# Guide to the Charles Loewner Papers

**Note**

**Call Number:**SC0104

**Creator:**Charles Loewner

**Title:**Charles Loewner papers

**Dates:**1919-1990

**Physical Description:**4.5 Linear feet

**Physical Description:**

**Summary:**Professional records include lecture notes, course material, manuscripts, research notes, writings; personal papers include academic records, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and publishing contracts created and maintained by Charles Loewner, a world-renowned mathematician and Professor Emeritus at Stanford University from 1951-1968.

**Language(s):**The materials are in English.

**Repository:**Department of Special Collections and University Archives

**
Biography / Administrative History
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**
Scope and Content of Collection
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# Collection Contents

Series 1
**Original Accession**

**Physical Description:**7 box(es)

**Physical Description:**

**Class Materials**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes (in German),**
**1923**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes (in German),**
**1930**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes (in German),**
**1934**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes,**
**1946**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes,**
**1948**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes,**
**1950**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes,**
**1951**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes,**
**1952**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes,**
**1953**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes,**
**1955**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes,**
**1958-1959**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes,**
**1960**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes,**
**1961**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes,**
**1962-1964**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes,**
**1965**

**Notebook, mathematics lecture notes,**
**1966**

**Mathematics lecture notes, Math 212,**
**1955-1956**

**Mathematics examination programs, miscellaneous classes,**
**1957-1958**

**Notebooks, mathematics lecture notes,**
**undated**

**Problem seminar, notes and student work,**
**circa 1953-1962**

**Notes for seminar on order properties in mathematics,**
**1954-1955**

**Exams, miscellaneous,**
**1957-1958 and undated**

**Class project, "Continuous Groups,"**
**undated**

**Class project, Math 220 A,B pages 1-93,**
**undated**

**Class project, Math 220 A,B pages 94-201,**
**undated**

**Class project, Math 220 A,B pages 202-end,**
**undated**

**Notes on complex variables (not in Loewner's hand but possibly from his lectures),**
**undated**

**Correspondence**

**Mitchell, Josephine,**
**1967**

**Pick, George (in German),**
**1936**

**Miscellaneous,**
**undated**

**Manuscripts and Typescripts by Loewner**

**"Approximation on a real interval by polynomials with restricted zeroes" (written with J. Korevaar),**
**1962**

**Baecklund's transformation theory of partial differential equations and fluid flow,**
**undated**

**Baecklund's transformation theory of partial differential equations and fluid flow,**
**undated**

**"Conservation laws in compressible fluid flow and associated mappings,"**
**undated**

**"Conservation laws of certain systems of partial differential equations and associated mappings,"**
**undated**

**"Determination of the critical exponent of the Green's function,"**
**undated**

**"Generation of solutions of systems of partial differential equations by composition of infinitesimal Baecklund transformations,"**
**circa 1952**

**"A group theoretical characterization of some manifold structures,"**
**undated**

**Integral operators,**
**undated**

**Introduction [semigroups and non-Euclidean geometry],**
**undated**

**"Monotonic and convex functions of higher order in arbitrary manifolds,"**
**undated**

**Monotonic functions of arbitrary order,**
**undated**

**"On generation of solutions of the biharmonic equation in the plane by conformal mappings,"**
**undated**

**"On generation of solutions of the biharmonic equation in the plane by conformal mappings,"**
**undated**

**"On pairs of quadratic forms in Hilbert space,"**
**1945**

**"On some classes of functions associated with line congruences and partial differential equations of first order,"**
**undated**

**"On some transformation semigroups,"**
**circa 1956**

**"On the conformal capacity in space,"**
**undated**

**Riemann surfaces of infinite genus,**
**undated**

**"Semigroup of Conformal Mappings" [mss],**
**undated**

**"Semigroup of Conformal Mappings" [tss],**
**1957**

**Semigroups,**
**undated**

**Semigroups,**
**undated**

**Semigroups-miscellaneous pages and bibliography,**
**undated**

**Semigroups-incomplete papers and miscellany,**
**undated**

**"Some classes of functions defined by difference or differential inequalities,"**
**undated**

**"Spektraltheorie linearer operatoren," Prag, pp. 1-100,**
**1933**

**"Spektraltheorie linearer operatoren," Prag, pp. 101-200,**
**1933**

**"Spektraltheorie linearer operatoren," Prag, pp. 201-300,**
**1933**

**"Spektraltheorie linearer operatoren," Prag, pp. 301-395,**
**1933**

**"Spektraltheorie linearer operatoren," Prag, miscellaneous pages,**
**undated**

**"A theorem on the partial order derived from a certain transformation semigroup," [with additional notes],**
**1959**

**Transformation semigroups,**
**undated**

**"A Transformation theory of the partial differential equation of gas dynamics,"**
**undated**

**"Ueber monotone Matrixfunktionen" [written in Prague],**
**1930s**

**"Valueless vane diffusor with an arbitrary vane shape,"**
**undated**

**Typescripts, incomplete,**
**undated**

**Typescripts, miscellaneous and fragmentary,**
**undated**

**Lectures**

**Comparison of European and American universities,**
**undated**

**Partial differential equations and fluid flow in a plane,**
**circa 1953**

**Monotonic functions,**
**undated**

**Miscellaneous lecture notes,**
**undated**

**Research Notes and Writings by Loewner**

**Notebook (in German),**
**undated**

**Miscellaneous notes (in German),**
**undated**

**Baecklund,**
**undated**

**B II,**
**undated**

**B. T. III,**
**undated**

**Capacity,**
**undated**

**Conservation laws,**
**undated**

**Conservation laws III,**
**undated**

**Distortion Tl,**
**undated**

**Moebius transformations,**
**undated**

**P.D.E.,**
**undated**

**Partial d.e. in the r-s-t space,**
**undated**

**Positive matrices,**
**undated**

**Project research,**
**undated**

**Scalar function of matrices,**
**undated**

**Sequence of functions,**
**undated**

**S-group and convex domains,**
**undated**

**Semigroup theoretical considerations,**
**undated**

**Some semigroups of linear operators,**
**undated**

**Symmetrization of functions,**
**undated**

**Transformation semigroup,**
**undated**

**U.P. I,**
**undated**

**U.P. II,**
**undated**

**U.P. III,**
**undated**

**Viscous fluids,**
**undated**

**Unlabeled 1,**
**Summer 1957**

**Unlabeled 2,**
**undated**

**Unlabeled 3,**
**undated**

**Unlabeled 4,**
**undated**

**Unlabeled 5,**
**undated**

**Unlabeled 6,**
**undated**

**Unlabeled 7,**
**undated**

**Unlabeled 8,**
**undated**

**Unlabeled 9,**
**undated**

**Unlabeled 10,**
**undated**

**Unlabeled 11,**
**undated**

**Unlabeled 12,**
**undated**

**Unlabeled 13,**
**undated**

**Miscellaneous notes,**
**undated**

**Fragments,**
**undated**

**Proposals,**
**undated**

**Miscellaneous items,**
**undated**

**Works by Others**

**Donoghue, W. F. "The Theorems of Loewner and Pick" [tss], reprint, and correspondence,**
**1966**

**Yanikowski, Y. "Methode algebrique et equation de Löwner" [tss],**
**undated**

**Reprints of articles about Loewner's work by Ch. Pommerenke, E. L. Whitney, Izydor Dziubinski, and M. Pinl,**
**1958-1967**

**Duff, G. F. D. and R. A. Ross, "Indefinite Green's functions and elementary solutions" [tss] with letter to Loewner in German,
possibly from a reviewer of this article,
**
**1960**

**Wigner, Eugene P. and Mutsuo M. Yanase, three articles,**
**undated**

**"Matrix differential equations," manuscript possibly by C. S. Ballantine,**
**undated**

**Notes on temperature distribution in a slab of two layers, possibly by G. R. Stibitz,**
**undated**

**German reprint,**
**1931**

**Miscellaneous Items**

**Loewner, "Der Lichtdruck," Prag,**
**10 January 1919**

**Notebook of Hans Freudenthal (in German),**
**undated**

**Notes on bounds for the eigenvalue, not in Loewner's hand,**
**undated**

**Advanced Matric Theory, lectures by Charles Loewner, notes by C. S. Ballantine,**
**1957**

**Notecards on mathematical problems, definitions, etc.,**
**undated**

Accession ARCH-2007-257
**Additional Material**

**Physical Description:**2 box(es)

**Physical Description:**

**Academic Records-Report Cards,**
**1905-1910**

**Academic Records-Report Cards,**
**1911-1913**

**Academic Records-Report Cards,**
**1914-1915**

**Academic Records-Report Cards,**
**1916-1917, 1919**

**Academic Records-Correspondence-Deutschen Technischen Hochschule & Karl Ferdinands-Universität (Prague),**
**1918, 1920-1922**

**Academic Records-Correspondence-Deutsche Univerität (Prague),**
**1934-1935**

**Personal Correspondence (Family),**
**1934, 1939-1940**

**Personal Correspondence (Family), (folder 1 of 2),**
**1940**

**Personal Correspondence (Family), (folder 2 of 2),**
**1940**

**Personal Correspondence (Family),**
**1941**

**Personal Correspondence (Family),**
**1942**

**Personal Correspondence,**
**1939-1943**

**Personal Correspondence,**
**1946-1948**

**Personal Correspondence (Including correspondence to Loewner's family after his death),**
**1950s-1980s**

**Family Records (Miscellaneous),**
**1937-1939**

**Emigration to America-Correspondence,**
**1933-1939**

**Emigration to America-Correspondence & Curriculum Vitae,**
**1939**

**Emigration to America-Correspondence (Testimonial by L.L. Silverman)**
**1931-1939**

**Emigration to America-Correspondence (Testimonial by J.E. Littlewood),**
**1939**

**Emigration to America-Correspondence (Testimonial by Harald Bohr),**
**1939**

**Emigration to America-Correspondence & Testimonials,**
**1939**

**Emigration to America-Correspondence from Society For the Protection of Science and Learning,**
**1939**

**Emigration to America-Correspondence, Telegrams, and Affidavits Concerning Loewner's Family's Whereabouts,**
**1939-1944**

**Emigration to America-Travel to America and Transfer of Effects to Louisville, KY,**
**1940**

**Correspondence from "Selfhelp of Emigres from Central Europe, Inc.,"**
**1940**

**Employment Offers,**
**1939-1942**

**Employment Search-Offers and Rejections,**
**1942-1950**

**Correspondence-University of Louisville,**
**1941-1945**

**Correspondence-William Marshall Bullit (Louisville),**
**1944-1956**

**Correspondence-Brown University,**
**1940s**

**Correspondence-Syracuse University (Professional),**
**1942-1951**

**Correspondence-Syracuse University (Personal),**
**1941-1958**

**Correspondence-Stanford University,**
**1950-1951**

**Political Correspondence-Lee Lorch,**
**1949-1967**

**Political Correspondence-Lee Lorch,**
**1950-1956**

**Political Correspondence-William A. Pierce,**
**1958-1962**

**Political Correspondence-Chandler Davis,**
**1967**

**Correspondence-To/From Elizabeth Loewner,**
**1940-1944**

**Correspondence-Miscellaneous,**
**1940-1958**

**Publishing-Contracts & Correspondence,**
**1943-1969**

**Publishing-Correspondence with M.I.T. Press,**
**1970, 1974-1975, 1990**

**Publishing-Correspondence (Miscellaneous),**
**1979-1985**

**Article Abstract by Loewner (Syracuse),**
**1947**

**Miscellaneous Documents (Lists),**
**undated**

**Elizabeth Loewner's Death,**
**1956**

**Charles Loewner's Death,**
**1968**

**News Clippings,**
**1939-1964**

**Concert Announcements-Elizabeth Loewner,**
**undated & 1949**

**Photographs,**
**circa 1930s-1990s**

**Articles,**
**1985-1986**