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Pratt, George D. (George Dupont), 1869-1935 (AC 1893)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

George D. Pratt (AC 1893) Papers

Identifier: MA.00231

George D. Pratt was an industrialist, conservationist, and trustee and benefactor of Amherst College. These papers consist chiefly of incoming correspondence, mostly during his undergraduate years and after, as well as a photograph album of family travels and vacations, a diary from 1886 and a small amount of other material.

Dates: 1880-1935; Majority of material found within 1885-1897

Pratt, George D. (AC 1893), 1907 July 2

 File — Box 12, Folder: 87
Scope and Contents From the Series: Sub-series A: Incoming Correspondence - demonstrates the breadth of Hitchcock's professional activities, career, work for Amherst, and acquaintances. Many of the letters are from members of the Amherst College community and alumni. The letters detail Hitchcock's ongoing relationships with his former students; his collecting of scientific specimens on behalf of the College; his fund-raising efforts; and general correspondence on College business. There is a letter from Julius H. Seelye (AC...
Dates: 1907 July 2

Pratt, George D. (AC 1893), 1927 December 19

 File — Box 29, Folder: 33
Scope and Contents From the Series: John Sawyer Hitchcock (AC 1889), sometimes called Jack, was the fourth son of Edward and Mary Judson Hitchcock. He received his M.D. from the University of Maryland in 1892 and was medical board certified in 1894. Hitchcock served as a physician in Northampton from 1894 until 1910. He went on to join the Massachusetts State Board of Health and then served as Acting Assistant Surgeon in the Baltimore Office of Administrative Health Practices of the Surgeon General's Office of the Treasury...
Dates: 1927 December 19