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  1. 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...
  2. Digitized Books
    Collection

    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.
  3. 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...
  4. Mapping History at the University of Illinois Collection
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    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...
  5. Maps of Africa to 1900
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    The Maps of Africa to 1900 digital collection contains images of maps listed in the bibliography Maps of Africa to 1900: A Checklist of Maps in Atlases and Geographical Journals in the Collections of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Bassett & Scheven, Urbana: Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 2000). As such, this collection mines not only the L...
  6. Picture Chicago
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    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...
  7. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
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    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...
  8. Sousa Archives Music Instrument Digital Image and 3D Model Collection
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    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...
  9. The Faces of Abraham Lincoln: The Meserve Lincoln Photographs, 1845-1865
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    Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg, in his introduction to The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1944) quotes Civil War era journalist David Ross Locke’s impressions on meeting Lincoln: “I never saw a more thoughtful face. I never saw a more dignified face. I never saw so sad a face.” This collection of images—reproductions of prints made...
  10. Jones_Barbara.jpg
    Image | 2001

    Barbara Jones - head of Rare Book and Special Collections Library
  11. Rinkel_Gene_1.jpg
    Image | 2002

    Gene Rinkel - curator of special collections at the library
  12. Rinkel_Gene_2.jpg
    Image | 2002

    Gene Rinkel - curator of special collections at the library
  13. Signed Chicago Cubs 1907 Banquet Program
    Multi-Page Item | 10 pages

  14. Interview with Archie Green (Day 2): Part 2
    Multi-Page Item | 1 sub-items | 2007

    Archie Green's recollections of moving to Illinois and the beginning of the Campus Folksong Club.
  15. Savannah, looking up the River
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Savannah, looking up the River. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  16. Savannah, looking down the River
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Savannah, looking down the River. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  17. Fort Sumter
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Fort Sumter. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  18. Fountain, and Park, Savannah
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Fountain, and Park, Savannah. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  19. Battle Field of Atlanta, GA. July 22 1864 No. 1
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the Battle Field of Atlanta, GA. July 22 1864 No. 1. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866...
  20. Resaca, from the Rebel Works
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Resaca from the Rebel Works. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  21. Address to the Farmers
    Multi-Page Item | 12 pages

    An Address to the Farmers of Great Britain: with an Essay on the Prairies of the Western Country: by Morris Birkbeck: to which is amended The Constitution of the State of Illinois, London, 1822. This address is written from Wanborough, Illinois, March 31, 1822. Published in London by J. Ridgway, 1822.
  22. Ambrotypes and daguerrotypes of Abraham Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 26 pages

    Various ambrotypes and daguerrotypes of Abraham Lincoln
  23. Mission Ridge, Scene of Sherman's Attack
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the Mission Ridge scene of Sherman's attack. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimens...
  24. Chattanooga Valley, from Lookout Mountain
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Chattanooga Valley from Lookout Mountain. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimension...
  25. John Ross House
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the John Ross House in Ringold, Georgia. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions...
  26. Crest of Mission Ridge
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the Crest of Mission Ridge. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  27. Pass in the Raccoon Range, No. 2
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the Pass in the Raccoon Range, No. 2. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8...
  28. Lu-La Lake, Lookout Mountain
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Lu-La Lake from Lookout Mountain. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  29. Civil War Frock Coat
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    This navy blue frock coat is part of the uniform that belonged to Captain Benson Wood, 34th Illinois Infantry. Accompanying the coat are Captain Wood's blue wool pants. The captain's shoulder straps are sewn at the shoulders. Nine gold colored metal buttons are stamped with eagle and the letter 'I', indicating Infantry unit. A hook-and-eye is sewn on the stand-up collar. The...
  30. Zouave Civil War Frock Coat
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    This dark blue wool coat is part of a Zouaves Officer's uniform worn by Colonel Harmon D. Hull, 5th NY Volunteer Infantry and the 2nd Battalion 165th NY Volunteer Infantry. It has two rows of seven round, gilt buttons sewn on the front. Each button is stamped with the national U. S. Eagle symbol and the letter 'I,' indicating Infantry unit. The backs of the buttons are stamp...