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  1. Alumni and Faculty Biographical (Alumni News Morgue) File (Born Digital Records)
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    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...
  2. Campus Folksong Club Oral History
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    During its height in the 1960s, the Campus Folksong Club (CFC) had over 500 members – making it an astonishingly large student organization and an important force in bringing culture from Illinois and beyond to the UIUC campus. The CFC was also unique in its commitment to a variety of traditional music ranging from gospel and blues to old-time Appalachian and Ozark music, as...
  3. Illini Union Photographic Subject File (Digital Surrogates), ca.1940-1998
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    Digital Surrogates from the Illini Union Photographic Subject File contain digitized photographs relating to different locations and events at the Illini Union. Includes images of building construction or improvement at different time periods; exterior and interior general photographs of the building; Illini Union ballrooms, lounges, recreation areas, cafeterias, guest rooms...
  4. James Edward Myers World War I Sheet Music Collection
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    World War I is considered by many music scholars to be the most musical war in America’s history. Music for and about The Great War was created by all sorts of Americans: professional songwriters, acclaimed composers, church musicians, well- and little-known performers, and uncounted singing teachers, small-town bandmasters, and amateurs. Their melodies and lyrics intersecte...
  5. Portraits of Actors
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    Portraits of Actors, 1720-1920, includes almost 3,500 pictures of actors — studio portraits and actors posing in costume for a particular role or performing a scene from a play. Dramatists, theatrical managers, singers and musicians are also included, but the majority are British and American actors who worked between about 1770 and 1893. Among the hundreds of actors include...
  6. 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...
  7. Clarendon Van Norman Jr. Collection
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    Clarendon Van Norman Jr. Collection broadsides and printed ephemera contains material from 1828 to the 1930s collected by Clarendon Van Norman Jr. This series includes a variety of works such as prospectuses, periodicals, advertisements, newspaper clippings, tax lists, government documents, and financial records. Divided into subject categories, the items cover topics in Ill...
  8. Zouave Cadets Quickstep: Dedicated to the U.S. Zouave Cadets Governors Guard of Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 10 pages | 1860

    A music score entitled "Zouave Cadets Quickstep: Dedicated to the U.S. Zouave Cadets Governors Guard of Illinois" composed by A. J. Vaas and published by Root & Cady in Chicago, Illinois in 1860.
  9. Our Country's Flag
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1861

    A music score entitled "Our Country's Flag" by G. Gumpert and arranged for piano by F. Losse. This song was "dedicated to his excellency Abraham Lincoln." The score was published by G. Andre & Co. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1861.
  10. Order of Exercises at the Commencement of Shurtleff College
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1844

    A program entitled "Order of Exercises at the Commencement of Shurtleff College" including orations, music, and prayer. This program was published at the Telegraph Office in Alton, Illinois. The event occurred on July 25, 1844.
  11. The College Spirit
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1850

    A song entitled "The College Spirit" written by L. H. Sigourney of Hartford, Connecticut for "the laying of the Corner Stone of the new edifice at McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois, July 17th, 1850."
  12. Exhibition of the Alpha Zeta Society
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1851

    A program entitled "Exhibition of the Alpha Zeta Society" at Shurtleff College. The Alpha Zeta Society was the first literary society at Shurtleff College. This event was held on Friday evening, March 21, 1851 and the program was printed by the Telegraph Job Office in Alton, Illinois.
  13. ; Send her along; Envoyons de l'avant
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  14. ; It's the Oars; C'est l'aviron
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  15. ; Lark; Alouette
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  16. ; My Blackbird; Mon Merle
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  17. ; A-rolling my ball; En roulant ma boule
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  18. ; On the Way to Paris; Passant par Paris
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
  19. Bloomington Band - Mardi Gras
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Bloomington Band Mardi Gras is shown on the east side of the Square. The musicians are in a variety of costumes. Kresge's department store is in the background.
  20. Bloomington High School Band
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The members of the Bloomington High School Band pose in full uniform.
  21. German Day Parade, Bloomington, Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A marching band is shown participating in the German Day Parade. The buildings are decorated for the event.
  22. Piano owned by Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Square grand piano. 80 keys, rectangular shape, four solid legs, chamfered on front two sides, keys in curved recess. Marks: "Enshcerr" in fancy gold script, "Philadelphia" in gold caps. Surrounded by scrolling. Music stand consists of four sticks attached to top stick, folds into piano. L 80" x H 37 1/2" x W 36".
  23. Booklet, patriotic lyrics from the Civil War
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Thin, softcover booklet of patriotic lyrics from the Civil War (1861-1865). Pink cover with picture of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. Inner cover 38-star flag, back cover features eagle, shield, and flag. Lyrics illustrated with insignia and pictures. Cover: "The Good Old Songs/We Used To Sing./Price Ten Cents/Published BY O.H.Oldroyd/..." Titles include "Marching Through Georgia", ...
  24. The Martyred Patriot Grand Funeral March
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1865

    A music score entitled "The Martyred Patriot Grand Funeral March" by James W. Porter at "the reception of the remains of our Beloved President Abraham Lincoln" on April 22, 1865. This score was published by J. Marsh in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  25. We'll fight for Uncle Abe
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1863

    A music score entitled "We'll fight for Uncle Abe: Plantation Song and Chorus" composed by Fred Buckley and words written by C. E. Pratt. This song "sung with great success by C. Pettengill, at the concerts of the Buckley Serenaders." The score was published by Oliver Diston & Co. in Boston, Massachusetts in 1863.
  26. Campaign Song for Abraham Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1864

    A music score entitled "Campaign Song for Abraham Lincoln" by James Edward Haynes and published by H. M. Higgins in Chicago, Illinois in 1864.
  27. General McClellan's Grand March
    Multi-Page Item | 10 pages | 1861

    A music score entitled "General McClellan's Grand March" by E. Mack and published by Lee & Walker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This score includes a graphic of General McClellan and a white horse preparing to march. The score was published in 1861.
  28. President Lincoln's Funeral March
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1865

    A music score entitled "President Lincoln's Funeral March" by E. Mack "respectfully dedicated to the people of the United States" and published by Lee & Walker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1865.
  29. Col. Ellsworth's Funeral March
    Multi-Page Item | 8 pages | 1861

    A music score entitled "Col. Ellsworth's Funeral March" dedicated to Francis C. Brownell by Sep. Winner and published by Lee & Walker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1861.
  30. Shurtleff College Order of Exercises for Commencement Day
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1845

    A program entitled "Shurtleff College. Order of Exercises for Commencement Day" including eleven orations, seven musical performances, and prayer on July 24, 1845.