Thomas Hubbard McHatton papers

Thomas Hubbard McHatton papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: McHatton, Thomas Hubbard, 1883-1956
Title: Thomas Hubbard McHatton papers
Dates: 1899-1933
Quantity: 1.5 Linear feet 3 boxes
Coll. Number: ms1070

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas Hubbard McHatton (1883-1956), Georgia horticulturist, president of the National Pecan Grower's Association, and Head of the Horticulture Dept. at the University of Georgia (Athens, Ga.).

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Thomas Hubbard McHatton from 1899-1933. Includes correspondence, printed material, photographs, drawings, and ephemera. Contains mainly material relating to McHatton's interest in the cultivation of pecan trees and his association with the National Pecan Grower's Association. Records relating to the Association include correspondence (1927) of John Byron Wight and a 47-page history of the organization. Also includes printed material relating to Spring Hill College located in Mobile, Alabama.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Agriculture--United States--Societies, etc.
National Pecan Growers Association.
Pecan industry--United States.
Spring Hill College.
Wight, John Byron

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas Hubbard McHatton papers, ms 1070. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station 45th Annual Report, 1932 June 30
2The Spring Hill Review, 1902 January, June
3Printed Material
4Programs Spring Hill College, 1902, 1903
5Alpha - Zeta Quaterly, 1906 June
6Spring Hill College Catalogue, 1901-1902
7Michigan State Agricultural College Catalogue, 1903-1904
8Calling cards
9DEO Optimo Maximo and Spring Hill College cards
10Religious Cards
11Invitation to Commencement Wesleyan College, 1905
Unidentified people and a girl on a horse (1887).
15Photographs Pecan Machinery
16Battleship Prints
21Correspondence, 1927
Copies of correspondence related to the National Pecan Growers Association.
2Correspondence, 1928
3Correspondence, 1929
4Correspondence, 1930
5Correspondence, 1931
6Correspondence, 1933
Regarding pecans and agriculture.
8Note Cards Growing Home Supplies
9Note Cards Orchard Management
10Note Cards Producing for the Table
11Note Cards - Fruit & Truck
12Biographical Sketches of members of the National Pecan Growers Association
13Keystone Pecan Co., Inc. Manuscipt
14References for T. H. McHatton
15Pecans (The Great American Nut) Outline
16The Cost of Top-Working Native Pecan Trees J. F. Rosborough, Extension Horticulturist
17National Pecan Growers Association History & Report
18Miscellaneous (envelopes and notes)
31Picture frame
2Leather case with personal business cards
3Box of school crayons manufactured by American Lead Pencil Co.
5Gun shell
7Leather cases
8Rosary beads
9Small cloth case
11Masque Promenade pin, 1900
12Small white cross
13Religious medals
14Flag buttons