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  • Illini Wise (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Illini Wise (Digital Surrogates), 1959-1960, includes the 1959-60 handbook for freshman women. Subjects concern information on the Dean of Women's Office; meeting with the freshman adviser; classes; campus traditions and activities; housing organizations; student activities; student regulations; suggestions on study habits, clothes, manners and money; and information on bus service, religious foundations and University names and abbreviations.
  • Illinois State Geological Survey Films (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Illinois State Geological Survey Films include 16mm films created by the Illinois State Geological Survey concerning power lines; clay brick creation; drilling machinery; geophysical survey equipment; oil fields; and the Illinois State Geological Survey building.
  • Illinois State Water Survey Films (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    In the late 1970s the National Park Service created narrated videorecordings of aerial surveys of 11 Illinois rivers and creeks: Bureau Creek, Big Indian Creek, Des Plaines River, Embarras River, Kishwaukee River, Little Wabash River, Mackinaw River, Rock River, Spring Creek, Sugar Creek, and Vermilion River. These videos were intended to support conservation and research on these watersheds by documenting river morphology, natural landscape features, and human development along these waterways at the time of the flights. In 2003, VHS recordings of the flights were donated to the Illinois State Water Survey by the National Park Service, with the stipulation that the information be preserved and made available to potential users. The tapes were digitized by the University Library in 2017.
  • Illinois Water and Climate Summaries (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Illinois Water and Climate Summaries (Digital Surrogates), 1985-1998, contains digitized reports concerning monthly water and climate data, collected and presented by the Illinois Water and Climate Surveys.
  • Illinois weather station observations (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Substation meteorological records comprising observations of temperature, amount and type of precipitation, predominant wind direction for volunteer-monitored weather stations throughout Illinois, taken as part of the Cooperative Observer Program from 1887 to 1948. Records for 1862-1874 for Ottawa, IL from the Smithsonian Institution's Register of Meteorological Observations are also included.
  • Iltis Mendelania Collection (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Iltis Mendelania Collection (Digital Surrogates), ca.1850-1938, contains digitized correspondence, photographs, manuscripts, handwritten certificates, research notes and sketches, concerning Gregor Mendel's and Hugo Iltis' research on genetics; Mendel's examinations in geology and physics; as well as locations related with Mendel's experimental gardens and his life as an Augustinian friar. An access copy to these materials is available upon request.
  • Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering Photograph File (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records of the Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering Photograph File contain photos, videos, and web pages concerning the General Engineering spring picnic, the undergraduate program curriculum.
  • Inside Illinois Newsletter (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Inside Illinois Newsletter (Digital Surrogates), 2011-2015, includes digitized and electronic copies of the Inside Illinois newsletter (2011-2015) concerning campus news, interviews, job opportunities, courses offered and weekly calendar listings.
  • Institute of Aviation Technical Reports (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Institute of Aviation Technical Reports includes technical reports concerning airplanes, airports, and human factors in flight. Also included is an Institute of Aviation Technical Report Index. Additional material not accessible online is available upon request. Email illiarch@illinois.edu for assistance.
  • Institute of Communications Research Subject File (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Institute of Communications Research Subject File of the includes correspondence and publications concerning psychological warfare.
  • International Hospitality Club (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
  • Issuances and Announcements File (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Issuances and Announcements File (Digital Surrogates), 1992, contains a digitized newsletter (Updates, September-November 1992), concerning announcements, events, and articles from the Computing and Communications Services Office.
  • Jack R. & Harry V. Harlan Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Jack R. and Harry V. Harlan Papers includes publications, manuscripts, reports, and photographs concerning agricultural research.
  • Jack Sherman Baker Papers (Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Jack Sherman Baker papers includes digitized video of Jack Baker giving a tour of the Erlanger House. Born Digital Surogates include a virtual tour video of Jack Baker's Studio in downtown Champaign, IL. The video was done for the AIA Illinois Virtual Conference
  • James B. Reston Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    James B. Reston Papers (Digital Surrogates), ca. 1943-1989, contains digitized personal notes, drafts, conference papers, speeches, diary pages, personal and institutional correspondence, interview transcripts, articles, memoirs, newspaper clippings and maps, relating to Reston's journalism career. Contents also include six audio recordings from 2 interviews conducted by Reston in 1977 and 1978. Digitized material concerns U.S. and international political episodes, social movements, public opinion, the professional practice of journalism, personal and family events, and business trips. Note: Several manuscripts, personal notes and diary pages are not dated. Newspaper clippings and some transcriptions of speeches are available online through the Digital Library access link. Nearline material includes audio recordings from interviews by Reston, photographs, articles, correspondence, newspaper clippings and others. Access copy to this material is available upon request.
  • Jean Haak Boehme Papers (Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates from the Jean Haak Boehme Papers, contain born digital written memoirs and digitized pictures from Scrapbook, concerning Jean Haak Boehme's student life; campus locations; family vacations; relationship and marriage with her husband; family and childhood memoirs; Haak Boehme's first job; and war times.
  • Jerry Hirsch Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Jerry Hirsch Papers includes general correspondence.
  • J. Jerry Uhl Papers (Audiovisual Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Papers of J. Jerry Uhl (1940-2010), professor in the Mathematics Department (1968-2010), includes correspondence, reports, reviews, proposals, publications, manuscripts, presentations, newspaper clippings, Mac floppy disks, recorded lectures from Math 315, and photographs; includes materials on Calculus & Mathematica (1988-1992), and a curriculum development project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that used Mac SEs in the classroom.
  • John C. Houbolt Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from John C. Houbolt Papers includes notes, research, and outlines concerning the NASA Lunar Committee. This series also includes a digitized radio interview with Houbolt on The Afternoon Magazine radio show (WILL, Illinois Public Media) concerning the lunar landing; lunar orbital rondezvous (LOR); orbital mechanics; Mars exploration; the Cassini mission to Saturn; Wernher von Braun; NASA; modern communications systems; and tools, appliances, and materials originally created for space travel and now widely used by the public.
  • John J. DeBoer Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the John J. DeBoer Papers includes tape recordings concerning a public meeting to oppose Broyles Bills, held at the McKinley Foundation on April 21, 1955, sponsored by the Human Relations Committee of the Student Senate and the Champaign-Urbana Committee to oppose the Broyles Bills.
  • John M. Gregory Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from the John M. Gregory Papers include a 1874 digitized letter, concerning correspondence between Gregory and Louise Allen.
  • Joseph T. Tykociner Papers (Audiovisual Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Audiovisual Digital Surrogates from the Joseph T. Tykociner Papers, contains a digitized film concerning Tykociner's contributions to research and in innovation in sound recording as well as in the field of electrical engineering. The digitized film shows a picture of Tykociner's apparatus and describing of its method of operation. Includes pictures of J. T. Tykociner, Jacob Kunz (developer of the photoelectric cell connected with the new process), Paine reading aloud, and Manoah Leide playing the violin. The film also shows pictures of the soundtrack and how it is affected by sound such as speech, the ringing of a bell, and the violin. This clip was produced from a videotape dub, of a duplicate a film was made in 1954 by the Motion Picture Society of America, in order to match the sounds of Mrs. Tykociner and the violinist. The original demonstration film was produced in 1921-22. Additional material is available upon request, including a digitized audio recording concerning an interview with Professor Tykociner (March 9th 1967), concerning his early interest in the recording of sound and sound in moving picture; his experience as student, research engineer and faculty at the University; research and experiments with sound recording; career as research engineer for Marconi company, for German companies on radio telegraphy, for radio communications at Russian companies and the Army; his return to the US in 1920; his latter demonstration of sound in film; as well as about commercials and films using Tykociner's sound system. Note: The digitized interview recording is currently nearline due to copyright statements, but permissions are to be reevaluated at a later date.
  • Joseph W. Royer Architectural Drawings (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Joseph W. Royer Architectural Drawings (Digital Surrogates), 1927-1929, contains digitized architectural plans relating to blueprints of structural, heating, plumbing, and electrical features of buildings completed by Royer, Danely, and Smith Architects of Urbana, Illinois including: Zeta Tau Alpha Chapter House (Urbana), Chicago Heights (Bloom Township) High School, Illinois Women's College [MacMurray College] Science Building (Jacksonville, Illinois), Illinois Women's College Residence Hall (Jacksonville, Illinois), and a Cavalry Armory (Urbana). Digitized material includes all paper records from record series 26/20/162 held by the University Archives. An access copy of all materials is available upon request.
  • Justin Palmer Papers (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records from the Justin Palmer Papers, Architecture graduate student, includes 3D models of campus buildings in short video clips created for the Mapping History at the University of Illinois sesquicentennial project (see RS 35/2/59 for more information).
  • Justus F. Mueller Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surogates of the Justus F. Mueller Papers includes "Some Recollections of Henry B. Ward, 1924-1928".
  • Katharine L. Sharp Papers (Digitial Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Papers of Katharine Lucinda Sharp (1865-1914), Librarian and Director of the Library School (1897-1907), including diplomas from the New York State Library School (B.L.S. 1892 and M.L.S. 1907) and the Columbian Exposition (1894); correspondence as director of the Armour Institute Library School (1893-97); correspondence with Melvil Dewey and other librarians concerning curricula and Andrew Carnegie (1894-1903); notes on a catechism for librarians (1891), library associations (1896-1905), public library work (1901), and University of Illinois Library history (1903); Library school announcements, information circulars and course descriptions (1895-1908); Illinois State Library Association (1896-1916, 1922); survey of Illinois libraries (1903-10); photocopies of source material (1881-1898, 1907-19); memorial letters (1914); research notes, correspondence and manuscripts (1962-63) and photographs (1894-1907) accumulated by Miss Rose Phelps in writing a biographical sketch and by Miss Laurel Grotzinger in writing a biographical dissertation on Miss Sharp. The series contains material on library legislation in Illinois and other states (1897-1905).
  • Katharine Sharp Memorial Correspondence (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Katharine Sharp Memorial correspondence, between Frances Simpson, Assistant Director of the Library School (1912-30), and members of the Katharine Sharp Memorial Committee, Library School Alumni and friends of Katherine Sharp concerning the death and funeral of Miss Sharp, memorial exercises, Memorial Tablet, presentation ceremony and photogravures of the tablet. The file includes programs and photogravure copies of the tablet.
  • Kharagpur Institute of Technology Publications (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Kharagpur Institute of Technology Publications includes reports of the Trip to India to Study the AID Engineering Program of the University of Illinois at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India written by W. L. Everitt (Dean of Engineering, 1949-68).
  • Krannert Museum Exhibition Catalogs (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Krannert Museum Exhibition Catalogs (Digital Surrogates), 1978, contains a digitized catalog concerning the exhibition of the work by Sol LeWitt at the Krannert Art Museum from February 3 through April 4, 1978. The digitized catalogue includes biographical notes about LeWitt, and an invitation to a preview event and conversation with the artist.
  • Larry Smarr Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Larry Smarr Papers include correspondence, reprints, newspaper clippings, and handwritten notes regarding research on black holes, astronomical topics, and supercomputing.
  • Leon Dash Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Leon Dash Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1973-1978, 1986, 1990-1993, 2007-2009, includes materials digitized from the University Archives records series 13/3/23 relating to Dash work as journalist and reporter for the Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES) Tim Nugent project (2007-2009) and for the Washington Post. An access copy is available in online and nearline files. Online files: Include transcriptions and audio interviews associated with the DRES Tim Nugent project (2007-2009); interviewees include Reginald Alston, Jean Bergey, Henry Betts, John Brademas, Mary Lou Breslin, Kitty Cone, Jean Driscoll, Jack Duncan, Fred Fay, Joseph Hampton, Judith Heumann, Andrew Imparato, Thomas and Louise Jones, Simi Linton, Roger Martin, Evelyn Moore, Tim Nugent, Margaret McKain, and Patricia Nugent Steuerwold, Jack Peltason, Pat Pound, Zona Roberts, Michael Winter, William Stallman, Linda Van Vleck. Nearline files: Include newspaper articles by Leon Dash (published and drafts), maps, photographs, handwritten notebooks, handwritten notes, correspondence, documentary research materials (bulletins, reports, policy handouts, academic articles, research papers, writings by Gerald J Bender), and newspaper clippings, pertaining to Dash work as journalist and Washington Post reporter concerning primarily with Angola's revolutionary guerrillas and independence movements (1973 -78, 1986, 1990 -93). Please contact the University of Illinois Archives to request access. Digitized photographs pertaining to this record series is available at the Archives image repository.
  • LGBT at UIUC
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    "The Gay Illini organization was formed in 1975 and Illini Pride was founded in 1977, both growing out of the work of the Gay Liberation Front. Gay Illini was announced in the Daily Illini on January 29, 1975. By April 1975, the group was holding Gay Forums, offering panels discussing topics related to gay students and queer life. The group also hosted a number of social events, including dances, picnics, and movie nights." (reprinted from the Student Life & Culture Archives blog, written by Caitlin Stamm, http://archives.library.illinois.edu/slc/pride-month-2015-lgbt-history-on-campus/) Since the beginning in the 1970s, the story of LGBTQ culture and student organizations has taken several twists and turns, including a large number of name changes, acronym rearrangements, and a shifting landscape of office space (or lack thereof). This digital collection offers only a glimpse into the past, and does not attempt by any means to represents events, organizations, or policies in their entirety. Rather, the collection should be thought of as just one door in a long hallway of history. Another door is the current Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Resource Center, located in Room 323 of the Illini Union. As a complement to this collection, users may find the timeline the LGBTRC created here: https://oiir.illinois.edu/lgbt-resource-center/about-lgbtrc/history helpful. The University Archives are also a terrific opening for scholars who want to really dig into the LGBTQ past of the University of Illinois. All materials found in this collection were hand picked from two archival records series. To visit the University Archives online, please visit http://archives.library.illinois.edu. The analog collection these images were drawn from reside at the physical location of the Archives Research Center, Horticulture Field Laboratory, 1707 South Orchard, Urbana. It is the hope of the University Archives and the LGBT Resource Center that, over time, this digital collection will continue to grow. If you are a student, faculty, or staff member and have questions about donating material, please contact the Archives at (217) 333-0798. Collection Curator's Note: The University of Illinois recognizes that the acronym LGBT may not be agreeable to everyone it attempts to encompass. It was chosen for the title solely because it was the most used acronym found within the related archival collection. No offense is intended to any member of our highly diversified community campus.
  • Library and Information Science Library Subject File (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Library and Information Science Library Subject Files contains correspondence, reports, user analysis surveys relating to the collection and services of the Library unit and its transition into a "virtual" library. This series also includes digital copies of the Library and Information Science Library's website; "SWOT" assessment future planning documents related to Library Divisions (2005-06); and user analysis and implementation planning for the implementation of the Library's on-line public access catalog (OPAC) (1997-99) and its replacement with the Voyager OPAC (2002).
  • Library Audiovisual Presentations (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Library Audiovisual Presentations includes negatives and positives of a two-reel silent film, "Found in a Book: Making the Most of your Library," April, 1936. Series also includes 2 DVD format copies (2010). This film was produced by the Class in Administration, University of Illinois Library School, directed by Marion Bradford, written by Ralph T. Esterquest, and photographed by Ray P. Hamm. Actors include Klusman Parks, David Pettigrew, Halle Galhuly, Mildred Easton, and Martha Sanford. The plot compares the experiences of one student who successfully utilizes the university library to aid his research with his roommate who does not. Additonally, this collection includes audio cassettes of faculty and guest lectures concerning control and access; inderdisciplinary research; digital materials; community relations; music preservation; feminist perspectives on thinking, libraries, and information; global impact of libraries; reference and virtual libraries; humanities and libraries; and information technology by speakers including Herbert White, Robert Alun Jones, Barbara J. Ford, Charles A. Bunge, Sarah M. Pritchard, Richard Jones, Sonja Jordan, Ann Bishop, Adam Griego, Carole L. Palmer, Kuperminc Marta Zarate, and Sally H. McCallum.
  • Library Photographs and Slides (Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Library Photographs and Slides (Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates), 2003, 2007, contains images of the Ricker Architecture Library Project (ca. 2003), the acquisition of the University Library's 10 Millionth Volume (2007), and the Printers Marks Windows.
  • Lorado Taft Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Lorado Taft Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1929, contains a digitized handwritten manuscript and a letter, as well as an electronic transcript of the manuscript, relating to the speech given by Taft about the Alma Mater.
  • Louise J. Pellens Scrapbook (Digital Surrogate)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Louise J. Pellens Scrapbook (Digital Surrogate), 1905-1909, contains a digitized scrapbook entitled "Memory Book" of Louise J. "Prim" Pellens '09, including dance programs (135); theater programs (1906-09); photographs; Pi Beta Phi convention programs and menu (1906), annual report (1909), and house rules; commencement programs (1907-09); baseball scorecards (1907-08); concert & musical programs (1907-09); clippings; menus; calling cards; tags; postcards; invitation (1907-09); favors; and copies of "The Dope Sheet" and "Sirkus Siren" (1907-09).
  • Ludwig F. Audrieth Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Ludwig F. Audrieth Papers includes correspondence, office memoranda, and publications concerning Picatinny Arsenal.
  • Mapping History at the University of Illinois Collection
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Mapping History at the University of Illinois (MH@UI) collection contains maps, drawings, blueprints, and images of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and Champaign County dating from the 1850s to the present. Maps relate to way-finding, campus and community planning, city zoning, political districting, transportation, humor and cartooning, student housing, recreational offerings, faculty club outings, and more. These materials are part of the MH@UI project, a collaboration between University of Illinois Archives, University Library’s Scholarly Commons-GIS, and the School of Architecture, see: http://www.library.illinois.edu/mappinghistory/ Holdings are from the collections of the University Archives, Map Library, and Champaign County Historical Archives. Collection size: approximately 525 maps
  • March for Science Champaign-Urbana Records (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    March for Science Champaign-Urbana Records include protest signs and posters, flyers, photos, original art from a volunteer artist, and indexed publicly available social media and web content concerning the sister March for Science Champaign-Urbana on April 22, 2017, at the Orpheum Children's Science Museum.