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Guide to the Stanford University, Engineering Case Program, Case Files
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0269
    Creator: Fuchs, H. O. (Henry Otten), 1907-
    Title: Stanford University, Engineering Case Program, case files
    Dates: 1948-1972
    Physical Description: 3.5 Linear feet
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information


    Custodial History

    Gift of Henry O. Fuchs, 1981.

    Information about Access


    Ownership & Copyright

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.

    Cite As

    Stanford University, Engineering Case Program, Case Files (SC0269). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    Henry O. Fuchs was professor of mechanical engineering at Stanford University, 1964-1973, and director of the Engineering Case Program.

    Scope and Content

    The Engineering Case Program, which began at Stanford University in 1964, provided written accounts of engineering problems to be used in the training of engineers. This collection consists of the master files from 114 cases where the author was a Stanford faculty or staff member or the event described happened in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to the case description, some files include correspondence, memoranda, diagrams, and photographs.
    Following the container listing are abstracts for most of the cases included in this collection.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University. Engineering Case Program.
    Engineering--Case studies.
    Engineering--Study and teaching.