Charles F. Hottes Papers, 1891-1912, 1919-40, 1951-65 | University of Illinois Archives
Glacier National Park, Montana
Guatemala - History and Government
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
Mexico - History and Geography
University of Bonn
World War I - Intelligence, Morale and Propaganda
Yellowstone National Park
Yosemite National Park, California
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Papers of Charles F. Hottes '91 (1870-1966), professor of botany (1902-13) and plant physiology (1913-38), including correspondence, photographs and publications relating to university life, Thomas J. Burrill, botanical research, graduate study at Bonn (1898-1901), botany headship (1928) and articles in plant physiology, experimental cytology, corn & wheat (1926-34) & photographs of cypress trees.
The series includes tape-recorded recollections concerning Prof. Hottes student days, a human physiology class, Selim H. Peabody, Thomas J. Burrill, the student military organization, Stephen A. Forbes, compulsory chapel, Andrew S. Draper, Edmund J. James, George T. Kemp, prominent townspeople, Edward Snyder, Bonn and Strassburger, Henry B. Ward, William Trelease, Hottes' lecture technique, David Kinley, Mrs. Edmund James, Arnold Emch & anti-German feeling during World War I, plant physiology instruction, William Crocker & Henry Gleason, first use of microscopes at Illinois, publication and Frank L. Stevens, Alvin C. Beal's seed germination experiment, effect of acids on germination and related topics.
The series also includes travelogue notes, photographs, films and slides of Alaska, Canada, Guatemala, MexicoÂ & Glacier, Mesa Verde, Yellowstone, & Yosemite National Park.