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Lee Sanford Hyde papers

Call Number: MS 808

Scope and Contents

The Lee Hyde papers span the dates 1969 to 1977. They consist of carbons of outgoing correspondence and some incoming correspondence, 1972-1977; copies of his publications and other writings, 1969-1976; and committee reports and memoranda, 1972-1976.

The papers were given to Yale University Library by Dr. Arthur Viseltear in 1977.


  • 1969-1977


Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Arthur Viseltear in 1977.

Associated Materials

Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection, Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.


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Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

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The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence, memoranda and printed matter related to Hyde's work as a professional staff member of the U.S. House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Subcommittee on Health and the Environment (1972-1977). Most of the outgoing correspondence is actually by Congressmen Harley O. Staggers and Paul G. Rogers. Earlier papers consist of writings by Lee Hyde and additional memoranda. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care & Health Policy Collection.

Biographical / Historical

Lee Hyde was born in Boston in 1944. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1965 and M.D. from Case Western ReserveUniversityin 1969. He did an internship in mixed medicine and pediatrics at the University of North Carolina. Following this Hyde spent two years in the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, working in its comprehensive health planning program. From 1972 until 1977 he was a Professional Staff Member with the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, specifically with its Subcommittee on Health and the Environment, chaired by Rep. Paul G. Rogers of Florida. Hyde left his Congressional post to complete his residency and pursue his career in medicine.

Guide to the Lee Sanford Hyde Papers
Under Revision
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
July 1982
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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