Preliminary Guide to the Mary Prescott Hatch Papers

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Preliminary Guide to the Mary Prescott Hatch Papers, ca. 1889-1956

Collection number: Mss 44

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    Special Collections staff; latest revision by D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    31 October 2002
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mary Prescott Hatch Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1889-1956
Collection Number: Mss 44
Creator: Hatch, Mary Prescott
Extent: .8 linear feet (2 document boxes)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Mary Prescott Hatch Papers. Mss 44. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Pearl Chase, 1976.

Biography

Mary Prescott Hatch = Mrs. Roger Conant Hatch. Resident of Santa Barbara later in life, at least by 1950, and friend of Pearl Chase.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection primarily contains correspondence and drafts of Mary Prescott Hatch's writings, including essays and descriptions of travels around the world, including Europe and South Africa (based on her correspondence, ca. 1920s-1930s).

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1

Address Book, n.d.

Box 1: 2 - 5

Correspondence

Box 1: 2

ca. 1889-1896, n.d.

Box 1: 3

ca. 1920s

Box 1: 4

1921-1922

Box 1: 5

ca. 1930s-1950s

Box 1: 6

Last Will and Testament -- including bequest of all her books and manuscripts to Pearl Chase, 1956

Box 1: 7 - 2: 6

Writings

Box 1: 7

Poems, n.d.

Box 1: 8

To a Butterfly and Other Pictures and Memories (poems), 1937

Box 1: 9 - 2: 6

Miscellany -- typescripts of essays and descriptions of travel, edited from letters, n.d.

Box 2: 7

Photographs -- including pictures of Mary Prescott Hatch (later in life) and gardens, n.d.