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Thomas Hubbard McHatton papers

Thomas Hubbard McHatton papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Thomas Hubbard McHatton papers
Creator: McHatton, Thomas Hubbard, 1883-1956
Inclusive Dates: 1899-1933
Language(s): English
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet 3 boxes
Collection Number: ms1070
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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

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.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station 45th Annual Report, 1932 June 30
12The Spring Hill Review , 1902 January, June
13Printed Material
14Programs Spring Hill College, 1902, 1903
15Alpha - Zeta Quaterly, 1906 June
16Spring Hill College Catalogue, 1901-1902
17Michigan State Agricultural College Catalogue, 1903-1904
18Calling cards
19DEO Optimo Maximo and Spring Hill College cards
110Religious Cards
111Invitation to Commencement Wesleyan College, 1905
Unidentified people and a girl on a horse (1887).
115Photographs Pecan Machinery
116Battleship Prints
21Correspondence, 1927
Copies of correspondence related to the National Pecan Growers Association.
22Correspondence, 1928
23Correspondence, 1929
24Correspondence, 1930
25Correspondence, 1931
26Correspondence, 1933
Regarding pecans and agriculture.
28Note Cards Growing Home Supplies
29Note Cards Orchard Management
210Note Cards Producing for the Table
211Note Cards - Fruit & Truck
212Biographical Sketches of members of the National Pecan Growers Association
213Keystone Pecan Co., Inc. Manuscipt
214References for T. H. McHatton
215Pecans (The Great American Nut) Outline
216The Cost of Top-Working Native Pecan Trees J. F. Rosborough, Extension Horticulturist
217National Pecan Growers Association History & Report
218Miscellaneous (envelopes and notes)
31Picture frame
32Leather case with personal business cards
33Box of school crayons manufactured by American Lead Pencil Co.
35Gun shell
37Leather cases
38Rosary beads
39Small cloth case
311Masque Promenade pin, 1900
312Small white cross
313Religious medals
314Flag buttons