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Emma Hyde collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.517

Content Description

This scrapbook belonged to Michigan State College student, Emma Hyde. Included are event programs for concerts, plays at MSC and the Gladmer Theater and other activities; dance cards, college receipts, greeting cards, men's and women's athletics, and newspaper clippings. Photographs are also includes throughout.

Disclaimer: This scrapbook contains a racist/offensive greeting card.


  • Creation: 1924 - 1928


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives and Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical / Historical

Emma Mae Hyde, born to parents Sherman B. Hyde and Grace Sherman on August 12, 1907 in Collins, Ohio, graduated from Michigan State College (MSC) in 1928 with a major in Home Economics. Hyde was active in numerous MSC clubs and committees, including Kappa Alpha Theta, Sphinx, the Woman's Athletic Association in which she acted as the baseball manager, Women's Self Government Association, "S" Club, Home Economics Club, and served on both the Co-Ed Prom and Social committees. After graduating, Hyde worked as a Home Economics teacher in Farmington, Michigan. Emma Hyde married Lewis C. Smith on November 20, 1941 in Rolla, Phelps, Missouri. The marriage ended in divorce and was followed by Hyde's second marriage on August 21, 1948 to Lee P. Walbridge. Emma Mae Walbridge died on August 10, 1977 in Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan.


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 scrapbook box)

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Legal Status

Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Emma Hyde Collection
3 Ready For Cataloging
Jennie Rankin
April 3, 2024
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US