Hugo Iltis (18821952) was a professor of biology, botany, and genetics in Brünn, Czechoslovakia, and became a professor of biology at the University of Virginia after his arrival in the U.S. in 1939. He authored Gregor Johann Mendel: Leben, Werk und Wirkung (Berlin, J. Springer, 1924; Life of Mendel, transl. E. and C. Paul, New York, W. W. Norton & Co., HI Library call no. LB Ms37i).
Content note for HI Archives collection no. 19
This collection consists mainly of photocopied copies of letters to Iltis dealing with research for his book, Gregor Johann Mendel: Leben, Werk und Wirkung (1924), as well as letters he received after publication of the book. The pre-1905 items include copies of Mendel papers or other items pertaining to Itlis’s research. All materials are in German. This collection, includes a photograph of Paul Sorenson and slides pertaining to Gregor Mendel that belonged to Iltis.
Bateson, William, 18611926
Billroth, Christian Albert Theodor, 18291894
Brücke, Ernst Wilhelm, 18191892
Correns, Carl Erich, 18641933
Focke, Wilhelm Olbers, 18341922
Oborny, Adolf, 18401924
Roemer, Theodor Ernst Martin, 18831951
Schindler, Ferdinand, 18671923
Weismann, August, 18341914
Wiesner, Julius Ritter von
Content note for HI Archives collection no. 20
This collection consists of letters (photocopies, one from each writer) to Iltis. The origin of these letters is unknown.
Beck, Gunther von Mannagetta, 18561931
Hohenfurth, 1 April 1919, with postscript from Prague, 10 April 1919
Dodel [-Port], Arnold, 18431908
Zurich, 30 December 1901
Domin, Karel, 18821953
Prague, 9 July 1922
Engler, Heinrich Gustav Adolf, 18441930
Berlin, 22 January 1911
Hayek, August von, 18711928
Prague, 24 November 1920
Molisch, Hans, 18561937
Niessl, Gustav von [in biographical file as Gustav Niessl von Mayendorf], 18391919
Vienna, 30 September 1912
Pascher, Adolf, 18811945
12 October 1919[?]
Wettstein, Richard [von Westersheim], 18631931
Vienna, 12 March 1909
Individual portraits of this subject are available from the Hunt Institute portrait collection. Thumbnails of the individual portrait holdings are available as a PDF for research purposes. For publication-quality images, contact the Archivist to place an order.
Biographical citations for this subject are available from the Hunt Institute biographical collection as a PDF.
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