Guide to the Gustav Jaeger Requardt Papers,
1905-1966

Collection Number: 2548

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
D. Tralka
Date completed:
1983
EAD encoding:
Ann Hubert, May 2004

© 2002 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Gustav Jaeger Requardt papers, 1905-1966.
Collection Number:
2548
Creator:
Gustav Jaeger Requardt, 1886-1978.
Quantity:
1.8 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, diary, reports, certificates, clippings, photographs, press releases.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Printed and photocopied items, mainly concerning Requardt's student years at Cornell University, his participation in alumni activities, his career in sanitary engineering, and his interest in national politics and public affairs.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Engineer.
Cornell University Class of 1909.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence; diary (1962) of Requardt's tour of Scandinavia, Holland, and West Germeny; reports; certificates; clippings; photographs; press releases; biographical sketches on the Requardt family; and printed and photocopied items, mainly concerning Requardt's student years at Cornell University, his participation in alumni activities, his career in sanitary engineering, and his interest in national politics and public affairs. Includes material relating to his partnership in Whitman, Requardt, and Associates (Baltimore, Maryland). Chief correspondents include John Marshall Butler, George H. Fallon, and Herbert R. O'Conor.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Requardt, Gustave Jaeger, 1886-1978.
Butler, John Marshall.
Fallon, George H.
O'Conor, Herbert R.
Requardt family.
Cornell University--Alumni and alumnae.
Cornell University--Students.
Whitman, Requardt, and Associates.

Subjects:
Politics, Practical.
Civil engineering.
Sanitary engineering.
Voyages and travels.
Scandinavia--Description and travel.
West Germany--Description and travel.
Civil engineers.

Places:
Netherlands--Description and travel.

Form and Genre Terms:
Diaries.
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Gustav Jaeger Requardt papers, #2548. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
1905-1907
Cornell Undergraduate Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 1
1907
Cornell Undergraduate Notes and Reports
Box 1 Folder 2
1908-1909
Cornell Undergraduate Notes and Reports
Box 1 Folder 3
1908-1909
Cornell Undergraduate Miscellany
Box 1 Folder 4
1909-1940
Diplomas and Certificates
Box 1 Folder 5
1910-1965
Cornell Alumni Pamphlets, Notes and Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 6
1915-1964
Notes and Reports, Baltimore Civil Engineer
Box 1 Folder 7
1936-1946
Anti-New Deal Notes and Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 8
1946-1947
Anti-Labor Movement Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 9
1947-1949
Notes and Correspondence; Anti-Truman, Taft-Hartley Act, Cornell Engineering
Box 1 Folder 10
1949-1951
Notes and Correspondence; Industrial College of the Armed Forces
Box 1 Folder 11
1950-1951
Notes and Correspondence; Government Expenditures, Defeat of Democrats, Cornell Seal
Box 1 Folder 12
1952
Notes and Correspondence; Japanese Treaty, Presidential Campaign, Seizure of WVBR, Tar Young
Box 1 Folder 13
1952
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Steel Strike
Box 1 Folder 14
1953-1955
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Cornell Alumni Support, Inauguration of University of Maryland President, Amateur Track and Field
Box 1 Folder 15
1956
Notes, Clippings, Correspondence; European Tour, Brick Metcalf 1901
Box 1 Folder 16
1957
Notes, Clippings, Correspondence; Washington College Founders Day
Box 1 Folder 17
1958
Notes, Clippings, Correspondence; Terrapin Recipes, Cornell Library Development, Cornell Law School Donation
Box 1 Folder 18
1959
Notes, Clippings, Correspondence; Honoarary Membership A.S.C.E., Retirement of Deane Malott
Box 1 Folder 19
1957-1959
Notes, Clippings, Correspondence; Wages and Hours Act
Box 1 Folder 20
1960
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Continuous Reunion Club
Box 1 Folder 21
1957-1961
Notes, Correspondence, and Maps; Development of New Jersey Meadows
Box 1 Folder 22
1956-1957
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Steel Strike and Inflation
Box 1 Folder 23
1959
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Labor Reform Bill
Box 1 Folder 24
1960-1962
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Connally Reservation, Conservatism v. Liberalism, Secondary Boycotts, Capitol Punishment, Steel and Inflation
Box 1 Folder 25
1950-1960
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Labor and Inflation, Forand Bill on Social Security
Box 1 Folder 26
1961-1963
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence on Politics of Kennedy Administration, Berlin; Cuba; Farm Legislation; Federal Spending; Maritime Strike
Box 1 Folder 27
1961-1963
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence on Politics of Kennedy Administration, Medical Care; Kennedy Administration; Minimun Wage Rates
Box 1 Folder 28
1961-1963
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence on Politics of Kennedy Administration, Private Enterprise; Saturday Evening Post; Steel and Labor; Unions; Department of Urban Affairs; Use of Kennedy Name
Box 1 Folder 29
1961
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Arizona Trip, Water Pollution Act
Box 1 Folder 30
1962
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Tours of North Europe, Cornell University Council, Songs
Box 1 Folder 31
1963
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Fraternities, "The Successful Student," Civil Rights
Box 1 Folder 32
1964
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Goucher College, Civil Rights Bill
Box 1 Folder 33
1964
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Goldwater Campaign
Box 1 Folder 34
1965
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Requardt and Assoc., Cornell Centennial Campaign, Roland Park, Conservatism
Box 1 Folder 35
1964-1965
Correspondence and Manual of Cornell University Council
Box 1 Folder 36
1966
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Retirement, Cornell Quill and Dagger Society, Cornell Student Behavior, Fraternities at Cornell
Box 1 Folder 37
1967
Notes, Correspondence, and Photos; Conservatism, American Youth, Fraternities at Cornell, Hydraulic Engineering
Box 1 Folder 38
1968
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence, and Photos; Student Behavior, Mississippi Trip, Tour of Europe, Liberals
Box 1 Folder 39
1967
Photograph, G. Requardt, Age 80
Box 1 Folder 40
1969
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Nixon, Agnew, Campus Violence, Daniel Berrigan, Chi Psi Fire
Box 1 Folder 41
1943-1967
Civil Engineering Reports, Artciles, and Pamphlets
Box 1 Folder 42
1970
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Daniel Berrigan, University Admissions Quotas, Conservatism
Box 1 Folder 43
1971
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Vietnam War, Cornell Alumni News, Nixon Economic Policy
Box 2 Folder 1
1972
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Teaching at Cornell, Cranch Report, Political Predictions, Defense of Nixon
Box 2 Folder 2
1973-1974
Photographs, Miscellany, Nixon, Agnew Inauguration, Ford Family
Box 2 Folder 3
1973
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Agnew Registration, Cornell Policies, Nixon, J.F. Requardt 1972
Box 2 Folder 4
1973
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Vietnam Cease Fire, Clinton House (Ithaca), A.D. White House, Professional Engineering in Maryland
Box 2 Folder 5
1974
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Illegalities in Professional Engineering, Cornell Class of 1909, Private Enterprise, Baltimore City College Class of 1905
Box 2 Folder 6
1974
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Reunion 1974, U.S. Senator George Radcliffe
Box 2 Folder 7
1974
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Nixon, Baltimore Subway, Baltimore, Robert Moses
Box 2 Folder 8
1974
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Cornell Track, 88th Birthday, Greater Baltimore Committee, Willard Day, 1974 in Review
Box 2 Folder 9
1974
Clippings, Robert Moses
Box 2 Folder 10
1975
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Private Enterprise, Roland Park, Cornell Council
Box 2 Folder 11
1975
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; George Meany, Baltimore City College Class of 1905, Cornell Financial Status, Davis Bacon Act, Vietnam, Consumer Protection Agency
Box 2 Folder 12
1975
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; A.S.C.E., John Walker, Double Taxation, Austin Kiplinger, "Brud" Holland, Common Situs Bill
Box 2 Folder 13
1976
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Black Students, Common Situs Bill, Unemployment Compensation, Free Enterprise, Water Pollution Legislation
Box 2 Folder 14
1976
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; "Case for Cornell" and Reaction to It
Box 2 Folder 15
1976
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Atrocities on Cornell Campus, Cornell Class of 1907, Alumni Concern for Cornell, Baltimore City College
Box 2 Folder 16
1976
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Presidential Campaign
Box 2 Folder 17
1976
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; New Cornell President, Cornell Judicial System, Autobiographical Sketch
Box 2 Folder 18
1977
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Cornell President Rhodes, Affirmative Action, Pete Weigle 1917
Box 2 Folder 19
1977
Notes and Correspondence; Independence of Hillside College
Box 2 Folder 20
1977
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Consumer Protection Bill, Common Situs Bill of 1977, "Case for Cornell," Willard Straight Take Over Anniversary
Box 2 Folder 21
1977
Notes, Clippings, and Correspondence; Nelson Levings, Deane Malott, Dale Corson, Jesse Helms, H.E.W., Illiteracy at Cornell, Tower Club
Box 2 Folder 22
1965
Genealogy of Requardt Family in Maryland
Box 2 Folder 23