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Finding Aid for the Charles A. Schroeder Collection of Glass Slides, undated
1971  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles A. Schroeder Collection of Glass Slides
    Date (inclusive): undated
    Collection number: 1971
    Collector: Schroeder, Charles A., 1913-2001
    Extent: 3 oversize boxes.
    Abstract: A collection of glass slides depicting landscapes, exterior and interior views of country residences, gardening, farming and flower and shrub specimens.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Charles A. Schroeder, 1991.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Benjamin Formaker-Olivas and Lilace Hatayama, June 2012.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles A. Schroeder Collection of Glass Slides (Collection Number 1971). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Charles A. Schroeder was a professor of horticulture and botany at UCLA. Born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1913, he moved to Los Angeles in 1923. He received his B.A. and M.A. from UCLA in botany, and his Ph.D. in subtropical horticulture. He began teaching at UCLA in 1943. In addition to teaching courses on subtropical horticulture and botany, he conducted research on subtropical and tropical fruits at UCLA and abroad, publishing many articles in various journals. He received both a Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowships, and later directed the Fulbright project at UCLA and other southern California institutions. In 1963 he was named one of six outstanding teachers of the year in the Southern Campus. He was a founding member of the University Credit Union and served on many faculty committees. He retired in 1983.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of hand colored glass slides depicting landscapes, exterior and interior views of country residences, gardening, farming and flower and shrub specimens.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Botanical Slides
    2. Building Exteriors
    3. Building Interiors
    4. Farming
    5. Miscellaneous Subjects
    6. Nature Panoramas

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Schroeder, Charles Arthur, 1913- --Archives.
    Botany --Pictorial works --Archival resources.