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Arthur Mastick Hyde personal papers, 1877-1957

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6257 Series 3

Scope and Contents

This series is made up of materials related to the personal life of Arthur Mastick Hyde. The materials include correspondence with his wife Hortense, family and friends, as well as financial papers such as check book stubs, receipts, tax returns, and so forth.


  • 1877-1957


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

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.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

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 July 12, 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 October 17, 1947.


13 cartons

12 folders

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