HATCH, Emily Gilchriest

HATCH, Emily Gilchriest. 1897 — 19??. U.S. Student of Indology. Ph.D. 1935 Cornell University, Ithaca N.Y. She was married with Duane Specer Hatch (1888–1963), an agriculturalist, who served in WW I in india and Mesopotamia and later went to India with his wife to assist rural development in collaboration with YMCA, especially among Dalits. They were on India (Kerala) more than 20 years and in 1942 moved for similar work to Mexico, later, having retired from YMCA, also in Costa Rica and Sri Lanka.

Publications: diss. The Kathakali: the indigenous drama of Malabar. MS. 1935.

Travancore: a Guide Book for the Visitor. 1933.

Sources: Arizona Archives online; The Herald Mail Fairport NY 29.10.1942.


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