The Emma T. Yates Collection is composed of materials related to the estate, finances, and land transactions of Emma T. Yates.
.33 cubic feet
Scope and Content:
The Emma T. Yates Collection is composed of materials related to the estate, finances, and land transactions of Emma T. Yates, including deeds, mortgages, bank statements, and correspondence from Yates’ son, William C. Yates and her lawyer, James W. Veeder. The collection also includes materials related to Augusta Veeder Yates (1848- 1931), sister-in-law of Emma T. Yates and widow of Chauncey Ormsby Yates.
Biographical / Historical:
Emma Theodora Paty was born in 1850 in Honolulu to John and Mary Ann (Jefferson) Paty. She married Isaac I. Yates (1846-1912) in 1873. The couple had five children: Jennie Ormsby Yates, Emma Theodora Yates, William C. Yates, Isaac I. Yates, and John Henry Yates. Emma T. Yates died October 1, 1933 and is buried in Vale Cemetery.
The collection has been maintained in its original order. Documents have been rehoused from their original envelopes into folders; each folder corresponds to an envelope originally containing the materials.
Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: a Content Standard
See also Yates, Emma Theodora (Paty), Reminiscences of Honolulu (HHS), manuscript at the Hamilton Library, University of Hawaii at Manoa.