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  1. Digital Surrogates for the James Francis Driscoll Collection of American Sheet Music
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    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...
  2. Digital surrogates from the Barbara Gittings Memorial Videotapes, 2007
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    Digital surrogates from the Barbara Gittings Memorial Videotapes includes a DVD recording of a Memorial Gathering Celebrating the Life of Barbara Gittings at the National Constitutional Center in Philadelphia (PA) on April 28, 2007, primarily on her work in behalf of gay and lesbian right movement in the ALA (American Library Association) regarding collections, professional ...
  3. Digitized Books
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    Digitized Books is a web service that tracks what items from the UIUC general collections have been digitized and made available in the HathiTrust Digital Library (http://www.hathitrust.org/), the Internet Archive (https://archive.org/), and the library's corporate partners.
  4. Dittenberger-Vahlen Collection of Classical Texts
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    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 ...
  5. Born Digital and Digital Surrogates from the AALL's Legal History and Rare Book SIS Publications, 1991-1998, 2001-
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    Born digital and digital surrogates from the AALL's Legal History and Rare Book Special Interest Section (LH & RB-SIS) Publications contain digitized and born digital copies of newsletters, articles, reports, meeting minutes, and agenda concerning legal history, special collections cataloging, and the activities of the Legal History & Rare Books Special Interest Section of t...
  6. Born digital Records from the RBMS Bibliographic Standards Committee Subject Files, 1998-2011
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    Born digital Records from the RBMS Bibliographic Standards Committee Subject Files contains conference agendas and minutes of the RBMS (Rare Books and Manuscripts Section) Bibliographic Standards Committee, concerning varied cataloging-related issues within ALA annual and midwinter conferences, including the selection, use and application of genre and relator terms for rare ...
  7. Born digital Records from the RBMS' Taskforce, Committee and Discussion Groups Meetings Files, 2001-2011
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    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...
  8. College and Research Libraries
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    College & Research Libraries (Print ISSN: 0010-0870; Online ISSN: 2150-6701) is the scholarly research journal of the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. Founded in 1939, C&RL is the “premier scholarly journal for the publication of empirical research in academic librarianship.” C&RL publishes original research on all ...
  9. Connecting to Collections
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    Connecting to Collections was an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) initiative (launched in 2007) to aid libraries and museums in their efforts to provide the best possible care for the collections. The initiative is grounded in the results of the Heritage Health Index, the first, comprehensive survey of the condition and preservation needs of collections held i...
  10. 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...
  11. Archives Exhibits File (Digital Surrogates)
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    Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Records from the Archives Exhibits File include digitized material from selected collections as well as electronic material produced by the University Archives, regarding special exhibits published at the Archives' website, or physical exhibits curated by the Archives' staff. Includes electronic materials concerning the following exhib...
  12. Digital Born Records of the Pamela Bluh Papers, 2001-2008
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    The born digital files of Pamela Bluh, editor of the ALCTS Papers on Library Technical Services and Collections (2003-2006), containing drafts of ALCTS publications, proposals for the ALCTS Paper Series (2006), paper proposals and approvals (2005-2006), committee files (2006), presentation slides (2005), correspondence, biographical information, strategic plans (2006), spons...
  13. Karl Humble Sound Recording Collection, 1910-1952
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    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...
  14. Internet Archive
    Collection

    As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the library of the University of Illinois is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive in several areas: Illinois history, culture and natural resources; U.S. railroad history; rural studies and agriculture; works in translation; as well as extensive collections of 19th century "triple-decker" novels and emblem books writt...
  15. James Francis Driscoll Collection of American Sheet Music
    Collection

    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...
  16. Electronic Records from the RBMS Executive Committee Agendas and Minutes Files, 2002-11
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    Electronic Records from the RBMS Executive Committee Agendas and Minutes Files contain agendas, minutes and audio recordings relating to Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) Executive Committee meetings within ALA annual and midwinter conferences. Subjects include liaison establishing, library instruction, primary Source materials from special collections, subcommittees...
  17. Music and Performing Arts Library Small Special Collections, 1911-1981
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    Consists of small collections of newspaper clippings, sheet music, correspondence, concert programs, biographical sketches, photographs, and radio show scripts documenting music performances by School of Music student ensembles and other nineteenth- and twentieth-century performers and composers. Of particular significance is an original published piano-vocal score of A. Dvo...
  18. Music Instrument Collection
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    The large number of music instruments held by the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music is unusual among archives across the United States. These instruments, and the Center's archival collections, document the impact of music technology and manufacturing on the performance practices of American military, civilian, and collegiate bands during the 19th and 20th centuri...
  19. Music Library Special Collections Acquisitions File, 1955-2003
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    Music Library Special Collections Acquisitions File of Music librarians Jay Allen, William McClellan and Jean Geil. Includes correspondence, inventory lists, appraisals, descriptions of collections offered for donation or purchase, accession agreements, clippings, and recommendations from faculty members concerning potential and actual acquisitions of collections of manuscri...
  20. Music & Performing Arts Library General Collections
    Collection

    The University of Illinois's Music and Performing Arts Library is one of the largest at a public university, and its music holdings are currently ranked very high among music libraries in the United States and, indeed, in the world. Its collections contain more than 765,000 volumes, including over 55,000 books, 520,000 scores, 19,000 microforms, 150,000 sound recordings, and...
  21. Music & Performing Arts Library Special Collections
    Collection

    The Special Collections area of the Music and Performing Arts Library at the University of Illinois (MPALSC) is home to a unique collection of scores, rare books, recordings, pedagogical materials, and other archival materials. Students, faculty, and researchers world wide have used these collections.
  22. Harry Partch Archive
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    Harry Partch (1901-1974) was an American composer, theorist, instrument maker and performer. In the 1920s, Partch began work on what was to be a lifelong passion, i.e. on acoustic and harmonic properties of musical instruments, and on the construction of his own musical instruments for the purpose of performing his own music. It is difficult to over-estimate the importance o...
  23. Herbert L. Clarke Manuscripts - Microfilm Negatives
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    Microfilm negatives created in 1999, product of the NEH-funded Sousa Archives for Band Research Preservation Project (SABREPP) is to improve access to the UIUC John Philip Sousa and Herbert L. Clarke collections through standard archival arrangement and description practices as well as reformatting the manuscript materials (preservation microfilming) and photographs (creatin...
  24. Mapping History at the University of Illinois Collection
    Collection

    The Mapping History at the University of Illinois (MH@UI) collection contains maps, drawings, blueprints, and images of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and Champaign County dating from the 1850s to the present. Maps relate to way-finding, campus and community planning, city zoning, political districting, transportation, humor and cartooning, student housing, re...
  25. IDEALS Initiative
    Collection

    Welcome to the Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (IDEALS) Initiative community! This community was created as a place to store, archive and manage the documents created specifically for the IDEALS Initiative. If you have any problems with this community, or need to be given access to submit documents to one or more of the collections, plea...
  26. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
    Collection

    The University Library’s collection of Sanborn fire insurance maps includes maps for Illinois towns; rural settings are not included. Sanborn maps were produced to assist insurance underwriters in determining fire insurance rates for individual buildings by examining the buildings' construction methods, heat and lighting sources and manufacturing uses, and the same attribute...
  27. Sousa Archives Music Instrument Digital Image and 3D Model Collection
    Collection

    The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music (SACAM) acquires and preserves significant archival records and historical artifacts in multiple formats that document America's diverse music heritage. The Center’s collection of historical music instruments, dating between 1810-1972, include rare cornets and trumpets, early boxwood clarinets and flutes, unique double-reed sa...
  28. "Staff Bulletin" (Digital Surrogates), 1949-1952, 1970-1978
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates from the "Staff Bulletin" contain digitized copies of Staff Bulletins (1949-52, 1970-78), edited and published monthly during the school year by members of the Library Association, including academic and non-academic staff, news about personnel changes, achievements in technical services and departmental libraries, staff meetings of the Association, specia...
  29. The Cybernetics Thought Collective
    Collection

    The University of Illinois Archives has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to develop a prototype web-portal and analysis-engine to provide access to archival material related to the development of the iconic, multi-disciplinary field of cybernetics. The grant is part of the NEH’s Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Foundatio...
  30. 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...
  31. Registration Catalogs Files (Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Records), 1867-1900, 2000-
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Records from the Registration Catalogs Files, contain digitized copies of the University catalog (1867-1900), including descriptions of University colleges and programs, courses of study, calendars, Board of Trustees roster and committees, faculty roster, list of enrolled students, University history and administrative organization, Campus...
  32. University's Office of Business and Financial Services (OBFS) (Born Digital Records), 1999- 2008
    Collection

    Born Digital Records from the University's Office of Business and Financial Services (OBFS), 1999 -2008 contain the OBFS's financial reports; accounting spreadsheets; institutional website pages; newsletters; administrative policy, guidelines, and forms; and other supporting documentation concerning OBFS's Business Policy and Procedures Manual, business operations, appropria...
  33. The Sophograph (Digital Surrogates), 1882-1892
    Collection

    Digitized surrogate of the Sophograph published by the sophomore class in an annual commentary on students and university life, featuring articles, poetry, cartoons, photographs, quotations describing personalities, class rolls, directories of student officers, class histories, class rivalries, athletic activities, military drill, social events, jokes and advertisements. The...
  34. Virginia Root Collection, 1847-1945
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    On Tuesday, 22 August 2000 the personal papers and performance collection of Sousa Band vocal soloist Virginia Root were acquired by the Sousa Archives for Band Research from Dr. John and Dr. Joan Dudd of Three Rivers, Michigan. Sousa biographer Paul E. Bierley provided a summary appraisal of the collection, which on accessioning comprised ca. 3 cubic feet. of materials incl...
  35. XSEDE: Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment
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    The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. Scientists and engineers around the world use these resources and ser...