Arthur Mastick Hyde collection
Arthur Mastick Hyde collection
The collection consists primarily of assorted correspondence and business/political files (addressing personal, financial, legal, political, and agricultural issues, and including newspaper clippings, speech manuscripts, legal reports, and financial documentation) documenting his political career, 1899-1947. It also includes family financial information and correspondence as kept by Caroline and the estate secretary, Maureen Logsdon, after his death. The Arthur Mastick Hyde scrapbook contains photographs, memorials, speeches, public road maps, correspondence, certificates, and other miscellaneous items compiled by Arthur Mastick Hyde. Much of the scrapbook relates to Hyde's governorship. The photographs range from photographs taken of buildings throughout the area to Hyde's civic leadership.
- Extent: 55 cartons (55 linear ft.). -- 1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)
- Creator: Hyde, Arthur Mastick, 1877-1947
- Call Number: MSS 6257
- Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
- Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
- Languages and Scripts
- Conditions of Use
- It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Arthur Mastick Hyde collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
- Preferred Citation
- Initial citation: MSS 6257; Arthur Mastick Hyde collection; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6257, LTPSC.
- Custodial History
- Donated by Caroline Hyde Swift in 1980 and Steve Swift in 1983.
- Acquisition Information
- Donated; Caroline Hyde Swift and Steve Swift; 1980, 1983.
- Other Finding Aids
- The repository has a preliminary inventory.
- Related Material
- Arthur M. Hyde [microform];E 203 .P36x B 1207.
- Subject Terms
- Missouri. Governor (1921-1925 : Hyde); City and Town Life; City Planning; Material Types; Missouri--politics and government--20th century; Political campaigns--Missouri; Politics, Government, and Law; Scrapbooks; Social Life and Customs
- Processing Information
- Processed; Amanda Clark, Melissa Cowles, Katie Connors, student processors, and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
- Appraisal Information
- Format and dates of materials (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy II.B.2-3).
- Finding Aid ID Number
- Finding Aid Title
- Hyde (Arthur Mastick) collection
- Finding Aid Author
- Finding aid prepared by Amanda Clark, Melissa Cowles, Katie Connors, student processors; John Murphy, curator
- Finding Aid Creator
- This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-03-01T13:55-0700
- Finding Aid Language
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
- Biographical Info:
Arthur Mastick Hyrde (1877-1947) was the Governor of Missouri and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.
Arthur Mastick Hyde was born in Princeton, Missouri, on 12 July 1877. He is primarily known for being an American Republican politician who served as Governor of Missouri and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. He graduated from the University of Michigan where he joined The Delta Upsilon Fraternity. He later became a lawyer and served as the Governor of Missouri from 1921 to 1925. During his first month as Governor, Hyde recommended extensive reorganization of state government by regrouping responsibilities into a few departments. Later he served as the Secretary of Agriculture under President Herbert Hoover. He died in New York City following cancer surgery on 17 October 1947.
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