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  • Faculty Minutes (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Minutes of the College of Engineering faculty, 1897-1902, 1918-2008, include correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, reports, resolutions, committee nomination slates and election ballots, and proposals relating to requirements for admission, courses, and graduation; registration procedures; proposed revisions to the curriculum (e.g. the introduction of a master's program in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. program in Industrial Engineering) and college bylaws; faculty committees; petitions; grading; requirements for theses; special guest lectures; and the publication of the Technograph. This series also contains background documents for meetings of Heads, Directors, and Deans as well as memorials for faculty members.
  • Faculty Portraits File (Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Images)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Images from the Faculty Portraits File, contain faculty photographs relating to different University departments and different time periods. Faculty portraits were taken by the Photographic Service, which provides the staff and students of the University with photographers for public relations, instruction, and research, as well as providing portraits, passports, film strips, slides, and film processing.
  • Faculty Reports (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from Faculty Reports of the College of Engineering (1918-1927), include copies of correspondence, course schedules, and minutes concerning proposed revisions to the curriculum, such as the addition of courses pertaining to war issues during World War I; faculty committees; student enrollment statistics; special events and lectures, including efforts to invite the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education to the University of Illinois (1919-1920); the implementation of an engineering aptitude test for college freshman in order to better shape students' course selections (1919); and new faculty at the college.
  • Farm, Field and Fireside Collection
    History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Together with the introduction of rural mail delivery, the telephone, and the automobile, farm newspapers played a key role in the modernization of rural America. The Farm, Field and Fireside collection contains historically significant U.S. farm weeklies published in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These titles document a time of transition in American agriculture, politics, family life, and technology.
  • Filbey Family Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Filbey Family Papers includes a digitized copy of "The Early History of the Deans of Women...1897-1923" by Mrs. Mary L. (N.V.) Filbey (1969).
  • Financial Minutes and Reports, 1987-1990 (Born Digital)
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates of financial and accounting reports, correspondence, and Executive Board documents from 1987-1990.
  • 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.
  • Forrest I. Peters Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Forrest I. Peters Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1907, includes a digitized program for the Chicago Cubs World Championship banquet (Chicago, 1907). Material includes handwritten notes and autographs
  • Franklin H. Price Papers, 1918-1919 (Digital Surrogates)
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Papers of Franklin H. Price, agent of the ALA Library War Service Philadelphia Dispatch Office, containing correspondence from Carl Milam, Assistant to the Director of the ALA Library War Service. Correspondence concerns book requests and shipments, reports and instructions and funds and subscriptions. Series also includes a letter from Milam to Mr. Ashurst, Price's supervisor at the Philadelphia Free Library, praising Price's work for the Library War Service.
  • Frederick Hill Meserve Selected Photographs (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Frederick Hill Meserve Selected Photographs consists of photographs of Abraham Lincoln, dating from 1846 to 1865, that were collected by Frederick Hill Meserve. The photographs were collected in an album that was prepared by Meserve and Carl Sandburg for the creation of "The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln," published in 1944. Frederick Hill Meserve was born in 1865 and was the son of William Neal Meserve, a Civil War veteran. Frederick Meserve began collecting Civil War era photographs in the 1890s to illustrate his father's war diary. He became a prominent collector and historian of photographs from the era, especially photographs of Abraham Lincoln. He worked alongside historian Carl Sandburg to publish "The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln" in 1944. Meserve died in 1962, and his extensive collection of original photographs, amassed with the help of his daughter, Dorothy Meserve Kunhardt, was purchased by the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University in 2015. The digitized content consists of over 100 photographs of Abraham Lincoln, dating from 1846 to shortly before Lincoln's death in 1865. The photographs are 20th century reproductions made from original daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and negatives, which were collected in an album to prepare for the creation of "The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln." The bulk of the photographs depict Lincoln during the years of his presidential campaign and the subsequent five years he spent in the White House. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Frederick Hill Meserve Selected Photographs (MS 1027). The collection was partially digitized in 2013. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu. The Library wishes to acknowledge the Meserve-Kunhardt Foundation, which gave us permission to digitize the photographs and to reproduce the text of the image captions supplied by Frederick Hill Meserve in "The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln."
  • Frederick Wainwright Perkins Papers (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Frederick Wainwright Perkins Papers consists of architectural drawings prepared for one of Perkins's many commissions, the Charles H. Schweppe residence in Lake Forest, Illinois, in 1914 and 1915. Frederick Wainwright Perkins (1866-1928) was a prominent Chicago architect engaged in active practice from 1886 to 1924. Perkins designed many residences and buildings, mostly in the Chicago area but also in Duluth, Minnesota (where he had an office) and in downstate Illinois. The digitized content contains three sets of architectural drawings for the Charles H. Schweppe residence in Lake Forest, Illinois, one of Perkins's many commissions in the Chicago area. The sets include floor plans as well as exterior views. Note that the drawings digitized represent only a small portion of the documentation physically preserved for this commission, and the Charles H. Schweppe residence is only one of many commissions documented in the Frederick Wainwright Perkins Papers. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Frederick Wainwright Perkins Papers (MS 885). The collection was partially digitized in 2019. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Fred H. Turner Audio-recordings (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Fred H. Turner Audio-recordings (Digital Surrogates), 1967,1975, contains digitized oral interviews with Fred Turner about his years working for longtime Dean of Men Thomas Arkle Clark and the shifting role of faculty and administration during his own tenure as Dean (1967), differing administrative management styles between Clark and Turner, and the history of fraternities (1975), working with Clark and University Presidents Draper and James, the Chief, Founders Day, and other celebrations (1967).
  • French World War I Posters
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    This collection is comprised of 105 digitized posters published in France during the First World War. The selected posters represent a time of national volatility and a visual culture of lithography, illustrations, earlier posters and paintings.
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Hess Papers (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
  • Friends of the Observatory Newsletters (Born Digital)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Friends of the Observatory Newsletters contains copies of the newsletters concerning events, contributions, and history of the observatory.
  • Gabriel Guevrekian Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Gabriel Guevrekian Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1923-1936, contains a digitized copy of Guevrekian's scrapbook relating to his architectural plans, designs, sketches and photographs of models. Digitized material includes sketches and completed works designed in France (Paris and Narbonne), Iran (Teheran) and Hungary (Budapest).
  • George L. Childress Diaries (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the George L. Childress Diaries consists of duplicate 163-page typescripts of George L. Childress' diaries from January 1, 1862 through July 10, 1865. Childress, who served in Company I, 66th Volunteer Infantry, recorded his daily life in the army in his diaries. George L. Childress was from Bridgeport, Illinois. From the age of 22, Childress served in Company I, 66th Volunteer Infantry, which was mustered in November 1861, at Benton Barracks in St. Louis, Missouri, and reenlisted as a veteran in 1863. Company I was mustered out in July 1865, at Louisville, Kentucky. The digitized content contains a 163-page typescript of George L. Childress' diaries in which he recorded his daily life in the army from January 1, 1862 to July 10, 1865. He described battles and skirmishes as well as camp life and marching. His unit fought at Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, Iuka, and in the Atlanta campaign. Childress also recorded a list of items that he purchased while on duty. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the George L. Childress Diaries (MS 536). The collection was completely digitized in 2018. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • George W. Lienesch Collection (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the George W. Lienesch Collection of Ephemera consists of political ephemera, including trade cards and ballots, as well as various other printed ephemera from the 1880s and 1890s collected by George W. Lienesch, a farmer in St. Clair County, Illinois. George Washington Lienesch (1866-1922) of St. Clair County, Illinois, participated in music and theatre groups as a young adult and was a member of the Shiloh Valley Grange. He lived on a farm near Shiloh and O'Fallon in St. Clair County. The digitized content includes political ephemera Lienesch collected, including election ballots for various parties and newspaper clippings from the 1884 and 1888 elections as well as cards of the candidates. The collection also contains an 1886 almanac advertising the "Seven Barks" patent medicine, several humorous broadsides, and two postcards from the 1893 World's Fair. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the George Washington Lienesch Collection of Political Ephemera and Other Materials (MS 073). The collection was completely digitized in 2017. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Gibbs Family Papers (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Gibbs Family Papers consists of the papers of the Rowley family, a family related to the Gibbs family. Materials include correspondence, and legal and financial papers from 1838-1863. Justus A. Gibbs was born in Florence, New York, and moved to Illinois in 1836. He became a teacher in Harkness Grove, and then purchased a farm in Elmwood, Illinois. He soon after married Betty Smith in 1838. Ichabod Rowley was one of twelve children of Justus and Betty Gibbs. The digitized content contains the correspondence, and legal and financial papers of the Rowley family from 1838-1863. Most correspondence is between Dexter M., Eliza H., Helen Rowley, and their Pulsipher family cousins. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Gibbs Family Papers (MS 053). The collection was partially digitized in 2019. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Gizz Kids/Ms Kids Wheel Chair Basketball Teams File (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Gizz Kids/Ms Kids Wheel Chair Basketball Teams File, 1948-1986, contain correspondence; newspaper clippings; press releases; events schedules, programs and itineraries; biographies and rosters, concerning the Gizz Kids/Ms Kids Wheel Chair Basketball Teams history, activities, development, achievements, wheel chair sports rules, and accessibility issues at UIUC and other locations hosting sports events. Digitized materials also include information related with other sport teams for students with disabilities. Major correspondents include Timothy J. Nugent (Counselor of rehabilitation), C.C. Loew (Superintendent of Schools) and Major General Leo M. Boyle, Adjutant General. Materials were digitized by the Digital Content Creation Unit in 2011
  • GLBT Round Table Issuances and Publicity (Digital Surrogates), 1971-1990, 1992-2005, 2013
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Issuances and Publicity of the Social Responsiblities Round Table (SRRT) Gay and Lesbian Task Force, including A Gay Bibliography (1971-76, 1980), Gay Task Force News (1974-78), "Censored, Ignored, Overlooked, Too Expensive? How to Get Gay Materials into Libraries" (1979), publication and resource lists, news releases (1974-75, 1977-78), Gay Book Award Announcements (1980-81), articles about the Gay Task Force (1971-72, 1979), bibliographies, the GLTF clearinghouse inventory, Barbara Gitting's "Gays in Library Land. The Gay and Lesbian Task Force of the American Library Association: The First Sixteen Years" (1990), 25th Anniversary booklet (1995), and the GLTF Newsletter (1993-2005).
  • GLBT Round Table Subject File (Digital Surrogates), 1970-1996
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Subject File of the Gay Lesbian Bisexual Task Force (GLBTF) contains correspondence, meeting minutes and notes, includes Clearinghouse inventory, Correspondence of Wendy Thomas (1992-96), Minutes and Meeting Notes (1994-96), and Monthly Updates (1994, 1995).
  • Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois
    Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (IDEALS)  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    This community contains the collection for dissertations and theses produced by students in masters and doctoral programs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are a graduate student depositing your thesis or dissertation, please do this through the Graduate College at http://www.grad.uiuc.edu/submit-etd. If you deposit electronically, once your degree is conferred, your dissertation or thesis will appear in this collection. If you have authored a dissertation or thesis in the past at the University of Illinois and would like to see it appear here, please contact ideals-gen@illinois.edu for more information.
  • Great Lakes Quality Improvement Center for Disabilities Records (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Great Lakes Quality Improvement Center for Disabilities Records (Digital Surrogates), 1998-2003, contains pictures, presentation slides, and conceptual guidelines concerning Head Start programs for Americans with disabilities; inclusion and educational programs for children with disabilities; as well as training of health and education professionals. Digital materials also include interagency agreements and information resources about legislation, institutions, care and learning about promoting inclusion of children with disabilities in several states. These files are a copy of a CD from the Quality Improvement Center for Disabilities.
  • Greek Chapter History Project Records (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Records of the Greek Chapter History Project (2000-16), a project funded by the Society for the Preservation of Greek Housing and administered by the University of Illinois Archives' Student Life and Culture Archival Program, include histories written by graduate research assistants Jon Coit, Kate Pedrotty, Eric McKinley, Bao Bui, and archivist Fran Becque of University of Illinois fraternities and sororities: Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Phi, Chi Omega, Delta Tau Delta, FarmHouse, Gamma Zeta Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Mu, Pi Beta Phi, Sigma Chi, Sigma Phi Delta, and Zeta Tau Alpha. Also included are alumni interview notes and survey questions, correspondence, reports, publicity articles concerning the project, and a history of the University of Illinois Greek system.
  • The Green Observer (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Green Observer, a student run publication, contains articles, interviews, recipes, community calendars, and other features related to environmental issues. Topics include the Student Sustainable Farm, Beyond Coal Campaign, Keystone XL Pipeline, environmentally-friendly local businesses, and tips for living an environmentally-conscious lifestyle. Born Digital Records from The Green Observer contain born digital issues of The Green Observer from 2015 to 2017 and a 2017 Earth Week Calendar of Events.
  • Gregorio Weber Papers: Biographical Information (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Gregorio Weber Papers: Biographical Information (Born Digital Records), 1948-2000, contains the curriculum vitae of Gregorio Weber, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics (1962-86), and a chronologically ordered compilation of his published work. Digital materials were produced by Edward and Virginia Voss in a CD-ROM entitled "Gregorio Weber: A Fluorescent Lifetime".
  • Guide For New Students (Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Guide For New Students (Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Records), 1938-1946, 2014-, contains electronic copies of Your First Year at Illinois, a printed guide for freshmen involving information on University educational programs, admission, financial aid, housing, services and student life. Guides from 1938 to 1946 were digitized by the University Library, and the 2014 guide was produced electronically.
  • Gustave Koerner Papers (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Gustave Koerner Papers consists of printed and hand-written speeches given by Koerner during his time as a democrat in the Illinois Legislature from 1842-1844. Also included is a signed cabinet card photograph of Koerner. A native of Gemany, Gustave [also spelled “Gustav”] Koerner (1809-1896) moved to St. Clair County, Illinois in 1833. He became an influential state and national political figure, especially amongst the German American settlers of St. Clair. Koerner became a member of the Illinois General Assembly in 1842, and later served as the Lieutenant Governor of Illinois (1853-1857). This collection contains items relating to Koerner’s years in the Illinois legislature (1842-1844), including two printed copies of his July 5, 1842 speech voicing support of the Illinois Michigan Canal Bill; a handwritten speech on the nature of the current government, the National Bank, the depreciation of money, and anti-Van Buren views; and a cabinet card photograph of Koerner with his signature. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Gustave Koerner Papers (MS 044). The collection was partially digitized in 2019. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Handbooks (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Handbooks describing the facilities, collections and regulations governing use of the library designed for undergraduates (1941- ) and for graduates and faculty (1952- ). The series includes handbooks for the use of departmental and public service departments of the library (1942-47), and script (2002) and audio cassette (ca.1990) for the audio library tour.
  • Hardy Cross Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Hardy Cross Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1930, contains a digitized copy of Cross' paper "Analysis of Continuous Frames by Distributing Fixed-end Moments" included in the May 1930 Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers. This paper contributed refining and simplifying the mathematical work required to analyze elements of statically indeterminate buildings and bridges. It was one of Cross' major contributions to the field of structural engineering, and reshaped formal structural analysis for the next 30 years until computers started to enter the scene; his paper of eight pages on moment distribution led to 144 pages of discussion. The digitized copy includes an autograph of Hardy Cross in the front page. Materials also include .JPG images of Cross' article, divided by page. Access to these images is available upon request.
  • Harold M. and Margaret Osborn Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Harold M. and Margaret Osborn Papers (Digital Surrogates) include photographs and a book of correspondence kept by Margaret (Bordner) Osborn that includes letters from Harold M. Osborn and genealogical information.
  • Heinz Von Foerster Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Heinz Von Foerster Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1943, 1947, 1968-1971, 1974, contains digitized published papers and correspondence between Professor Heinz Von Foerster and the experimental architect Labbeus Woods concerning letters of recommendation on Woods' projects for different grants and fellowships, personal handwritten notes, and institutional correspondence. Digitized articles include "Uber das Leistungsproblem beim Klystron" Berichte der Lilienthal Gesellschaft fur Luftfahrtforschung 155, 1943; and "Von Pythagoras zu Josef Matthias Hauer", Jedermann: Eine Wochenschrift (1:1), 1 August, 1947. Digitized images pertaining to this record series, are available at the Archives image repository. The digitized interview "Understanding Complexity", broadcasted by the Old Dominion Univeristy Television, with Dr. Von Forester, and Humberto Maturana, by Dr. Fred Steier from the American Society for Cybernetics and the Old Dominion Univeristy can be accessed here: https://mediaspace.illinois.edu/playlist/dedicated/59489761/0_4bs8ano4/1_woyjvifj
  • Hennepin County Library Catalog Files (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Hennepin County Library Catalog Files (Born Digital Records), 2001-2002, is a resource that provides a rudimentary method to browse the bibliographic and authority control files of the Hennepin County Public Library current as of February 2002 and October 2001, respectively; and MARC21 records for materials in the Hennepin County Public Library, including locally developed authority control subject headings developed by Sanford Berman and associates. Access to this material requires login credentials.
  • Henry Van Sellar and Sallie Pattison Correspondence
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Henry Van Sellar and Sallie Pattison Correspondence consists of letters written in 1863 and 1865 between Sallie Pattison and Henry Van Sellar. Henry Van Sellar lived in Edgar County, Illinois, as a teacher before enlisting in the 12th Illinois Volunteer Infantry in 1861. There he served as Captain for about a year. He was then assigned to the staff of the Fourth Division of the 15th Army Corps, later commissioned to Lt. Colonel in 1864. He was discharged on July 10th, 1865. After the war, Henry moved to Paris, Illinois, and became a lawyer. Sallie Pattison was living in Paris, Illinois while writing to Henry. Their relationship began through correspondence. The two married in February 1864 and continued to write to each other until Henry came back from war in August 1865. The digitized content contains 44 letters between Henry Van Sellar and Sallie Pattison from 1863 and 1865. During this time, Sallie was living at home in Paris, Illinois and Henry was in the 12th Illinois Infantry. These letters detail the effects of war not only on the front lines, but also on the home front. Earlier letters (1863) establish the love between Henry and Sallie, while later letters (1865) detail the anxieties and cruelties of conflict, reactions to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and hopes for life after war. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Henry Van Sellar and Sallie Pattison Correspondence (MS 360). The collection was partially digitized in 2019. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Highway Engineering Conference Materials (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Highway Engineering Conference Materials (Digital Surrogates), 1914-1934, contains digitized copies of course booklets (1914-1934) for The Short Course in Highway Engineering, known as the Highway Engineering Conference after 1935, as well as a copy of the conference paper by Professor I. O. Baker on February 20, 1925. Booklets relate to the short course curricula and program, faculty involement, recommendations, and announcements, as well as the University's contributions to highway engineering.
  • Hilgard Family Papers (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
  • Historical Maps Online
    Rare Book & Manuscript Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Historical Maps Online collection contains images of maps charting the last 400 years of historical development in Illinois and the Northwest Territory, including historic topographic maps of Illinois. The collection also contains early large-scale topographic quadrangles published by the United States Geological Survey in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Collection size: approximately 420 maps.
  • Historic Lantern Slides
    Ricker Library of Architecture and Art  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digitized lantern slides found in library collections. Includes hand painted slides portraying the Century of Progress exhibition, as well as previous Contemporary Art exhibitions held by the U of I.
  • A Home of Their Own (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The collection contains papers and photos from community members and University of Illinois alumni Estelle Merrifield, Eunice Rivers, Paul Hursey, and Ray Hines.