Harlan Henthorne Hatcher (1898 - 1998) was president of the University of Michigan from 1951 to 1967,

The Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library is named after him.

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U-M President Emeritus Harlan H. Hatcher died Feb. 25 at the age of 99. Tremendous expansion of the U-M marked Hatcher's 16-year term in office, from a 1951 enrollment of 17,000 to 37,000 in 1967.


  • Hatcher, Harlan Henthorne. Modern Continental Dramas. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co, 1941. OCLC 335686.
  • Hatcher, Harlan Henthorne, and Erich Albert Walter. A Pictorial History of the Great Lakes. New York: Crown Publishers, 1963. OCLC 478666.
  • Wikipedia: Harlan Hatcher