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  1. Digital surrogates from the ALA Films Records, 1650, 1960, 1966
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    Digital surrogates from the ALA Films Records, contain the digitized films "Help Yourself" (1950, 23:15 min) about Cambria free library at Johnstown (PA), "And Something More" (1966, 7:55 min.), and "ALA: Program for Progress" (1960, 27:55 min.). Films display the benefits of public and school libraries’ services, give practical recommendations for users and librarians, prom...
  2. Bernard A. Strauch Photograph Collection (Digital Surrogates)
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    Bernard A. Strauch Photographic Collection, including prints, negatives and plates relating to student activities, building, campus scenes, colleges, conferences, commencements, interscholastic circus, bands, faculty, military, alumni reunions, Champaign and Urbana, student organizations, presidents and visitors. Other Strauch photographs relating to athletic activities and ...
  3. Building and Statue Dedication Programs (Digital Surrogates), 1871
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    Digital Surrogates from the Building and Statue Dedication Programs, include a digitized dedication program (1871) for the Cornerstone Laying ceremony of the new University building and for the inauguration of the Mechanic and Military Hall. The original program can be found at record series 2/0/808
  4. Building Floor Plans (Digital Surrogates), ca. 2001-2014
    Collection

    Digital surrogates from Building Floor Plans include digitized drawings and project manuals for unrestricted campus buildings. Material include building floor plans, including 8.5 X 14 floor plans for about 600 campus buildings showing building, date, scale, room numbers and room assignment. Materials also include projects manuals. An access copy is available FOR CLASS PR...
  5. Building Photographs (Digital Surrogates)
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    Building Photographs including photographs, negatives, and slides - used by campus architects and planners - of campus buildings, building construction, the campus, campus maps, campus planning, streets, walkways, information signs, off-campus houses, residence halls, benches, lamps, air vents, steam tunnels, water mains, water and utilities distribution systems, building re...
  6. Born Digital Files from the Kathleen de la Pena McCook Papers, 1996-2008
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    Born digital Records from the Kathleen de la Pena McCook Papers, contain website descriptions, website links, briefs, courses assignments and syllabuses, correspondence, drafts of articles and books, rosters, biographical notes, proposal applications, grant descriptions, presentation papers and speeches, reports, events descriptions, survey forms and bibliographies, relating...
  7. Chester P. Siess Papers, 1933-2004
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    Papers of Chester Paul Siess (1916-2004), 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 inclu...
  8. American Library Association Archives Digital Collections
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    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 digit...
  9. Dedication and Facilities Publications: Plans and Maps (Digital surrogates), ca.1967
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    Digital surrogates from the Dedication and Facilities Publications: Plans and Maps, contains digitized copies of building plans and maps, concerning renovation projects of the Illini Union. An access copy is available upon request.
  10. Joseph W. Royer Architectural Drawings (Digital Surrogates), 1927-1929
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    Digital Surrogates from the Joseph W. Royer Architectural Drawings contain digitized architectural plans relating to blueprints of structural, heating, plumbing, and electrical features of buildings completed by Royer, Danely, and Smith Architects of Urbana, Illinois including: Zeta Tau Alpha Chapter House (Urbana), Chicago Heights (Bloom Township) High School, Illinois Wome...
  11. Facilities and Services Project Drawing and Plans Files (Digital Surrogates), 1885-1999
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    Digital Surrogates from the Facilities and Services Project Drawing and Plans Files, contain digitized drawings, sketches, blueprints, fabric samples, and construction photographs concerning architectural projects and proposals for Campus development and facilities' improvement. This series also include additional digitized material including campus building plans. Access...
  12. Motion Picture Center Production Film (Audiovisual Digital Surrogates), 1966, ca. 1971
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    Audiovisual digital surrogates from Motion Picture Center Production Film contain two digitized video recordings concerning student life and events at Illinois. The film on student life includes shots of the Quad, tennis courts, Undergraduate Library construction, speeches on Quad, rehearsal, the Council of Racial Justice Demonstration, and a campaign about U.S. economy in 1...
  13. Edward Nestingen Interview Records (Audiovisual Digital Surrogates), 2006
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    Audiovisual digital surrogates from the Edward Nestingen Interview Records, contain an interview to Edward Nestingen, former YMCA Executive Director, by Tom Seals (member of board of governors of University's YMCA), concerning Mr. Nestingen's major contributions while leading YMCA's programs; the evolution of YMCA's role; its goal in facilitating "one to one helping relatio...
  14. Floriculture Division Records (Digital Surrogates)
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    Floriculture Division Records including correspondence of Herman B. Dorner, James R. Kamp, Samuel W. Decker, Frederick F. Weinard and Joseph C. Blair concerning departmental affairs; annual reports; faculty reports; course and student files; building files and some financial records. The series includes consultation files and research records of faculty members, the Illini F...
  15. Illini Union Photographic Subject File (Digital Surrogates), ca.1940-1998
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    Digital Surrogates from the Illini Union Photographic Subject File contain digitized photographs relating to different locations and events at the Illini Union. Includes images of building construction or improvement at different time periods; exterior and interior general photographs of the building; Illini Union ballrooms, lounges, recreation areas, cafeterias, guest rooms...
  16. School of Chemical Sciences Noyes Laboratory Centennial Celebration File (Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates)
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    Born Digital Records and Digital surrogates of School of Chemical Sciences Noyes Laboratory Centennial Celebration File contains photographs, digital images and data files, notes, presentations, and publications related to chemistry buildings and other campus buildings; distinguished faculty and alumni; workshops; exhibits; planning for the Centennial Celebration of Noyes La...
  17. Small Homes Council Research Publications (Digital Surrogates)
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    Digital Surrogates from the Small Homes Council Research Publications contains digitized construction manuals prepared by the Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. Manuals include: "Manual Basic Construction Materials Takeoff Workshop", prepared by Professor Rudard A. Jones (1965); "Technical Study. Fastening Surfacing Materials in Rehabilitation Operations" (1968) ...
  18. Small Homes Council Technical Notes (Digital Surrogates)
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    Digital Surrogates from the Small Homes Council Technical Notes, includes digitized technical Notes issued by the Small Homes Council-Building Research Council including Prevention and Treatment of Construction Damage to Shade Trees (TN-1: 1965); Built-up Roofing Details (TN-2: 1966, 1970, 1981); Insulation for Heating (TN-3: 1969, 1977); Converting a Concrete Slab to a Wood...
  19. Phineas L. Windsor Audio Recording (Digital Surrogates)
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    Digital Surrogates from the Phineas L. Windsor Audio Recording include a digitized recording of an April 7, 1949 Library School lecture by Professor Windsor concerning building a research library, the support of President Edmund James, Library policy of buying for faculty and departments doing the most research, 1925 shift from purchasing special libraries to buying individu...
  20. Picture Chicago
    Collection

    Picture Chicago is a collection of images originally published in books about Chicago that were digitized by the University of Illinois' Urbana and Chicago campus libraries. Here you can see photographs of Chicago gangsters, politicians, and early famous Chicagoans; the first taxicab in the city; the early pneumatic tube system installed in the the Chicago Post Office; the d...
  21. University Bands Tape Recordings, 1942-1987
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    Consists of reel to reel audio recordings of performances and recording sessions of University Bands, from 1940-1987, including master tapes for LP recordings. The primary recording location for concerts is the Krannert Center for Performing Arts, with rehearsals primarily recorded at the Harding Band Building; generally, if recorded elsewhere, the location is noted in the r...
  22. University of Illinois Built Environment
    Collection

    In the beginning, the inspiration and actualization of the land-grant Industrial University, what was to become the University of Illinois, required thoughtful planning and a commitment to its built environment. The design and planning decisions made early on would influence all current and future development on the campus of the University of Illinois and its influence on t...
  23. University of Illinois Library Friendscript (Digital Surrogates), 1979-2007
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    Digital Surrogates from the University of Illinois Library Friendscript contain 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 meeti...
  24. Allons tous à la consultation
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    A line of infants and young girls winds outside of a building labeled "Consultation."
  25. Laundry Building - interior
    Image | 1899

  26. Seated Group on building steps
    Image | 1899

  27. Building the Lake Dam
    Image | 1899

  28. Soldiers Home
    Image | 1899

    building on left appears to have rail line entrance
  29. Laundry Building
    Image | 1899

  30. Laundry Building - interior
    Image | 1899

    equipment for ironing sheets
  31. Barrack Building - interior
    Image | 1900

  32. Laundry Building - interior
    Image | 1899

  33. Mess Hall Barrack building Company D
    Image | 1898

    temporary construction outbuildings and rail spur line in photo
  34. Laundry Building
    Image | 1901

  35. Band Concert - view from North porch of Headquarters Building
    Image | 1908

    horses with buggies and people on walks