Newly Acquired Journal Documents Early Days of Renowned UI Hydraulics Lab

The UI Archives recently received a set of journals—dated 1921 to 1933—written by Floyd Nagler, a professor of engineering who was the founding director of the Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research, today known as IIHR–Hydroscience and Engineering.

Cedar Rapids, IA, resident Dennis Hill was looking through some items at a recent auction house sale. He uncovered an important part of University of Iowa research history, and, in turn, donated his discovery to the UI Archives. 

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