This collection consists of photographs of the Hyder Collection, a collection of law-related art and artifacts displayed at the University of Texas School of Law and the Tarlton Law Library. The Hyder Collection includes oil portraits, prints, legal ephemera, manuscripts, textiles, and furniture from countries across the globe and was assembled by Elton M. Hyder, Jr. and his wife, Martha Rowan Hyder. Nearly 1,000 pieces were donated to the Law School Foundation by Martha Rowan Hyder, Brent Hyder, and Whitney More in 2011 while additional pieces were acquired from Elton M. Hyder, III.
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An online exhibit about the Hyder Collection provides more information on its history as well as provenance of select pieces.