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James Noble Hatch papers, circa 1904-1947 (bulk 1904-1931)
BANC MSS 2012/232 box 1
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Title:

James Noble Hatch papers, circa 1904-1947 (bulk 1904-1931)

Creator/Contributor:

Hatch, James Noble., creator

Abstract:

Contains handwritten, typescript, and carbon copies of various articles and poems written by James Noble Hatch. Most of the materials concern public civil engineering and transportation projects. Some of the materials were likely submitted to engineering journals and various newspapers including the Oakland Tribune. Includes a small amount of miscellany including Hatch's California State Board of Registration for Civil Engineers membership card for structural engineers, and two published poems, "The California Poppy" and "The Leaven of Light." Also contains a scrapbook containing mostly clippings of articles on various engineering projects throughout the United States.

Date:

1904 (issued)

Subject:

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Hatch, James Noble -- Archives
Civil engineering -- United States
Structural engineering -- United States
Civil engineers -- United States
Civil engineers -- California
Engineers -- United States
Electric railroads -- United States
Public utilities -- United States
Public works -- United States
Poets, American -- California
California poppy -- Poetry
Electric power-plants -- Poetry

Note:

James Noble Hatch papers, BANC MSS 2012/232, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; Neal Roberts; 20121218.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2013.028--PIC).
James Noble Hatch (born 1868 in California) was a civil engineer who worked in Chicago, Michigan, California, and perhaps elsewhere. Among his projects was the design of the power sub-stations for Henry Huntington's Pacific Electric Railway System. He was also a poet, publishing "Mirthful Musings" in 1925.
In English.

Type:

Scrapbooks.
Poems.
Certificates.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (0.4 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2012/232 box 1

Origin:

California