SIA RU101006, Hackel, E (Eduard) 1850-1926, Eduard Hackel Papers, 1903-1908

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These papers consist mostly of correspondence written by Teodoro Juan Vicente Stuckert to Hackel and photographs of botanical specimens. NOTE: These papers are located in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany.


  • Hackel, E (Eduard) 1850-1926
  • Stuckert, Teodoro Juan Vicente 1852-1932


  • Eduard Hackel (1850-1926), botanist, was born in Haida, Bohemia. Hackel attended the Polytechnical School in Vienna from 1865 to 1869, and taught botany from 1869 to 1900. Hackel's botanical interests centered on grasses, especially the family Festuca and the taxonomy of Gramineae. He was the first botanist to discover the function of lociculae in flowering grasses.
  • Description in control file.



Repository Loc.

Dept. of Botany, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC


  • 1903
  • 1903-1908

Restrictions & Rights

(1) Correspondence is written in German; (2) use of this record unit requires prior arrangement with the Archives staff


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Photographs
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA RU101006

Physical description

47 items

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