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E.R. Hedrick papers, 1897-1943
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  • Title: E.R. Hedrick papers
    Collection number: 172
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.5 linear ft. (6 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1897-1943
    Abstract: E.R. Hedrick (1876-1943) was a professor of mathematics at UCLA (1937- ), and provost. He also served as vice-president for the University of California, was the editor-in-chief of the Bulletin of American Mathematical Society (1921-37), vice-president (1916) and president (1929-30) of the American Mathematical Society, and president of the Mathematical Association of America (1916). The collection consists of Hedrick's mathematical notebooks and journals.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English and German.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Hedrick, E.R. (Earle Raymond), 1876-1943

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], E.R. Hedrick Papers (Collection 172). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Processing Information

    Reprocessed by Lindsay Chaney in 2015 in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT) , with assistance from Jillian Cuellar.


    Hedrick was born on September 27, 1876 in Union City, Indiana; AB, University of Michigan, 1896; AM, Harvard University, 1898; Ph.D, University of Göttingen, 1901; attended École Normale Supérieure, 1901; LL.D, University of Missouri, 1939; instructor of mathematics, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), 1901-03; professor of mathematics, University of Missouri, 1903-24; in 1924 became professor, and in 1937, provost, UCLA; served as vice-president, University of California; editor-in-chief, Bulletin of American Mathematical Society, 1921-37; vice-president (1916) and president (1929-30), American Mathematical Society; president, Mathematical Association of America, 1916; published works include An algebra for secondary schools (1908); he died on February 3, 1943.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of mathematical notebooks and journals of UCLA mathematics professor E.R. Hedrick.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233127 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Mathematics--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Mathematics teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archives.