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  • University of Illinois Library Friendscript (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    University of Illinois Library Friendscript (Digital Surrogates), 1979-2007, contains digitized copies of "Friendscript" an illustrated quarterly newsletter of the Library Friends (1979-2007), relating to announcements of gifts and donations to the Library; major acquisitions; brief articles on Library holdings, needs, building, and staff; and news of Friends' membership and meetings. Materials were digitized by the University Library in a large-scale digitization project in 2007.
  • University of Illinois Material (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the University of Illinois Material includes digitized images, concerning digitized "UI Viewbooks" for years 1893, 1904 and 1909, displaying campus scenes, university athletics, university band, and campus buildings. Digitized images also include a copy of the booklet "Popular Illinois Men", published by Joseph Kuhn & Co. in Spring 1912, including photographs of captains and members of athletic teams, modelling suits sold by the Kuhn Co.
  • University Video File (Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Audiovisual digital surrogates of University Videotapes contains digitized color and black and white University videotapes and recorded television programs relating to College Bowl between University of Iowa and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (1960); Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (ca. 1965) ; Illinois Summer Youth Music (1967) ; University Christmas shows by the University of Illinois School of Music (1970-79); John E. Corbally's Addresses on the state of the University (1971-77); TV show "A University on the Move" (1971); a Campus Overview with President Stukel (1997); WILL interview of President B. Joseph White (2005); convocation (2000, 2003); President Clinton's visit to campus (1998; Nobel Prizes (2003); general campus views (2002); an interview with the Provost by students (ca. 1990s); "Illini Spirit" admissions video (1986); U of I History by Matt Olsen; Rose Bowl Pre-Game scenes; and footage Roger Ebert. Born Digital Records of Public Affairs include video and transcripts of final and rough versions of public affairs videos and short clips of video projects. Important topics include the Crisis Nursery, Ebertfest, Virginial Theater, Illinois Marathon, Alma Restoration, Lincoln Hall Restoration, Engineering Open House, Convocation, student life, and campus b-roll. Also included is a recording of President Barack Obama's speech given at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. See additional digitized materials at: https://digital.library.illinois.edu/collections/9b410620-d3cc-0131-267f-0050569601ca-b. Films in Box 1-21 and Box 24, tape #27 and #90 from the original holdings have been digitized. For more information, please see this Series main record and finding aid. Administrative access to preservation, nearline, and access files is available to archives staff at:https://medusa.library.illinois.edu/collections/566.
  • Urban and Regional Planning Department Course Material (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Urban and Regional Planning Department Course Material includes the Illiville Planning Case Study.
  • Vernon K. Zimmerman Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the Vernon K. Zimmerman Papers include a digitized VHS tape of Zimmerman's speech at William L. Campfield's Roast.
  • Veterinary Medicine Films (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from The Veterinary Medicine Films include digitized 16 mm reels created by the College of Medicine concerning the Brucellosis Card Test; Near East Encephalomyelitis; Exoerythrocytic Stages of Avian Malaria; Swine Influenza; Hog Cholera; The Tube Latex Agglutination (TLA) Test; Cutaneous Larva Migrans; Leptospirosis in animals; diagnostic methods for Trichomoniasis in bulls; rabies; calving and the stages of parturition in the cow; and equine cardiac surgery. Additional digital materials are available upon request.
  • Victor E. Shelford Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Victor Ernest Shelford Papers includes a digitized tape recorded interview with Prof. Shelford by former University Archivist Maynard Brichford (March 24, 1965) concerning his work at West Virginia, Chicago and Illinois; the Ecological Society of America; fellow scientists who have influenced him, and assisted him in research and publication; field trips; Brownfield Woods; Laboratory and Field Ecology (1929) and The Ecology of North America. The interview's length is 1:06:38. The series also includes general correspondence and correspondence, by-laws, articles of incorporation, bulletins, lists of members, and meeting minutes concerning the Grassland Research Foundation. An access copy of this series is available upon request. Note: This material is currently nearline due to copyright statements, but permissions are to be reevaluated at a later date.
  • Voices of Illinois Oral History Project (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Born Digital Records from the Voices of Illinois Oral History Project includes oral history interview audio files conducted by archives staff with University of Illinois alumni and staff who graduated and/or worked at the university from 1960 through 2018. Interviews regard student life, course work, Greek life (specifically Delta Sigma Theta), diversity on campus, extracurricular activities, social justice, life after college, national events, and the history of the Krannert Center for the Perfomring Arts.
  • Volunteer Illini Program Records (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the Volunteer Illini Program Records includes conference materials, newsclippings, publications, manuscripts, and statistics concerning Volunteer Illini Program (VIP), Leadership in Volunteerism Expereince (LIVE), Public Relations Project, and Urban Development Project. The series also contains a digitized video recording of an interview with Dean Hatch about the history of VIP (Volunteer Illini Project), concerning how the VIP started, student life around the late 1960s, student tutoring and advising activities, the evolution of these student activities into a volunteer association, and the organization's funding. Audiovisual content can also be found in MediaSpace: https://mediaspace.illinois.edu/playlist/dedicated/59489761/1_fylspptz/1_wc5erbih
  • War Committee Publications (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the War Committee Publications contains a 1917 digitized bulletin, entitled "Response of the University of Illinois to the Call of War".
  • Watson F. Lewis Papers (Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Watson F. Lewis Papers (Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates), ca. 1920-1921, includes transcriptions of correspondence and digitized photographs, concerning Lewis' service as YMCA Secretary at Manchuria, Japan and Russia. Correspondence includes letters from Watson Lewis to his wife Mildred between 1920 and 1921. Photographs were digitized in 2006 for preservation purposes. An access copy of this material is available upon request.
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  • W. Elmer Ekblaw Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    W. Elmer Ekblaw Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1914, contains a digitized letter from W. Elmer Ekblaw to Miss Eva M. Shepard of Chicago concerning Ekblaw's severe frostbit of his foot during his service with the Crocker Land Expedition, detailing his injury, his recovery and reading habits during recovery, his enjoyment of letter writing, his interactions with the Inuit, his hunting of bears and muskox, and his reflection upon the solitude of his environment. The letter was written while Ekblaw was recovering of his injury. Original document can be found in record series: 26/20/153, Box 1.
  • Westfield, Illinois, Photographs (Digitized content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Westfield, Illinois, Photographs contains photographs in or near Westfield, Illinois, circa 1900-1930s. Woods, cornfields, farm animals, town events, and scenes along the North Fork of the Embarras (or "Embraw") River are pictured. About 350 photographs are mounted in two large volumes, many with notations as to their location. About 40 additional photographs are loose, a few identified. The majority of the pictures are of fields, farms, or woods, mainly in summertime, showing a variety of basswood, elm, sycamore, and white oak. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Westfield, Illinois, Photographs (MS 841). The collection was fully digitized in 2021. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Wilhelm Julius Grahn Diary and Note (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Wilhelm Julius Grahn Diary and Note consists of a photocopied diary written by Grahn from 1870-1873, a partial translation of the diary, and a biographical sketch about Grahn written in 1965. Wilhelm Julius Grahn (1840-1930) immigrated to the United States in 1869 from German-speaking central Europe. He arrived in New York, and soon moved to Wisconsin where he enlisted in five years of military service in 1871. He was sent to Newport, Rhode Island, to Camp Douglas in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Mississippi, and to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In 1879, he married Caroline Freimuth Trimpe and the couple moved onto 80 acres of prairie land in Clay County, Illinois. The digitized content contains a photocopied diary, a partial translation of the diary, and a biographical sketch. The diary was written by Wilhelm Julius Grahn from 1870-1873. In his writing, there is an emphasis on his faith in God through reading scripture, especially the New Testament, and singing hymns. He also describes camp life, problems with Native Americans leaving their reservations, and the garden he and other soldiers maintained at Camp Douglas. The biographical sketch was written in 1965. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Wilhelm Julius Grahn Diary and Note (MS 658). The collection was completely digitized in 2019. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • William R. Schowalter Papers (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    William R. Schowalter Papers (Born Digital Records), 1985-2002, contains William R. Schowalter's correspondence, reports, meeting minutes and agendas, spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations documenting his tenure as Dean of the College of Engineering (1988-2001), including his involvement in various committees, faculty research, the establishment of partnerships between the College and industry, and the annual meeting of the College of Engineering Advisory Board (CEAB). Additional material to online files is available upon request, including letters, programs, reports, lists, resumes, concerning Schowalter's career as Dean of Engineering. Files have undergone minimal processing and may require the use of specialized software for display and access.
  • William S. Robertson Papers (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the William S. Robertson Papers contains a Bibliography of South American Books in the University of Illinois Library.
  • William T. Greenough Papers (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    William T. Greenough Papers (Born Digital Records), ca.1990-2010, contains drafts of manuscripts, correspondence, research and teaching material, grant proposals, and biographical sketches concerning William T. Greenough's career as professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Psychology, and Psychiatry, and as director for the Center for Advanced Study and his work at the Beckman Institute. Additional digital materials are available upon request. Include complementary information about Greenough's career as director for the Center for Advanced Study and his work at the Beckman Institute as the Co-Director of the Main Research Theme Group on Biological Intelligence. Materials document research collaborations with colleagues, such as on the neurobiology of the fragile X syndrome, cellular mechanisms of memory storage, and aging, as well as his work as editor for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Files have undergone minimal processing, and may require the use of specialized software for display and access.
  • William W. Cort Recollections (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of the William W. Cort Recollections includes a five-page recollection of Henry B. Ward and instruction in zoology and parasitology and ten-page autobiography of Dr. Cort prepared from notes taken in 1966 for the Columbia University Oral History Collection and distributed on his 80th birthday, April 28, 1967.
  • Willis H. Kerr Papers, 1918-1919 (Digital Surrogates)
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates from the Willis H. Kerr Papers, including publicity and speech materials, stories of the Library War Service, brochures, checklists of requesting books, library promotion materials, and personal stories of soldiers using the camp libraries.
  • WILL Production Audiovisual Materials (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates of WILL Production Audiovisual Materials include digitized DVDs of segments from WILL-TV programs "By The People: A Lincoln Portrait" and a recording of the 2014 Illinois Prize Awarded to Roger Ebert.
  • WILL Sound Recordings (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Sound Recordings, including disks and magnetic tapes of lectures, convocations, symposia, sports and musical events and public ceremonies, recorded by radio station WILL and news and feature programs rebroadcast by the station concerning the University, higher education, international relations, politics, fine arts, humanities, literature and science.
  • Woman's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.), 10th Congressional District of Illinois, Records (Digitized Content)
    Illinois History and Lincoln Collections  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The digitized content of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.), 10th Congressional District of Illinois, Records consists of a record book, dated 1883-1901, for the annual conventions of the group as well as records from executive committee meetings for the organization in select years. The Illinois W.C.T.U was founded in Bloomington, Illinois, in 1874 with the aim of promoting total abstinence from alcohol. In the decades that followed, county and local unions were established across the state. Annual Conventions for the 10th congressional district brought together representatives from both local and county unions in the area. These included the W.C.T.U. of Peoria County, Knox County, Stark County, Fulton County, and Marshall County, as well as numerous local unions. The digitized content documents the substance of the conventions, including devotions, discussions and proposals, paper presentations, reports of county and local unions, and resolutions passed. Specific efforts to engage the youth, such as "Bands of Hope" and "Y's" [Young W.C.T.U.] are also noted. The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections unit at the University of Illinois Library manages the physical items of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.), 10th Congressional District of Illinois, Records (MS 405). The collection was completely digitized in 2020. For more information, contact an archivist at ihlc@library.illinois.edu.
  • Women in Computing and Information Technology Oral History Project (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The Women in Computing and Information Technology Oral History Project includes interviews conducted with women faculty in the U of I Department of Computer Science and IT professionals on campus as part of the ACM-grant funded project "From Margin to Center: Reframing the History of Women in Computing and Information Technology through Oral Histories." The interviews are stored in WAV and MP3 formats. Also included are interview questions and transcripts.
  • Women in Science Lecture Series (Born Digital Records)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Records from the Women in Science Lecture Series (2020-2021), include recorded talks by women scientists and engineers at the university as part of the project “History in the Making: A Women in the Sciences Lecture Series and Preservation Project,” funded by the University of Illinois Library Innovation Fund. This monthly lecture series was hosted by the University of Illinois Archives from September 2020 to May 2021. Speakers included Kathryn B. H. Clancy, Carla Desi-Ann Hunter, Susan Martinis, and Zeynep Madak-Erdogan. The lectures are stored in MP4 format and include text files of closed captioning and chat transcripts, and nearline M4A format copies of the lecture audio.
  • Women's Resources and Services Reference File (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Office of Women's Resources and Services Reference File (Digital Surrogates), 1959-2005, containing clippings, booklets, articles, and brochures concerning issues of topical interest to women in general and the women's movement in particular including women in higher education, Title IX, Women's Studies, International Women's Year (1975) and Decade (1975-85), women's resources, women's programs at specific universities, women's liberation (1959-88), equal rights amendment (1964-83), careers for women, violent crime/rape, legal matters, affirmative action (1972-82), and library resources.
  • World War II National Defense Subject File (Digital Surrogates)
    American Library Association Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital surrogates of World War II National Defense Subject Files of Carl Milam including correspondence on book drives (1941) and campaigns (1942-45); camp libraries (1940-41); U.S. government documents (1942-43); ALA committee activities; national defense activities of libraries in 29 states (1940-41); Japanese Relocation Centers (1943); U.S. Office of Education (1941); devastated libraries (1940-45); Office of War Information (1943-44); Surveys of Public and University Library needs (1941), and destruction of National Socialist literature by the Allies in 1946 and protests against such destruction.
  • World War I Maps
    Map Library  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    The World War I maps collection contains maps and atlases published shortly before, during, and after World War I. The maps included cover all areas of the world showing the course of the war and its economic, political, and social contexts. Types of maps encompass propaganda maps, trench maps and other maps of battles and fronts, ethnographic and economic maps, maps and atlases for citizens at home, and maps created to support work of the United States delegation to the Paris Peace Conference. Please contact the Map Library with questions regarding these items via e-mail (http://www.library.illinois.edu/mailform/mail.php?emailcode=mapandgeog) or by calling 217-333-0827.
  • World War I Sheet Music from the James Francis Driscoll Collection of American Sheet Music
    Sousa Archives and Center for American Music  ·   Digital Special Collections
  • YMCA Governing Board Minutes (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    YMCA Governing Board Minutes (1904-2003), also includes scrapbook volumes (1929-1957), reports, and materials of the Building and Executive Committees.
  • YMCA Scrapbooks (Digital Surrogates)
    University of Illinois Archives  ·   Digital Special Collections
    Description
    Digital Surrogates from the YMCA Scrapbooks include a digitized copy of the booklet "The Why of the 'Y' at Illinois".