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Thomas W. Hyde Family Papers



Eleanor Hyde Phillips' journals, 1890-1948, n.d.
1.75 linear feet
Catalog Number: M199.1

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Series Description:
Journals kept by Eleanor Hyde Phillips, spanning three decades, the first beginning in 1890 when Eleanor was ten years old. Journals include accounts of Eleanor's daily life, as well as her travels around the world, to countries such as France, England, China, Italy, Japan, India, Arabia, Egypt, and Austria. Also includes descriptions of travels between Bath, Boston, and New York and accounts of vacations at Moosehead Lake and Round Pond in Maine. There is no journal for 1905, when Eleanor spent the year in Italy following the death of her sister, Madelyn. The series also contains a housekeeping book and an extensive book list kept by Phillips from 1933 to 1948, with short reviews of each novel.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
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Restrictions:None.


Correspondence, 1831-1891
0.25 linear feet
Catalog Number: M199.2

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Series Description:
Correspondence, 1831-1891, mainly between Thomas W. Hyde and Annie Haydenboth before and after their marriage. Many of the letters were written by Hayden to Hyde during the Civil War, while Hyde was a Major, and then a Colonel, for the Union Army. There are also many letters between the two written while Annie was away from home because of illness, primarily in 1872 and 1891.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
General Note:
Restrictions:None.


Miscellaneous material
0.50 linear feet
Catalog Number: M199.3

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Series Description:
Consists of genealogical material, clippings, images (including an album of photographs of the family), printed ephemera, material on Thomas W. Hyde's life, and Coats-of-Arms.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically by material type.
General Note:
Restrictions:None.


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