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Mildred Esther Mathias (1906–1995)

Botanist, taxonomist

Papers, 1927–1952

HI Archives collection no. 26
Two boxes
(Partially restricted)



Mathias, Mildred
Photographer: Norden H. Cheatham
Date: June 1977
HI Archives portrait no. 8

Biographical and content note
Mildred Esther Mathias (1906–1995), wife of Gerald L. Hassler, was a taxonomist and professor of botany at the University of California, Los Angeles. This collection consists of correspondence (photocopies of her outgoing letters included) concerning her activities and those of her correspondents, particularly relating to her determination of specimens of Umbelliferae for various correspondents and her work on the family for a proposed North American flora under the editorship of Elmer D. Merrill and Henry A. Gleason of the New York Botanical Garden.

Two boxes, ca.673 pieces.

Other resources
Individual and group portraits of this subject are available from the Hunt Institute portrait collection. Thumbnails of the individual and group portrait holdings are available as PDFs 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.

Mildred Mathias Botanical Garden: http://www.botgard.ucla.edu/bg-home.htm

Contents (listed by name of correspondent)
Box 1
Abrams, Leroy R.  (1874­­–1956)
27 February 1936, 14 March 1936, 26 March 1936, 15 April 1936, 31 March 1938, 14 April 1938, 2 February 1939

Anderson, Edgar G.  (1897–1969)
28 February 1930

Applegate, Elmer  (1867–1949)
17 May 1927, 11 June 1937

Ashton, Ruth E.  (1896–1990)
8 November 1929

Baker, Milo  (1868–1961)
25 October 1938

Barnhart, John Hendley  (1871–1949)
28 April 1927, 6 October 1927, 2 February 1928

Bartram, Edwin B.  (1878–1934)
2 October 1932

Baxter, Milton S.  (1856–1938)
14 November 1932

Benke, Hermann C.  (1869–1946)
18 March 1939

Booth, Ernest S.  (1915– )
28 March 19?

Briquet, John  (1870–1931)
3 March 1927 (see Greenman, 16 February 1927)

Bryan, William A.  (1875–1942)
20 March 1930, 9 April 1930, 8 May 1930

Camp, Wendell H.  (1904–1963)
20 November 1936, 6 July 1937, 19 July 1937, 19 August 1937, 6 October 1937, 10 February 1938, 3 December 1938, 30 January 1939

Christ, J[ohn] H.
24 February 1938, 24 May 1938

Clemens, M[ary] S.  (1873–1968)
7 September 1936

Mathias, Mildred
Photographer: Carnegie Institute of Technology
Date: April 1962
HI Archives portrait no. 1

Clokey, Ira W.  (1878–1950)
17 March 1936, 17 April 1936, 18 July 1936, 28 December 1936, 23 January 1937, 8 March 1937, 23 August 1937, 27 September 1937, 15 October 1937, 17 November 1937, 13 January 1938, 16 February 1938, 24 February 1938, 4 March 1938, 6 May 1938, 30 May 1938

Correll, Donovan S.  (1908–1983)
16 July 1941

Cory, V[ictor] L.  (1880–1964)
27 February 1934, 1 June 1934, 12 July 1934, 27 July 1934, 11 November 1934, 4 April 1935, 24 April 1936, 18 May 1936, 17 June 1936, 16 July 1936, 16 November 1936, 15 March 1937, 18 June 1937, 21 July 1937, 22 November 1938, 31 January 1939, 28 February 1939

Cottam, W[alter] P.  (1894–1988)
10 May 1930

Coville, Frederick V.  (1867–1937)
2 November 1935, 15 November 1935, 16 December 1935

Crocker, William (1876–1950)
8 August 1932

Croizat, Leon  (1894–1982)
22 May 1948

Cratty, R[obert] I.  (1853–1940)
20 January 1930

Cutak, Ladislaus  (1908–1973)
25 July 1941

Davis, Ray J.  (1895–1984)
15 January 1938, 28 February 1938, 13 December 1938, 23 February 1939

Dayton, W[illiam] A.  (1885–1958)
2 February 1940, 20 February 1940, 26 February 1941, 24 April 1941, 8 May 1942, 27 August 1942, 22 April 1942

Deam, Charles C.  (1865–1953)
16 January 1930, 17 July 1937, 6 February 1941, 28 July 1941, 4 October 1937

Degener, Otto  (1899–1988)
16 March 1935

Demaree, Delzie  (1899–1987)
3 November 1935, 17 November 1938

Descole, Horacio R.  (1910–1984)
July 1937

Detling, LeRoy E.  (1898–1967)
30 July 1940

Eastwood, Alice  (1859–1953)
12 November 1932, 9 April 1936

Epling, Carl  (1894–1968)
18 December 1928, 28 February 1930, 14 July 1933, 4 January 1937, 21 May 1937, 3 June 1937, 17 January 1941

Erlanson, Carl O.  (1901–1975)
1 June 1936, 3 March 1938, 1 May 1939, 19 June 1939

Ewan, Joseph  (1909–1999)
10 December 1932, 20 November 1936, 11 September 1937, 12 October 1937, 12 December 1937, 12 May 1938, 22 February 1939, 11 November 1939, 9 December 1939, 21 December 1939, n.d.

Fassett, N[orman] C.  (1900–1954)
29 July 1938

Fosberg, Ray  (1908–1993)
6 September 1932, 17 July 1933

Fuller, Harry J.  (1907–1973)
4 November 19?

Garrett, A[lbert] O.  (1870–1948)
15 July 1935, 23 January 1936, 27 January 1936, 18 October 1940, n.d.

Gentry, Howard S.  (1903–1993)
20 December 1937, 14 August 1938

Gilkey, Helen M.  (1886–1972)
30 January 1930

Gleason, H[enry] A.  (1882–1975)
22 January 1932, 22 November 1932, 3 October 1935, 15 October 1935, 6 February 1936, 24 March 1936, 29 September 1936, 19 October 1937, 19 October 1937, 29 June 1938, 1 May 1939

Good, Ronald  (1896– )
31 January 1928

Graham, Ed  (1902–1966)
20 March 1934, 7 June 1935, 8 May 1937, n.d.

Greenman, Jesse M.  (1867–1951)
16 February 1927 (see Briquet, 3 March 1927), 11 April 1927, 26 March 1931, 25 April 1927 (see Rehder, 19 April and 21 April 1927), 3 December 1936, 10 December 1936, 2 February 1937

Gregg, C[lifford?] C.
29 March 1938

Grover, Frederick  (1868–1964)
7 February 1936, 1 May 1936, 24 November 1936

Harrison, Bertrand  (1908–2002)
22 June 1933, 27 October 1933, 22 January 1935, 23 September 1944, 15 May 1935

Hartwell, Ruth
27 January 1938

Heady, Harold F.  (1917–1973)
2 November 1939

Henry, L[eroy] K.  (1905–1983)
1 September 1938

Henderson, L[ouis] F.  (1853–1942)
31 January 1928 (see Mathias, 27 January 1928), 25 April 1930 (see Mathias, 19 April 1930)

Hill, Arthur  (1875–1941)
30 May 1933, 31 May 1933

Hinton, Geo. B.  (1882–1943)
7 May 1938, 16 January 1941

Hitchcock, C[charles] Leo  (1902–1986)
30 January 1934, 6 February 1934, 21 January 1935, 28 September 1937, 14 October 1937

Hoffman, Ralph (1870–1932)
23 November 1931, 23 January 1932

Horner, Nell C.  (1891–1976)
9 October 1937, 10 November 1937

Howell, John T.  (1903–1994)
18 September 1930, 23 May 1933, 15 December 1933, 15 January 1934, 17 May 1934, 20 October 1934, 17 November 1934, 19 November 1937, 2 February 1938, 25 March 1938, 2 September 19?, 15 August 19?, 2 February 19?, n.d., n.d.

Humbert, H[enri]  (1887–1967)
26 May 1933

Jennings, O[tto] E.  (1877–1964)
14 February 1931, 30 July 1932

Jepson, W[illis] L.  (1867–1946)
1 December 1932 (see Mathias, 6 November 1932), 14 November 1939

Johnstone, G[eorge] R.  (1888–1971)
25 March 1930

Johnston, Ivan M. (1898–1960)
15 November 1928

Jones, Marcus  (1852–1934)
13 November 1928, 7 June 1929, 6 December 1929 (see Mathias, 10 December 1929) 13 December 1929 (see Mathias, 24 December 1929), 11 January 1930, 22 January 1930, 14 February 1930 (see Mathias, 11 February 1930, 14 March 1930), 19 March 1930, 10 April 1930, 5 January 1930, 5 May 1930, 12 July 1930 (see Mathias 8 July 1930), 17 July 1930, 16 August 1930, 3 January 1933, 17 August 1933

Kearney, Thomas H.  (1874–1956)
19 June 1936, 6 August 1936, 21 January 1938, 26 January 1938, 24 February 1938, 6 January 1939, 2 February 1939, 24 February 1939, 27 March 1939, 24 April 1939, 11 May 1940, 11 July 1940, 18 January 1941, 26 April 1941, 29 December 1948, 20 January 1949

Keck, David D.  (1903–1995)
30 January 1934, 27 July 1934, 3 November 1934

Kiener, Walter  (1894–1959)
19 March 1930

Killip, Ellsworth P.  (1890–1968)
11 July 1930, 29 September 1930, 18 January 1932, 11 August 1932, 19 August 1932, 23 September 1932, 14 August 1933, 23 September 1933, 3 January 1934, 6 November 1935, 12 August 1936, 26 May 1937, 21 October 1937, 17 July 1938, 4 June 1939, 21 September 1939, 16 February 1940, 19 February 1941, 27 October 1939

Looff, Ethel H.  (1091–2002)
3 September 1938, 10 November 1938, 3 January 1939, 29 January 1939

Lundell, C[yrus] L.  (1907–1994)
11 May 1938, 6 November 1939

Maguire, Bassett  (1904–1991)
28 August 1940

Mason, Herbert L.  (1896–1994)
16 February 1941

Mathias, Mildred E. (see also Box 2)
13 January 1928 (see H. Wolff, 10 February 1928), 13 January 1928, 27 January 1928 (see Henderson, 31 January 1928), 10 February 1928, 7 February 1928 (see H. H. Smith, 9 February 1928), 17 February 1928 (see Robinson, 20 February 1928), 10 April 1928, 13 November 1928, 15 November 1928, 11 January 1929 (see Tharp, 15 February 1929), 24 January 1929, 7 February 1929, 28 October 1929, 10 December 1929 (see Jones, 6 December 1929), 24 December 1929, 11 January 1930, 11 February 1930, 11 February 1930, 25 February 1930, 25 February 1930, 14 March 1930, 25 March 1930, 17 April 1930, 17 April 1930, 17 April 1930, 19 April 1930, 8 July 1930, 14 September 1930, 14 September 1930, 14 September 1930, 11 May 1931, 13 May 1931, 16 January 1932, 16 January 1932, 16 January 1932, 21 January 1932, 12 February 1932, 29 February 1932, 25 June 1932, 20 July 1932, 20 July 1932, 3 August 1932, 6 August 1932, 6 August 1932, 6 August 1932, 22 August 1932, 13 September 1932, 13 September 1932

Box 2
Mathias, Mildred E. (see also Box 1)
13 September 1932, 9 September 1932, 26 September 1932, 26 September 1932, 6 November 1932, 6 November 1932, 6 November 1932, 6 November 1932, 6 November 1932, 15 November 1932, 16 January 1933, 10 February 1933, 18 March 1933, 18 March 1933, 18 March 1933, 6 April 1933, 6 April 1933, 15 May 1933, 15 May 1933, 15 May 1933, 15 May 1933, 15 May 1933, 2 August 1933, 2 August 1933, 2 August 1933, 11 August 1933, 11 August 1933, 22 August 1933, 22 August 1933, 9 September 1933, 9 September 1933, 24 October 1933, 16 December 1933, 16 December 1933, 30 December 1933, 9 January 1934, 9 January 1934, 9 January 1934, 19 January 1934, 9 January 1934, 16 January 1934, 23 January 1934, 23 January 1934, 23 January 1934, 17 February 1934, 17 February 1934, 2 May 1934, 2 May 1934, 23 May 1934, 23 May 1934, 15 September 1934, 15 October 1934, 15 October 1934, 15 October 1934, 15 October 1934, 14 December 1934, 1 January 1935, 21 February 1935, 21 February 1935, 13 March 1935, 1 April 1935, 9 August 1935, 10 October 1935, 10 October 1935, 18 November 1935, 18 November 1935, 18 November 1935, 11 January 1936, 3 March 1936, 4 April 1936, 4 April 1936, 4 April 1936, 10 May 1936, 10 May 1936, 9 June 1936, 1 July 1936, 10 August 1936, 29 August 1936, 22 October 1936, 22 October 1936, 29 October 1936, 6 November 1936, 6 November 1936, 16 November 1936, 21 November 1936, 21 November 1936, 21 November 1936, 4 December 1936, 19 January 1937, 29 January 1937, 4 February 1937, 24 March 1937, 25 March 1937, 25 March 1937, 5 April 1937, 5 April 1937, 1 June 1937, 13 July 1937, 1 September 1937, 16 September 1937, 12 October 1937, 9 January 1938, 23 February 1938, 14 February 1938, 23 February 1938, 23 February 1938, 23 February 1938, 3 March 1938, 4 March 1938, 5 March 1938, 7 March 1938, 29 April 1938, 29 April 1938, 29 April 1939, 29 September 1938, 10 January 1939, 24 January 1939, 24 January 1939, 24 January 1939, 25 January 1939, 25 January 1939, 27 April 1939, 27 April 1939, 8 May 1939, 8 May 1939, 8 May 1939, 14 December 1939, January 1940, 14 February 1940, 14 February 1940, 14 February 1940, 23 February 1940, 15 July 1940, 13 March 1941, 7 August 1942, 11 letters n.d.

Matuda, Eizi  (1894–1978)
26 March 1952

Maxon, William R.  (1877–1948)
5 February 1932, 20 April 1939, 11 May 1939

McCart, William L.
23 February 1940
11 March 1940

McVaugh, Rogers  (1909– )
6 September 1938, 4 October 1938, 23 November 1938, 30 January 1939

Merrill, Elmer D.  (1876–1956)
17 March 1932, 17 June 1932, 27 June 1932, 2 August 1932, 6 August 1932, 10 August 1932, 3 September 1932, 13 October 1932, 26 October 1932, 9 November 1932, 7 January 1933, 12 January 1933, 12 January 1933, 6 February 1933, 27 February 1933, 8 April 1933, 26 July 1933, 20 October 1933, 17 November 1933, 27 April 1934, 4 May 1934, 10 May 1934, 10 September 1934, 12 March 1935, 17 April 1935

Miller, Robert C.
21 December 1938

Moldenke, Harold N.  (1909–1996)
13 August 1937, 8 September 1937, 1 February 1940, 22 February 1940, 24 January 1941, 20 February 1941, 28 June 1941

Moreau, R. P.
18 May 1934, 25 August 1938

Morrison, Benjamin Y.  (1891–1966)
27 May 1936

Morton, C. V.  (1905–1972)
6 February 1932

Munz, Philip A.  (1892–1974)
19 February 1930, 25 January 1933

Payson, Lois [nee Butler]  (1895–1970)
18 May 1940

Peck, Morton E.  (1871–1958)
7 January 1938, 24 January 1938

Peirson, Frank W.  (1865–1951)
8 June 1938

Penland, C[harles] William T.  (1899–1982)
20 November 1939

Pickel, Bento Jose  (1906–1963)
24 March 1950, 16 June 1950

Pilger, R[obert]  (1876–1953)
29 May 1933

Purer, Edith A.  (1895–1941)
30 September 1938, 12 December 1938

Rehder, Alfred  (1863–1949)
19 April 1927 (see Greenman, 11 April 1927), 21 April 1927 (see Greenman, 25 April 1927)

Robinson, B[enjamin] L.   (1864–1935)
20 February 1928 (see Mathias, 17 February 1928), 28 January 1930, 20 April 1933

Rollins, Reed C.  (1912–1998)
2 February 1938

St. John, Harold  (1892–1991)
11 August 1938

Sanderson, Ruth D.  (1891–1988)
21 March 1933, 17 January 1935

Schmoll, Hazel M.  (1891–1980)
9 June 1930

Schulz, Augusto G.  (1899– )
3 December 1936, 26 April 1937, 29 December 1937, 10 August 1938

Sharsmith, Helen K.  (1905–1982)
15 July 1938, 25 September 1938, 11 December 1938, 20 January 1939, 14 April 1939, 31 May 1939

Simms, S.
23 March 1933, 30 September 1935

Small, J[ohn] K.  (1869–1938)
10 July 1928, 28 January 1930

Smith, A[lbert] C.  (1906–1999)
16 June 1936, 13 July 1936, 1 September 1936, 7 October 1936, 17 October 1936, 27 October 1936, 6 November 1936, 21 December 1936, 18 July 1940

Smith, Huron H.  (1883–1933)
9 February 1928 (see Mathias, 7 February 1928)

Sprague, Trevor A.
31 May 1933

Standley, Paul  (1884–1963)
20 May 1929

Templeton, Bonnie  (1906–2002)
5 November 1935

Tharp, Benjamin] C.  (1885–1964)
15 February 1929 (see Mathias, 11 January 1929)

Thompson, J[ohn] W.  (1890– )
28 April 1931, 19 May 1931, 27 April 1937

Tracy, Joseph P.  (1879–1953)
20 February 1940

Trent, J[oseph] A.  (1900–1957)
7 February 1938, 19 April 1938

Turmel, J. M.
12 February 1952

Van Dersal, William R.  (1907–1990)
30 April 1935, 20 July 1936, 17 December 1937, 21 October 1938

Victorin, (Frère) Marie-Victorin  ([aka Kirouac, Joseph L. C.]  1885–1944)
2 February 1943

Weatherby, C[harles] A.  (1875–1949)
22 September 1932, 23 September 1932

Wetmore, A.
23 February 1932

Wheeler, Louis C.  (1910–1980)
5 January 1937, 14 February 1937

Wherry, Edgar  (1885–1982)
17 August 1933, 15 August 1940

Wiggins, Ira L.  (1899–1987)
17 March 1937, 30 March 1937

Williams, Louis O.  (1908–1991)
26 October 1935, 1 January 1936, 5 October 1936, 6 December 1936, 1 August 1938

Wilson, Percy  (1879–1944)
17 October 1932

Wolff, Hermann  (1866–1929)
10 February 1928 (see Mathias, 13 January 1938)

Wolff, Simon E.  (1892–1980)
2 August 1933, 9 December 1933

Woodson, Robert  (1904–1963)
7 April 1937

Woodward, Carol  (1898–1988)
20 February 1940


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