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A.A. Hyde Papers,

Identifier: MSS-191-SC

Scope and Content

This small collection contains records of marriages, baptisms, and funerals at which A. A. Hyde officiated while serving as a Methodist Episcopal pastor in New Mexico. The marriage records date 1890-1893 and 1895-1897. Some of these records indicate the occupation of the groom. The baptismal records date 1891-1894 and the burials date 1890-1891. Also in the collection is a Socorro concert program dated April 23, 1889.


  • 1889-1897

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publication or distribution.

Biographical Information

Rev. A. A. Hyde was born in Vermont, Illinois, April 25, 1854. At the age of sixteen he joined the Congregational Church in Kansas. After becoming acquainted with Methodism he joined that denomination in 1880. He was ordained Deacon in 1890, and Elder in 1891. He came to New Mexico and served as pastor at the Methodist Episcopal Church in Springer and the surrounding communities until 1895. From 1896-1902 he served in the Socorro and Silver City area, later moving on to San Antonio, Texas, and Tombstone, Arizona. In 1906 he resigned from the ministry because of failing health. He relocated to Los Angeles, California, where he died on January 13, 1908.


1 Folder

Finding Aid of the A.A. Hyde Papers, 1889-1897
Edited Full Draft
Described by T.S. Reinig
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Language of description note
Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//University of New Mexico::Center for Southwest Research//TEXT (US::NmU::MSS 191 SC::A.A. Hyde Papers)//EN" "nmu1mss191sc.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131