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  • College of Engineering Historical File (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    College of Engineering Historical File (Digital Surrogates), 1908-1996, includes a select portion of correspondence and related materials, reports, programs and brochures, and newsletters relating to the Engineering Open House, the renaming of the Engineering Research Laboratory as the Mechanical Engineering Laboratory (1996) and the Department of Aeronautical Engineering to the Department of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering (1961), the dedication of the William L. Everitt Laboratory (1987-1988), and speeches of Dean Daniel C. Drucker. Additional digitized material is available upon request, including correspondence between Van Valkenburg and alumni from the Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (TAM) regarding the dissolution of the department. Materials also include digital surrogates from four audiocassette tapes pertaining to a memorial symposium dedicated to Mac Van Valkenburg Dean of the College of Engineering (1984 -1988). Audio recordings highlight Van Valkenburg's primary contributions in the engineering education, main transformations in electrical engineering program as well as future expectations regarding engineering education. Audio recordings are available online at: http://archives.library.illinois.edu/e-records/av/?searchString=mac%20van%20valkenburg
  • College of Fine and Applied Arts: Teaching Collection
    Ricker Library of Architecture and Art  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The content of this collection is developed around the teaching needs of members of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, and includes material related to Art and Design, Architecture, Dance, Landcsape Architecture, Music, Theater, and Urban and Regional Planning.
  • Collegiate Chronicle Collection
    History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Collegiate Chronicle presents U.S. college newspapers from different regions and time periods. Included are The Eagle from American University and the Hoya from Georgetown University, both in Washington D.C., newspapers from colleges in Pennsylvania such as the F&M College Reporter from Lancaster, the Lincolnian from Oxford, and the Weekly Gettysburgian from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Also featured are the Ithacan from Ithaca College in New York, and the University's own Daily Illini.
  • Collins Collection of Irish Political Cartoons
    Rare Book & Manuscript Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    This is an online collection of political cartoons from the University of Illinois Library Collins collection of books, pamphlets, newspapers, maps and cartoons; it was purchased by the Library in 1917. The collection consists of cartoons drawn primarily from the Weekly Freeman and National Press and United Ireland newspapers. The cartoons address the subject of Irish politics of the late 1800s and early 1900s, and, in particular, Ireland's relationship with England. Collection size: approximately 75 cartoons.
  • Colloquia Tapes (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Library School Colloquia tapes; Windsor Lectures (1972, 1974); presentations to LIS 300 Class (1980); a Cooper Union forum on mass communications (1950), and interviews and lectures relating to librarianship; careers and placement; information science; reference; cataloging; censorship; academic public and school libraries; and library administration, automation history and research.
  • Commencement and Convocation Addresses (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Commencement and Convocation Addresses include copies of published addresses delivered at commencements, convocations and public ceremonies by educational administrators, public officials and distinguished visitors.
  • Commencement Program File (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Commencement Program File, includes a digitized list relating to the Commencement Ceremony speakers from 1949 to 1995.
  • Commencement Programs (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born digital records from the Commencement Programs, inlcudes PDF versions of university-wide convocation and commencement programs (2012-13, 2016-17) and from the Department of Landscape Architecture.
  • Commerce Alumni Newsletters (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Commerce Alumni Newsletters includes Alumni News and Notes (2008-09).
  • Committee on Belgian Relief Correspondence (Digital Surrogate)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Letters from communities and schools in Belgium expressing gratitude for assistance during the war (1919) addressed to Professor T. A. Oliver, Professor E. B. Greene and W. W. Donfas.
  • Communicable Disease Materials: Smallpox notice (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Communicable Disease Materials: Smallpox notice (Digital Surrogates), 1938, includes a digitized notice posted on campus in late February of 1938 concerning vaccination requirements for students after 10 cases of smallpox appeared in the Twin Cities. Original print in record series 33/1/806.
  • Community and Parents Issuances (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Community and Parents Issuances (Digital Surrogates), 2011-, includes digitized copies of "Postmarks" (Spring 2011- ), a Newsletter for Parents and friends of the University concerning student academic and student life activities, faculty teaching and research projects.
  • Computational Science and Engineering Subject File (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records from the Computational Science and Engineering Subject File include emails and lists concerning the formation of the Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) concentration through the Center for Supercomputing Research and Development (CSRD). Electronic files have a size of 13.7 MB. Files have gone through minimal processing and may need specialized software for display and access. Archives staff created derivatives of some material in TXT file format to facilitate access to users. Material is also available in its original file format.
  • Computer Science Alumni News (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Department of Computer Science Alumni News includes alumni magazine editions from 1991 through 2016. The magazines include articles concerning departmental research, projects, faculty, personnel changes, alumni careers, memoria, and awards. In 2011, the CS Alumni News became click! magazine.
  • Conde de Montemar Letters
    Rare Book & Manuscript Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Conde de Montemar Letters are a unique collection of correspondence that belonged to the Spanish/Peruvian noble family Carrillo de Albornoz y Bravo de Lagunas, counts of Montemar. The Latin American and Caribbean Studies section of the International and Area Studies Library at Illinois is proud to offer unfettered access to this unique collection of eighteenth century letters, which provide a close and unfiltered look into the life and politics of the Limeño elite during the late colonial Spanish Empire. The letters’ topics include the intimate communication of familial matters, vice-royal politics, the relationship with the Church, urban life, and economic activity. In a time of integral changes and reforms at the core of Spanish imperial rule, the collection represents a useful source for scholars focusing on Andean political cultures, Spanish Imperial politics, Peruvian political and economic history, Peruvian-Spanish family history, gender, race, social hierarchy, religion, and other humanistic fields such as historical sociology, historical anthropology, and historical economy. The Conde de Montemar project is a product of multiple units at the University of Illinois Library. Many people have been involved in this project in one way or another. For more information on the work done to make these letters accessible, as well as the individuals and institutions who contributed to this work, please visit the official project website at: https://quest.library.illinois.edu/Conde-de-Montemar-Letters/
  • Conference Papers, 1893, 1938-1942 (Digital Surrogates)
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates of typescripts of papers read at the ALA annual meetings, including committee reports, panel discussions, and award acceptance speeches about archives, library education, uses of microfilm in reference work, the WPA, the Historical Records Survey, union, catalogs, library extension, bibliotherapy, divided catalogs, rural libraries, library buildings, theater libraries, hospital and prison libraries, library service to the blind, music libraries, photographic charging systems and libraries and the war.
  • Cooperative Extension Service Annual Reports (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Cooperative Extension Service Annual Reports (Digital Surrogates), 1939-1942, includes digitized reports concerning weekly radio flash announcements regarding orchard insect and disease conditions.
  • Council of Administration Records (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Council of Administration Records (Digital Surrogates), 1900-1905, contains digitized minute books (1900-1905), including petitions and correspondence concerning policy changes, lists, and committee reports; accreditation and admissions (petitions for waivers or altering requirements); student disciplinary matters (probation and dismissal); fellowships; student loans; athletics; conferral of degrees; military affairs; student welfare; advanced standings; and press notices. Original material can be found at Record Series 3/1/1, Box 1. The entire series includes three volumes of indices for the years 1894-1931.
  • Course in Athletic Coaching Publications (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Course in Athletic Coaching Publications includes a digitized copy of the 1922 flipbook of the course on athletic coaching and physical education.
  • The Cybernetics Thought Collective (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Cybernetics Though Collective Project provides access to digitized correspondence and records from four institutions holding collections related to the history of Cybernetics. These materials were digitized when the University of Illinois Archives was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to develop a prototype web-portal and analysis-engine to provide access to archival material related to the development of the iconic, multi-disciplinary field of cybernetics. "The Cybernetics Thought Collective: A History of Science and Technology Portal Project" is a collaborative effort among several academic units at the University of Illinois (U of I) and three other institutions that also maintain archival records vital to the exploration of cybernetic history: the British Library, the American Philosophical Society, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In addition to supporting the development of a web-portal and analysis-engine, the award enabled the multi-institutional team to digitize some of the archival records related to the pioneering work of U of I Electrical Engineering Professor Heinz von Foerster and his fellow cyberneticians W. Ross Ashby (also a former U of I Electrical Engineering faculty member), Warren S. McCulloch, and Norbert Wiener.
  • Daniel Torrey Papers (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Daniel Torrey Papers consists of personal and business papers dating from 1832-1869 of Daniel Torrey, a shop owner and craftsman who lived in Illinois and Missouri in the mid-1800s. Daniel Torrey (1808-1896) was a scythe maker and owned a wagon and blacksmithing shop in Payson, Adams County, Illinois. He married his first wife, Florinda Thompson in Maine in 1830, and together they had three children. In the 1830s the Torreys moved from Maine to Quincy, Illinois, and later, to Payson, where he established his shop. After his first wife's death in 1842, he married Priscilla Blood, and together they had seven children. In 1856 they moved to Missouri and, after 1870, to Fairbury, Nebraska. The digitized content consists of materials from Torrey's time in Maine, Illinois, and Missouri, and includes a small notebook, filled with diary entries; personal and business documents and financial records, including a letter from his second wife's relative, Amos Blood, regarding an order of steel ploughs and other farm equipment; and home remedies for common illnesses. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Daniel Torrey Papers (MS 844). The collection was partially digitized in 2018. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • David Bechtel Papers (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    David Bechtel Papers (Born Digital Records), 2014, contains an un-published manuscript and transcriptions of reports (1954, 1970 and 1975), concerning Career Services at the University of Illinois. The manuscript is entitled "The History of Career Services at the University of Illinois", and was written by David S. Bechtel. Note: Original electronic materials are available in .doc and .docx file formats. Archives' staff created .pdf derivatives to enhance access to the original contents. Both, original files and .pdf derivatives are available for public access.
  • David Eisenman Papers and Audio Recordings (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from the David Eisenman papers and audio recordings (1966-74) contains digitized newspaper clippings, correspondence, handwritten notes, published articles, article drafts, academic papers, reports, thesis and audio recordings, concerning the Special Educational Opportunities Program - SEOP (Project 500), especially the September 1968 disturbances at the Illini Union. Topics cover the evolution of the crisis, treatment of students by the disciplinary system, university- community relations, and coverage of the incident by media, especially the Chicago Tribune. Audio recordings relate Eiseman's first-hand accounts of the protests by African American students against their placement in sub-standard housing in the first weeks of the program. Audio recordings are available on-line at the Oral History Projects website at: http://archives.library.illinois.edu/slcold/researchguides/oralhistory/project500/Eisenman_tapes/
  • Delta Sigma Omicron Records (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Delta Sigma Omicron Records (Digital Surrogates), 1948-2007, contains statements, reports, forms, correspondence, handwritten notes, and bylaws concerning the creation, operation and activities of the Rehabilitation Service fraternity Delta Sigma Omicron, including membership statement, achievements, as well as fraternity events and meetings (1948 -1953). Major correspondents include Willard D. Holloway (Fraternity president) and Professor Timothy J. Nugent (Director of Rehabilitation Education Services) These materials were digitized by the Digital Content Creation Unit in 2011. Digitized copies of Sigma Signs, the Delta Sigma Omicron publication are available through the Internet Archive at: http://archive.org/search.php?query=sigma%20signs. Digitized copies available cover the period 1949 -2007
  • Departmental History Records (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Departmental History Records include a digitized report, concerning the history, equipment, faculty, students, announcements and courses of the Department of Chemistry for years 1916 and 1917. The report was printed as a bulletin on February 21, 1916. Note: The digitized material includes only the first 33 pages of the 108 pages that constitute the hard copy report, held at the University Archives. For more information, please see this Series main catalog record.
  • Departmental Publications (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records from Departmental Papers contains a PDF of the Self Evaluation Report for Re-accreditation for the Forest Science Program for the Society of American foresters.
  • Department of Physics’ Annual Reports Records (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Department of Physics' Annual Reports Records, 1907-1980, include reports and correspondence concerning departmental activities, courses taught, research conducted, teaching assignments, departmental visitors, speakers, budget and location needs. Note: The original copy of the annual report for 1966-1967 can be found in Record Series 11/1/3.
  • Digital Emblematica
    Rare Book & Manuscript Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Digital Emblematica collection highlights a fraction of the internationally renowned emblem book collection owned by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Published in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and England, each digitized book can contain up to 1,500 emblems to peruse. These 17th and 18th Century creations typically link together three constitutive elements — a motto, an illustration or "pictura" in the form of a woodcut or engraving, and an explanatory poem or "subscriptio."
  • Digital Rare Book Collection
    Rare Book & Manuscript Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Imprints from The Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from the beginning of printing to the present.
  • Digitized Books
    Library General Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digitized Books is a web service that tracks what items from the UIUC general collections have been digitized and made available in the HathiTrust Digital Library (http://www.hathitrust.org/), the Internet Archive (https://archive.org/), and the library's corporate partners.
  • Division of Rehabilitation Education Services Subject File (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services Subject File, 1949 -1997, contain selected digitized correspondence; event programs; speeches; newspapers clippings; acceptance letters and orientation bulletins for accepted students with disabilities; and annual reports, concerning the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services' (DRES) operations, programs, projects and achievements. Topics cover specific facilities and equipment required; accessibility and required modifications in campus buildings; physical rehabilitation program; special services' evolution from war veteran exclusive to non-veteran students with disabilities; program replication in other domestic and foreign universities; Greyhound buses donation; and fundraising for bus-adaptation project. Major correspondents include UIUC staff and faculty Robert G. Bone, Ronald L. Graffouiliere and Tim J. Nugent, and Caesar Orville, President of Greyhound Bus lines. Materials were digitized by the Digital Content Creation Unit in 2011.
  • Eames Family Letters (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Eames family letters consists of ten letters primarily written by Stephen Eames of Knox County, Illinois to family and friends in Vermont and New Hampshire. Stephen Eames purchased land in Walnut Creek, Knox County, Illinois in 1839. Here he began a farm and built a log cabin. He kept in frequent touch with his family on the East Coast and updated them about his farm and health. The digitized content contains letters primarily written by Stephen Eames to family and friends regarding starting a farm, prices of crops, population growth in the area, and personal health. Eames writes about the advantages and disadvantages to farming in the area such as soil quality, fresh air, wild animals, and sickness along surrounding rivers. He describes Mormon settlements and his thoughts on them, as well as the founding of the Bishop Hill Swedish colony nearby. Other letters are written by Eames’ nephew, Darius Plumb, and his niece, Eveline Eames, to family members in New England. Darius Plumb writes from St. Louis just before his departure to the California gold fields. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Eames Family Letters (MS 605). The collection was completely digitized in 2019. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Edgar J. Townsend Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Edgar J. Townsend Papers includes general incoming correspondance and a Townsend Family History including narrative and photographs.
  • Ed Kieser Papers (Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates from the Ed Kieser Papers, chief Meteorologist of WILL Radio (1987-2010), contain WILL radio broadcasts, including "Talk to Ed Kieser" segments, and "Tornadoes with Ed Kieser" videos; interview recordings; tornado films; presentation slides on tornado preparedness seminars, weather trends in Illinois and the U.S.; meteorological radar pictures of east central Illinois, and storm images. Streaming access to video recordings are also available at https://mediaspace.illinois.edu/playlist/dedicated/59489761/1_ql7fhy82/1_1gvm2hoa
  • Edmund J. James Publication Scrapbooks (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Edmund J. James Publication Scrapbooks (Digital Surrogates), 1905, contains digitized correspondence and memoranda, relating to a Memorandum sent by University President Edmund J. James to the President of the United States, concerning the sending of an educational commission to China, in the context of a process known as the Regeneration of China. For more information about President Edmund J. James publications and scrapbooks, see record series 2/5/13. And for additional information about President Edmund James, see Records Relating to Edmund J. James (1904-1920) at Archon catalogue.
  • Edward Caldwell Cherry Mine Disaster Research Collection (Born Digital and Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The born digital and digitized content of the Edward Caldwell Cherry Mine Disaster Research Collection consists of research and source materials collected by Edward Caldwell related to the 1909 mining disaster in Cherry, Illinois, its victims, and the aftermath of the incident. Materials date from 1903 to 2007 and include publications, letters and diaries, compilations of newspaper articles, reports, photographs, and indexes of victims' names. Edward E. Caldwell (1930-2015) was an engineer with an interest in local history. He began collecting and organizing materials related to the Cherry Mine disaster in 1975 and continued gathering research for the next three decades. The Cherry Mine disaster, which resulted from a fire that started on November 13, 1909, in the Cherry, Illinois, coal mine, was the third most deadly coal mining tragedy in U.S. History, and 259 men and boys lost their lives. The born digital and digitized content contains digital copies of a variety of sources on the Cherry Mine disaster compiled by Caldwell. The sources include transcribed newspaper articles primarily from 1909-1910, publications dating from 1909 to 2007, official reports on the disaster and the response, the coroner's inquest, legal documents for the mine, transcribed diaries and letters, photographs of the mine and miners, and indices of victims' names to various sources. Online access to some documents and the photographs is restricted due to copyright. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Edward Caldwell Cherry Mine Disaster Research Collection (MS 515). Both born digital and digitized items were migrated from DVDs in 2017. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Edwin C. Rae Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Edwin C. Rae Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1945-1947, 1958, contains digitized pictures, albums, correspondence, certificates, catalogs, reports, and magazines related with the restoration and preservation of art and architecture pieces in Germany after World War II. Materials are related with distinctions received by Mr. Edwin C. Rae for his important contribution as Chief of Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section, at the Office of Military Government for Bavaria (Germany). Edwin C. Rae was an American specialist at Central Collecting Point, a depot used by the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program after the end of the Second World War. Materials also include a digitized copy of of Heute, a specialized illustrated art magazine (Number 9, April 1946); a handwritten music sheet; a handwritten diary, entitled "Moments, Fine Arts and Archives Work, Diary" (1945-1947, 1958) and a handwritten note with a food listings entitled "Train Special, 22. XII. 45, Wein - Budapest".
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Photograph and Video File (Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Electrical and Computer Engineering Photograph and Video File includes scanned and digital photos and videos concerning students, faculty, staff, alumni, events including banquets and student events, campus buildings, campus scenes, classrooms, and research.
  • Electronic Records of the Office for Intellectual Freedom, 1990-2008
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born-digital records from the Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) contain agendas, correspondence, conferences papers (annual and midwinter), budgets, member rosters, official forms, meeting minutes, memos, publications, speeches, manuals, reports, statements, photographs, posters, brochures, event programs, and newspaper reprints concerning the activities of the Intellectual Freedom Committee (IFC), The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT), the Committee on Professional Ethics, and the Freedom to Read Foundation. Topical areas include of OIF's campaign Banned Books Week, Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA), ALA code of ethics and users' rights, public library internet use policy, internet filtering, intellectual property and privacy, internet access management in U.S. public libraries, and membership to the Committee on Professional Ethics.
  • Elisabeth Debar Russian Railway Letter File (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Elisabeth Debar Russian Railway Letter File includes correspondence, transcription notes, and photocopies concerning a letter written ca. 1890-1910 by Elisabeth Debar to her sister, Clara, following a five day train trip from Paris to St. Petersburg via train which includes accounts of travelling in 3rd class, meeting fellow international travellers, delays between Berlin and St. Petersburg, the Grand Duchess Anastasia [Mikhailovna of Russia] being on the same train, and arrival in St. Petersburg. The file contains the original letter as well as supporting materials concerning rail travel in the late 19th-early 20th centuries; genealogical records and marriage records from Mairie du Havre and Prefecture de Paris; and transcriptions of the letter.