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Overview: Little is known about Dan Hyde other than he appears to have been a resident of Ontario County, New York, during the period of the Second Great Awakening, probably in either the town of Farmington or Manchester.This small paper-bound booklet includes some miscellaneous accounts along with three poems, "The Genesee song," "Remember Lot's wife," and "Encouragement to pray."

Dan Hyde Memoradum Book

1837
1 folder (0.1 linear feet)
Call no.: MS 035
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Background

Little is known about Dan Hyde other than he appears to have been a resident of Ontario County, New York, during the period of the Second Great Awakening, probably in either the town of Farmington or Manchester.

Contents of Collection

This small paper-bound booklet includes some miscellaneous accounts along with poetry. Although the author is uncertain, the book may have been kept by Dan Hyde, who may have resided in either Farmington or Manchester, Ontario County, N.Y. It remains unclear whether the poetry is original or copied, but the titles include "The Genesee song," "Remember Lot's wife," and "Encouragement to pray."

Administrative information

Access

The collection is open for research.

Language:

English

Provenance

Provenance unkown.

Processing Information

Processed by I. Eliot Wentworth, Aug. 2013.

Copyright and Use (More informationConnect to publication information)

Cite as: Dan Hyde Memoradum Book (MS 035). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Search terms

Subjects

  • Ontario County (N.Y.)--History
  • Religious poetry

Genre terms

  • Poetry.