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Ad Council Historical File (Digital Surrogates), 1941-1997
Digital Surrogates from the Ad Council Historical File includes 45 digitized audio recordings from radio campaigns, and 11 digitized posters, concerning Ad Council campaigns. 34 radio campaigns refer to forest fire prevention and 11 are Peace Corps ads; Posters subjects include safety belt use, forest fire prevention, industrial scrap, and zip code campaign. Digitized poster...
Ad Council Radio Public Service Announcement Audio Recordings (Born Digital Records), 2010
Born Digital Records from the Ad Council Radio Public Service Announcement Audio Recordings include audio files and scripts, concerning public service announcements prepared for radio broadcast. Campaigns announcements include lupus awareness (2010) and Newborn and Child Survival (2010). Original recordings can be found in Box 70 at this series. For more information about...
Part of the National Archives microfilm publications, the collection consists of instructions to and despatches from diplomatic and consular officials in African countries.
Digital Rare Book Collection
Imprints from The Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from the beginning of printing to the present.
Digital Surrogates for the James Francis Driscoll Collection of American Sheet Music
Digital Surrogates for the The Driscoll Collection of American Sheet Music, amassed by engineer and organist J. Francis Driscoll (1875-1959), is one of the largest and most representative collections of its kind. The approximated 80,000 pieces of sheet music and related material were arranged into sections by Driscoll himself, and reflect his collecting interests and prefere...
Dittenberger-Vahlen Collection of Classical Texts
In 2000, the Classics Library at UIUC received a $85,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to microfilm its Dittenberger-Vahlen Collection of rare, priceless and perishable 19th century European dissertations and other short scholarly works on Latin and Greek literature, history and civilization. The grant was part of a $885,000 NEH grant to the Committee ...
Bernard A. Strauch Photograph Collection (Digital Surrogates)
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 ...
Boneyard Creek Project
The Boneyard Creek is a stream in the Vermilion watershed located in Champaign County, IL, flowing into the Saline Branch of the Salt Fork River, which in turn flows into the Vermilion River. The Boneyard basin contains portions of Urbana, Champaign, and the University of Illinois campus, and the creek's watershed is completely urbanized. Flooding and water quality have been...
Born digital Records from the RBMS' Taskforce, Committee and Discussion Groups Meetings Files, 2001-2011
Born digital Records from the RBMS' Taskforce, Committee and Discussion Groups Meetings Files, contains meeting agendas, minutes and rosters, concerning the work of Rare Books and Manuscripts Section's (RBMS) several work groups and committees, including the taskforce on guidelines for borrowing and lending special collections material; the Budget & Development Committee; t...
Brittle Books Collection
Caldwell, Edward. Cherry Hill Mine Disaster Research Collection, 1975-2007
Carl Busch Papers and Music Instrument Collection, ca. 1833-1924
The collection consists of original and published music by Busch and other musicians, correspondence, newspaper and journal clippings, photographs, programs, books and music instruments.
Carl Sandburg Collection
The more than 2,700 photographs in this collection are scanned from the Carl Sandburg Collection housed in The Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Spanning the years 1893-1987, these images are part of a collection that includes typescripts and galley proofs of many of Sandburg's works, his correspondence with literary and public figures, recordings and transcriptions of Sandbur...
Cavagna was an Italian public official and a recognized authority on the local history of Lombardy and Piedmont. His library contained a great many books on genealogy, biography, and local history, including materials on municipal governments. The manuscripts especially reflect the study of local history; most relate to Italian cities and towns, institutions, societies and ...
Champaign, Illinois Community Bands Collection, ca. 1885-1910
Consists of bound and unbound sheet music, predominantly military marches and dances, that may have been used by several different unidentified Champaign community bands between 1885 and 1910.
Champaign-Urbana Historic Buildings
The Champaign-Urbana Historic Built Environment offers a selection from the holdings of the Champaign County Historical Archives, which was established as a department of The Urbana Free Library in 1956. Among its holdings of books, manuscripts, and maps, the archives has preserved over 50,000 photographs of local people and locations. This collection provides a sampling of ...
Champaign-Urbana Historic Built Environment
The Illinois Built Environment collection provides to the public a first-hand view of select original documents used to shape the Campus. Among others, items include hand sketches of campus plans, original trace and linen drawings of many of the Central Quadrangle buildings, four separate proposed sketches for the original Library, now known as Altgeld Hall, and watercolor r...
Charles C. Stewart Papers (Digital Surrogates), ca. 1800- ca. 1910
Digital Surrogates from the Charles C. Stewart Papers contain digitized manuscripts in Arabic, pertaining to the Mauritanian Manuscripts Collection. This material is part of Professor Stewart research material and was digitized by the University Archives. An access copy of the digitized manuscripts is available upon request.
Chester P. Siess Papers, 1933-2004
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...
Chuck Olin Digital Film Archive
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...
Clarendon Van Norman Jr. Collection
Clarendon Van Norman Jr. Collection broadsides and printed ephemera contains material from 1828 to the 1930s collected by Clarendon Van Norman Jr. This series includes a variety of works such as prospectuses, periodicals, advertisements, newspaper clippings, tax lists, government documents, and financial records. Divided into subject categories, the items cover topics in Ill...
Claude Gordon Personal Papers and Music Instrument Collection, 1888-1992
Consists of music, correspondence with Herbert L. Clarke and other notable trumpet artists, educational material, publicity and memorabilia, and performance contracts that highlight Claude Gordon's career as a musician and educator. This collection provides us with the original music that was performed through the venues of his career, educational material, and his unique co...
Collins Collection of Irish Political Cartoons
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 politi...
Conde de Montemar collection
Late colonial correspondence from Lima, Peru – Family letters of a noble family both personal and political in nature. Antonio Sotomayor is seeking funding for a grant to describe, digitize, build a custom portal and database for this collection of 300 individual letters in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
Albert Lybyer Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1919
Digital surrogates from the Albert Lybyer Papers includes digitized copies of Albert Lybyer's typewritten diary concerning his participation in the King-Crane Commission as a member of the American Peace Delegation to the 1919 Conference of Paris. The dairy covers the time period January 1st - September 15th 1919. Digitized material include handwritten side notes in the diar...
American Library Association Archives Digital Collections
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...
American Popular Entertainment
The American Popular Entertainment Collection is a project of the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The collection is a repository of digital facsimiles of newspapers and trade journals published for the entertainment industry in the U.S. between 1853 and 1922. Using digital imaging technology, we have converted m...
Amos Kennedy Collection
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, a...
Applied Health Sciences Library Administration Subject File (Born Digital Records), 2004, 2007
Born Digital Records from the Applied Health Sciences Library Administration (AHSL) Subject File, include photographs and a database file, relating to the AHSL location and the Avery Brundage Collection database, respectively. An access copy of this material is available upon request.
This project site documents the work of the University of Illinois' Slavic and East European Library to digitize these posters. As the project progresses we will update these pages, and they will serve as the gateway to the digital collection when digitization has been completed. See the University Archives' record of the poster collection.
Della Perrone Photographs, 1945-2011
Consists of photographs, negatives, and film slides documenting Della Perrone's candid and studio photography with several Champaign-Urbana musicians in the 1980s, such as Adrian Belew, The Bears, The Rave, The Martyrs, Steps, Nick Rudd and Turning Curious, Nix 86, and The Elvis Brothers, as well as national acts including The Ramones, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, and U2. Outs...
Digital Born Records of the Workshops and Institutes Publications, 2001, 2004-2006
The born digital records of the Workshops and Institute Publications, including slides and handouts from workshops on AACR2 metadata (2001), collection development (2005-2006), subject cataloging (2004), metadata standards and applications (2006), and rules and tools for cataloging internet resources (2004-2005).
The Digital Emblematica collection highlights a fraction of the internationally renowned emblem book collection owned by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Published in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and England, each digitized book can contain up to 1,500 emblems to peruse. These 17th and 18th Century creations typically link together three constitutive elements...
John Garvey Music Collection, 1956-2006
Consists of newspaper articles, concert programs, personal papers, videos, and audio recordings.
John Jacob Mountz Personal Papers, 1898-1967
The personal papers of John Jacob Mountz consist of the contents of seven scrapbooks that document his life as a student, musician, and hornist for the University of Illinois Concert Band (1920-21), the Sousa Band (1923), the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (1933-1942), and other ensembles. The collection dates from before his birth in 1898 until his death in November of 1967 a...
John Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
The John Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection comprises some 1500 plates, each mounted on an individual card. Each card has a specially designed printed form mounted on the verso upon which Mr. Stewart inserted notes about the owner, designer, or subject of the plate. Besides bookplates, the collection contains book stamps and spine labels, especially from institutional librar...
Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville's Soldier's Home
Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville Soldier's Home collection comes from the Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville Soldier's Home (1897-1908) held in Illinois History and Lincoln Collection. Joseph G. "Uncle Joe" Cannon served as a Congressional Representative for the 14th District of Illinois and as Speaker of the House of Representatives. Th...
Joseph Olivadoti Music and Personal Papers, 1835 and 1892-1970
The collection consists of manuscript and published musical compositions and arrangements created by Joseph Olivadoti and his father, Giuseppe, between 1892 and 1970. In addition there are photographs, newsclippings, correspondence, and concert programs documenting Joseph Olivadoti's transatlantic story of transition from Italian born oboist to naturalized American composer,...
Karl Humble Sound Recording Collection, 1910-1952
The collection consists of one hundred and ninety-eight commercially produced ten- and twelve-inch 78 rpm sound recordings that document performances by significant American and British military and civilian bands between 1910 and 1952. In addition the recordings document a broad range of recording practices and publishing conventions during the infancy of the early years of...
LGBT at UIUC
"The Gay Illini organization was formed in 1975 and Illini Pride was founded in 1977, both growing out of the work of the Gay Liberation Front. Gay Illini was announced in the Daily Illini on January 29, 1975. By April 1975, the group was holding Gay Forums, offering panels discussing topics related to gay students and queer life. The group also hosted a number of social eve...