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William De Witt Hyde Collection M096

Title:
William De Witt Hyde collection
Creator:
Hyde, William De Witt, 1858-1917
ID:
M096
Date [inclusive]:
1823-1975, undated
Extent:
5.75 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
The collection contains correspondence, including an "autograph album" with a compilation of letters from notable correspondents, (1823-1923, n.d.); sermons (1883-1917, n.d.); essays; addresses; school and college materials; printed ephemera; clippings and photographs.
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Preferred Citation:

William De Witt Hyde, Administrative Records. George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives. Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.

William De Witt Hyde, the seventh president of Bowdoin College (1885-1917), was born in Winchendon, Massachusetts, on September 23, 1858. After earning his bachelor's degree from Harvard in 1879, he continued his theological studies at Union Theological Seminary (1879-1880) and Andover Theological Seminary (1882). Hyde served as a minister in Patterson, New Jersey (1883-1885), prior to accepting his post as president of Bowdoin and professor of mental and moral philosophy.

According to Charles C. Calhoun, author of A Small College in Maine (1993), Hyde transformed Bowdoin from a "failing country college" into "an example of a style of higher education." He enlarged the faculty, revolutionized the curriculum, eased entrance requirements, and gave new status to the sciences and the languages. During his tenure, the Walker Art Building (1894), Searles Science Building (1894), Hubbard Hall (1903), and Sargent Gym (1913) were built.

Hyde was a prolific author, whose works included: Practical Idealism (1897), God's Education of Man (1899), Jesus' Way (1902), and From Epicurus to Christ (1904), which was reprinted as The Five Great Philosophies of Life (1911). He also wrote the Offer of the College, which appeared in The College Man and the College Woman (1906), and gave Bowdoin nationwide exposure and cemented Hyde's reputation as a theorist of higher education. Hyde was also a trustee of Phillips Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire (1898-1917), and he received honorary degrees from Bowdoin (1886, 1917), Harvard (1886), Syracuse (1897), and Darmouth (1909).

He was married to Prudence Phillips on November 6, 1883, and they had three children: William, Elizabeth, and George. George (1887-1945) was a member of the Bowdoin Class of 1908 and was an attorney in Boston. George's two sons were also graduates of Bowdoin (William [Class of 1938] and Richard [Class of 1943]), as was his grandson, William Jr. (Class of 1965). Hyde died in Brunswick, Maine, on June 29, 1917.

The collection contains correspondence, including an "autograph album" with a compilation of letters from notable correspondents, (1823-1923, n.d.); sermons (1883-1917, n.d.); essays; addresses; school and college materials; printed ephemera; clippings and photographs. The bulk of the collection consists of sermons and addresses delivered at the Bowdoin College Chapel and First Parish Congregational Church in Brunswick, Maine. Principal non-family correspondents are: Charles T. Burnett, Kenyon Cox, Lucien Howe, Frank Locke, George H. Palmer, and Henry Van Dyke.

Series Description:

Includes letters to, from and about Hyde, chiefly Hyde's own correspondence written during his years as president of the College and concerning College affairs. Also included are some personal letters with family and friends, correspondence discussing matters related to Hyde's publishing deals, and letters after his death concerning his portrait (which hangs in Hubbard Hall at Bowdoin College). Principal non-family correspondents are: Charles T. Burnett, Kenyon Cox, Lucien Howe, Frank Locke, George H. Palmer, and Henry Van Dyke. Also includes an "autograph album" containing letters to Hyde (primarily written between 1899 and 1904) that concern permission to publish, invitation acceptance or regrets, and appreciation of hospitality. Among the correspondents are notable academics, politicians, and distinguished persons such as Melville W. Fuller, Oliver Otis Howard, Elijah Kellogg, Donald Baxter MacMillan, Francis Peabody, Robert E. Peary, Kate Douglas Riggs (Kate Douglas Wiggin), Theodore Roosevelt, Booker T. Washington and Orville Wright. Letters that are glued into the album are in random order; the loose letters set in the album have been organized in alphabetical order by correspondent.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Arrangement:

Bulk arranged chronologically.

1823-1916, n.d. Autograph album

Box 1

A-G autograph album letters

Box 1

H-M autograph album letters

Box 1

N-R autograph album letters

Box 1

S-Z autograph album letters

Box 1

1854-1856

Box 1 Folder 1

1864-1869

Box 1 Folder 2

1870-1874

Box 1 Folder 3

1875-1877

Box 1 Folder 4

1878-1880

Box 1 Folder 5

1880-1886

Box 1 Folder 6

1888-1903

Box 1 Folder 7

1904-1906

Box 1 Folder 8

1907

Box 1 Folder 9

1908

Box 1 Folder 10

1909 Sep 21 - Oct 1

Box 1 Folder 11

1909 Oct 21 - Nov 8

Box 1 Folder 12

1910 Jan 1 - Mar 21

Box 1 Folder 13

1910 Mar 22 - Mar 28

Box 1 Folder 14

1910 Mar 29 Woodrow Wilson

Box 1 Folder 15

1910 Mar 29 - Jun 21

Box 1 Folder 16

1910 Apr 16 - 21 (Hyde portrait)

Box 1 Folder 17

1910 Apr 22 - 30 (Hyde portrait)

Box 1 Folder 18

1910 May (Hyde portrait)

Box 1 Folder 19

1910 Jun (Hyde portrait)

Box 1 Folder 20

1910 Jun 24 - Dec 31

Box 1 Folder 21

1910 Jul - Sep (Hyde portrait)

Box 1 Folder 22

1910 Oct 3 - 14 (Hyde portrait)

Box 1 Folder 23

1910 Oct 15 - 31 (Hyde portrait)

Box 1 Folder 24

1910 Nov (Hyde portrait)

Box 1 Folder 25

1910 Dec (Hyde portrait)

Box 1 Folder 26

1911 Jan (Hyde portrait)

Box 1 Folder 27

1911 Feb - Jun (Hyde portrait)

Box 1 Folder 28

1911

Box 1 Folder 29

1912 Feb 17 - May 25

Box 1 Folder 30

1912 Sep 19 - Dec 31

Box 1 Folder 31

1913 Jan 15 - Apr 28

Box 1 Folder 32

1913 May 2 - Oct 13

Box 1 Folder 33

1914

Box 1 Folder 34

1916

Box 1 Folder 35

1917

Box 1 Folder 36

1918-1923

Box 1 Folder 37

undated

Box 1 Folder 38

undated letters and contribution lists (Hyde portrait)

Box 1 Folder 39

Series Description:

Consists of sermons written by Hyde covering a range of religious and moral issues but chiefly exploring the role Christianity can play in daily life. Most sermons are untitled and lack dates. Almost all are based upon Biblical passages, drawing most heavily from the New Testament, particularly the Book of Matthew.

Arrangement:

Alphabetically by title; for untitled sermons, arranged by Biblical passage.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

"The Cause and Cure of Depression" [Re: Psalm 43:5]

Box 2 Folder 1

"The Christfully Modern Man" [Re: Ephesians 4:13]

Box 2 Folder 2

"The Christian Covenant" (Prayer)

Box 2 Folder 3

"Christmas" [Re: John 1:17], December 25, 1898

Box 2 Folder 4

"Composite Creed" (Prayer) ca. 1903

Box 2 Folder 5

"The Conditions of Success" [Re: I Corinthians 9:24]

Box 2 Folder 6

"The Conditions on which God Gives Eternal Life" [Re: John 3:16-21], December 5, 1902

Box 2 Folder 7

"The Conservation of Spiritual Energy" [Re: I Corinthians 15:58]

Box 2 Folder 8

"The Creed of a College Class" (Prayer)

Box 2 Folder 9

"A Definition of Goodness" [Re: Micah 6:8]

Box 2 Folder 10

"Demand and Supply" [Re: Matthew 7:7-10]

Box 2 Folder 11

"The Essentials of Christianity" [Re: Mark 12:28-31]

Box 2 Folder 12

"The Essentials of Christianity" [Re: Mark 12:28-31]

Box 2 Folder 13

"The Experimental Nature of Religious Knowledge" [Re: John 7:17] (Baccalaureate)

Box 2 Folder 14

"Followers and Leaders" [Re: Matthew 4:18-21; John 21:3], June 18, 1911

Box 2 Folder 15

"Forbearance and Forgiveness" [Re: I Samuel 26:23]

Box 2 Folder 16

"The Forgiveness of Sin" [Re: Luke 11:4]

Box 2 Folder 17

"The Fundamental Loyalties" [Re: John 18:37]

Box 2 Folder 18

"God's Changing Message to His Prophets" [Re: Jonah 3:10; 4:1]

Box 2 Folder 19

"The Greatness of Station and the Greatness of Service" [Re: Luke 22:24-27] (Dartmouth)

Box 2 Folder 20

"Human and Divine Perfection" [Re: Matthew 5:48] (Baccalaureate)

Box 2 Folder 21

"Investment in the Unconscious" [Re: Proverbs 4:23], October 7, 1900

Box 2 Folder 22

"Investment in the Unconcious" [Re: Mark 4:26-27], November 1, 1893

Box 2 Folder 23

"The Issues of Life"

Box 2 Folder 24

"The Issues of Life and Death" [Re: John 10:10], May 23, 1905

Box 2 Folder 25

"Judgement by Revelation" [Re: Luke 12:2]

Box 2 Folder 26

"The Larger Righteousness" [Re: Matthew 5:20], June 18, 1911

Box 2 Folder 27

"Liberty in Speech and Action" [Re: James 2:12] (Baccalaureate 1913)

Box 2 Folder 28

"The Man God Loves and the Man God Hates" [Re: Malachi 1:3]

Box 2 Folder 29

"The Many-sidedness of Christianity" [Re: Revelation 21:13]

Box 2 Folder 30

"The Many-sidedness of Christianity" [Re: Revelation 21:13]

Box 2 Folder 31

"The Many-sidedness of Christianity" [Re: Revelation 21:13]

Box 2 Folder 32

"The Object and Nature of Religious Certainty" [Re: John 7:17]

Box 2 Folder 33

"Old and New Theology--The Points of Divergence and the Principle of Union" [Re: Matthew 13:52], June 14, 1895

Box 2 Folder 34

"Our Country's Call to World Leadership" [Re: Matthew 28:19] (Baccalaureate 1916)

Box 2 Folder 35

"Patriotism and Pseudo-Patriotism" [Re: I Samuel 8:19-20], June 1896

Box 2 Folder 36

"The Principles of Congregational Progress" [Re: Matthew 13:52]

Box 2 Folder 37

"Publicity" [Re: John 3:19-21], 1908

Box 2 Folder 38

"The Quest of the Best or the Three Degrees of Character" [Re: Genesis 25:31-34; Luke 18:11-12]

Box 2 Folder 39

"The Six Stages of Life" [Re: Galatians 4:9]

Box 2 Folder 40

"Spiritual Exercises for Public Schools" (Prayer)

Box 2 Folder 41

"Spiritual Housekeeping [Re: Matthew 13:52]

Box 2 Folder 42

"The Three Demands on Religion" [Re: Matthew 7:7-8]

Box 2 Folder 43

"Three Kinds of Criticism" [Re: I Corinthians 4:3-4]

Box 2 Folder 44

"The Twentieth Century Man" [Re: II Corinthians 5:17]

Box 2 Folder 45

"The Unescapable God" [Re: Psalms 139:7-10]

Box 2 Folder 46

"The Unescapable God" [Re: Psalms 139:7-10], July 30, 1914

Box 2 Folder 47

"The Victory of Faith" [Re: I John 5:4], December 1889

Box 2 Folder 48

"What We Stand For" [Re: Ephesians 6:13]

Box 2 Folder 49

"Wisdom, Justice, and Love" [Re: Proverbs 4:7-8; Luke 3:10-14; Matthew 22:35-40]

Box 2 Folder 50

Untitled [Re: Genesis 1:2]

Box 3 Folder 1

Untitled [Re: Genesis 4:9]

Box 3 Folder 2

Untitled [Re: Genesis 22:1-2, 12-13]

Box 3 Folder 3

Untitled [Re: Genesis 28:16-17]

Box 3 Folder 4

Untitled [Re: Deuteronomy 6:7]

Box 3 Folder 5

Untitled [Re: Joshua 24:15]

Box 3 Folder 6

Untitled [Re: Joshua 24:15], April 30, 1903

Box 3 Folder 7

Untitled [Re: Joshua 24:15], April 30, 1903

Box 3 Folder 8

Untitled [Re: Joshua 24:15], October 1906

Box 3 Folder 9

Untitled [Re: Ruth 1:16-17]

Box 3 Folder 10

Untitled [Re: Ruth 1:16-17], October 1895

Box 3 Folder 11

Untitled [Re: I Samuel 3:7]

Box 3 Folder 12

Untitled [Re: I Samuel 3:18]

Box 3 Folder 13

Untitled [Re: II Samuel 23:15-17], January 6, 1898

Box 3 Folder 14

Untitled [Re: Psalms 1:4]

Box 3 Folder 15

Untitled [Re: Psalms 34:8]

Box 3 Folder 16

Untitled [Re: Psalms 62:5]

Box 3 Folder 17

Untitled [Re: Psalms 62:5]

Box 3 Folder 18

Untitled [Re: Psalms 102:11-12], December 30, 1883

Box 3 Folder 19

Unitled [Re: Psalms 139:1]

Box 3 Folder 20

Untitled [Re: Proverbs 22:3]

Box 3 Folder 21

Untitled [Re: Ecclesiastes 12:8], December 1884

Box 3 Folder 22

Untitled [Re: Isiah 61:6]

Box 3 Folder 23

Untitled [Re: Jeremiah 1:6-8]

Box 3 Folder 24

Untitled [Re: Jeremiah 17:9]

Box 3 Folder 25

Untitled [Re: Micah 6:8], August 3, 1884

Box 3 Folder 26

Untitled [Re: Matthew 4:1]

Box 3 Folder 27

Untitled [Re: Matthew 5:6]

Box 3 Folder 28

Untitled [Re: Matthew 5:8]

Box 3 Folder 29

Untitled [Re: Matthew 5:43-45]

Box 3 Folder 30

Untitled [Re: Matthew 5:48]

Box 3 Folder 31

Untitled [Re: Matthew 5:48]

Box 3 Folder 32

Untitled [Re: Matthew 6:10]

Box 3 Folder 33

Untitled [Re: Matthew 6:19-21]

Box 3 Folder 34

Untitled [Re: Matthew 7:1-2]

Box 3 Folder 35

Untitled [Re: Matthew 7:7-8]

Box 3 Folder 36

Untitled [Re: Matthew 7:12]

Box 3 Folder 37

Untitled [Re: Matthew 7:13-14]

Box 3 Folder 38

Untitled [Re: Matthew 7:13-14]

Box 3 Folder 39

Untitled [Re: Matthew 7:24-27]

Box 3 Folder 40

Untitled [Re: Matthew 7:29]

Box 3 Folder 41

Untitled [Re: Matthew 10:32-33]

Box 3 Folder 42

Untitled [Re: Matthew 10:41]

Box 3 Folder 43

Untitled [Re: Matthew 11:28-30], April 1, 1900

Box 3 Folder 44

Untitled [Re: Matthew 12:44; Ephesians 3:19]

Box 3 Folder 45

Untitled [Re: Matthew 13:33]

Box 3 Folder 46

Untitled [Re: Matthew 13:45-46]

Box 3 Folder 47

Untitled [Re: Matthew 13:52]

Box 3 Folder 48

Untitled [Re: Matthew 14:31]

Box 3 Folder 49

Untitled [Re: Matthew 16:25]

Box 4 Folder 1

Untitled [Re: Matthew 18:3]

Box 4 Folder 2

Untitled [Re: Matthew 20:25-28] (Baccalaureate), June 17, 1917

Box 4 Folder 3

Untitled [Re: Matthew 21:28-31]

Box 4 Folder 4

Untitled [Re: Matthew 21:28-31]

Box 4 Folder 5

Untitled [Re: Matthew 25:10], January 11, 1885

Box 4 Folder 6

Untitled [Re: Matthew 25:10]

Box 4 Folder 7

Untitled [Re: Matthew 25:29] (Baccalaureate)

Box 4 Folder 8

Untitled [Re: Matthew 25:29] (Baccalaureate), June 18, 1899

Box 4 Folder 9

Untitled [Re: Matthew 26:41]

Box 4 Folder 10

Untitled [Re: Matthew 26:41]

Box 4 Folder 11

Untitled [Re: Matthew 27:40]

Box 4 Folder 12

Untitled [Re: Matthew 27:42]

Box 4 Folder 13

Untitled [Re: Mark 10:14]

Box 4 Folder 14

Untitled [Re: Mark 10:35-40]

Box 4 Folder 15

Untitled [Re: Mark 11:27-29], 1894

Box 4 Folder 16

Untitled [Re: Mark 12:30]

Box 4 Folder 17

Untitled [Re: Mark 15:10; Matthew 26:14-16; Luke 23:12; Mark 15:15]

Box 4 Folder 18

Untitled [Re: Luke 2:15], Christmas 1883

Box 4 Folder 19

Untitled [Re: Luke 5:31]

Box 4 Folder 20

Untitled [Re: Luke 5:31]

Box 4 Folder 21

Untitled [Re: Luke 9:50; 11:23] (Baccalaureate)

Box 4 Folder 22

Untitled [Re: Luke 9:50; 11:23] (Baccalaureate), 1901

Box 4 Folder 23

Untitled [Re: Luke 10:20], May-June 1893

Box 4 Folder 24

Untitled [Re: Luke 10:25-28]

Box 4 Folder 25

Untitled [Re: Luke 10:29]

Box 4 Folder 26

Untitled [Re: Luke 10:29]

Box 4 Folder 27

Untitled [Re: Luke 11:1]

Box 4 Folder 28

Untitled [Re: Luke 11:9-10; Matthew 7:7-8; Matthew 9:7]

Box 4 Folder 29

Untitled [Re: Luke 12:47-48; Philippians 3:9]

Box 4 Folder 30

Untitled [Re: Luke 13:33]

Box 4 Folder 31

Untitled [Re: Luke 15:17-18]

Box 4 Folder 32

Untitled [Re: Luke 15:17-18]

Box 4 Folder 33

Untitled [Re: Luke 16:10], 1914

Box 4 Folder 34

Untitled [Re: Luke 19:17]

Box 4 Folder 35

Untitled [Re: Luke 22:24-26]

Box 4 Folder 36

Untitled [Re: Luke 22:41-42]

Box 4 Folder 37

Untitled [Re: Luke 22:41-42]

Box 4 Folder 38

Untitled [Re: Luke 22:43]

Box 4 Folder 39

Untitled [Re: John 3:3]

Box 4 Folder 40

Untitled [Re: John 3:15]

Box 4 Folder 41

Untitled [Re: John 3:18-19]

Box 4 Folder 42

Untitled [Re: John 5:40]

Box 4 Folder 43

Untitled [Re: John 7:17]

Box 4 Folder 44

Untitled [Re: John 8:32]

Box 4 Folder 45

Untitled [Re: John 8:36]

Box 4 Folder 46

Untitled [Re: John 10:27-29], July 6, 1884

Box 4 Folder 47

Untitled [Re: John 15:5]

Box 4 Folder 48

Untitled [Re: John 16:31]

Box 4 Folder 49

Untitled [Re: John 16:33]

Box 5 Folder 1

Untitled [Re: John 16:33]

Box 5 Folder 2

Untitled [Re: Acts 1:5]

Box 5 Folder 3

Untitled [Re: Acts 17:28]

Box 5 Folder 4

Untitled [Re: Acts 20:35]

Box 5 Folder 5

Untitled [Re: Acts 26:28-29]

Box 5 Folder 6

Untitled [Re: Romans 7:6], January 29, 1898

Box 5 Folder 7

Untitled [Re: Romans 7:25], November 12, 1914

Box 5 Folder 8

Untitled [Re: Romans 8:6]

Box 5 Folder 9

Untitled [Re: Romans 8:6], 1911

Box 5 Folder 10

Untitled [Re: Romans 8:15]

Box 5 Folder 11

Untitled [Re: Romans 8:24]

Box 5 Folder 12

Untitled [Re: Romans 8:28]

Box 5 Folder 13

Untitled [Re: Romans 8:35], May 1885

Box 5 Folder 14

Untitled [Re: Romans 12:5], December 15, 1901

Box 5 Folder 15

Untitled [Re: Romans 13:10]

Box 5 Folder 16

Untitled [Re: Romans 13:10], July 12, 1895

Box 5 Folder 17

Untitled [Re: Romans 13:10] (Wellesley College), January 1, 1912

Box 5 Folder 18

Untitled [Re: I Corinthians 3:22-23], 1891

Box 5 Folder 19

Untitled [Re: I Corinthians 6:20]

Box 5 Folder 20

Untitled [Re: I Corinthians 12:27]

Box 5 Folder 21

Untitled [Re: I Corinthians 13:11; Ephesians 4:13-14]

Box 5 Folder 22

Untitled [Re: I Corinthians 13:12]

Box 5 Folder 23

Untitled [Re: II Corinthians 4:8-10]

Box 5 Folder 24

Untitled [Re: II Corinthians 5:15]

Box 5 Folder 25

Untitled [Re: II Corinthians 6:2]

Box 5 Folder 26

Untitled [Re: II Corinthians 10:5]

Box 5 Folder 27

Untitled [Re: Galatians 5:23]

Box 5 Folder 28

Untitled [Re: Galatians 6:2]

Box 5 Folder 29

Untitled [Re: Galatians 6:2; 6:5]

Box 5 Folder 30

Untitled [Re: Ephesians 2:8]

Box 5 Folder 31

Untitled [Re: Ephesians 3:14-15]

Box 5 Folder 32

Untitled [Re: Ephesians 3:18]

Box 5 Folder 33

Untitled [Re: Ephesians 6:13]

Box 5 Folder 34

Untitled [Re: Ephesians 20:3]

Box 5 Folder 35

Untitled [Re: Philippians 3:9]

Box 5 Folder 36

Untitled [Re: Philippians 3:10]

Box 5 Folder 37

Untitled [Re: Philippians 3:12]

Box 5 Folder 38

Untitled [Re: Philippians 3:13]

Box 5 Folder 39

Untitled [Re: Philippians 4:11]

Box 5 Folder 40

Untitled [Re: Philippians 4:13]

Box 5 Folder 41

Untitled [Re: Philippians 4:13]

Box 5 Folder 42

Untitled [Re: Philippians 4:13], 1902

Box 5 Folder 43

Untitled [Re: Colossians 1:27]

Box 5 Folder 44

Untitled [Re: Colossians 3:23]

Box 5 Folder 45

Untitled [Re: Colossians 3:23]

Box 5 Folder 46

Untitled [Re: II Timothy 1:10]

Box 5 Folder 47

Untitled [Re: Hebrews 11:17]

Box 5 Folder 48

Untitled [Re: James 1:25]

Box 6 Folder 1

Untitled [Re: James 1:25]

Box 6 Folder 2

Untitled [Re: I John 2:14]

Box 6 Folder 3

Untitled [Re: I John 4:16]

Box 6 Folder 4

Untitled [Re: I John 4:16]

Box 6 Folder 5

Untitled [Re: II John 3]

Box 6 Folder 6

Untitled [Re: Revelation 2:7]

Box 6 Folder 7

Untitled [Re: "Fear not Abram. I am thy shield and thy exceeding great reward."]

Box 6 Folder 8

Untitled

Box 6 Folder 9

Untitled (Prayer)

Box 6 Folder 10

Sermon Fragments

Box 6 Folder 11

Series Description:

Consists of addresses and essays written and often delivered by Hyde. The writings focus primarily on matters relating to education but also discuss war and patriotism, the roles of women, morality, and religious subjects. Topics also include literary works, such as Shakespeare's Macbeth and Julius Caesar. Also included are several eulogies.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

"Academic Freedom in America"

Box 7 Folder 1

"The American Man"

Box 7 Folder 2

"Apollo or Idas: The Choice of the College Woman" (Wellesley College), June 27, 1905

Box 7 Folder 3

"Are You Human?"

Box 7 Folder 4

Bowdoin College Centennial Banquet Address, June 28, 1894

Box 7 Folder 5

"The Bowdoin Revolution in Teaching"

Box 7 Folder 6

"The Cardinal Principles of Moral Education"

Box 7 Folder 7

"The Cause For Which We Fight", April 19, 1917

Box 7 Folder 8

"The Causes of the Decline of Intellectual Activity Among the Mohammedian Nations"

Box 7 Folder 9

"The Church of the Devout and the Church of the Devoted"

Box 7 Folder 10

"The Communication of Character"

Box 7 Folder 11

"The Contagion of Character"

Box 7 Folder 12

"The Contagion of Character"

Box 7 Folder 13

"The Contagion of Character"

Box 7 Folder 14

"Conversion"

Box 7 Folder 15

"The Cultivation of Attention"

Box 7 Folder 16

Dedication of the Dudley Coe Memorial Infirmary

Box 7 Folder 17

"The Denomination Which Educates"

Box 7 Folder 18

"The Development of the Plot in Julius Caesar"

Box 7 Folder 19

"The Differentiation of Women's Education"

Box 7 Folder 20

"The Education of Life"

Box 7 Folder 21

"The Education of Life" (Address Abstract)

Box 7 Folder 22

"Educational Values as Assessed by the Committee of Ten"

Box 7 Folder 23

"Emerson's Essay on Immortality"

Box 7 Folder 24

"The End of Education in the Elementary School"

Box 7 Folder 25

"The Ethics of Earning and Spending"

Box 7 Folder 26

"The Evidences of the Being of God"

Box 7 Folder 27

"Eyes That See and Ears That Hear"

Box 7 Folder 28

"Feminine or Feminist"

Box 7 Folder 29

"The Fountains of Honor"

Box 7 Folder 30

"The Fourth Century Man"

Box 7 Folder 31

"The Freeing of the Will"

Box 7 Folder 32

"God, Faith, and Unbelief"

Box 7 Folder 33

"The Gospel of Good Will" (Lyman Beecher Lectures on Preaching, 1916) (1)

Box 7 Folder 34

"The Gospel of Good Will" (Lyman Beecher Lectures on Preaching, 1916) (2)

Box 7 Folder 35

"The Higher Education of the Negro"

Box 7 Folder 36

"The History and Principles of the Maine Interdenominational Commission"

Box 7 Folder 37

"How Does Duty Become Definite? Why Must Aspiration Assume Obligations? Can We Choose Our Obligations?"

Box 7 Folder 38

"How to Read"

Box 7 Folder 39

"How to Study"

Box 7 Folder 40

"The Intellectual Boundaries of Religion"

Box 7 Folder 41

"The Interdenominational Commission of Maine"

Box 7 Folder 42

"John Tauler"

Box 7 Folder 43

"A Lenten Examination for Colleges and Universities", February 13, 1913

Box 7 Folder 44

"A Letter to Women Who Teach"

Box 7 Folder 45

"The Life that is Religion"

Box 7 Folder 46

"Macbeth"

Box 8 Folder 1

"The Moral Aims of Education at its Several Stages"

Box 8 Folder 2

"The Moral Aims of Education at its Several Stages" (Address Abstract)

Box 8 Folder 3

"Moral Education", January 8, 1906

Box 8 Folder 4

"Mystic Morality"

Box 8 Folder 5

"The New England Conscience"

Box 8 Folder 6

"The New Promises and the Old Conclusion", October 10, 1906

Box 8 Folder 7

"The New Social Order"

Box 8 Folder 8

"The New Theology"

Box 8 Folder 9

"The New Theology", May 15, 1884

Box 8 Folder 10

"Organic Ethics: The Successor of Puritanism"

Box 8 Folder 11

"Our Future Citizens"

Box 8 Folder 12

"Our Great Task of Happiness"

Box 8 Folder 13

"The Personality of the Teacher"

Box 8 Folder 14

"The Personality of the Teacher"

Box 8 Folder 15

"The Policy of Bowdoin College" (Address Abstract)

Box 8 Folder 16

"A Psychological Method of Inducing Sleep"

Box 8 Folder 17

"The Reconciliation of Our Education Ideals"

Box 8 Folder 18

"The Religion of Good Will"

Box 8 Folder 19

"The Religion of the Ideal"

Box 8 Folder 20

"The Religion of the Present"

Box 8 Folder 21

"A Religious Trust: Ten Years of Church Federation in Maine"

Box 8 Folder 22

"Responsibility"

Box 8 Folder 23

"Rumford Mechanics' Institute Address"

Box 8 Folder 24

"Sacrifice For God's Good Will"

Box 8 Folder 25

"Sacrifice For God's Good Will: The Cross of Christ"

Box 8 Folder 26

"Saint Jerome"

Box 8 Folder 27

"The Seat of Authority in the School"

Box 8 Folder 28

"The Seeds of Morals"

Box 8 Folder 29

"The Seeds of Morals"

Box 8 Folder 30

"The Seeds of Morals"

Box 8 Folder 31

"Shall Congregationalism be Church or Sect?"

Box 8 Folder 32

"Shall We Live to Eat, or Eat to Live?"

Box 8 Folder 33

"The Social Mission of the Country Church"

Box 8 Folder 34

"The Social Mission of the Country Church"

Box 8 Folder 35

"Something for Nothing"

Box 8 Folder 36

"The Source of Sin"

Box 8 Folder 37

"The Spirit of the School"

Box 8 Folder 38

"The Spirit of the School"

Box 8 Folder 39

"Spiritual Significance"

Box 8 Folder 40

"A State Board of Charities and Corrections for Maine"

Box 8 Folder 41

"Temperance"

Box 8 Folder 42

"Ten Marks of the Ideal College"

Box 8 Folder 43

"Three Views of Marriage and Divorce"

Box 8 Folder 44

"2 1/2"

Box 8 Folder 45

"An Unsecarian Theologian"

Box 8 Folder 46

"What is a Christian?"

Box 8 Folder 47

"What is the Difference Between the Discontent That Comes of Unfulfilled Aspiration and the Disappointment That Goes With Ungratified Want? Why Does the Man Who Aspires Become an Optimist?"

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"What Shall the Church Do To Be Saved?", February 28, 1906

Box 8 Folder 49

"Why Should a Young Man Be Pure?"

Box 8 Folder 50

"The Work of the Interdenominational Commission", May 4, 1910

Box 8 Folder 51

"The Work That Can't Be Paid"

Box 8 Folder 52

Untitled

Box 8 Folder 53

Untitled

Box 8 Folder 54

Address and Essay Fragments

Box 8 Folder 55

Series Description:

Mainly consists of examinations, programs, notebooks and themes from Hyde's undergraduate days at Harvard. Four of the notebooks concern religious topics, such as theology, Congregationalism, missions, apologetics, and exegesis. The fifth notebook contains notes on geometry and history. Catalogues from Hyde's college preparatory years at Phillips Exeter Academy are included as is his diploma from the Theological Seminary in Andover.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by institution, then material type.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Harvard catalogue, examinations, regulations and syllabus

Box 9 Folder 1

Harvard miscellaneous notes, printed notices, programs and reciepts

Box 9 Folder 2

Apologetics: Notes from Dr. Prentiss (also includes notes from Dr. Ladd on Congregationalism)

Box 9 Folder 3

Geometry: 1875

Box 9 Folder 4

History: Dr. Hitchcock

Box 9 Folder 5

Missions: Notes from Dr. Prentiss (also includes notes from Mr. Brown on Exegesis)

Box 9 Folder 6

Theology: Dr. Schoff

Box 9 Folder 7

Harvard themes

Box 9 Folder 8-9

Miscellaneous essays and addresses, n.d. (probably school or college assignments)

Box 9 Folder 10

Phillips Exeter Academy catalogues, class list and program

Box 9 Folder 11

Theological Seminary, Andover, Massachusetts, diploma - 1882 Jun 15

Ovsz-Box B

Series Description:

Newspaper clippings both collected by Hyde (1888-1913) and about him (1885-1932), as well as his honorary degrees from Harvard and Syracuse University. Ephemera (1873-1975, n.d.) include illustrated plates, miscellaneous printed material, memorials and remembrances, including the order of service for Hyde's funeral. Scrapbooks consist primarily of newspaper clippings of Hyde's writings.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by material type.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Article re: "A Boy's Prayer," Bowdoin Alumnus, 1953 May

Box 10 Folder 1

Clippings about Hyde (1885-1932)

Box 10 Folder 2

Clippings collected by Hyde (1888-1913)

Box 10 Folder 3

Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Harvard, 1886 Nov 8

Ovsz-Box B

Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Syracuse University, 1897 Jun 4

Ovsz-Box B

Miscellaneous certificates

Box 10 Folder 4

Printed ephemera - illustrations and miscellaneous, 1873-1896, n.d.

Box 10 Folder 5

Printed ephemera - memorials and remembrances, 1917-1975, n.d.

Box 10 Folder 6

Report detailing the total sales of Hyde's published works as of 1928

Box 10 Folder 7

Scrapbooks

Volume-folio 1-5

Series Description:

Contains photographs, photographic reproductions, and cabinet cards of Hyde. Although there are a few images from his childhood, most were taken when Hyde was an adult. Also contains photographic reproductions of Joel Hyde (father), Eliza De Witt (mother), Lucretia De Witt (grandmother), and John De Witt (grandfather).

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1859: William De Witt Hyde, photographic reproduction

Box 10 Folder 8

1867: William De Witt Hyde, photographic reproduction

Box 10 Folder 9

1870: William De Witt Hyde, photographic reproduction

Box 10 Folder 10

ca. 1872: Top Row (L-R): Hapgood, Hyde, Amen. Bottom Row: Smith, Mack, William Burr Hill. Photograph, 2 pieces

Box 10 Folder 11

1874: William De Witt Hyde, photographic reproduction

Box 10 Folder 12

1874: William De Witt Hyde, photograph

Box 10 Folder 13

1878: William De Witt Hyde, photographic reproduction

Box 10 Folder 14

ca. 1880: William De Witt Hyde, photograph

Box 10 Folder 15

ca. 1880: William De Witt Hyde (in the center) playing golf, 5 pieces

Box 10 Folder 16

ca. 1885: William De Witt Hyde, Cabinet Card

Box 10 Folder 17

ca. 1890: William De Witt Hyde, Cabinet Card

Box 10 Folder 18

ca. 1892: William De Witt Hyde, Cabinet Card

Box 10 Folder 19

ca. 1895: William De Witt Hyde, Cabinet Card

Box 10 Folder 20

ca. 1897: William De Witt Hyde, photograph

Box 10 Folder 21

1897: William De Witt Hyde, cabinet card

Box 10 Folder 22

ca. 1897: William De Witt Hyde, photograph

Box 10 Folder 23

ca. 1900: William De Witt Hyde, photograph

Box 10 Folder 24

ca. 1900: William De Witt Hyde, photograph

Box 10 Folder 25

ca. 1903: William De Witt Hyde, photograph

Box 10 Folder 26

ca. 1903: William De Witt Hyde, photographic reproduction

Box 10 Folder 27

1907: William De Witt Hyde, photograph, 2 pieces

Box 10 Folder 28

ca. 1910: William De Witt Hyde, photographic reproduction

Box 10 Folder 29

ca. 1914: William De Witt Hyde, photograph

Box 10 Folder 30

ca. 1914: William De Witt Hyde, photographic reproduction, 3 pieces

Box 10 Folder 31

1914: William De Witt Hyde and President A. Lawrence Lowell, Commencement. Photograph

Box 10 Folder 32

1923: scene of [Venice, Italy], inscribed on the back by Mrs. William De Witt Hyde

Box 10 Folder 33

Hyde Portrait, photograph, 2 pieces

Box 10 Folder 34

William De Witt Hyde, mounted photographic portrait inscribed by Hyde for Roy L. Marston

Ovsz-Box B2

William De Witt Hyde's home at Brunswick, ME, photograph

Box 10 Folder 35

Joel Hyde, father of William De Witt Hyde, photographic reproduction, 3 pieces

Box 10 Folder 36

Eliza De Witt, mother of William De Witt Hyde, photographic reproduction, 2 pieces

Box 10 Folder 37

Lucretia De Witt, grandmother of William De Witt Hyde, photographic reproduction, 2 pieces

Box 10 Folder 38

John De Witt, grandfather of William De Witt Hyde, photographic reproduction, 2 pieces

Box 10 Folder 39
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