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Anthony J. Janata Papers (Digital Surrogates)

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.

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