Arthur N. Talbot Papers, 1874-1819, 1921-34, 1937-38, 1941-42, 1993-2003 | University of Illinois Archives
American Concrete Institute
National Association of Cement Users
Railway Transition Curves
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Department
University of Illinois
World War I - Agricultural and Industrial Production and Construction
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Papers of Arthur Newell Talbot 1881 (1857-1942), professor of engineering and mathematics (1885-90) & municipal & sanitary engineering (1890-1926), including correspondence with engineers, alumni, equipment manufacturers & public officials concerning railway engineering, sewage treatment & water purification plants, alumni reunions & plans, notes & specifications for public works; 80th birthday (1937) & Talbot Laboratory dedication (1938); oratorical society, class day, field day, literary society, fraternity, commencement & alumni reunion programs (1878-81); student notes (1877-81); documents relating to the military rebellion (1880); copies of literary society orations; copies of examination questions for mathematics drawing & railway & sanitary engineering (1885-94); reprints (1898-1926); manuscripts for talks & reports on Wabash River pollution (1894), sanitary science (1899), sanitation in town & country (1900), engineering college graduates (1900), sciences & health (1901), paving bricks (1905), "The Old Time Faculty at the University of Illinois" (1905), engineering & public health (1909), Chicago city hall investigation (1910), American Concrete Institute (1911-15); cement & concrete research & tests (1911-16); University baseball, 1879-81 (1922), "Engineers I Have Known" (1924) & the University of Illinois 50 Years Ago (1931). The papers (9/26/1877); requests for copies of "Railway Transition Curves" & comments on the work Alumni (1919); Herman S. Pepoon's University recollections of 1877-81 (1930); clippings about Talbot's service in reviewing army construction projects (1918) & a 50th anniversary album of the Class of 1888 (1938).
This series also includes the Talbot Family Papers (1994-2004).