Arthur N. Talbot Papers, 1874-1919, 1921-34, 1937-38, 1941-42, 1993-2003
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Brief Description:

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).

Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 11/5/21
Created by: Talbot, Arthur Newell (1857-1942)
Volume: 4.6 cubic feet
Acquired: September,1963; 3/10/1964; 3/3/1967; 5/26/1967; 6/25/1965,1980; 3/2/1982; 6/14/2005, 9/26/2012
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1105021.pdf
Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Alumni
American Concrete Institute
Chicago, Illinois
Concrete
Faculty Papers
Literary Societies
Materials Testing
Municipal Engineering
National Association of Cement Users
Public Health
Railway Engineering
Railway Transition Curves
Sanitary Engineering
Sewage Treatment
Sewers
Student Life
Student Notes
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Department
University of Illinois
Wabash River
Water Purification
World War I - Agricultural and Industrial Production and Construction
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]