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  • 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 C. M. Case Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Harold C. M. Case Papers includes manuscript of Foreign Trade Problems of China; correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and typewritten notes concerning the China-United States Agricultural Mission.
  • 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.
  • Henning Larsen Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Henning Larsen Papers includ clippings, manuscripts, correspondence, family trees, and other genealogical data concerning the Larsen and Astrup families, particularly Peder Larsen Froen and Ingebog Astrup Larsen.
  • Henry B. Ward Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Henry B. Ward Papers include correspondence, newsclippings, and publications concerning zoological research and retirement.
  • Henry Van Sellar and Sallie Pattison Correspondence (Digitized Content)
    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
    Description
    The digitized content of the Hilgard Family Papers consists of correspondence from the 1830s and 1840s between German immigrant Theodor Hilgard, in Belleville, Illinois, and his mother, Madame Maria Dorothea Engelmann Hilgard, in Bavaria. Theodor Hilgard (1790-1873), born in Bavaria, immigrated to the United States in 1836. He settled in the German colony at Belleville, Illinois, with his wife, five daughters, and four sons. Hilgard, himself educated in law at both German and French universities, engaged in farming and real estate promotion, while encouraging his sons in their educational pursuits. The digitized content contains handwritten copies of letters Theodor Hilgard likely made himself before sending the original letters to his mother, Madame Maria Dorothea Engelmann Hilgard, in Bavaria. The letters are densely written in nineteenth-century German script. Also included as supplementary material are handwritten twentieth-century transcriptions of these letters. The letters date from 1836 to 1841. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Hilgard Family Papers (MS 708). The collection was partially digitized in 2020. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • 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.
  • Homer D. Wilkes Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Homer D. Wilkes Papers including a mimeographed history of the 747th Tank Battalion (1976) and supplement (1978).
  • Hōrai no makimono scroll
    Rare Book & Manuscript Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogate for Hōrai no makimono., 1 scroll in case : illustrations, color
  • Hospital and Health Service Annual Reports (Digital Surrogates)
    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)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Illini Forensic Society Records: Debate Audio Recordings (Digital Surrogates), 1975, contains 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)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Illini Greek newsletter (Born Digital Records), 2009-, contains 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)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Illini Union Photographic Subject File (Digital Surrogates), 1940-1998, contains 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)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Illini Veterans Newsletter (Born Digital Records), 2014, contains 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)
    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 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 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 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.