William H. Hyde, Jr. papers

Descriptive Summary

William H. Hyde, Jr. papers
Illinois Institute of Technology Archives
4.0 Linear feet
Hyde, William H., Jr.

Biographical Note

William H. Hyde, Jr. was an Illinois Institute of Technology faculty member (Library Science) and the university's librarian, circa 1948.

Scope and Contents note

Collection appears to be the office files of former Illinois Institute of Technology Librarian William H. Hyde, Jr. Materials consist primarily of printed matter: brochures, announcements, publications, etc. Also included are smaller amount of manuscript materials: memos, correspondence, notes, newsclippings, etc. Overall material documents activities at the Illinois Insitute of Technology. It includes information on new student orientation and student life; basic information on a few presidents and prominent faculty; library correspondence; and undergraduate admission statistical information. One folder contains information on the Ada S. McKinley Community House (date range 1919-1950). The material includes annual reports from the 1940s, brochures highlighting programs offered at the House, and correspondence between IIT and the Community House administrators regarding the donation of facilities.

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2009 June 8 by Bergis Jules and Lisa Calahan.

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