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Title: Hyde family papers,
Inclusive dates: 1863-1957.
3.6 cubic ft.

Largely correspondence and other papers of Florence Elise Hyde of Ithaca, New York, relating to her literary activities, her support of the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment (1926-32), and her interest in national politics and American foreign policy (1932-53). The remainder of the collection consists of clippings of reviews of her books, brochures used in advertising hem, and printed or typescript copies of her plays and novels; scattered correspondence and other papers of Miss Hyde's father, Orange Percy Hyde, chiefly concerning Ithaca social and civic life, and various public issues; and family correspondence of her brother, Walter Woodburn Hyde (Cornell Class of 1893), much of it from the years he taught at Northampton High School (Massachusetts) and Princeton University, travelled in Great Britain, or studied in Athens, Rome, Halle, and other European cities. Correspondents include George Lincoln Burr, George Washington Cable, A. Stanley Copeland, Luigi Criscuolo, George De Grassi, Lewis E. Dofflemeyer, John S. Fine, Frederick Treman Johnson, Alfred M. Landon, Clark S. Northrup, Frances Folsom Cleveland Preston, Pauline Morton Sabin, Grace Alvana Seeley, Sao-Ke Alfred Sze, Stanley Shaw, Jouett Shouse, John Taber, Robert A. Taft, Jessie M. Thilly, James W. Wadsworth, Jr., Andrew D. White, and William Allen White.

Call number: 1670
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library