Archive of the Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH (LZA)

Identity area

Identifier

DE-LZA

Authorized form of name

Archive of the Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH (LZA)

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • International
  • Private

Contact area

Type

Address

Street address

Seestraße 22

Locality

Friedrichshafen

Region

Country name

Germany

Postal code

88045

Telephone

07541 / 3801-70 / -71

Fax

Email

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

The Archive is a department of Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GMBH.

Records management and collecting policies

Buildings

Holdings

The archive of Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH is the world's largest collection on the history of Zeppelin airship travel. It contains documents from the estate of Count Zeppelin as well as from the history of the company founded in 1908 and its subsidiaries. In addition to files, planning documents, a photo and film collection as well as a comprehensive library on airship travel, the archive also has the estates of important persons in Zeppelin history and an object collection that contains everything from postcards to airship propellers that are related to airship or company history.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

ArchivalJM_DE-LZA

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

ISDIAH, 1st edition, 2008. Available online: https://www.ica.org/en/isdiah-international-standard-describing-institutions-archival-holdings

Date format: ISO 8601, 2nd edition, 2000.

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entry prepared in January 2022.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Complete passages on the presentation part of the archives come from Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GMBH, « LZ-ARCHIV », [Online], accessed in January 2022. URL : https://www.zeppelin-lz.com/lz-archiv.html

To learn more about the archive center see : https://www.zeppelin-museum.de/de/museum/archiv-bibliothek

Maintenance notes

Entry prepared by Archival City.

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Seestraße 22
Friedrichshafen
DE 88045