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  • Margaret Erlanger Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Margaret Erlanger Papers include digitized correspondence, photographs, curriculum proposals, dance concert posters and programs, and newspapers clippings, concerning Profesor Erlanger's contribution to the creation of the Dance Department at Illinois, and to the evolution of the undergraduate and graduate dance programs. Note: Since these materials were digitized for a May 2017 library exhibit, they focus on the Dancer-in-residence position created at Illinois, and on Margaret Erlanger's perspectives on Dance Education. Materials available online include a sample of the digitized material. Additional information is available upon request, including correspondance and images that cannot be published online due to copyright restrictions
  • Marie H. Nichols Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates fo the Marie H. Nichols Papers includes corresponence, articles, and speeches concerning speech eductation and a recollection of writing for Q.J.S. Correspondants include Karl Wallace (University of Illinois, 1966-67).
  • Mark Naoumides Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Mark Naoumides Papers include handwritten notes, corrections, and notecards on manuscripts and publications.
  • Memorial Stadium Renovation Consulting Reports (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Memorial Stadium Renovation Consulting Reports (Born Digital Records), 2005-2006, contains reports prepared by consulting firms responsible of designing the renovation plan for the University of Illinois Memorial Stadium. Materials include a phased development plan (2005) and a report on preservation adverse effect of the original renovation plan (2006).
  • Men's Football Programs (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from the Football Programs, include digitized copies from the 1913 and 1914 homecoming football programs. The 1913 program is the Fourth Annual Homecoming of the Alumni of the University of Illinois, and details Homecoming activities during the weekend of November 14-16, 1913. The original program can be located at RS 28/5/811, Box 1, 1911-1915 The 1914 program is the Homecoming game between Chicago and Illinois, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, and details Homecoming activities during the weekend of November 13-15, 1914. The original program can be found in RS 28/5/811, Box 1, 1914.
  • Michael Henry Walker Farm Diaries (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Farm Diaries of Michael Henry Walker (1842-1915) include daily accounts of weather information, livestock purchase and sale, farm work and productivity, and accounting on the Walker farm in Tennessee, Illinois. 1896 diary includes minutes of Board of Trustees of Hillsgrove Church (1890-91). This series also includes a Francis Birthday Book (1906) containing information about the name "Francis" and a calendar containing birth anniversary dates for family members.
  • Michael Stern Hart Papers (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Michael Stern Hart Papers (Born Digital Records), 1986-2007, includes email correspondence; unpublished essays and articles; newsletters, press releases; transcriptions of press articles; book excerpts; photographs; audiovisual materials; web design elements and software programs concerning Project Gutenberg, eBooks, and information dissemination and literacy. Materials also relate to Hart's views on politics, the Internet, and social issues. Online materials include newsletters, press releases and communications, and selected correspondence relating to the Project Gutenberg. Additional material that cannot be placed online due to copyright or other reasons is available from the University Archives upon request. These files include email correspondence, audiovisual material, photographs, articles and unpublished writings, concerning the Project Gutenberg and Hart's personal life. Please contact the University Archives for questions or to request access.
  • Minority Student Affairs Subject Files (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Minority Student Affairs Subject Files (Digital Surrogates), 2006-2008, contains digitized DVDs of Mom's Day Scholastic Awards Ceremony for the years 2006-2008, and the 2006 McNair Summer Research Institute Recognition Dinner. Digitized films are available in .VOB files and have a size of 15.6 gigabytes. Some files have undergone minimal processing and may require the use of specialized software for display and access.
  • Morrow Plots Notebook (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Morrow Plots Notebook (ca. 1876-1913, 1967) includes data for corn, oats, and clover, as well as information about the rotation of crops and fertilizers used in "Experiment 23" and the Morrow Plots. The notebook describes crops that were grown in specific plots and for which years, as well as periodic observations by date.
  • Mosaic Program Files (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records from the Mosaic Program Files, include program files from the Mosaic web browser developed by UIUC's National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). Mosaic was one of the first web browsers and the first using a user friendly interface. Original files were retrieved from: ftp://ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Mosaic/.
  • Mothers' Association Subject File (Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Mothers' Association Subject File (Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates), 1977, 1980, 2002, includes two digitized typewritten texts, referring to the historical outline of the Dads' Association from 1980 and historical outline of Mothers' Association from 1977. This material is available online through the URL provided above. Additional nearline material is available upon request, including born digital pictures, brochures and newsletters relating to artistic, athletic and recreational activities, activities held at the Illini Union; orientation resources for newly enrolled undergraduate students and their parents; and University resources for students. Please contact us if you want to use this information.
  • Motion Picture Center Production Film (Audiovisual Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Motion Picture Center Production Film (Audiovisual Digital Surrogates), 1966, ca. 1971, includes commercial and student 16mm films used by the Motion Picture Production Center for training and editing practice including films of students on the Quad, homecoming (1967), demonstrations, Turner Hall Dedication, Armistice Day (1970), Morning Star Free Will Baptist Church; interviews and speeches by agriculturists including Orville Freeman and William Kuhfuss; Illinois politicians including Otto Kerner and Adlai Stevenson; and newsreel and documentary footage (ca. 1960-72). The series includes newsreel footage and accompanying releases from CBS Newsfilm (1957-61) concerning world affairs, American politics, civil rights, natural disasters, fires, labor relations, fashions, scientific achievements, sports and holidays. Prominent individuals covered include Dwight D. Eisenhower, Harry S. Truman, Richard M. Nixon, James Hoffa, Robert Kennedy, Nelson Rockefeller, Averill Harriman, Charles de Gaulle, John Foster Dulles, Pius XII, John XXIII, Orville Faubus, Adlai Stevenson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Queen Elizabeth and Winston Churchill. The series includes films from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (ca. 1967); the British Information Service (1961, 1964-66); National Television News (1963-69) on sports, economic outlooks, and the auto industry; Mercury News film (ca. 1964-68) on fashions technical advances, and commerce; Krosney Productions on Israel; Telenews (1967) on Social Security; News-screen on health care and appliances; Colorfilm on the small farm; Reader's Digest on school dropouts; and films on the Gizz Kids, a Champaign sports car rally, hunting wild turkeys and the College All Star Game (1959).
  • Muslim Student Association Records (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Muslim Student Association Records (1964-2016), including an outreach organization manual (2003), president's file (1990-2016), flyers and advertisements for Urbana-Champaign Unity & Struggle organizations (2001-02), starter guide and welcome brochure for MSA, newspaper clippings from the Daily Illini about Matthew Hale's visit to Urbana-Champaign, Israel Independence Day, and protests (2001-02), scrapbook of speakers and elections (1967-68), research, articles, and publications about the origins of the Israel/Palestine conflict and the case for divestment in Israel (1989-2002), information about Islam Awareness week, Muslim Women's Outreach, and the Fast-a-thon. Also includes Certificates of Affiliation with the Muslim Student Association of United States and Canada (1978-1989), Certificate of Appreciation from Islamic Relief, Award of Merit from the International Student Association (1964), and Muslim student publications al-Alim and al-talib (2002-07).
  • Nathan C. Ricker Transcripts & Textbooks (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Nathan C. Ricker Transcripts & Textbooks includes mimeographed texts, drawings, and graphs used by Ricker in his classes.
  • National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) Newsletters (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) Newsletters (Digital Surrogates), 1951-1954, 1962-1996, 2000-2002, contains digitized copies NWBA periodic newsletter concerning sporting events, tournament results, staff designation, association's bylaws, fundraising activities, and other information.
  • Natural History Museum Registers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of Natural History Museum Registers contain books and microfilm of accession records for archaeological, mammalogical, ornithological, paleontological, geological, and other objects acquired by the Natural History Museum and recording accession number, source location, date of collection, field number, and remarks describing the object.
  • Natural History Survey Films (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Natural History Survey Films include 35mm and 16mm films created by the Illinois Natural History Survey concerning quail and prairie chickens; fish; wildlife restoration; pine plantations; cannon-netting; chemical treatment of lakes; insect collection; waterfowl; plant colleciton and preservation; restocking fish populations in lakes; Dutch elm disease; the Fairmont limestone quarry; waterfowl; and use of pesticides in agriculture.
  • Negro Matriculants List (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Negro Matriculants List includes a 1940 report "Data Concerning Negro Students at the State University" providing a narrative overview of the history, curricula, graduation, employment, extra curriculars, graduate work, honors, living conditions, organizations, welfare, and needs of African-American students 1887-1940.
  • Neil L. Block Papers (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Neil L. Block Papers (Born Digital Records), 1979-1987, includes articles and notes concerning Block's work on astrology. Additional electronic material is available upon request, including software manuals, and instructions; executable files; system files; data tables; image files; bibliographies; indexes; resumes; articles and notes; relating to specialized software including FORTRAN, Lotus Symphony, dBASE Table File Format (DBF), C programming language, File Archive Utility, and AutoCAD (.DWG); programming instructions, astronomy, and astrology. Includes excerpts from the programming book "LEARNING C" by Larry L. Severson and Neil Block. Note: An index to additional nearline material is available in the link provided. Neil Block used the pseudonym Gary Duncan for his astrological projects. An access copy of this material is available upon request.
  • Neuropsychiatric Institute Bulletins (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Neuropsychiatric Institute Bulletins (Digital Surrogates), 1942, contains copies of a digitized brochure and a bulletin, relating to the history, construction, purposes, operation, uses and future of the Illinois Neuropsychiatric Institute. The digitized bulletin -entitled "The Welfare Bulletin", Volume 33, Number 8, August-, includes a speech by Illinois Governor Dwight H. Green in the inauguration of the Institute; as well as articles discussing welfare services and programs.
  • Nina Ruth Harding Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Nina Ruth Harding Papers (Digital Surrogates) contains correspondence between Nina Ruth (b. July 13, 1902, d. Feb. 14, 1925) and members of her family, cancelled checks (1922-23), photographs, postcards, graduation invitations, dance invitations and wedding invitations. Correspondence to Nina Ruth Harding consists primarily of letters from Logan F. Peirce (U of I, 1920-1924) and several from her family and friends (150+ letters) relating to many aspects of collegiate life during the 1920's: dating, the popularity of football, the first automobiles, early motion pictures, early radio broadcasting, fraternity and sorority life (Nina was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority and Logan was a member of Alpha Chi Rho), cost of living, etc. This series also includes letters to Nina's parents (1899-1930), Theresa and Robert Harding, from their children and extended family.
  • NROTC Publications (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the NROTC Publications contain digitized issues of Flaghoist and Challenge featuring news articles and images of NROTC activities at the University of Illinois.
  • Office of the Dean of Students Programs and Services Annual Reports (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Dean of Men's Office Annual Reports contain digitized reports detailing the activities of the Dean and employees in the office regarding student life, student employment, student discipline, student scholarship, fraternities, sororities, financial aid, housing, student organizations, student government, speaking engagements, and the Council of Administration.
  • Office of Volunteer Programs Administrative File (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Office of Volunteer Programs Administrative File includes correspondence, minutes, reports, brochures relating to the creation of the Office of Volunteer Programs (1988-89), U.W.K.O. (United Way Kick-Off), M.A.D.D. (Make a Difference Day), and National Volunteer Week. Also included are Volunteer Program Associate "Green Dean" notebooks, Green Dean bi-monthly reports, Into the Streets notebooks, conference notebooks, and Leadership in Volunteerism Experience (L.I.V.E.) materials (1989-94).
  • Open House and Student Engineering Exhibit Programs (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Open House and Student Engineering Exhibit Programs includes programs for the Engineering Open House (1920-21, 1953-55, 1958- ) containing descriptions and photographs of buildings, equipment and exhibits, maps and information for visitors.
  • Orson Welles Microfiche Collection
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
  • Oscar V. Seed Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Oscar V. Seed Papers includes Seed's accounts of a trip to Europe on a cattle boat in 1910, his World War I experiences at Fort Sheridan and Chateau Thierry, and his entry into the University of Illinois academy in 1907 through to his enlistment into the Army for service in World War I.
  • Pandora's Rag Records (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Records for Pandora's Rag, independent student feminist publication founded at the University of Illinois in 1998, including publicity, layout and editing information, subscription and sales materials, T-shirts, pins, and issues of the magazine from 1998-2004 and from 2015 and 2017 after the magazine was re-launched.
  • Patricia Webster Tabler Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Patricia Webster Tabler Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1949-1979, contains digitized images of Patricia Webster Tabler's personal handwritten correspondence (in postcards, seasonal cards, scrapping and white paper); memorial obituaries; Pat Tabler Memorial Scholarship Award statement; event programs and brochures; fabric samples and newspaper clippings; concerning Patricia Webster Tabler's and his husband Kenneth Tabler student life, religious services, sorority and fraternity events, music concerts, elementary school events, and University-related news (especially from The News Gazette and the Daily Illini) about student activities, the humanities, arts, and religious fields at Champaign- Urbana campus. Digitized materials also include children handwritten notes and drawings.
  • Paul C. Beaver Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Paul C. Beaver Papers includes correspondence with Henry B. Ward.
  • Phi Kappa News (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Phi Kappa News (Digital Surrogates), 1929-1946, 2012, contains digitized copies of the Phi Kappa newsletter, concerning member profiles, University events and buildings, chapter and student activities, athletic and academic competitions and awards, house social functions, homecoming events and the alumni association programs. News columns include reports of marriages, children and alumni professional activities.
  • Philip E. Mosely Collection (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Philip E. Mosely Collection includes general correspondence, publications, handwritten notes and notebooks, schedules, and programs regarding the Shevchenko Scientifica Society, a Ukranian book project, and travel to Russia.
  • Placement Office Publications Audiovisuals (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Audiovisual Digital Surrogates from the Placement Office Publications includes a digitized video, concerning a Women in Engineering recruitment commercial, 1973.
  • PLATO System Notes Files (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    PLATO System Notes Files (Digital Surrogates), 1972-1976, contains digitized notes exchanged between developers and users of PLATO system, during the evolutionary implementation of the world's first wide-area computer network devoted to education. Digitized notes include lesson notes with developers' instructions, as well as users' experiences and questions related with the system use. PDF files contain scanned copies of the original material and .TXT files contain transcriptions of the original digitized material to facilitate its access. PLATO was computer-based learning environment developed by physicists and engineers at the University of Illinois circa 1960. It was the first use of a computer for pedagogy and the first time-shared education system. See the creator's biographical note for more information.
  • PLATO User's Memos and Manuals (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    PLATO User's Memos and Manuals (Digital Surrogates), 1969-1984, 1989, 1993, contains digitized booklets, manuals, reports and memos concerning TUTOR, the main language used to write instructional materials for the mainframe-oriented PLATO computer-based instructional system. Digitized material include the series of published booklets "Plato User's Memo: Summary of TUTOR commands and systems variables" by Elaine Avner (1974-1984); the publication "Summary of the TUTOR language" by Elaine Avner (first edition 1984, second edition 1989); as well as manuals and reports about features and operation of the TUTOR language and other aspects of the PLATO system by Paul Tenczar, Richard. A. Avner, Jack Stifle, Elaine Avner and Gene Kelly. For additional information about PLATO computer-based instructional system see the Archives' record series on the Computer-based Education Research Laboratory.
  • Political Science Departmental Subject File (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Political Science Departmental Subject File include correspondence, publications, and recommendations concerning appointments. Significant correspondents include Hans Kelsen.
  • Postcards File (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Postcards containing views of scenes in the United States and other countries, including landscapes, street scenes, public buildings, rooms, maps and souvenir folders. The series includes postcard views of animals, humor, objects, patriotic and persons.
  • President Arthur Willard General Correspondence Records (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    President Arthur Willard General Correspondence Records (Digital Surrogates), 1937-1940, contains digitized typewritten and handwritten letters, memoranda and budgets concerning an amendment to the Agreement between the University and the State Department of Public Welfare, regarding the operation of the research and educational hospitals, primarily the Neuro-Psychiatric Institute. Main correspondents include of President Arthur Willard, Dr. Eric Oldberg (Department of Neurology and Neurological Surgery, college of Medicine), D.J. Davis (Dean of the college of Medicine), A.L. Bowen (Director of the State Department of Public Welfare), Judge Sveinbjorn Johnson (University Counsel), Douglas Singer (Head of the Department of Psychiatry, college of Medicine), Raymond Allen (Executive Dean, College of Medicine). Original files can be found in record series 2/9/1, Box 54.
  • President Edmund J. James Subject Files (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    President Edmund J. James Subject Files (Digital Surrogates), 1915, includes the digitized report "Report of Special Senate Committee" presented to the University Senate on June 9th 1915, concerning President James' proposal of creating a constitution for the University of Illinois. The original report can be found in this series (RS 2/5/5), at Box 8.
  • President E. James General Correspondence (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    President E. James General Correspondence (Digital Surrogates), 1908, 1912-1918, contains digitized typewritten letters, speeches, handwritten letters, telegrams, and event programs, related primarily to the visit of the Chinese ambassador to campus and his speech in the 1908 commencement ceremony, students sent to the University by the Chinese government, the Chinese Students' Alliance, a proposal for sending and Educational Mission to China; as well as relating to the Crocker Land Expedition and the contribution of the University to its realization. Relevant correspondents include President Edward James, Chinese Ambassador Wu Ting-Fang, President Woodrow Wilson, W. Elmer Ekblaw, and Edmund Otis Hovey (American Museum of Natural History, New York City). Original materials can be found at record series 2/5/3, boxes 10, 17, 31, 32, 43, 61, 80, 114, 140, 153. Additional information related to the Crocker Land Expedition can be found in record series 15/1/812; 15/11/21; 26/20/153; and 43/6/808.