Hyde family papers,
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
Language: Collection material in English
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