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  • Allerton Park Institute Publications (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Allerton Park Institute Publications, including printed announcements and proceedings of annual institutes on school library supervision, library personnel programs, library collection, library as a community information center, service to young adults, classification, science literature, Library Services Act, selection and acquisition procedures, school library materials centers, university archives, metropolitan area services and related topics. Also includes 7 cassette tapes of the proceedings from the 36th Annual Institute (1994), and 12 VHS taps of the proceedings from the 32nd and 33rd Annual Institutes (1990-1991).
  • Alpha Kappa Delta Phi Subject Files (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born digital records from the alpha Kappa Delta Phi Subject Files include event promotional materials, workshop outlines, status application forms, and photographs. Files received from individual chapters are also included containing promotional materials, leadership position descriptions, and photographs of chapter activities.
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Archives (Born Digital Records), 2007, 2009
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records from the Alpha Lambda Delta Archives, includes photographs and video recordings concerning National Council meeting photographs (2009) and a University of Louisiana slideshow (2007).
  • Alpha Phi Omega (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Records (1932) of the Illinois Chapter (Alpha Alpha) of Alpha Phi Omega include minutes; reports (1985-87); correspondence (1932-73); an Alpha Alpha Chapter history notebook (1932-70); pledge manuals and rules; pledge class histories (1966-81); membership rosters; awards and certificates (1962-91); programs, booklets, and flyers (1948-68); photographs; scrapbooks (1933-97); and plaques (1951-91) concerning the fraternity's many service projects and programs, social events, national fraternity activities, membership and pledging, and anniversaries. A substantial portion of service project records include correspondence, photographs, and publicity materical concerning Christmas parties for area children's homes and an annual Ugly Man On Campus (UMOC) fund raiser. Born digital records from Alpha Phi Omega Records contains photographs and videos from Alpha Phi Omega events including banquets, conferences, service activities, national conventions, and retreats.
  • Alumni and Faculty Biographical (Alumni News Morgue) File (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records from the Alumni and Faculty Biographical (Alumni News Morgue) File, includes digitized material and born digital records pertaining to the biographical file from deceased and living alumni, faculty members, trustees, and former students. The file was created by the Alumni Association, but University Archives staff have added and continue to add materials to the file. Only a few materials from this file have been digitized or include born digital content. Online records from this series include: 1. A doctoral Dissertation (ca.2007) by Marvin E. Latimer Jr and is entitled "Harold A. Decker (1914-2003): American Choral Music Director". 2. Photographs concern Maudelle Bousfield's plaque on the Bronzeville Walk of Fame along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Chicago, IL. Photographs were taken on April 25, 2015. 3. Three digitized letters from Jim N. Matthews to his family dated October 3 1868, September 15 1868, September 20 1871. 4. University news and documentation concerning Professor Carl Woese's research and achievements Additional digitized material is available upon request, including: 1. Gabriel Guevrekian's biographical file. 2. Audio visual documentation of news broadcast concernign Professors' Fred A Kummerow's research on trans fats. 3. News stories from different academic journals and media, concerning Professor Carl Woese's research and achievements. Indexes available online for specific Alumni Biographic Files can be viewed here: http://archives.library.illinois.edu/social-media-archives/alumni-and-faculty-biographical-alumni-news-morgue-file/ For more information about the Alumni Biographical File, see this Series' main record in Archon. A complete list of alumni who are included in the file does not exist. Please contact the archives if you would like us to search for information on a particular individual.
  • Alvin French Papers (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Alvin French Papers consists of typed transcripts of the correspondence of Alvin French, a Union soldier from Springfield, Illinois. The correspondence is dated from 1861 to 1864. Alvin S. French, born circa 1840, was the son of Alonzo W. French of Pittsfield, Illinois. He lived in Springfield with his uncle, Dr. Amos Willard French, a dentist and early resident of the city. Alvin French enlisted as a corporal in the 114th Illinois Volunteer Infantry in 1862, and served as a hospital steward and then as First Assistant Surgeon for the regiment. He was killed in action in June 1864 at Guntown, Mississippi, reportedly while tending to wounded soldiers on the field. The digitized content contains transcripts of Alvin French's correspondence dating from 1861 to 1864. The incoming letters are from French's friends and family, and discuss the war, troop activities, or news from home. Outgoing correspondence, typically from French to family members, details the activities of the 114th on the front, his work in the regiment hospital, or other personal matters. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Alvin French Papers (MS 641). The collection was partially digitized in 2018. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Alwin Schaller Scrapbook (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Alwin Schaller Scrapbook, includes a digitized copy of the 3rd Annual Electric Show Program, 1910. The original program is item 129 from the scrapbook as listed in this Series' finding aid.
  • American Library Association Archives Digital Collections
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    This digitization project contains digitized photographs from the Faxon Collection from the Conference Photographs series (99/1/14) and the Library Building Photographs series (99/1/15), held at the University of Illinois Archives. Some photographs and postcards from the Library Building Photographs collection (Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, and California) have also been digitized.
  • American Popular Entertainment Collection
    History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The American Popular Entertainment collection contains digital facsimiles of historic newspapers and trade journals published for the entertainment industry in the US between 1853 and 1929. These works include trade perspectives, features, and travel information on vaudeville, music performance, burlesque, and other popular forms of entertainment of the period. Digitization of this collection made possible through the generous support of Library Friend Robert O. Endres.
  • Amos Kennedy Collection
    Rare Book & Manuscript Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr., Collection in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign contains artists’ books, postcards, and posters. Kennedy is a letterpress printer, papermaker, book artist, and teacher who currently lives and works in York, Alabama. He was the first artist in residence at The Coleman Center for Arts and Culture, an organization founded in 1985 to further the arts in York. Through his strong graphics and bold typography, Kennedy addresses passionately issues of race, freedom, and equality, often incorporating proverbs and tales of the Kuba and Yoruba people of Africa, as well as the work of African-American poets such as Paul Laurence Dunbar.
  • The Amplifier (Education Justice Program) (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Amplifier (Education Justice Program) (Digital Surrogates) includes PDF digital surrogates of newsletters published by the Education Justice Program (EJP) at the University of Illinois, concerning education; interviews with EJP members; general issues; descriptions of EJP Programs; book reviews; cartoons; guidelines for submissions to the newsletter; and calendars of programs at the Danville Correctional Center.
  • Andrew V. Nalbandov Papers (Digital Surrogates), ca.1920-1945
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from the Andrew V. Nalbandov Papers, include digitized handwritten journals, personal memoirs, correspondence, postcards & documents of Vladimir S. Nalbandov (father of Andrew V. Nalbandov) relating to the Nalbandov, Schlee & related families, landowners in the Simferopol region of the Crimea; agricultural practices; education; social life; business; politics; ethnic groups; the Russian Revolution in the Crimea; emigration to western Europe (1920-27) and the United States (1936, 1945-48). Digitized journal include attached photographs. Electronic records pertaining to this Series include Nalbandov's digitized handwritten journal in Russian and its translation to English (2013-2014) by his granddaughter, Olga Griminger. Digitized materials pertain to box 2 from the original material held at the Archives.
  • Announcements and Pamphlets (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records from the Announcements and Pamphlets includes press releases, images, events publications, logos and wordmarks, and document drafts from the Spurlock Museum concerning the Knowledge at Work exhibit, Cahokia exhibit, Third Thursday events, Spurlock Sundays events, pre-doctoral institute, international student and faculty outreach, museum workshops, local school outreach, open houses, and concerts.
  • Annual Conference Correspondence, May 18 - October 20, 1876 (Digital Surrogates)
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    File of the ALA Librarians' Conference, including correspondence (May 18 - October 20, 1876), letters of invitation, individual responses, conference discussion suggestions, program requests and hotel arrangements. Corespondents include Melvil Dewey, William E. Foster, Daniel W. Fine, R.B. Anderson, Charles Cutter, Christopher Little, Luther Holmes, George S. Williams, Theodore M. Osborne, Edward M. Hall, Ezra Abbot, the Franklin Hotel manager (Philadelphia), Oran W. Morris, Louise W. Roose, Otis Robinson, Charles Evans, M.B. Coolidge, Thomas Karney, M.A. Bean, W. Carrington Button, William Dunn Macray (Bodleian Library, Oxford), F. Saunders, James Reed, Edward A. Noyes and Pat Rufas. The series includes a description of the holdings of the library of the Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts (now Peabody Essex Museum) and shorthand notations by Melvil Dewey on the respondents' letters.
  • Annual Reports
    Scholarship
  • Anthony J. Janata Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Papers of Anthony J. Janata, executive secretary (1921-23) and assistant to the president (1923-66) and secretary of the Board of Trustees (1950-66), contain tape recorded recollections, correspondence, photographs, manuscripts and publications related to University Hall, literary societies, David Kinley, Harry W. Chase, College of Fine and Applied Arts, the president's house, Arthur H. Daniels, Arthur C. Willard, the Illini Union, Galesburg and Navy Pier, World War II programs, dormitories, Lloyd Morey, financing the building program and the functions of the Board of Trustees.
  • Antoinette Burton
    Scholarship
  • Architecture Department Subject File: Manuscript by Nathan C. Ricker (Digital Surrogates), 1922
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from the Architecture Department Subject File: Manuscript by Nathan C. Ricker, contain a digitized autobiographical manuscript entitled "The story of a life" by Nathan C. Ricker. The original manuscript can be found in record series 12/2/1, Box 15. See the finding aid of this record series for more information. Additional information about Ricker can be found in record series 12/2/22, "Nathan C. Ricker Papers, 1875-1925". See also Record Series 12/2/21 for "Nathan C. Ricker Transcripts & Textbooks"; and the Archives' Image Gallery for photographs and architectural drawings by N.C. Ricker.