Thursday, March 01, 2012

New online listing of the papers of Professor F.E. Hyde, Cunard historian

The listing of the papers of Professor F.E. Hyde, Cunard historian, is now available online.

Professor Francis Edwin Hyde (1908-1978), author of the classic business history Cunard and the North Atlantic 1840-1973, worked in the School of History for more than 40 years, and held the Chaddock Chair of Economics 1948-1970.

The collection mainly comprises the notes and information used by Prof. Hyde to write his 1975 work on the history of Cunard from the 1840s through to the 1970s, comprising: items of Cunard History; biographical details; requisition and agreement; legal documents; finance; company business; finance; company business; correspondence and publicity and advertising.

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