University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign










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  1. 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...
  2. Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design

    The Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design is a valuable source of documentation on the history of theatre and is housed in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is a rare collection of original materials on the theatre, comprising over 5000 items from more than 150 productions in England and the United States. Thes...
  3. Old Soldier

    Published in 1840, the semi-monthly Old Soldier was designed in part to combat Old Hickory, a Democratic campaign newspaper also published in Springfield to support Martin Van Buren’s bid for reelection. Each four-page issue is filled with copies of Harrison’s qualifications, his speeches, letters to the editor, and editorials supporting “Old Tippecanoe,” Harrison’s nickname...
  4. University of Illinois Built Environment

    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...
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    Image | 2010

    Out of focus bokeh.
  6. gridpaper-2747946095_dc1e64781d_b
    Image | 2010

    Close up of yellowed grid paper. 437 x 394 pixels.
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    Image | 2010

    Close up of yellowish sandstone. 607 x 759 pixels.
  8. brown-crumpled-paper-3189564632_d803948934_b
    Image | 2010

    Crumpled tan paper.
  9. Brown Hotel Wallpaper
    Image | 2009

    Close up of a brown or tan wallpaper with a flocked pattern in a hotel. 2592 x 1944 pixels.
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    Image | 2010

    Crumpled brown paper sack. 1272 x 1750 pixels.
  11. canvas-2905276304_70f61b6814_b
    Image | 2010

    grungy canvas background 790 x 603 pixels.
  12. crumpled-paper-3181752205_c80fdbe9fa_b
    Image | 2010

    Close up of white crumpled paper. 1024 x 768 pixels.
  13. denim-2922127733_dc8576e308_b
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    Close up of denim fabric. 670 x 647 pixels.
  14. green-grass-11936023_3cdf3dd086_o
    Image | 2010

    Close up of green grass lawn.
  15. leather-2978544161_184eb0e207_b
    Image | 2010

    Close up of weathered leather.
  16. leather
    Image | 2010

    Close up of old leather.
  17. old-text-paper-2980933249_b7bfd93e6d_b
    Image | 2010

    Close up of old handwriting on layers of paper.
  18. papery-1430420910_21170d5854_b
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    Close up of papery looking fabric.
  19. peeling-paint-2737239597_41b849078d_b
    Image | 2010

    Close up of peeling paint. 792 x 525 pixels.
  20. pubichair-paper-3068176691_cd0cd23139_o
    Image | 2009

    Close up of pubic hair paper.
  21. scour-pad-2884621095_262fb199c6_b
    Image | 2010

    Close up of blue scouring pad.
  22. striped-paper-301846508_39fa53fefd_b
    Image | 2010

    Close up of striped peach colored paper.
  23. Big_Light_Textures_02_by_Ransie3
    Image | 2008

    Abstract light swirls on a solid black background. 800 x 600 pixels.
  24. vintage-note-paper-2692904990_8bde57388b_b
    Image | 2010

    Close up of vintage note paper. 635 x 745 pixels.
  25. water
    Image | 2010

    Close up of watery looking surface.
  26. weathered-fence-2188088147_f8e238c4bf_b
    Image | 2010

    Weathered wooden fence. 837 x 717 pixels.
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    Image | 2006

    blue blurred background
  28. Beever Lab genetic research
    Image | 2010

    Brandy Marron pipettes DNA samples in Jon Beever's laboratory in preparation for a whole genome association analysis (part of a Case control study of beef cattle) to see if specific animals carry the gene for Contractural Arachnodactyly (CA).
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    Image | 2010

    bamboo screen 817 x 618 pixels.
  30. blue-skies-2188121875_a27a6a93af_b
    Image | 2010

    Blue sky skies with clouds.