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Guide to the Irmgard Flugge-Lotz, Collector, Technical Reports and Papers
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  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0597
    Creator: Flugge-Lotz, Irmgard.
    Title: Irmgard Flugge-Lotz, collector, technical reports and papers
    Dates: 1929-1984
    Physical Description: 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

    Administrative transfer from Engineering Library, 2000-2002.

    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

    [Identification of item], Irmgard Flugge-Lotz, Collector, Technical Reports and Papers (SC0597), Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.


    Irmgard Flugge-Lotz was professor of engineering at Stanford from 1949 until her retirement in 1968. Born in Germany, Dr. Flugge-Lotz earned her Doctor of Engineering degree at the Technical University of Hanover. She was head of the theoretical department at Gottingen's Aerodynamics Research Center and a scientific adviser to German and French research institutes in fluid mechanics before coming to Stanford.

    Scope and Content

    These reports and papers on aerodynamics are primarily in German, with a few in French, Italian, and English; research facilities represented include Aeodynamische Versuchsanstalt in Gottingen and Deutsche Versuchsanstalt fur Luftfahrt in Berlin-Aldershof. Most are published items but a few are typescript. Authors include Albert Betz, Wilhelm Flugge, Irmgard Flugge-Lotz, H. Goertler, B. Goethert, Hermann Greinel, Alfred Hawranek, Karl Klotter, Hans Naumann, F. Riegels, F. Ringleb, G. Rossner, and Karl Wieghardt. Collection also includes one folder, "Preisausschreiben 1941," containing correspondence among Flugge-Lotz, W. Tollmien, Dr. Boje, L. Prandtl, and M. Kohler, 1941-43.

    Access Terms

    Aerodynamische Versuchsantalt Göttingen
    Betz, Albert, 1885-
    Deutsche Versuchsanstalt fur Luftfahrt, e. v., Berlin-Aldershof.
    Flügge, Wilhelm, 1904-
    Goertler, Heinrich, 1909-
    Hawranek, Alfred, 1878-1951.
    Klotter, Karl, 1901-
    Naumann, Hans.
    Prandtl, Ludwig, 1875-1953.
    Tollmien, Walter, 1900-
    Wieghardt, Karl, 1913-