Leichester A. Hyde ( -1976), Architect

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Lincoln, Nebraska; New York; New Mexico

Leichester A. Hyde practiced architecture throughout the United States. He earned his architectural degree from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, then did graduate work at Columbia University.[2] He worked with Davis & Wilson, Architects in Lincoln; with Aymar Embury II in New York; with Dwight James Baum in New York; with John Gaw Meem in Santa Fe, New Mexico; with FHA New Mexico; and with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Hyde belonged to the Professional Advisory Council at the University of Nebraska College of Architecture in the Area of Excellence Program, which was established in the year before his death.[1] He was also a trustee of the University of Foundation and the Lincoln Foundation.[2]

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the format and contents page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Educational & Professional Associations

____: student, architecture, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.[2]

____: student, Columbia University, New York City, New York.[2]

____: with Davis & Wilson, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.[1]

____: with Aymar Embury II, New York.[1]

____: with Dwight James Baum, New York.[1]

____: with John Gaw Meem, Santa Fe, New Mexico.[1]

____: with FHA New Mexico.[1]

____: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.[1]

Buildings & Projects



1. “Professional Advisory Council, College of Architecture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln,” (Lincoln: n.d).

2. “Pro Advisory Council member L. Hyde dies,” Arch@UNL #5 (Spring 1976), 3.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Leichester A. Hyde ( -1976), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, January 12, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, April 20, 2021.

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