Register of the O. J. (Oliver Julian) Todd Papers, 1899-1973
|1880 Nov. 1||Born in Colon, Michigan|
|1908||B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, University of Michigan|
|1909-1917||Field Assistant, Chief Hydrographer, and Assistant Engineer for the City of San Francisco; worked on the Hetch Hetchy water supply system and the Twin Peaks Tunnel|
|1917-1919||Captain in the Engineering Corps, U.S. Army|
|1919-1921||Principal Assistant Engineer for the Chinese government's Grand Canal Improvement Board|
|1921||Field Manager and Chief Engineer for American National Red Cross in Shantung (4 months)|
|1921-1923||Chief Engineer for the Asia Development Company|
|1923-1935||Chief Engineer for the China International Famine Relief Commission|
|1927||Married Dr. Lois Pendelton|
|1935-1938||Consulting Engineer to the China International Famine Relief Commission, to the American Advisory Board of Shanghai, to the Shantung Government on the Yellow River, to the Yellow River Commission, and to the Friendship Fund of New York City|
|1938 April||Returned to the United States and settled in Palo Alto, California|
|1940-1942||Engineer for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation|
|1942-1945||Regional Engineer, Area Engineer and Senior Engineer with the United States Army Engineers in Arizona|
|1945-1947||Advisor to the Yellow River Project of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration in China|
|1948||Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress in the 8th District|
|1949-1951||Chief of the Irrigation Engineering Division of the Joint Commission on Rural Reconstruction in China|
|1973||Author, The China That I Knew|
|1974 Jan. 13||Died, Palo Alto, California|
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Microfilm Reel Content Guide
General. Includes Christmas cards sent, 1931-1969
Clippings of printed interviews and quotations
We Seven: A Family Story, by Donna Todd McBryan
American Advisory Committee, The China Council, Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1936-1937
Barrett, David, 1934-1955
Buell, Emma, 1926
Clubb, Oliver Edmund, 1940-1952
Gould, Randall, 1926-1949
Johnson, Hewlett, 1932-1954
Judd, Walter H., 1939-1945
Lowdermilk, Walter Clay, 1924-1951
Snow, Edgar, 1935-1964. See also Democracy
Spence, Jonathan, 1967
Tucker, Francis F., 1920-1947
University of Michigan, 1921-1946
Crow, Vera (sister) and Ralph
Kahn, Joseph H. (brother-in-law), 1924-1929
Larimore, Adaline, 1929, 1944
Pendleton, J. L. (mother-in-law), 1927-1945
Pendleton, Lois (second wife)
Pendleton, Morris (brother-in-law), 1927-1951
Pendleton, Robert (brother-in-law), 1927-1951
Pendleton family (general), 1928-1947
Price, William (uncle and cousin), 1905-1907
Todd, Albert (cousin), 1936-1948
Todd, Alfred (brother)
Todd, Charles (nephew), 1928-1944
Todd, David (nephew), 1944-1945
Todd, Donna (sister), 1901-1954
Todd, Doris (daughter), 1943-1950
Todd, Dwight (cousin), 1944-1945
Todd, Elinor (daughter), 1940-1955
Todd, Hewlett (son), 1944-1951
Todd, James (son), 1943-1951
Todd, Julia (mother)
Todd, Laurence (brother)
Todd, Lois P. See Pendleton, Lois
Todd, O. H. (father), 1900-1929
Todd, Priscilla (niece), 1925-1935
Todd, Robert (son), 1918-1948
Todd, Sally (cousin), 1926-1927
Todd, Victor (brother)
Todd, Walter (brother), 1905-1951
Todd, William (cousin), 1944-1945
Zimmerman, Rheta (first wife)
Early years. Correspondence
Brodhead, Daisy, 1903-1928
Johnson, H. E., 1904-1907
Strong, Elizabeth, 1904-1905
Ryan, Willis, 1906-1918
Essential Oil Products Company, 1920-1939
Later years, 1938-1974
General. Correspondence, 1938-1971
China support groups, Interest in
American Friends of the Chinese People, 1939-1940
Palo Alto Committee Against War Shipments to Japan
Palo Alto Committee for Civilian Relief in China, 1939-1940
Congress, Candidate for, 1948
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers
Association of Chinese and American Engineers
Friendly societies, 1907-1974
Institute of Pacific Relations, 1939-1950
Military service, 1917-1919
Architectural specifications for a base hospital at St. Parize-le-Chatel, France, 1918
Brooks, Joe, 1919
San Francisco Engineering Association
Finances and invoices
The Martian, issues, 1918-1919
Officer's Reserve Corps file
Travel guidebooks, maps
Mirrors, Chinese bronze. Correspondence, descriptions, lists. See also MEMORABILIA
Passports and safe conduct passes
leave (return to the United States) 1935
General. Outlines, notes, background material, n.d.-1972
"Territorial Expansion for the United States," Debate topic, High school, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Typescript 1899.
"Road Building in Hunan Province, China," The Overseas Highway Magazine, Printed copy 1924.
"American Engineers in the China Field," The Military Engineer, Correspondence, printed copy 1924 January-February.
"Famine Releif (sic) Work," The North China Standard, Clipping 1924 May 11.
"Practical Education and Famine Relief in China," The China Weekly Review, 1924 July 26
"The 1924-25 Engineering Program for Flood Relief," The China Weekly Review, Printed copy 1924 December 6.
"Shantung Floods of 1925 Due to Breaks in Yellow River Dykes," The China Weekly Review, Printed copy 1925 December 5.
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, book (contract) agreement 1926.
The Open Road in China, Four typescript drafts of the manuscript and photographs to accompany the text 1926.
"Modern Highways in China," Address, Chinese Engineering Society convention. Printed copy 1926 August 24.
"Engineers in Foreign War Zones," The Military Engineer, Notes, printed copy 1926 September-October.
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, outline 1927.
"Construction Enterprises in South-west China," Chinese Economic Journal, Printed copy 1927 June.
"Repairing Dikes and Revolutions on the Upper Yangtsze," The China Weekly ReviewPrinted copy 1927 July 23.
"Motor Roads for South China," The Far Eastern Review, Printed copy 1927 November.
"China International Famine Relief Commission; Report of the Engineering Department," The Far Eastern Review, Printed copy 1927 December.
"The Good Roads Movement in Kweichow," The China Weekly Review, Printed copy, review 1927 December 24.
"Road Construction Continues in China Despite the War!" The China Weekly Review, Printed copy 1927 December 31.
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, outline, draft 1928.
Drafts of five articles not published, Correspondence and typescript copies 1928.
"The Program of the C.I.F.R.C.: Constructive Work, With International Cooperation, Emphasized," The Peking Leader, Clipping 1928 February.
"Construction Enterprises in South-west China," The Far Eastern Review, 1928 September. Appeared originally in Chinese Economic Journal, Printed copy 1927 June.
"Assuring China's Food Supply," China, Printed copy 1928 October.
" A Commission That Has Succeeded in China," Pan Pacific Progress, Printed copy 1928 November.
"Famine Prevention in China," The Chinese Christian Student, Printed copy 1928 November.
Review of China's Millions by Anna Louise Strong, Survey Graphic, Correspondence, printed copy 1928 December.
"Highways in a Land of Barriers," Asia, Correspondence, printed copy 1929 January.
"A Practical Educational Movement," The China Weekly Review, Printed copy 1929 January 26.
"Kaifeng Now Much Improved; Educational Work Emphasized," The Peking Leader, Clipping 1929 February 22.
"Engineering and Altruism in China," Paper, World Engineering Congress, Tokyo. One clipping, two printed copies 1929 October. 1929 November 7,
Miscellaneous, Correspondence 1930.
"The Yellow River," The Week in China, Reprint of an address given March 6 at the North China Union Language School, Peiping 1930 March 8.
"Economics of Highways for China," The Chinese Social and Political Review, Printed copy 1930 April.
"Getting Yellow River Water on the Saratsi Plain," The Far Eastern Review, Printed copy 1931 February.
"Helping to Raise Standards of Living in China," Pan Pacific Progress, Two printed copies 1931 March-April.
"Good Roads Exhibition; An Expert's Tribute," North-China Daily News, Clipping 1931 October 6.
"Famine Prevention and Relief Projects," The Far Eastern Review, Notes, printed copy 1932 August.
"The Wei Pei Irrigation Project in Shensi Province," by S. Eliassen and O. J. Todd. The China Journal, Printed copy, reprint 1932 October.
"Some Altruistic and Economic Aspects of Famine Prevention Work," The Chinese Recorder, Printed copy, reprint 1932 November.
"In Memoriam," a tribute to John R. Freeman. The Journal of the Association of Chinese and American Engineers, Printed copy 1933 January.
Speech notes, Language School, Typescript 1933 January 6, 20.
"The Wei Pei Irrigation Work," The Far Eastern Review, Printed copy 1933 February.
"Wrestling With Some of China's Rivers: Both Medieval and Modern Engineering Methods Applied to the Yangtze, the Yellow, and the Yung Ting," Civil Engineering, Correspondence, reprint 1933 June.
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, outline, draft of an article 1934.
China Travel and Other Verses, Printed copy 1934?.
Hua Shan and Other Verses, Printed copy 1934.
"Regulation of the Fen Ho for Flood Protection and Conservancy of Winter Flow as an Aid to Irrigation," Part 1, The Far Eastern Review, Printed copy 1934 April.
"Regulation of the Fen Ho for Flood Protection and Conservancy of Winter Flow as an Aid to Irrigation," continued from April 1934, The Far Eastern Review, Printed copy 1934 May.
Article on the China International Famine Relief Commission, The China Press, Clipping 1934 October 1.
"The Si-Lan Road," The China Critic, Printed copy 1934 November 1.
"The Present Condition and a Discussion of the Fundamental Conservancy Measures for the Yellow River," Typescript report 1934.
Miscellaneous, Notes, typescript draft, correspondence 1935.
"Entrancing Kweichow and Her Neighbor Yunnan," Unpublished article. Typescript 1935?
"Growth of Democracy in China," Unpublished article. Typescript 1935?
"The Hope of China," Unpublished article. Typescript 1935?
Article on the Wei Pei Irrigation Project, Shanghai Evening Post, Clipping 1935 February 4.
"Transportation in China," China, Printed copy 1935 April.
"A Review of the Saratsi Irrigation Project," Paper, Association of Chinese and American Engineers, Peiping, China. Printed copy 1935 April 6.
"A Review of the Saratsi Irrigation Project," Journal of the Association of Chinese and American Engineers, Printed copy 1935 May-June.
"Flood and Famine," Asia, Correspondence, typescript, printed copy 1935 June.
Abstract of remarks on present engineering practice in China, American Institute of Construction Engineers, New York City, Typescript 1935 June 5.
"China's Floods and the Future," Survey Graphic, Correspondence, typescript draft, printed copy 1935 October.
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, typescript drafts 1936.
"Some Aspects of Famine Relief and Prevention in China," Digest of the Synodal Commission, Correspondence, printed copy, reprint 1936 January.
Reports about the Huang Ho floods in newspapers: Peiping Chronicle, The Shanghai Evening Post, Peking & Tientsin Times, Clippings, typescript 1936 March 22; 1936 April 1; 1936 April 14.
"A Runaway River Controlled," Engineering News-Record, Correspondence, typescript, printed copy 1936 May 21.
"Hydraulic and Road Questions in China," A Review of the Report by the Committee of Experts of the League of Nations, The Journal of the Association of Chinese and American Engineers, Reprint, correspondence, newspaper review 1936 November-December.
The Yellow River and Other Verses, Printed copy 1936 December.
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, typescript draft 1937.
"China's Ol' Man River," Scientific American, Printed copy 1937 January.
"River Problems in China," China, Correspondence, transcript, printed copy 1937 February 15.
"Flood Control in China," Democracy, Printed copy 1937 June 8.
"The Progress of Irrigation in North China," Civil Engineering, Correspondence, two reprints 1937 August.
"The Engineer in China. His Opportunities for the Future," The Peiping Chronicle, Clipping 1937 October 24.
"The Engineer in China. His Opportunities for the Future," Peking & Tientsin Times, Clipping 1937 October 28.
"Engineering Experiences in China During the Last Two Decades," Engineering Journal, Hong Kong University, Printed copy 1937 December.
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, outlines for speeches, background material 1938.
Two Decades in China, Correspondence and memoranda 1938.
Yellow River Report, 1937, River Regulation Studies for China. Printed copy 1938 March.
"Engineering in War-torn China," Engineering News-Record, Correspondence, typescript, printed copy 1938 May 5.
"The Yellow River Is 'Japan's Sorrow' Now," New York Times, Correspondence, clipping 1938 June 19.
"Yellow River Dragons Stir," New York Times Magazine, Correspondence, clipping 1938 June 19.
"The Yellow River Flood," Engineering News-Record, Printed copy 1938 June 23.
"Present-Day Irrigation Methods in China," Civil Engineering, Correspondence, typescript draft, abstract and two printed reprints 1938 August.
"The Floods of 'China's Sorrow'," The Military Engineer, Notes, correspondence, printed copy 1938 September-October.
"Regulation of the Yellow River," Journal of the Association of Chinese and American Engineers, Printed copy 1938 November-December.
"The Yellow River Problem," reprint from Proceedings, American Society of Civil Engineers. Correspondence, printed copy 1938 December,
speech invitations, outlines 1939
Speech on China, East Bay Branch, American Association of University Women, Correspondence, program 1939 April 21.
"An American Engineer in China," Speech, California Council. Correspondence, outline 1939 June 3.
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, outlines, notes 1940.
Verses From East and West, Printed copy 1941.
"Taming Flood Dragons Along China's Hwang Ho," National Geographic Magazine, Correspondence, typescript draft, printed copy 1942 February.
Miscellaneous, Speech outline 1944.
Miscellaneous, Speech outlines 1945.
Article on UNRRA and the Chinese Communists, Typescript copy 1945.
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, drafts, typescripts 1946.
"Turning Back the Yellow River To Its Prewar Channel," Engineering News-Record, Printed copy 1946 October 31.
"Yellow River Project of 1946," The Far Eastern Engineer, Correspondence, two typescript drafts, printed copy 1947 January-February.
Remarks, Huayuankou, Typescript 1947 May 4.
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, outlines, typescript drafts 1948.
"East Meets West in Controlling China's Yellow River," Civil Engineering, Transcript draft, printed copy 1948 October.
"Post-war Repair of the Yellow River Dikes," The Military Engineer, Typescript draft, printed copy 1948 December.
"The Yellow River Reharnessed," The Geographical Review, Correspondence, two printed reprints 1949.
Miscellaneous, Notes, background material 1950.
"Mei-ling Soong," Typescript article 1950.
Miscellaneous, Notes, outlines, correspondence 1951.
Miscellaneous, Notes, outlines, correspondence 1952.
Miscellaneous, Notes, correspondence 1953.
An American Engineer Looks at China, book outline, Correspondence, typescript draft 1953.
Miscellaneous, A speech outline 1954.
Miscellaneous, Notes, outlines, correspondence 1955.
Miscellaneous, Typescript draft of an article 1956.
Miscellaneous, Two typescript speech outlines 1957.
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, speech outline 1958.
"China Travel-boy," Typescript article 1963?
Miscellaneous, Typescript speech outlines 1964.
Miscellaneous, Typescript speech outline 1966.
Miscellaneous, Handwritten notes 1968.
The China That I Knew, 1973
Correspondence, notes, chapter outlines
Printed copy (softbound)
Civil service examination announcements and results
Clippings. Hetch Hetchy
Bartell, M. J., 1913
Cheminant, L. B., 1914-1915
Clapp, W. B., 1910-1911
Freeman, John, 1911-1912
Jones, D. A., 1909-1913
Jones, D. A., 1914-1915
Long, Percy V., 1914-1915
McGlashan, H. D., 1911-1915
Manson, Marsden, 1909-1912
O'Shaughnessy, M. M., 1912-1915
Parker, Carleton H., 1914
Rankin, C. R., 1914-1915
Ross, Louis, 1915
Invoices, time sheets, lists of supplies, 1912-1916
Survey maps and charts
Appointment of Todd, 1921
Charts and drawings
Chiang, S. Y., 1920
Fong, C. Y., 1919-1920
Freeman, John R., See also SUBJECT FILE, Yellow River bridge contract bids 1919-1921.
Hsiao, C. L., 1920
Leitzel, Henry S., 1920-1921
Ling, Homer C., 1920
Ripley, Joseph, 1919
Wiggin, Thomas H., 1920-1936
Yang, P. M., 1920-1922
Young, S. S., 1920
Yuan, C. M., 1920-1921
Hydrographic records, 1920-1921
Rainfall data, 1919
Ssu Ho Reservoir, 1919-1920
Surveys (I), 1920-1921
Surveys, Book II, 1919-1920
Tawenkou Reservoir, 1920
Wen Ho Reservoir, 1919-1920
Appointment and discharge of Todd, 1921-1923
Baker, John E., 1921-1923
Hildabrand, Carl, 1922-1937
Tucker, F. F., 1921-1923
Whitham, Paul P., 1921-1924
Legal documents: Todd vs Asia Development Company
Rodger and Husar Law Office
Photographs of work in progress, with dates and captions
Relief committee reports
Hai Ho Conservancy Commission
Huai Valley Conservancy Board
Hunan Chinese Foreign Famine Relief Committee
Shantung International Relief Committee
Agreements, contracts, proposals, 1921-1928
Good Roads Movement
(Todd's salary) 1930-1932
Yellow River dike closure
Baker, John Earl, 1927-1949
Brown, David A., 1933-1937
Chang, C. C., See also Saratsi irrigation project 1931-1946.
Chuan, S. Henry, 1932-1933
Crane, Charles R., 1934-1939
capture and release by bandits 1933,
Freeman, John R.
Gunn, Selskar, 1934-1937
Hendry, John L., Jr., 1923-1927
Hsu, Shu-hsi, 1936-1938
Kung, H. Y., 1936-1937
Liang, M. T., 1926-1938
Liu, John, 1936-1937
Lively, D. O.
Mallory, Walter H., 1923-1945
Soong, T. V., 1927-1933
Tan, Chen, 1921-1946
Thomson, Andrew, 1937
Tornvall, Gustaf, Case of, 1932-1933
Vanderburgh, Richard M., 1925-1936
Waddell, J. A. L.
Wirt, Lincoln, 1935-1937
Famine Fund Drive, 1928
Expense accounts (Todd's), 1922-1927
Maps, charts, diagrams
Photographs of work in progress with date and captions including work at the Hopei-Shantung border, Linpuchi and Shensi, 1936
Annual reports, 1924-1930
Annual reports, 1931-1936
C.I.F.R.C. News Bulletin, 1936 April 1
Engineering Accomplishments, 1921-1933
Famine Commission Bulletin
The Huang Ho
Hydrology of the Yellow River
The Present Condition and a Discussion of the Fundamental Conservancy Measures for the Yellow River
The Yellow River Crevasse Closure Work at Tung Chuang
Cut-off channel for Yellow River control work. Typescripts
Dike breaks at Li Chin and Linpuchi. Typescripts
Famine prevention projects. Typescripts
Various issues of Series A and B on aspects of famine relief
Special engineering problems, proposals, surveys, studies
Fen Ho Dam, 1932-1934
Hupeh dikes, 1924-1927
Kweichow road work, 1927-1928
Saratsi irrigation project, 1928-1935
Description of project
Eliassen's charts and surveys
League of Nations report
Maps and charts
Memoranda, notes, clippings
Reports (include photographs)
American Committee for the Engineering Foundation correspondence
Golden Rule Foundation campaign
Personnel memoranda regarding Todd's service rating and salary
Report. Aggradation and silt control of the Middle Rio Grande Valley
Lowdermilk, Walter C., 1945
Office circulars, 1944-1945
Todd's personnel records, 1943-1945
East Twin Creek Flood Control Channel, 1943
Santa Inez River, 1944
Tucson, Arizona, Development of, 1944
Whitewater River Flood Control Channel, 1944
General. Includes use photocopy of UNRRA guest book, Original withdrawn from use March 17, 1946-August 1947.
Equipment lists and requisitions
Personal papers and mementoes
Statement of criticism of Todd
Reference letters and job offer to Todd
Personal to and from Todd 1945-1947.
Includes a letter from Chou En-Lai to Todd, Original is in the safe 1946. May 21, 1946.
Saratsi Irrigation Project
Chang, C. C., 1946-1947
Death of C. C. Chang, April-May 1947
Eliassen, Sigurd, 1945-1947
Powell, Helen, 1946-1947
Inventories of supplies
Maps and charts
Personnel lists and forms
Photographs of work in progress, with dates and captions
Photographs of work in progress, with dates and captions
First Session of the Council of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, Selected Documents, Printed copy 1943.
Miscellaneous weekly reports. Typescripts
Report of the Director General to the Council, Printed copy 1947 March.
China's Yellow River, monograph. Attached exhibits include reports to General S. Y. Chao, Chairman, Yellow River commission, Honan; General George C. Marshall, Cease-fire Committee, Nanking; General Chou En-lai, Communist delegation
History of the Yellow River Project, by O. J. Todd, March 1947
UNRRA in China, 1945-1947
UNRRA Relief for the Chinese People, A Report by CLARA (China Liberated Areas Relief Association), 1947
Water and Land Problems in China, by C. P. Christopoulos, 1947
Yellow River data
Yellow River Supply Analysis (final audit), 1947
Subject file, 1945-1970
Dike repair at Shantung. Memoranda
Hunger Fighters in China, A newsletter written at irregular intervals by and for the members and former members of UNRRA's Agricultural Rehabilitation Division of the China Office 1947-1970.
Draft of an issue edited by Todd 1967.
Travel and expense accounts
Yung Ting Ho
Baker, John Earl, 1949-1950
Barrett, David D., 1950
Powell, Helen, 1949-1951
Maps, charts, diagrams
Air raid shelters and drills
Appointment and resignation of Todd
Irrigation Engineering Division
History of Engineering Program, JCRR
Investigations and analyses
Programs and proposals
Weekly Activity Reports
Economic Cooperation Administration. Press translation summary and memoranda
Friends of China Club. Bulletins
Lapham Mission, Applications to the
Szechuan Project. Correspondence and memoranda
Undated - July 1949
Description and travel pamphlets
Description and travel pamphlets
China. Issues, 1929-1936
Chinese News Service. Various issues, 1961-1962
Commission for the Improvement of the River System of Chihli, Public Statement, Nos. 1-5
Final Report and Grand Scheme, 1918-1925
General Report(s), 1921, 1923, 1924
Instructions for Staff and Employees, 1920
Report on the Partial Conversion of Pei Ho, 1921
Democracy. Various issues, Includes correspondence 1937.
Geneal Rpeort (sic) of the Directorate-General for the Repairing of the Yung Ting Ho Dyke Breaches of 1924
Letter from China, by Anna Louise Strong. Four issues, 1963-1964
News Letter, The United Nations Association of the Republic of China. Various issues, 1961-1963
Notes on the Hwangho, or Yellow River; Including Extracts from a Report on the Condition of the South Bank Immediately Below Lo-K'ou, 1906
"The Operation of the Hai Ho Palliative Scheme in the Summer (of) " by C. Y. Kao 1933,
Peitaiho (summer residence), 1938-1946
River Conservancy Commission for Kwangtung Province, National Government. Publication No. 22
The Week in China. Various issues, 1928-1931
William Winter Comments. Various issues, 1965-1967
World Engineering Congress, Tokyo, Includes correspondence, member lists, schedules 1929.
Yellow River bridge construction proposals, 1921
"Yellow River Commission Proposal for an Aerial Inspection and Surveying Service with Landing Fields," September 1936
The Yellow River Commission Survey Department, Field Instructions for Survey Work, 1934
Engineering drawings, maps, diagrams, scrapbooks of clippings about building a military hospital in Mars-sur-Allier, France, the Grand Canal and the Yellow River system in China, and Taiwan's irrigation plans
School certificates, World War I items including a miniature Croix de Guerre, flags, scrolls, banners, chopsticks, a mounted tintype and UNRRA shoulder patches, a mounted silver plaque from the provincial government of Shensi, (boxed) June 20, 1932
Twenty Chinese bronze mirrors from various dynasties located in the Memorabilia cabinet in the Lou Henry Hoover Building lobby
Post cards. 48 booklets of detachable post cards; 647 individual cards and 3 packets of cards and one duplicate, depicting scenes, cities, buildings and artwork in Belgium, China, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States
One stereoscope and 100 slides of a set titled Editions Stereoscopeques de Guerre, depicting war damage 1917, 1918,
84 glass slides depicting Yellow River projects in China
Undated, 35mm, b&w, fragment
Undated, 35mm, b&w. Mint farm?
Undated film fragment deaccessioned due to severe nitrate decomposition and health and safety hazards.
Undated, 35mm, b&w. Children riding a donkey
Undated, 35mm, color. Todd family?
Undated, 16mm, color. Todd children at school party
16mm, b&w. Todd's Wedding Phillippines 1927,
16mm, b&w. Todd family 1930,
16mm, b&w. 1931,
16mm, b&w. Doris and Elinor Todd swimming and riding a donkey at Peitaiho, China 1931,
1932, 16mm, b&w. Todd children at Peitaiho and Peping, China
Photographs. See also photographs of irrigation and dike work in progress, with dates and captions, in these series: AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS and ASIA DEVELOPMENT COMPANY; CHINA INTERNATIONAL FAMINE RELIEF COMMISSION; and UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND REHABILITATION ADMINISTRATION. See also SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, The Open Road in China, where photographs accompany the text 1926,
6 prints, 7 duplicates and 1 negative depicting Todd only
21 prints depicting Todd and others
1 print, 1 duplicate, 18 newspaper mats and 2 newspaper plates depicting Todd as congressional candidate
89 prints, 5 duplicates and 177 negatives depicting Robert Todd
48 prints and 3 duplicates depicting the Todd and Pendleton families
22 prints depicting friends and colleagues of Todd
16 prints depicting University of Michigan classmates of Todd. See also 7 oversize photos in Box 75
141 prints, 8 duplicates, 96 negatives and 16 post cards depicting work on the Hetch Hetchy water project, and Yosemite National Park
48 prints and 93 negatives depicting Hetch Hetchy and Yosemite National Park
115 prints depicting Todd in military service
105 prints, 6 duplicates and 37 negatives depicting general views of China
43 prints and 3 duplicates depicting work on China's Grand Canal
243 prints, 10 duplicates and 135 negatives depicting civil engineering work for the Asia Development Company and the American National Red Cross in China. See also 2 oversize photos in Box 75
Asia Development Company
27 prints depicting views of Tsinan, China
12 prints and 10 duplicates depicting river work on the Yung Ting Ho
China International Famine Relief Commission
77 prints, 8 duplicates and 48 negatives depicting general views and phases of work on the Yellow River. See also 4 oversize photos in Box 75
3 prints depicting views of Canton, China
69 prints and 4 duplicates depicting views of the area of Honan and Yellow River flood damage
148 prints, 9 duplicates and 1 negative depicting river work in Chihli and the Tientsin region of Hopei Province
123 prints, 11 duplicates and 2 negatives depicting workers and equipment on the Yellow River in Hupeh Province
10 prints of views of Johel
4 prints, 2 duplicates and 1 negative depicting views of China's Great Wall at Kalgan
59 prints and 20 duplicates depicting the people and buildings of Kansu
89 prints, 8 duplicates and 3 negatives depicting Yellow River dike work at Kiangsi
10 prints depicting work at Kwangsi and Nanning
90 prints and 53 duplicates depicting people, buildings and scenery of Kweichow, China. Includes a print of Mr. Chow, Provincial Governor
95 prints and 4 duplicates depicting the Summer Palace, the Great Wall, buildings and statuary in the Peking area, and that city's irrigation system
3 prints and 1 duplicate depicting workers on the dike in Pu Chow County
3 prints, 2 duplicates and 2 negatives depicting a centrifugal pump at the Satochu Works, Saratsi
17 prints depicting ships in Shanghai harbor
164 prints, 46 duplicates and 24 negatives depicting scenes throughout Shansi Province, and the dams, bridges, gorges and channels of rivers which flow into the Yellow River: Fen Ho, Chin Ho, Sha Ho and the Sang Kan Ho
3 prints and 7 duplicates depicting the Governor of Shansi Province, Marshal Yen Hsi-shan, at his home, with Todd and Mr. L. H. Wang
166 prints and 9 duplicates depicting flood damage and subsequent dike repair work in the Shantung area 1925
52 prints depicting river ice packs, the worker's camp and dike repair near Litsin, Shantung
48 prints and one duplicate depicting villages, and refugees in the flooded area of Li Chin, Shantung
88 prints, 20 duplicates and 142 negatives depicting dike closure work using kao-liang "sausages" in Shantung
128 prints and 20 duplicates depicting scenes throughout Shensi Province, and work on the Yellow River, the Yi Ho and the Wei Ho
60 prints and 30 duplicates depicting work on the Wei Pei Project, Shensi Province
62 prints and 8 duplicates depicting river work in Shensi Province
65 prints, 1 duplicate and 36 negatives depicting roads and a Fen Ho bridge in Shansi Province
172 prints and 22 duplicates depicting scenes of the Suiyuan area and the Saratsi Canal
65 prints and 14 duplicates depicting scenery and people along the Yangtze River in Szechuan Province
54 prints, 9 duplicates and 16 negatives depicting shipping on the Yangtze River
95 prints and 34 duplicates depicting scenery in Yunnan Province
United States. Department of the Interior. Bureau of Reclamation. 4 prints of a river in New Mexico 1941.
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration 1945-1947.
160 prints and 14 duplicates depicting men and machinery working on Yellow River dike repair
115 prints and 134 duplicates depicting river dike closure work in Honan Province
133 prints, 93 duplicates and 4 negatives depicting heavy equipment and workers effecting river dike closure in Honan
Joint Commission on Rural Reconstruction 1949-1951.
169 prints and 27 duplicates depicting scenes and the people of Taiwan
94 prints and 20 duplicates depicting work on Taiwan's irrigation systems
120 prints depicting scenes of Taiwan which show topography
74 prints and 4 duplicates depicting canals and adjacent farms and villages on Taiwan
106 prints depicting creeks, canals, ponds, weirs and pumping projects on Taiwan
58 prints and two duplicates depicting workers on irrigation system projects
210 prints, 2 duplicates and 83 negatives depicting the Hsi Ho Dam Project, the Tsao-Kung Pumping Project and the work on the Chia-Nan and Tou Liu Canals
16 prints unidentified
General. Photographs on subjects of interest to Todd, and photographs presented to him
Canada. 21 prints depicting scenery at Banff and Lake Louise
Chinese leaders. 21 prints depicting Chen-lun Chang, Hsueh-liang Chang, Tzo-lin Chang, Chiang Kai-shek, Yu-hsiang Feng, Yung-chang Hsu, Hu Hu, Yuan-hung Li, Ch'uan-fang Sun, Sun Yat Sen, Kun Tsao, Pei-Foo Wu, Hsi-shan Yen, Hueh-chung Yu, Shih-kai Yuan. See also oversize photos in Box 75: General Sheng Chen, Kuang-ti Ch'in, Hsi-cheng Chou, General Yu-hsiang Feng, Fu-ch'u Han
Ming Tombs, Nanking. 16 prints, 7 duplicates and 11 negatives depicting statuary along the funeral path, 1925, 1927
Mint farms. 48 prints and 6 duplicates depicting buildings and workers harvesting the crop in Kai Yuan and Tsing Hua, 1922-1933
Salt wells at Tze tintsing, Szechuan. 20 prints and 11 duplicates depicting salt junks, water sluices, boiling pans, bales of salt, 1920, 1930
Teng Family Cemetery. 6 prints, 13 duplicates and 6 negatives depicting ruins of the statuary, 1926
Clackamas River, Oregon. 59 prints and 16 negatives depicting work on a diversion dam, 1915, 1923
Eugene, Oregon. 17 prints depicting construction on a water project
Huntington Lake, California. 16 prints, 11 duplicates and 14 post cards depicting year-round work on a water project, 1923
New York Aquaduct, Davis Bridge Dam, Vermont. 13 prints and 18 negatives depicting equipment at the dam, 1923
Oak Grove Project. 4 prints depicting erection of a steel transmission tower, 1923
Portland Canal. 15 prints depicting a power house, trestle and views of the canal, 1900, 1914
Yellowstone National Park. 93 prints and 119 negatives depicting scenery
Yuma, Arizona. 10 prints and 4 duplicates depicting the Colorado River at Laguna Dam, 1923
Unidentified and/or undated. 72 prints, 11 duplicates, 100 negatives and 2 post cards
Lists of photographs of his engineering assignments, numbered, described and dated by Todd
Oversize. 23 prints depicting University of Michigan classmates of Todd; staff members of the Asia Development Company, American National Red Cross, and the China International Famine Relief Commission; and Chinese leaders