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  • Chancellor's Office Subject File
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Chancellor's Office Subject File, 1967-86, includes reports, memoranda, policy statements, minutes, publications, programs and correspondence received from or sent to the President, Trustees, administrators, deans, faculty, students and the public regarding admissions and enrollment, Allerton Park, the Assembly Hall, Athletic Association, business affairs, and University's Centennial (1967-68), Clabaugh Act, commencement, copyrights and patent's, Daily Illini, data processing, the George A. Miller Lecture Committee, fees and tuition, relations with the federal , state and local governments (Chicago & Urbana-Champaign), financial aid, foreign students, fund drives, grants, housing, health service, human rights and equal opportunity, international programs, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Illini Union, student demonstrations and moratoria, rumor control center, sabbatical leaves, the Urbana-Champaign senate, SEOP Project "500", traffic and parking, travel policy visitation, the academic departments and educational organizations including AAUP, AAUW, ACE, Council of Ten, MUCIA, National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, and Illinois Board of Higher Education. 1972-74 files include material dealing with academic credit for religious foundation courses; planning, construction, and dedication of the Levis Faculty Center; the revised Code on Student Affairs; Department of Accountancy Administrative problems, Graduate College and women's athletics. 1975-76 files include material dealing with the Council on Program Evaluation (COPE) and copies of Directives to Deans, Directors, and Department Heads from the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellors (1967-79). 1982-83 files include material on the Liberty Bowl; restrictions imposed on writers at the Daily Illini; Third Annual Black Women's Conference at Levi Faculty Center, creation of radio station WMBL. The 1983-84 file includes material relating to the Athletic Association and David Wilson; Chicago Campus consolidation and reorganization of the medical campus, Ad-Hoc Committee on the Future of International Programs; and COPE reports for Colleges of Agriculture, Education, LAS, and Law, and the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations.
  • Channing-Murray Foundation Records (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Channing-Murray Foundation Records includes A History of Channing-Murray Foundation by Jane Anderson.
  • Charles E. Osgood Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Charles E. Osgood Papers includes correspondence with Wilbur Schramm.
  • Charles M. Thompson Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Charles M. Thompason papers includes The Lincoln Way, 1913.
  • Charles Zeleny Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Charles Zeleny Papers include correspondence and publicesions related to zoological research.
  • Chester P. Siess Papers
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Papers of Chester Paul Siess (1916-2004), 1933-2004, M.S. 1939, Ph.D. 1948, including the American Concrete Institute Committee 318 files on the ACI Building Code Requirements for reinforced concrete, meeting minutes, membership lists, and subjects such as materials and testing, shear and bond, flexure, and columns. Dr. Siess served as a committee member from 1953-1997. Additions include files concerning Dr. Siess' work with the Chicago Parks District on the Grant Park Garage, Erico Cadweld rebar splices, Midwest Prestressed Concrete, Laclede Steel Company, Proctor and Gamble, and other companies as well as his involvement with the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM), the American Concrete Institute (ACI), and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Materials concerning his tenure at the University of Illinois include class rosters, schedules, and notes. Correspondents file materials include letters, newspaper articles, greeting cards, business cards, and corporate publications. Correspondents include H. M. Newmark, Mehte Sozen, Joseph Colaco, and others. Personal materials include Dr. Siess' retirement scrapbook, photographs, and memorials. Also included in the collection are Dr. Siess' fieldbooks.
  • Chicago Library Annual Reports (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Chicago Library Annual Reports (Digital Surrogates), 1947-1974, contains digitized copies of the Chicago Library summary reports on the progress of the library, staff and organizations acquisition program, cataloging program, physical changes, gifts and important acquisitions, change of location, library improvements and difficulties, and supplementary statistical information.
  • Chinese American Librarians Association Subject Files (Digital Surrogates)
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital copies from the Chinese-American Librarians Association Subject File, including the 1985-88 conference programs, and 1982-2000 newsletters.
  • Chronology of Campus Protests (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Chronology of Campus Protests (Digital Surrogate) contains a 10 page anonymous typescript held by the Library bookstacks listing campus and community events from 1948 through 1972 relating to free speech, political protests, civil rights and anti Vietnam war demonstrations, and community, union, and voting initiatives. Political and social issues include the Clabaugh act, DuBois Club, Leo Koch case, Dow Chemical recruitment on campus, police and National Guard action in response to student protests, Black Students Association, Project 500, Students for a Democratic Society, Jenner hearings, Earthworks cooperative, tenant union, and voter registration.
  • Chuck Olin Digital Film Archive
    History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Chuck Olin Digital Film Archive consists of production elements from two PBS-broadcast documentaries: "In Our Own Hands: The Hidden Story of the Jewish Brigade in World War II," and "Is Jerusalem Burning? Myth, Memory and the Battle of Latrun." Both films, relying primarily on first-person accounts, tell the story of critical episodes in the formation of the nation-state of Israel. The unedited versions of the first-person accounts contained in the collection offer the student or scholar a unique set of primary-source material. Collection size: 8 interviews. BibID: 5791425
  • Clarence A. Berdahl Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Clarence A. Berdahl Papers includes correspondence concerning the American Political Science Association (APSA).
  • Clarendon Van Norman Jr. Collection of Ephemera (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Clarendon Van Norman Jr. Collection of Ephemera consists of printed ephemera dating from 1828 to 1939, related to Illinois. The digitized content contains Illinois broadsides and printed ephemera primarily from the nineteenth century. The materials include a variety of works from the pre-Civil War era such as prospectuses, periodicals, advertisements, newspaper clippings, government documents, and financial records. The items cover topics in Illinois history such as politics and government, construction of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, and business transactions. Also contained within the digitized content are college commencement programs, religious sermons, materials from fraternal organizations, correspondence, sheet music, carrier addresses, and other printed works. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Clarendon Van Norman, Jr. Collection of Lincoln and Illinois Ephemera (MS 852). The collection was partially digitized in 2016, 2017, and 2018. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Collection of Marcel Proust papers, 1870-1950
    Rare Book & Manuscript Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Papers of the French novelist Marcel Proust (1871-1922) provide a look at the man and his times. Proust had a large and varied number of correspondents, and his letters include an important source of information about Parisian life and French culture at the turn of the century.
  • College of Business Communications Office Photograph File (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the College of Business Communications Office Photograph File contains digitized CDs concerning faculty, conferences, events, publications, promotional materials, and alumni including photos used in Alumni News and Notes (Record Series 9/1/830)
  • College of Engineering Annual Reports (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    College of Engineering Annual Reports (Digital Surrogates, 1906-1959, 1970-1971, 1987-1988, contains digitized type-written and printed annual reports of the Dean and Assistant Dean of the College of Engineering, and the Director of the Engineering Experiment Station, concerning educational developments, the activities of faculty, staff, and student societies and committees; financial requests and expenditures; research initiatives and investigations; institutional relationships; academic procedures; and student attendance and placement, especially national and international enrollment statistics by department.
  • 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.
  • Constantin Fotitch Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Constantin Fotitch Papers includes Nikola Tesla's Birthday Luncheon Menu and correspondence with Nikola Tesla (1937), Slavok L. Simich (1943-44, 1954), Serbian National Federation (1944), His Majesty King Peter II of Yugoslavia (1944, 1954), the Serbian National Defense Council of America (1950), the Free Europe Committee (1950-58), and Canadian Serbians (1957-59).
  • 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/
  • David H. Clift Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates of the David H. Clift Papers, including copies of speeches on the American Heritage Project, Heritage of ALA in Time of Crisis (1951) and American Heritage and Librarians Part (1952).