McHatton autograph collection

McHatton autograph collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Title: McHatton autograph collection
Dates: 1932, 1936
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms662

Biographical/Historical Note

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.

For more information see the "" University of Georgia College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences Endowment page.

Scope and Content Note

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.

Index Terms

Cushing, Harvey, 1869-1939 -- Autographs
Howell, Clark, 1863-1936 -- Autographs
McHatton, Thomas Hubbard -- Correspondence
National Transportation Committee (U.S.).
Signatures (names)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

McHatton autograph collection, ms662, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Autographs and photograph, 1932, 1936