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  • 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 Faculty, staff, and graduate students can deposit their research and scholarship—unpublished and, in many cases, published—directly into IDEALS.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.
  • Institute for Information Literacy (IIL) Immersion Files, 1998 (Digital Surrogates)
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from the Institute for Information Literacy Immersion Files, including background information on the Institute for Information Literacy (1998).
  • Instruction Section Subject File (Digital Surrogates)
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from the Instruction Section Subject File (1989, 19999, 2000-2008), includes files on the Management and Leadership Committee (2007-08), Management of Instruction Services Committee (2002), Executive Committee (2000), Skill Areas for Instructional Librarians Task Force (1999), and Education for Library Instructors Committee (1989).
  • International Hospitality Club (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
  • Internet Archive
    Library General Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the library of the University of Illinois is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive in several areas: Illinois history, culture and natural resources; U.S. railroad history; rural studies and agriculture; works in translation; as well as extensive collections of 19th century "triple-decker" novels and emblem books written between 1540 and 1800. The Illinois Library is also a contributing member of the Biodiversity Heritage Library and, in collaboration with the Chicago Field Museum, is scanning and contributing to the Internet Archive all publications in the Museum's Fieldiana series. Fieldiana is a peer-reviewed monographic series published by the Field Museum of Natural History. Fieldiana focuses on mid-length monographs and scientific papers pertaining to its collections and research. The four series pertain to subject matter in the fields of anthropology, botany, geology, and zoology.
  • Issuances and Announcements File (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Issuances and Announcements File (Digital Surrogates), 1992, contains a digitized newsletter (Updates, September-November 1992), concerning announcements, events, and articles from the Computing and Communications Services Office.
  • Jack R. & Harry V. Harlan Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Jack R. and Harry V. Harlan Papers includes publications, manuscripts, reports, and photographs concerning agricultural research.
  • Jack Sherman Baker Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Jack Sherman Baker papers includes digitized video of Jack Baker giving a tour of the Erlanger House.
  • James B. Reston Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    James B. Reston Papers (Digital Surrogates), ca. 1943-1989, contains digitized personal notes, drafts, conference papers, speeches, diary pages, personal and institutional correspondence, interview transcripts, articles, memoirs, newspaper clippings and maps, relating to Reston's journalism career. Contents also include six audio recordings from 2 interviews conducted by Reston in 1977 and 1978. Digitized material concerns U.S. and international political episodes, social movements, public opinion, the professional practice of journalism, personal and family events, and business trips. Note: Several manuscripts, personal notes and dairy pages are not dated. Newspaper clippings and some transcriptions of speeches are available online through the Digital Library access link. Nearline material includes audio recordings from interviews by Reston, photographs, articles, correspondence, newspaper clippings and others. Access copy to this material is available upon request.
  • James Edward Myers World War I Sheet Music Collection
    Sousa Archives and Center for American Music  ·   Digital Special Collections
  • James I. Wyer Autograph Collection (Digital Surrogates)
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Autograph collection of James I. Wyer (1869-1955), president of ALA (1910-11), contains letters written by librarians to Wyer or other librarians, includes publications, attendance and speeches at conferences, library activities, finances, the Lake Placid Club, ALA dues and committee activities and Wyer's appointment and work at the New York State Library, and correspondence with John C. Dana, Melvil Dewey, Charles Evans, Herbert Putnam, Ernest C. Richardson, George B. Utley, George P. Winship, and Justin Winsor.
  • James P. Danky Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Papers of James P. Danky, Newspapers and Periodicals Librarian at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin (1976-2007), member of the Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT) and recipient of the 1987 Bowker-Ulrich Serials Librarian of the Year award, including correspondence, publications, photographs, clippings, cassette recordings, bibliographies, coursework, and conference materials. Subjects covered include alternative publications, newspaper collections, women's, black, Asian and Native American publications, comics, African-American Newspaper Project, 'Alternative Library Materials,' 'Alternative Library Literature,' Black Press Guide, and 'Collectors Network News.' Correspondents include Sanford Berman. Also contains information pertaining to professional organizations, including the Centre for Industrial Relations Librarians (CIRL).
  • Jay Montgomery Hurd Memoirs (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Jay Montgomery Hurd Memoirs consists of the autobiographical writings of Jay Montgomery Hurd, titled “A Few Incidents in the Life of a Sexagenarian.” The memoirs describe Hurd’s life story from 1809 to 1874. Jay Montgomery Hurd held many jobs in his lifetime; his first position was helping newly freed slaves settle in Illinois. He later became a constable, farmer, storekeeper and politician. Hurd helped to establish Jersey County, Illinois, and served as a judge in Jerseyville from 1847-1869. During this time he became known by prominent politicians such as Stephen A. Douglas. Hurd moved from Greene County to Christian County in 1858, and then to Johnson City, Nebraska, in 1872. The digitized content contains the handwritten memoirs of Jay Montgomery Hurd, written in 1874. In his memoirs Hurd described politics, travel to the East Coast, and farming operations, as they evolved into mechanized processes during his lifetime. Hurd also mentioned abolition, religion, and frontier life, among other topics. Although Hurd lived through the Civil War, it is rarely mentioned in his writing. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Jay Montgomery Hurd Memoirs (MS 791). The collection was digitized in 2020. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Jean Haak Boehme Papers (Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates from the Jean Haak Boehme Papers, contain born digital written memoirs and digitized pictures from Scrapbook, concerning Jean Haak Boehme's student life; campus locations; family vacations; relationship and marriage with her husband; family and childhood memoirs; Haak Boehme's first job; and war times.
  • Jerry Hirsch Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Jerry Hirsch Papers includes general correspondence.
  • J. Jerry Uhl Papers (Audiovisual Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Papers of J. Jerry Uhl (1940-2010), professor in the Mathematics Department (1968-2010), includes correspondence, reports, reviews, proposals, publications, manuscripts, presentations, newspaper clippings, Mac floppy disks, recorded lectures from Math 315, and photographs; includes materials on Calculus & Mathematica (1988-1992), and a curriculum development project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that used Mac SEs in the classroom.
  • John C. Houbolt Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from John C. Houbolt Papers includes notes, research, and outlines concerning the NASA Lunar Committee. This series also includes a digitized radio interview with Houbolt on The Afternoon Magazine radio show (WILL, Illinois Public Media) concerning the lunar landing; lunar orbital rondezvous (LOR); orbital mechanics; Mars exploration; the Cassini mission to Saturn; Wernher von Braun; NASA; modern communications systems; and tools, appliances, and materials originally created for space travel and now widely used by the public.
  • John J. DeBoer Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the John J. DeBoer Papers includes tape recordings concerning a public meeting to oppose Broyles Bills, held at the McKinley Foundation on April 21, 1955, sponsored by the Human Relations Committee of the Student Senate and the Champaign-Urbana Committee to oppose the Broyles Bills.
  • John M. Gregory Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from the John M. Gregory Papers include a 1874 digitized letter, concerning correspondence between Gregory and Louise Allen.
  • John Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
    Rare Book & Manuscript Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The John Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection comprises some 1500 plates, each mounted on an individual card. Each card has a specially designed printed form mounted on the verso upon which Mr. Stewart inserted notes about the owner, designer, or subject of the plate. Besides bookplates, the collection contains book stamps and spine labels, especially from institutional libraries. The collection was made between 1903 and 1906 and is rich in contemporary bookplates, many in the art nouveau style, although older plates are also included. While mid-Western and other American plates predominate, a substantial number of English and continental plates are present.
  • Jonathan A. Catlin Collection (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Jonathan A. Catlin Collection consists of a diary, a photograph, and two letters, mainly documenting the Civil War service of Jonathan A. Catlin in the 52nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry. The items date from 1862-1865 and 1883. Jonathan A. Catlin joined Company G of the 52nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry in 1861. The 52nd Regiment was organized at Geneva, Illinois, and engaged in the Battle of Shiloh, the Siege of Corinth, operations against Vicksburg, the Atlanta Campaign, and the March to the Sea. The digitized content contains Catlin's diary, an undated photograph of Catlin taken in Quincy, Illinois, and two letters. Catlin's diary contains a few entries on his life before and after the Civil War, but mainly documents his experience in the war. Among the materials is a letter dated January 14, 1883 from Jane Van Horn of Churchville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to her cousins in Illinois. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Jonathan A. Catlin Collection (MS 513). The collection was completely digitized in 2018. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Jonathan Baldwin Turner Papers (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Jonathan Baldwin Turner papers consists of letters, images, certificates, patents, and circulars pertaining to the life and career of Jonathan Baldwin Turner, a teacher, preacher, agriculturalist, and educational and political advocate. Jonathan Baldwin Turner (1805-1899) was born in Massachusetts and moved to Illinois after receiving his degree in classical literature from Yale University in 1833. He settled in Jacksonville, Illinois, where he was a professor at Illinois College. Turner was an integral figure in the establishment of land grant universities, as well as the founding of the Illinois Industrial University, now the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He was also an agriculturalist who improved agricultural methods and established the use of Osage orange trees for hedge farming. The digitized content contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, images, patents, circulars, and certificates from Turner's career in agriculture and educational advocacy. Correspondents include Illinois politicians, national politicians, and friends and associates involved in Turner's educational pursuits. Many of the letters concern Turner's decade-long effort in establishing the Illinois Industrial University. Turner's circulars and patents concern innovative agricultural methods, including improvements for seeding machines and Pulverizers, and the promotion of Osage orange trees for hedge farming. Images include portraits of Turner, his family, and their residence in Jacksonville, Illinois. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Jonathan Baldwin Turner Papers (MS 333). The collection was partially digitized in 2020 and 2021. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Joseph Gurney Cannon Photo Album (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Joseph Gurney Cannon Photo Album contains digital copies of photographs from Cannon’s album, documenting the construction progress of the Danville Soldier’s Home in Illinois. Joseph Gurney ("Uncle Joe") Cannon was a leading figure in U.S. politics during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He represented Illinois in the U.S. House of Representatives for a total of 46 years, between 1873 and 1923, and served as Speaker of the House from 1903 to 1911. Cannon was the leading force in bringing the Veterans Administration Hospital (formerly a branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers) to Danville, Illinois, in 1898. Cannon's photo album includes pictures of the hospital and its occupants, employees, surrounding grounds, and events. The buildings and grounds were later adapted for use by the Danville Area Community College. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Joseph Gurney Cannon Photo Album and Book (MS 505). The collection was partially digitized in 2000. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.