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Finding Aid for the Charles A. Schroeder Collection of Glass Slides, undated
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A collection of glass slides depicting landscapes, exterior and interior views of country residences, gardening, farming and flower and shrub specimens.
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.
3 oversize boxes.
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.
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.