Margaret Hyder DeVault Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
The Margaret Hyder DeVault Collection contains correspondence, periodicals, account ledgers, survey ledgers and notebooks, essays, deeds, bills, receipts promises to pay, and other legal documents, newspaper clippings, estate papers, family genealogy, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the Hyder family and in particular the life and career of Nat E. Hyder. The collection also contains a number of teaching materials and other publications that relate to teaching, specifically those belonging to Annie Gourley Hyder, Mrs. DeVault’s mother.
- DeVault, Margaret Hyder, 1910-1990 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
5.00 linear feet (8 boxes, 3 oversized folders, 1 scrapbook, 84 photographic prints, 2 negatives, 1 audio disc)
The collection is arranged into two series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1793-1996 and undated, and Series 2, Audio-Visual Materials, 1920-1961 and undated.
Method of Acquisition
The Margaret Hyder DeVault Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Oris Hyder, executor of Mrs. Hyder’s estate, on July 1, 1990. An addition to the collection was donated by Mildred Kozsuch, of Johnson City, Tenn., on November 22, 2005.
The collection was processed by Brianne Johnson and Ned Irwin and opened for research in October 2006.
- Hyder, Annie Gourley
- Burchfield family
- Carter County (Tenn.)
- Compact discs
- DeVault, Margaret Hyder, 1910-1990
- Gourley family
- Hyder family
- Hyder, Gretchen, 1896-1962
- Hyder, Nat E. (Nathaniel Edens), 1849-1904
- Ledgers (account books)
- Personal papers
- Phonograph records
- Publications (document genre)
- Brianne Johnson and Ned Irwin
- Language of description