55 Four great American universities will feel his loss. He placed his scholarly knowledge at the disposal of Yale, served as a member of the editorial committee of the Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson and was an editor of Volume 1 of the series, Diaries, Prayers, Annals. He was also a member of the advisory committee for the Yale Edition of the Private Papers of James Boswell. He served as a member of the council of the Friends of the Princeton University Library, and served on committees for the Department of English of the University of Chicago and the Library of Harvard. He was indefatigable in his efforts to improve and assist libraries and literary collections. In addition to all his other work, he devoted himself to the support of the Pierpont Morgan Library as Chairman of the Council of Fellows, and extended himself abroad to serve on the Board of Governors of Johnson House, London. His great services were honored in 1962, when, Trinity College, Hartford, awarded him a doctorate in Literature, Causa Honoris, and in 1963 when he was made an honorary Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford. All who knew him are deeply grieved by his death. He was a man of such broad interests that his circle of friends and admirers grew constantly to reach into most of the intellectual centers of the United States and England. He was ever ready to take time to help and advise the young scholars whose careers his aid had made possible and their numbers make a legion to carry on his cultural interests. At the time of his death he was actively engaged in helping this Society begin a summer training program for students of Literature and History of the Classical world. With deepest regret at his passing, and in hope of increasing in some small way his honor, the Society will designate in his honor one of the fellowships to be offered in the summer of 1966, to be known as the Donald F. Hyde Fellowship in Papyrology.
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