Thomas Clark Shedd Papers

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Scope and Contents

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Biographical Data

Correspondence

Notebooks

Photographs and Prints

Publications

Oversize Material



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Collection Overview

Title: Thomas Clark Shedd Papers, 1909-68, 1982Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 11/5/40

Primary Creator: Shedd, Thomas Clark (1890-1959)

Extent: 2.37 cubic feet

Arrangement: By subject, chronological thereunder.

Date Acquired: 02/14/2013. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, Engineering, College of, Faculty Papers, Hydraulics Research, Structural Engineering

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers of Thomas Clark Shedd (1890-1959), Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Illinois (1925-1958), concerning his career as a faculty member and his research on hydraulics and bridge and railway design, contain correspondence with colleagues, especially Hardy Cross, Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at Yale University at the time; a field notebook (1928-1930); oral history interviews with T. C. Shedd and Milton C. Shedd; publications, such as Bulletins of the Engineering Experiment Station and reprints from Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers; a report The Failure of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge (1941), and Manual of Standard Practice for Detailing Reinforced Concrete Structures (1957); a photograph of Hardy Cross; essays and copyright applications; a blueprint of observations of piers over the Illinois River near Henry, Illinois; a list of drawings of "Bridge No. 212" over Arthur Kill, Arlington, N.Y. (1955); and an U of I Architectural Engineering course notebook belonging to Milton C. Shedd, son of T. C. Shedd (1947-1948).

Subject/Index Terms

Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering Department
Engineering, College of
Faculty Papers
Hydraulics Research
Structural Engineering

Administrative Information

Repository: University of Illinois Archives

Accruals: 03/10/2013; 07/26/2013; 02/05/2014

Access Restrictions: None.

Related Materials: Hardy Cross Papers, 1927-1959 For more information please see http://archives.library.illinois.edu/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=2965.


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[Series 1: Biographical Data, 1953-1959],
[Series 2: Correspondence, 1914-1958],
[Series 3: Notebooks, 1928-1948],
[Series 4: Photographs and Prints, ca. 1940-1960],
[Series 5: Publications, 1909-1968],
[Series 6: Oversize Material, 1927, 1955],
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Series 1: Biographical Data, 1953-1959Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Biographical Statements, 1953, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Memorials and Obituaries, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Oral History Interviews with Thomas Clark Shedd and Milton C. Shedd, 1941, 1982Add to your cart.
One audiocassette and one CD containing interviesws with Thomas Clark Shedd and Milton C. Shedd.

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[Series 1: Biographical Data, 1953-1959],
[Series 2: Correspondence, 1914-1958],
[Series 3: Notebooks, 1928-1948],
[Series 4: Photographs and Prints, ca. 1940-1960],
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[Series 6: Oversize Material, 1927, 1955],
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