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  • Gabriel Guevrekian Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1923-1936
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from the Gabriel Guevrekian Papers, contain 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), 1948-1986
    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
  • 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), 1998-2003
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Great Lakes Quality Improvement Center for Disabilities Records, contain 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), 1948-2000
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records from the Gregorio Weber Papers: Biographical Information, contain 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), 1938-1946, 2014-
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Records form the Guide for New Students contain 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), 1930
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Hardy Cross Papers 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), 1943, 1947, 1968-1971, 1974
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Heinz Von Foerster Papers contain 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), 2001-2002
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records from the Hennepin County Library Catalog Files 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.
  • Highway Engineering Conference Materials (Digital Surrogates), 1914-1934
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Highway Engineering Conference Records, 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.
  • 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.
  • Hospital and Health Service Annual Reports (Digital Surrogates), 1916-1974, 2006-2009
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Hospital and Health Service Annual Reports (1916 -2009) include digitized copies of Health Service Annual Reports concerning statistics about the Health Service activities in preventive medicine, health education, research, medical attention, and examination, regarding both mental and physical health (1916-1975) as well as financial reports (2006-2009). Health Services reports and statistics involve topics as disease and injuries; epidemics and communicable diseases; health habits; student deaths; dental health; immunization and supervision of food-handlers; subnormal development of male students in relationship with military service; monthly distribution of visits; and types and distribution of medical attention to students, staff and other patients.
  • IDEALS Institutional Repository
    Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (IDEALS)  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    IDEALS, the Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship, collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Faculty, staff, and graduate students can deposit their research and scholarship—unpublished and, in many cases, published—directly into IDEALS. Departments can use IDEALS to distribute their working papers, technical reports, or other research material. IDEALS also includes all electronic theses and dissertations deposited from Fall 2010 onward.
  • Illini Forensic Society Records: Debate Audio Recordings (Digital Surrogates), 1975
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Illini Forensic Society Records: Debate Audio Recordings, contain two digitized audio recordings concerning the voting and debate about a resolution stating that all Government regulation on private enterprise should be abolished. This debate took place on January 30 1975, between Illinois and University of Chicago.
  • Illini Greek newsletter (Born Digital Records), 2009-
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records from the Illini Greek newsletter, contain copies of this newsletter (2009-) produced by the Assistant Dean of Students (Greek Affairs) for fraternity and sorority officers and their chapters, concerning information about general operations, involvement in governing councils and engagement in the campus community. Additional information is available at the Office of the Dean of Students website at: http://www.odos.uiuc.edu/greek/news/illiniGreek.asp
  • Illini Union Board Subject Files (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born digital records from the Illini Union Board Subject Files contain photographs relating to the Oasis mind-body-spirit relaxation room (2007). Additional born digital material is available upon request, including correspondence, reports, proposals, rosters, bylaws, schedules, photographs, logos, minutes, short films, slides and webpage elements, concerning major events, regular activities, and administrative procedures, including the Big Ten Union Directors Meeting (2003), the Illini Union Board and the Illinites program (2003-04) and the Energy Audit results for clean energy and energy efficiency projects (2007).
  • Illini Union Construction Movie (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Illini Union Construction Movie contains 35mm positive, 16mm negative and positive, and U-matic and VHS videotape copies of original 35mm nitrate negative silent black and white film (5 minutes 47 seconds) showing construction scenes at stages from foundation until completion of the Illini Union building.
  • Illini Union Photographic Subject File (Digital Surrogates), ca.1940-1998
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Illini Union Photographic Subject File contain digitized photographs relating to different locations and events at the Illini Union. Includes images of building construction or improvement at different time periods; exterior and interior general photographs of the building; Illini Union ballrooms, lounges, recreation areas, cafeterias, guest rooms, shops and offices; and the construction and inauguration of the new Illini Union bookstore. Events include Christmas celebrations, anniversaries, international fair, concerts, musicals, fashion shows, 50th anniversary celebration, banquets, dances, graduation ceremonies, spring carnivals, dads' day, moms' day, founders' day, homecomings and parades; as well as events in other campus locations including book signing at the bookstore, events on the quad, winter and autumn images as well as other student life activities.
  • Illini Veterans Newsletter (Born Digital Records), 2014-
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records from the Illini Veterans newsletter contain electronic weekly newsletters concerning the Illini Veterans student organization activities and announcements. The Illini Veterans is a chapter member of The Student Veterans of America organization.
  • Illini Wise (Digital Surrogates), 1959-1960
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogate from Illini Wise 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 and US History Broadsides and Printed Ephemera Collection (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Illinois and US History Broadsides and Printed Ephemera Collection consists of consists of nineteenth and early twentieth-century ephemeral materials mostly related to the history of Illinois and the Midwest, collected by the Illinois History and Lincoln Collections (IHLC) and its predecessor, the Illinois Historical Survey. The digitized content includes circulars, pamphlets, periodicals, posters, newspaper clippings, advertisements, handbills, leaflets, and various financial documents dating from circa 1800 to 1937. The materials document U.S. and Illinois history related to politics and government, education, religion, financial matters, and various advertising endeavors. The physical items of the Illinois and US History Broadsides and Printed Ephemera Collection are managed by the Illinois History and Lincoln Collections at the University of Illinois Library. The Illinois and US History Broadsides and Printed Ephemera Collection was partially digitized in 2017 and 2018. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Illinois Artillery, 1st Regiment Record Book (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Illinois Artillery, 1st Regiment Record Book consists of the company muster book for Joseph Cross's company in the 1st U. S. Artillery Regiment. The record book contains registers of men, priority rolls, accounts of equipage, and individual accounts, all dating from 1812 to 1814. It also features additional content from the 1830s, when some pages in the book were used for secondary purposes. The company of the 1st U. S. Artillery Regiment led by Captain Joseph Cross served at several forts along the Mississippi River in Louisiana Territory during the War of 1812. The regiment saw duty at Fort Belle Fontaine and Fort Massac, with detached services at Forts Madison and Osage. The digitized content contains the company's record book, which contains priority rolls of enlistment and description; registers of men tried, discharged, or transferred; registers of dead, deserted, and missing; provision returns; accounts of clothing and equipage; and individual accounts. In the mid-to-late 1830s, several pages were used for secondary purposes. Some pages were used to record legal fees, and others appear to have been used as scrap paper by a schoolchild. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Illinois Artillery, 1st Regiment Record Book (MS 800). The collection was completely digitized in 2018. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Illinois Data Bank
    Research Data Service  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Illinois Data Bank is a public access repository for publishing research data from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection
    History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection contains historic Illinois newspapers from across the state, including The Urbana Daily Courier, Sangamo Journal, and the University of Illinois collegiate newspaper The Daily Illini. These papers range in date from 1831 to 1975, providing a sense of local life and culture in the Midwest across two centuries. Since June 2009, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library has digitized over 200,000 pages of pre-1922 historically significant newspapers with generous funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities' National Digital Newspaper Program. Newspapers digitized as part of this program are also available on the Library of Congress' Chronicling America web site.
  • Illinois State Geological Survey Films (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Illinois State Geological Survey Films include 16mm films created byt he Illinois State Geological Survey concerning power lines; clay brick creation; drilling machinery; geophysical survey equiptment; oil fields; and the Illinois State Geological Survey building.
  • Illinois Water and Climate Summaries (Digital Surrogates), 1985-1998
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Illinois Water and Climate Summaries contain digitized reports concerning monthly water and climate data, collected and presented by the Illinois Water and Climate Surveys.
  • Illinois weather station observations (Digital Surrogates), 1862-1948
    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), ca.1850-1938
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Iltis Mendelania Collection, contain 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), 2011-2015
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Illini Week and Inside Illinois File include digitized and electronic copies of the Inside Illinois newsletter (2011-2015) concerning campus news, interviews, job opportunities, courses offered and weekly calendar listings.