz. During the mid-1980s he was involved in the formation and/or operation of over ten Marian prayer groups on the West Coast. During the late 1980s, Fr. Hughes served as the spiritual director of the Medjugorje Center of San Jose. As of 2014, he resides in Cupertino, California.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (10 document cases)

Abstract

This collection contains materials collected by Fr. Robert E. Hughes, S.M., regarding his research on Marian apparitions and mystics. The collection includes newsletters, correspondence, articles, and ephemera relating to reported Marian apparitions, mystics, or visionaries. The collection primarily covers apparitions in the United States and includes some materials that are international in scope. One series in the collection is related to Medjugorje and includes materials from the Medjugorje Center of San Jose where Fr. Hughes served as the Spiritual Director during the late 1980s.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in three series:

  1. Subject files
  2. Medjugorje
  3. General Marian apparitions files

Creator

Title
Guide to the Father Robert E. Hughes collection on apparitions and mystics, circa 1980-circa 2002
Status
Completed
Author
Jillian Slater
Date
October 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Marian Library

Repository Details

Part of the Roesch Library Repository

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