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  1. University Honors — the Bronze Tablets
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    The University of Illinois began the tradition of inscribing the Bronze Tablets with the names of students receiving University Honors in 1925. A new tablet is hung in the Main Library each year. Inscription on the Bronze Tablets recognizes sustained academic achievement by undergraduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. According to the Student Cod...
  2. Alumni and Faculty Biographical (Alumni News Morgue) File (Born Digital Records)
    Collection

    Born Digital Records from the Alumni and Faculty Biographical (Alumni News Morgue) File, includes digitized material and born digital records pertaining to the biographical file from deceased and living alumni, faculty members, trustees, and former students. The file was created by the Alumni Association, but University Archives staff have added and continue to add materials...
  3. American Popular Entertainment
    Collection

    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...
  4. Chicago Eagle
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    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...
  5. Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design
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    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...
  6. Paléographie des classiques latins
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    Émile Chatelain's Paléographie des classiques latins was produced in 14 fascicles between 1884 and 1900, and consists of more than 200 facsimiles of leaves from medieval manuscripts, with explanatory text. The leaves range in date from the fourth to the fifteenth century, and together demonstrate the range of scripts in which the main Latin classics were transmitted from ant...
  7. Insurance maps of Peoria, Illinois, Volume 2, 1902
    Multi-Page Item | 78 pages | 1902

    Also shows factories, commercial occupancy of buildings, property boundaries, and house and block numbers.
  8. 2007 University Honors
    Image | 2007

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  9. Casse aujourd'hui ton sucre en deux pour en avoir demain?
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    A French sword cuts through a package of sugar.
  10. Insurance maps of Peoria, Illinois, Volume 1, 1902
    Multi-Page Item | 88 pages | 1902

    Also shows factories, commercial occupancy of buildings, property boundaries, and house and block numbers.
  11. Carte du Dahomey
    Image | 1892

  12. Champaign County Courthouse
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    Demolished May 1900. Shows the north and west sides of the structure.
  13. Flat Iron Building
    Image | 1947

    Destroyed by a fire in March 1948. Shows the east, south, and north sides of the structure.
  14. Champaign County Jail
    Image | 1950

    Shows the west side of the structure
  15. Champaign County Courthouse
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    Shows the west and south sides of the structure.
  16. Main Street Buildings
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    Shows a portion of the north side of Main Street between Neil Street and Walnut Street.
  17. Busey's Bank M. Lowenstern and Son Dry Goods
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    Shows a portion of the south side of the 200 block of West Main Street and the east side of the Busey's Bank building.
  18. Flat Iron Building
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    Shows the east, south, and north sides of the structure. Also visible is the Woman's Christian Temperance Union statue in front of the building.
  19. Main Street Buildings
    Image | 1962

    Shows a portion of the north side of Main Street between Chestnut Street and Market Street.
  20. First National Bank in Champaign
    Image | 1962

    Shows the north and east sides of the structure.
  21. Main Street Buildings
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    Shows a portion of the north side of Main Street between Neil Street and Fremont Street.
  22. Main Street Buildings
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    Shows the north side of Main Street between Walnut Street and Neil Street.
  23. Neil Street Buildings
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    Shows North Neil Street south of the interesction with Main and Church Streets.
  24. Main Street Buildings
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    Primarily shows the north side of Main Street west of the intersection with Chestnut Street.
  25. North Neil Street Buildings
    Image | 1916

    Primarily shows the west side of North Neil Street a distance south of the intersection with Main and Church Streets.
  26. Main Street Buildings
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    Shows the south side of Main Street a distance east of the intersection with Neil Street.