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Finding Aid for the E.R. Hedrick Papers, 1897-1943
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: E.R. Hedrick Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1897-1943
    Collection number: 172
    Creator: Hedrick, E.R. (Earle Raymond), 1876-1943
    Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    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.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], E.R. Hedrick Papers (Collection 172). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233127 


    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.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Hedrick, E.R. (Earle Raymond), 1876-1943--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Mathematics--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Mathematics teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.