HATCH, Emily Gilchrist. 1897 — 19??. Mrs. U.S. Student of Indology. Ph.D. 1935 Cornell University, Ithaca N.Y. She was married with Duane Spencer 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 in 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. Her husband wrote several books on Indian social questions.
Publications: diss. The Kathakali: the indigenous drama of Malabar. Manuscript 1935.
– Travancore: a Guide Book for the Visitor. 294 p. O.U.P. 1933, 2nd ed. 1939.
– Pictures of Travancore. Collected and Described by E.G.H. 64 p. Bombay 1934.
Sources: Arizona Archives online; The Herald Mail Fairport NY 29.10.1942.