Wesley W. Hyde papers, 1902-1913


Wesley W. Hyde papers, 1902-1913


Grand Rapids, Michigan, attorney, member of the Michigan Commission on Uniform Legislation, and organizer of the Civic Club of Grand Rapids. Correspondence, speeches, articles and legal documents relating to his interest in municipal reform.

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