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James Edward Myers World War I Sheet Music Collection
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Maps of Africa to 1900
University Honors — the Bronze Tablets
Teaching with Digital Content (Cultural Heritage Community)
Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection
Photography: Chris Brown Photography
Renshawe, John H.
Gannett, Henry, 1846-1914
Walters, William D, Jr., 1942-
United States. Lake Survey
Illinois State Geological Survey
Peters, W.J. (William John), 1863-1942
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Office of the Registrar.
Bartholomew, John George
De Wilde, S.
Illinois Heritage Association
James B. Reston
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Library
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Leo Feist Inc. (New York, NY)
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Johnson, Fry & Co.
University of Illinois Theatrical Print Collection
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University Honors are inscribed on bronze tablets which are on permanent disp...
F. W. Faxon Collections
ISBN 0-943788-15-3 (1997)
The Heart of the Cornbelt: An Illustrated History of Corn Farming in McLean C...
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A. Austin Harding Papers, 1895-1958
The A. Austin Harding Papers consists of music, correspondence, concert programs, administration files, publications, course materials and photographs that document the career of A. Austin Harding, Director of Bands at the University of Illinois from 1906 until 1948. Of particular interest are the manuscript arrangements made by Harding especially for the University of Illin...
Alfred W. Hubbard Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1950-1973
Digital surrogates from the Alfred W. Hubbard Papers, contain digitized records of correspondence; biographical information; academic articles and speeches; handwritten notes; class syllabus; dissertations and theses title pages; congresses and professional societies bulletins and newsletters; administrative and research reports; memorandums and department requisitioning fo...
Audiovisual Digital Surrogates from Intellectual Freedom TV Broadcasts video recordings, 1988, 1997, 2001-2003
Audiovisual Digital Surrogates from Intellectual Freedom TV Broadcasts video recordings, contain eight digitized press and service announcements, news spots and interview segments relating to concerns and controversies about freedom of speech, intellectual freedom and censorship in public and school libraries. Subjects cover Banned Book Week; book censorship at schools and p...
Born Digital Records of the Traveling Exhibition and Program Files, 2008
The born digital records of the Traveling Exhibition and Program Files (2008), containing images, promotional materials, guidelines, and credits for the "John Adams Unbound" traveling exhibit.
Born digital video recordings and transcriptions from the A. Arro Smith "Capturing Our Stories" Oral Histories Program Records, 2008-2013
Born-Digital video recordings and transcriptions from the A. Arro Smith "Capturing Our Stories" Oral Histories Program Records contain digital video recordings, transcripts, and release forms, concerning "Capturing Our Stories", a national oral history program to gather life histories of experienced librarians as they exit their careers. Interviews include Rita Auerbach, San...
The Cairo Bulletin began publication in Cairo, Illinois, on December 21, 1868. Founded by John H. Oberly and Company (as the Cairo Evening Bulletin), it was one of only a few newspapers being published in Southern Illinois during its early run. Oberly meant for the newspaper to be “a new organ of Democratic sentiment,” and covered news, politics, and literature for the whole...
The Chicago Eagle was a primarily weekly newspaper published by Henry F. Donovan (and subsequently his son John M. Donovan) from 1889 to the mid-1940's. Donovan professed his title to be independent but it is seen to be a Democratic party publication devoted to municipal politics. Typical content included Donovan's fight against graft and corruption in local and state govern...
Digital surrogates from the ALA Films Records, 1650, 1960, 1966
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...
Herbert L. Clarke Manuscripts - Microfilm Negatives
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...
Jay Gilmore Sims Papers, 1913-1957
Programs, a published tribute to John Philip Sousa, Sousa Band route sheets, and articles documenting both Jay Sims' career as a cornetist with the Sousa Band's performances at Willow Grove, PA in 1919 and Sousa Band performances. Of particular interest are the Sousa Band route sheets that provide information regarding the dates and locations of the band's performances from...
John Bardeen Papers: Student Dissertations (Digital Surrogates), 1957
Digital Surrogates from the John Bardeen Papers: Student Dissertations contain a digitized copy of a Master's thesis by Bardeen student Newton Bernardes, entitled "Theory of specific heat of superconductors based on an energy gap model". Digitized material is a typewritten document including handwritten notations. An access copy of this material is available upon request.
John F. Stacks Audio-recordings (Digital Surrogates)
Digital Surrogates from the John F. Stacks Audio-recordings include digitized audio recordings, concerning interviews conducted by John F. Stacks about James Reston's career, as part of his research for writing Reston's biography "Scotty: James B. Reston and the Rise and Fall of American Journalism". Interviewees include Max Frankel, Steve Roberts, Punch Sulzberger, Dick Moo...
John Garvey Music and Papers
Consists of jazz scores, parts and administrative records that document the career of John Garvey, founder of the University of Illinois School of Music Jazz Program and the Russian Folk Orchestra. Also contains chamber music scores and parts that document Garvey's career with the Walden String Quartet.
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 M. Gregory Papers (Digital Surrogates)
Digital surrogates from the John M. Gregory Papers include a 1874 digitized letter, concerning correspondence between Gregory and Louise Allen.
John O'Connor Papers, 1968-1997
Consists of correspondence, program notes, performance payrolls, engagement contracts, tour itineraries, newsclippings, publicity materials, postcards, and photographs documenting the creation of the performance ensemble, Medicare 7, 8, or 9 and the management of the music group by Daniel Perrino. Topics of particular interest include Dad's Nite Out, 1976 National Jazz Festi...
John Philip Sousa Manuscripts - Microfilm Negatives
Microfilm negatives of original manuscript materials from the John Philip Sousa Music and Personal Papers, corresponding to positive microfilm found in RS 12/9/51, Series 1, Boxes 757-762. Original manuscripts can be found in RS12/9/51, Series 1, Boxes 1-245 & 755.
John Philip Sousa Music and Personal Papers, circa 1880-1932
Consists of original and published music, arrangements of western European symphonic music for wind band by Sousa and other musicians, microfilm of original music, correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, programs and artifacts documenting the life and career of John Philip Sousa as musician, composer, bandleader, and "March King." Of particular interest are the original ...
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...
John Van Fossen Papers and Memorabilia, 1903-1994
Concert programs, photographs, postcards, correspondence, a contract, a Sousa Band uniform and Selmer clarinet, and memorbilia documenting John Van Fossen's career as a clarinetist while a member of the John Philip Sousa Band between 1926 and 1931.
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...
Larry Miller Sports Videotapes (Audiovisual Records), 1933-91
Audiovisual Records from the Larry Miller Sports Videotapes contains footage of basketball's UCLA Vs. Houston and UCLA vs. North Carolina (1968); basketball's UCLA Vs. Notre Dame (1974), football Homecoming (1949-50), UCLA Vs. Notre Dame (1982); basketball's UCLA Sports Dynasty (1981); basketball's UCLA vs. USC (1967), basketball's John Wooden coaching (1958-59); basketball'...
Leon Dash Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1973-1978, 1986, 1990-1993, 2007-2009
Digital surrogates of Leon Dash Papers include materials digitized from the University Archives records series 13/3/23 relating to Dash work as journalist and reporter for the Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES) Tim Nugent project (2007-2009) and for the Washington Post. An access copy is available in online and nearline files. Online files: Include tr...
Luca Del Negro Trumpet, 1905
F. Besson trumpet (accession 2004.120990.01) given to Luca Del Negro who played tuba for the John Philip Sousa Band, as Grand Prize during the 1905 Exposition universelle et internationale held in Liege, Belgium.
Mary Peterson Zundo Original Sousa Artwork
Consists of nine water paint/pencil/marker/pen portraits inspired by the music and life of John Philip Sousa.
Morgan Powell Music Manuscripts, 1958-2014
The collection consists of thirty-six boxes of material. Series 1 consists of original compositions and arrangements for large and small jazz ensemble, small chamber ensemble, chamber ensemble and dancers, and vocal ensemble. Many of the musical works were either composed or arranged for the University of Illinois Jazz Band. Of particular interest are Powell's "Ray's in the ...
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 and Manuscript Library. 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. These materials include costume and set designs, sket...
Musical Americana Collection, ca. 1900-2000
Contains published sound recordings and transcription discs of a variety of American and European music performed by American wind bands. Of particular interest are early recordings of the John Philip Sousa band. In addition there are commercially produced films, manuscript music, published sheet music, concert programs, newspaper/magazine clippings, photographs, and musical...
Nick Kaufman Collection of American Wind Band and Orchestra Sound Recordings, ca. 1897-1923
Consists of 7-inch, 8-inch,10-inch, and 12-inch 78 rpm audio recordings of performances by the John Philip Sousa Band, Arthur Pryor Band, Herbert L. Clarke Band, Sir Harry Lauder Band, and the Victor Military Band that were issued between ca. 1897 and 1923. In addition there are recordings of the International Concert Orchestra and the Bohumir Kryl Bohemine Band.