|Creator:||Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944|
|Title:||McHatton autograph collection|
Thomas H. McHatton was the first head of the Department of Horticulture at the University of Georgia. He was also elected and served as the president of the American Society for Horticultural Science (1930-1931), the only Georgian to be so honored.
University of Georgia College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences Endowment page (viewed October 20, 2008) http://hort.uga.edu/Dept_Info/endowments/THMcHatton.htm
The collection consists of a group photograph of the five members of the National Transportation Committee at its organization meeting in New York City in October, 1932. The members were Bernard M. Baruch, Clark Howell, Alfred E. Smith, Alexander Legge, and Calvin Coolidge. The first four members sent autographed letters to Dr. McHatton; Henry E. Ross, Secretary, sent a letter with Coolidge’s autograph enclosed. There is also a letter from Dr. Harvey Cushing, Yale University School of Medicine, to Dr. McHatton, July 18, 1936.
Arranged in chronological order.
McHatton autograph collection, ms 662. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.