Papers of the Hyde Family, 1825-1920, 1825-1920
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Brief Description: This collection consists primarily of journals of various members of the Hyde family of Bath and of newspaper clippings and other papers relating to family members.  The newspaper clippings were saved by members of the Hyde family, some of them in a handmade folder marked “Clippings,” which can also be found in this collection (box 5, folder 9).  The clippings relate primarily to the death of Thomas Hyde (box 5, folder 11 and box 6, folders 3 and 4), with some clippings also relating to the Bath Iron Works. Journals in this collection were written by Zina Hyde between 1825 and 1855 (box 1); Annie Hayden Hyde between 1857 and 1911 (boxes 2 and 3, and box 4 folder 1); Thomas Hyde from 1854 to 1855 (box 4, folder 2); and Ethel Hyde in 1898 (box 4, folder 4).  In addition, a “scrap book” kept by Thomas Hyde includes thoughts and excerpts from school lessons and readings (box 4, folder 3).  Annie Hayden Hyde’s journal for the year 1880 is written in French, with brief exceptions.  Box 5, folder 11 contains newspaper clippings, including those related to the death of Queen Victoria and the reign of King Edward VII, as well as information on the Bath Iron Works and the launching of the Cleveland (Protected cruiser: C19).  Box 5, folder 12 contains newspaper clippings on the Hyde family and the launching of the Cleveland (Protected cruiser: C19), and on activities of the cadets on the training ship of the naval academy at Annapolis.  Folder 12 also contains an envelope labeled “newspaper scraps,” containing clippings of uncertain dates.
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Created by: Hyde, Zina (1787-1856), Hyde, Annie Hayden (1841-1915), Hyde, Ethel (1871-1899), Hyde, Thomas W. (1841-1899)
Volume: 6.0 Boxes
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on the use of these papers.
Subject Index
Bath (ME)--History
Bath Iron Works
Cleveland (protected cruiser C19)
Hyde, Annie Hayden
Hyde, Arthur Sewall
Hyde, Ethel
Hyde, John Sedgwick
Hyde, Thomas Worcester
Hyde, Zina
New Jerusalem Church
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The material described herein is the physical property of theMaine Maritime Museum Library. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors of the various items, or to their legal representatives, or to Maine Maritime Museum. For further information, consult library staff.
Acquisition Notes: Items donated by Mrs. Horton O’Neil in 1980: G80.48.1-G80.48.10
Related Materials: Additional sources and related material may be found in MS-54, Series I.A, Biography and Family Genealogy.  Photographs of the Hyde family are found in PC-3, Series I.A. Published materials on the Hyde family include two books relating to Thomas W. Hyde’s service during the Civil War.  A collection of his letters, printed by John H. Hyde in 1933, is titled Civil War Letters by Thomas W. Hyde.  The call number for this book is E 601 .H92 1933.  Thomas Hyde’s memoir of the war is Following the Greek Cross or Memories of the Sixth Army Corps.  (Riverside Press: Cambridge, 1894).  The call number for this book is E 493.1 6th .H99.
PreferredCitation: Papers of the Hyde Family, 1825-1920, MS-35, Research Library, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, Maine