Alice Beal Baker Hyde Papers
Alice Beal Baker Hyde Papers, 1897-1972
6 Boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 544
Psychiatric social worker, Social work educator. The Papers primarily date from 1914 to 1972 and focus on Hyde's life after graduation from the Smith College School of Social Work, her marriage to Mark Hyde, their divorce, her life as a single mother, her early career as a psychiatric social worker, and retirement. Comprised mostly of extensive family correspondence, as well as correspondence dealing with her experiences as a social worker at state hospitals in Boston and Detroit, circa 1919 to 1921. The collection also includes photograph albums, loose photographs, a journal, a sketchbook, and a short story. Major topics found throughout these papers are courtship, family structures and relationships in the early twentieth century, social work, and travel. Her letters also reveal the close family ties between Hyde and her father, journalist Ray Stannard Baker.
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Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
The Papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection without any additional restrictions.
The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to Alice Beal Baker Hyde's unpublished works. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Copyright to materials authored by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.
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