Walter Ledyard Todd Papers,1889-1970.

Collection Number: 3167

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Walter Ledyard Todd papers, 1889-1970.
Collection Number:
3167
Creator:
Walter L. Todd, 1886-1971.
Quantity:
9.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence files, business files, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, and printed material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence files, business files, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, and printed material of Walter L. Todd relating to his business, Cornell University and alumni affairs, business dinners and meetings, and personal matters.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Walter L. Todd and his brother George were partners in Todd Associates and owners of Widmer's Wine Cellars in Naples, New York. The family firm, Todd Company, which manufactured office equipment and supplies, had earlier merged with the Burroughs Corporation. Todd was a trustee of and a donor to Cornell University, served as president of the Cornellian Council and as a member of the Cornell University Council, and was active in alumni affairs in Rochester. He became Cornell's 16th Presidential Councillor, a lifetime honor recognizing outstanding alumni, in 1969.
Cornell University Class of 1909.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence files, business files, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, and printed material of Walter L. Todd relating to his business, Cornell University and alumni affairs, business dinners and meetings, and personal matters.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Todd, Walter L., 1886-1971.
Todd, George.
Cornell University--Students.
Cornell University.
Cornell University. Class of 1909.
Cornell University. Cornellian Council.
Cornell University. Council.
Todd Associates.
Widmer's Wine Cellars (Naples, N.Y.)

Subjects:
Businessmen.

Form and Genre Terms:
Diaries.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Walter Ledyard Todd papers, #3167. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Gannett Foundation
1955
Box 1
Cornell University Alumni Assoc.
1953-1954
Box 1
Cornell Alumni Fund
1955
Box 1
Ornithology Laboratory (Dr. Arthur A. Allen)
1956-1959
Box 1
Cornell University (M.P. Catherwood)
1948-1957
Box 1
Cornell University (Foster M. Coffin)
1946-1957
Box 1
Cornell University (Whitney R. Cross)
1943-1946
Box 1
Cornell University (Dr. E.E. Day)
1947-1949
Box 1
Cornell University (Day, Harris & Wilcox)
1944
Box 1
Certificates
Box 1
Cornell University (Willard I. Emerson)
1951-1953
Box 1
Cornell University (College of Engineering, Dean S.C. Hollister)
1953-1959
Box 1
Cornell University (Dr. John R. Johnson, Department of Chemistry)
1953-1958
Box 1
Cornell University (Dr. Deane W. Malott)
1953-1959
Box 1
Cornell University (Dean H.B. Meek, School of Hotel Admin.)
1953-1958
Box 1
Cornell University (Dr. William I. Myers, College of Agriculture)
1953-1959
Box 1
W.V. Nixon (Univ. Development, Cornell)
1956-1959
Box 1
J. Robert Williams (Office of Public Info.)
1956-1957
Box 1
Zwingle, Dr. J.L.
1955-1959
Box 1
Cornell Miscellaneous
1952-1959
Box 1
Cornell Skivington Papers
1954-1955
Box 1
Cornell Statler Inn
1957-1958
Box 1
Greater Cornell Committee
1949-1950
Box 1
Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations
1944-1958
Box 1
Cornell Zeta Psi
1953-1956
Box 1
Cornell University Council
1955-1959
Box 2
Cornell Fund
1966-1967
Box 2
Cornell Fund
1968
Box 2
Cornell Fund - Tower Club
1968
Box 2
Cornell Miscellaneous
1963-1964
Box 2
Cornell Miscellaneous
1966-1967
Box 2
Bausch & Lomb - Dedication
1966
Box 2
Bausch & Lomb - Carl S. Hallauer
1959-1963
Box 2
Bausch & Lomb - McManus
1962-1964
Box 2
Bausch & Lomb - William V. Nixon
1958-1959
Box 2
Bausch & Lomb - Prof. G.V. Smith
1962-1963
Box 2
Bausch & Lomb - Dale R. Corson
1960-1962
Box 2
Bausch & Lomb - Edward Bausch corres. with Provost Peters
1939-1941
Box 2
Bausch & Lomb - Edward Bausch misc. corres.
1962-1963
Box 2
Bausch & Lomb - Edward Bausch
1941-1944
Box 2
Pomona College Plan
1959-1960
Box 2
Admission Procedures
Box 2
Centennial
1964
Box 2
Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
1968
Box 2
Cornell University Council Dinner
1957
Box 2
Cornell University Council Meeting
1956
Box 2
Cornell Club of New York
1947-1959
Box 2
Cornell University - School of Business and Public Administration
1948-1958
Box 2
Cornell University Associates
1953-1959
Box 2
Cornell Plantations
1959
Box 2
Cornell University - L.H. Durland
1954-1960
Box 2
Cornell Club of Rochester
1947-1959
Box 3
Cornell Alumni Fund
1956-1959
Box 3
Ithaca, Oct. 21-22 (probably)
1967
Box 3
McMaster Dinner folder
1970
Box 3
Cornell Class Reunion folder
1970
Box 3
Dedication of Brookwood Science Information Center
Box 3
Rochester Gas & Electric Corporation
1966
Box 3
Chamber of Commerce, Annual Dinner and other Meetings
Box 3
The Federation of Churches
1954-1955
Box 3
Monroe County Library System (2 folders)
1956-1957
Box 3
Rochester Chamber of Commerce
1960
Box 3
Rehabilitation Commission Advisory Comm.
1955-1958
Box 3
Navy League of the United States (2)
1949-1952
Box 3
Non-Property Taxes Comm. Meetings
1949-1951
Box 3
Rochesterians & Rochester Convention and Publicity Bureau
1949
Box 3
Rochester Civic Development Co. (2)
1948-1949
Box 3
"Odds and Ends" (mainly printed matter)
Box 4
Letters written by Walter Todd to his mother while he was at Cornell
1907-1909
Box 5
Printed pamphlets
Box 6
Salesman's order book of G.W. Todd & Co. manufacturers of the protectograph
1910-1911
Box 6
Chronological Record of G.W. Todd & Company and successor companies
1899-1958
Box 6
Reports: Walter L. Todd - Term papers for various courses at Cornell
1909
Box 6
Diaries of Walter L. Todd
1933-1970
Box 7
Cash book
1907-1909
Box 7
Ledger
ca. 1912
Box 7
Cornell Scrapbook
1923-1927
Box 7
Scrapbook - Tribute drive in honor of Walter L. Todd
July 5-23, 1927
Box 7
Scrapbook of postcards - Scenes in foreign countries
n.d.
Box 8
Scrapbook (Mostly Cornell Material)
1905-1927
Box 8
Scrapbook (Mostly Cornell Material)
1923-1926
Box 8
Scrapbook of Letters - re: "Cornell Book of Views"
1925
Box 8
Scrapbook (Mostly Cornell Material)
1904-1925
Box 9
Scrapbook of European Trip
1927
Box 9
Scrapbook (Mostly Cornell Material)
1902-1922
Box 10
Correspondence re: Cornell Book of Views
Box 10
Newspaper clippings concerning the Todd Family and others
Box 10
Printed material re: Rochester, N.Y. and others
Box 10
Cornelliana
Box 10
Misc. letters and photos
Box 10
1 bound vol. "Sales recpt. 1915 Letters."
1915
Box 10
1 bound vol. Sales recpt.
1916
Box 10
1 framed picture of crew poster, Cornell not specifically identified, crew men have "C" on shirts. Item loaned to Cornell in Washington office for 10 yrs. until 4-11-1995.
Box 11
Cornell Scrapbook
1905-1909