Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Batchelder, Ernest

ID: 523
Full Name: Ernest Batchelder
Occupation: Ceramicist
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 1875-01-22
Death Date: 1957-08-06
Family: Parents: His mother's maiden name was Sleeper.
Relocation: Born in Nashua, NH, Batchelder died in Los Angeles County, CA, at the age of 82. He spent the year 1905 travelling in the UK, surveying English schools active in the Arts and Crafts Movement there.
Biographical Information: Work History: Director of Art, Throop Polytechnic Institute, Pasadena, CA, 1902-1909; Batchelder spent summers at this time teaching at the Handicraft Guild Summer Schools in Minneapolis, MN. He was a teacher of design theory and manual arts instruction at both institutions.
Miscellaneous: Member, Pasadena Library Board; Member, Pasadena Playhouse Association.
Professional Awards: Post College: Graduate, Massachusetts Normal School, Salem, MA, 1899.
Countries: United States
Locations: Architect's Birth:
Nashua, NH