E.R. Hedrick papers, 1897-1943

Finding aid prepared by Saundra Taylor; updated in 2015 by Lindsay Chaney; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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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

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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.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Class notes: Fourier's Series and Spherical Harmonics. 1897-1898.

Box 1, Folder 2

Class notes: Newtonian Potential Functions. 1897-1898.

Box 1, Folder 3

Class notes: Quaternions. 1897-1898.

Box 1, Folder 4

Class notes: Theory of Functions. 1897-1898.

Box 2, Folder 1

Class notes: Definite Series and Products. 1897-1898.

Box 2, Folder 2

Class notes: Theory of Equations. 1897-1898.

Box 2, Folder 3

Class notes: Hydrostates and Hydrodynamics. 1897-1898.

Box 3, Folder 1

Class notes: Theory of Functions. 1898-1899.

Box 3, Folder 2

Class notes: Analytical Geometry. 1898-1899.

Box 3, Folder 3

Class notes. 1898-1899.

Box 4, Folder 1

Class notes: Modern Geometry. 1898-1899.

Box 4, Folder 2

Class notes: Lie's Differential Equations. 1898-1899.

Box 4, Folder 3

Class notes: Theory of Numbers. 1898-1899.

Box 5, Folders 1-4

Class notes (German). 1899-1900.

Box 5, Folder 5

Class notes (German). 1900.

Box 5, Folders 6-8

Class notes (German). 1900-1901.

Box 5, Folder 9

Class notes (German). 1901-1902.

Box 5, Folder 10

Notebooks (German). 1911, undated.

Box 6

Class Notes (German). 1900.