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Oconee Hill Cemetery papers

Oconee Hill Cemetery papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Oconee Hill Cemetery papers
Creator: McHatton, Thomas Hubbard
Inclusive Dates: 1910-1968
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2194
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dr. T.H. McHatton was the first head of the Department of Horticulture and served as head for 42 years (1908 to 1950). He was elected and served as President of the American Society for Horticultural Science (1930-31), the only Georgian to be so honored. University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences - T.H. McHatton Horticulture Department Endowment Fund (Retrieved May 12, 2009)

Scope and Content

The collection consists of notices, horticultural information and copies of deeds. Included is a detailed report from Dr. McHatton, who tried to interest Athenians in some plan of permanent care and beautification of the cemetery.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Oconee Hill Cemetery papers, ms2194, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Business records.
Cemeteries -- Georgia.
Landscape protection -- Georgia -- Athens.
Oconee Hill Cemetery (Athens, Ga.)

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