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  1. A. Doyle Moore Papers and Music, 1864-2013
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    Consists of graphic design projects, professional papers, personal papers, correspondence, journals and articles, sheet music, sound recordings, photographs, and a musical instrument documenting Moore's multifaceted career in graphics design and printing before, during, and after his work in the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois, as well as his interest ...
  2. Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Transcriptions from the Scott Adams -Barbara Winn Correspondence Papers (1932 -35)
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    Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Transcriptions from the Scott Adams -Barbara Winn Correspondence Papers contain scanned letters and postcards as well as text transcriptions of personal correspondence between Scott Adams and Barbara Winn. Access copy available upon request.
  3. Arthur Endres Kraeckmann Correspondence, 1906, 1915-1925
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    Consists of handwritten correspondence from Arthur Kraeckmann to Mabel Louise Ruehe, a close, personal friend and a fellow graduate of the University of Illinois, dated from 1915-1924. Also consists of one undated photograph of Mabel Louise Ruehe and a graduation announcement for Waukegan High School Class of 1906. Some correspondence contains concert and recital programs at...
  4. Bruno Nettl Papers, 1966-1988
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    Consists of personal and administrative correspondence of Bruno Nettl while a professor and head of the Musicology Division for the University of Illinois School of Music. The papers date between 1966 and 1988. They document Nettl's career as a teacher, administrator and internationally recognized researcher. Of particular interest is the correspondence received by Nettl w...
  5. Chester P. Siess Papers, 1933-2004
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    Papers of Chester Paul Siess (1916-2004), M.S. 1939, Ph.D. 1948, including the American Concrete Institute Committee 318 files on the ACI Building Code Requirements for reinforced concrete, meeting minutes, membership lists, and subjects such as materials and testing, shear and bond, flexure, and columns. Dr. Siess served as a committee member from 1953-1997. Additions inclu...
  6. Claude Gordon Personal Papers and Music Instrument Collection, 1888-1992
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    Consists of music, correspondence with Herbert L. Clarke and other notable trumpet artists, educational material, publicity and memorabilia, and performance contracts that highlight Claude Gordon's career as a musician and educator. This collection provides us with the original music that was performed through the venues of his career, educational material, and his unique co...
  7. Conde de Montemar collection
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    Late colonial correspondence from Lima, Peru – Family letters of a noble family both personal and political in nature. Antonio Sotomayor is seeking funding for a grant to describe, digitize, build a custom portal and database for this collection of 300 individual letters in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
  8. Albert Lee Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1912, 1917-1928
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    Digital surrogates from the Albert Lee Papers (1912, 1917-28) contain digitized materials from the personal papers of Albert Lee (1874-1948), Chief Clerk of the President's Office (1920-42). Digitized materials include correspondence, event programs, notes and memoranda, relating to the admission, housing and placement of African American students; organizational and adminis...
  9. Alexander L. Ringer Papers, 1921-2002
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    Personal and professional papers of Alexander L. Ringer. Includes correspondence, education materials, administrative documents, video and sound recordings, manuscripts of articles, book chapters and lectures, and photographs that document Ringer's career as an educator, academic musicologist, researcher, and administrator at the University of Illinois and in various academi...
  10. Allen Family Papers: Ralph Allen audio recordings 1949 (Digital Surrogates), 1952, 1955, 1967
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    Digital Surrogates from the Allen Family Papers: Ralph Allen audio recordings, contain eight digitized audio tapes of interviews, speaks, memorials and discussions, covering years 1949 to1967, concerning research, experimentation and achievements in the fields of agricultural studies, crop sciences and horticulture, mainly regarding corn and soil treatment; agricultural asso...
  11. Andrew V. Nalbandov Papers (Digital Surrogates), ca.1920-1945
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    Digital surrogates from the Andrew V. Nalbandov Papers, include digitized handwritten journals, personal memoirs, correspondence, postcards & documents of Vladimir S. Nalbandov (father of Andrew V. Nalbandov) relating to the Nalbandov, Schlee & related families, landowners in the Simferopol region of the Crimea; agricultural practices; education; social life; business; polit...
  12. David M. Nolan Photographs and Personal Papers, 1978-2015
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    Consists of photographic prints, negatives, and press clippings documenting the work of photographer David M. Nolan of Danville, Illinois. Photographic subjects include blues performances in Champaign, Illinois, daily life in Danville and Vermilion County, Illinois, nature, still life, and human models.
  13. Dennis Eberhard Music and Papers, 1967-2005
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    Consists correspondence, publicity packets, news clippings, audio-visual recordings, scripts, and original full scores (FS), condensed scores (CS) and parts (P) for compositions created by Eberhard throughout his professional music career. The music and papers are organized in two series: Series 1: Original Music, 1967-2005 and Series 2: Personal Papers, 1968-2005. The ori...
  14. John Garvey Music Collection, 1956-2006
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    Consists of newspaper articles, concert programs, personal papers, videos, and audio recordings.
  15. John Jacob Mountz Personal Papers, 1898-1967
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    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...
  16. John Philip Sousa Manuscripts - Microfilm Negatives
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    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.
  17. John Philip Sousa Music and Personal Papers, circa 1880-1932
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    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 ...
  18. Joseph Olivadoti Music and Personal Papers, 1835 and 1892-1970
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    The collection consists of manuscript and published musical compositions and arrangements created by Joseph Olivadoti and his father, Giuseppe, between 1892 and 1970. In addition there are photographs, newsclippings, correspondence, and concert programs documenting Joseph Olivadoti's transatlantic story of transition from Italian born oboist to naturalized American composer,...
  19. Kenneth R. Steinsultz Personal Papers, 1991-2008
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    Consists of papers and correspondence that represent his administrative work as Assistant to the Director of Bands between 1991 and 2008. Also included are teaching materials used throughout his time at the University of Illinois. Discovering America's Voice Through Arts Preservation in Action presentation given to the Midwest Archives Conference Chicago, Illinois April 30, ...
  20. Jack W. Davis Papers, 1918-1982, 2006
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    Photographs, production art, flyers, posters, and a personal journal documenting the careers of Jack W. Davis (BFA Graphic Design, 1969) as a musician and graphic artist in Champaign, Illinois. Includes graphic art produced for local talent agencies Blytham Limited, Irving Azoff and Associates, and Harry Washburn Management.
  21. James B. Reston Papers (Digital Surrogates), ca.1943-1989
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    Digital surrogates from the James B. Reston Papers, contain digitized personal notes, drafts, conference papers, speeches, diary pages, personal and institutional correspondence, interview transcripts, articles, memoirs, newspaper clippings and maps, relating to Reston's journalism career. Digitized material concerns U.S. and international political episodes, social movement...
  22. James F. Keene Personal Papers, 1923-2008
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    The James F. Keene Personal Papers consist of seven cubic feet of personal papers, photographs, administrative records, audio recordings, and lecture notes documenting Keene's career as the director of the University of Illinois Bands, 1985-2008, as well as his time spent at the University of Michigan, East Texas State University (now Texas A&M University), and the Universit...
  23. Jean Cutler Theatrical Films, Audio Recordings and Papers, 1959-1995
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    Consists of original 16mm and 8mm films, reel-to-reel audio tape recordings, color slides, photographs, and personal papers pertaining to Jean Cutler's career as a graduate student in the Department of Speech, College of LAS, at the University of Illinois (1958-1962), as well as from his time as Professor of Theater at the University of Oregon (1962-1980) and, later, as a vi...
  24. Merton Robert Lundsten Band Scrapbooks and Sound Recording Collection, 1907-1960
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    Consists of scrapbooks containing programs, newspaper clippings, photographs, personal notes documenting Robert Lundsten's time performing in the Rockford High School Band (1930 - 1933), University of Illinois 2nd Regimental Band (1937 - 1938), and American Legion Band (1949 - 1952). Also includes audio recordings of the Harlem High School Band, University of Illinois Conc...
  25. Michael Stern Hart Papers (Born Digital Records), 1986-2007
    Collection

    Born Digital Records from the Michael Stern Hart Papers include email correspondence; unpublished essays and articles; newsletters, press releases; transcriptions of press articles; book excerpts; photographs; audiovisual materials; web design elements and software programs concerning Project Gutenberg, eBooks, and information dissemination and literacy. Materials also relat...
  26. Music and Performing Arts Library Harry Partch Collection, 1914-2007
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    Consists of books, music, films, personal papers, artifacts and sound recordings collected by the staff of the Music and Performing Arts Library and the University of Illinois School of Music documenting the life and career of Harry Partch, and those associated with him, throughout his career as a composer and writer.
  27. Harry Begian Papers, 1926-97
    Collection

    Consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, concert recordings, program notes, convention materials, research materials, and published articles that document Harry Begian's career as a conductor, teacher, guest speaker, and scholar from 1946-2005. In addition to administrative materials from his University career, this collection contains his personal teaching mate...
  28. Harry Partch Estate Archive, 1918-1991
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    Consists of Harry Partch's personal papers, musical scores, films, tapes and photographs documenting his career as a composer, writer, and producer. Of special note are the scrapbooks in series 2 that contain newspaper and magazine articles about Partch and his music.
  29. Heinz Von Foerster Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1943, 1947, 1968-1971, 1974
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    Digital Surrogates from the Heinz Von Foerster Papers contain digitized published papers and correspondence between Professor Heinz Von Foerster and the experimental architect Labbeus Woods concerning letters of recommendation on Woods' projects for different grants and fellowships, personal handwritten notes, and institutional correspondence. Digitized articles include "Ube...
  30. Herbert L. Clarke Music and Personal Papers, ca. 1880 - 1945
    Collection

    Consists of Clarke's performance library of original and published music for band and orchestra music, scrapbooks, photographs, musical instruments, personal correspondence, news clippings, awards, and other memorabilia documenting his career as cornetist, a member of the Sousa Band, conductor for the Long Beach Municipal Band, composer and arranger, and music educator. Many...
  31. Historic Illinois County Atlases
    Collection

    Illinois Historical County Atlases County atlases, which began to be produced after the Civil War, are a uniquely American nineteenth-century publication. County atlas publication initially was centered in Philadelphia in the 1860s but by the 1880s Chicago had taken the lead, and a high proportion of the atlases published cover Midwestern counties. The primary foci of the...
  32. Martha Awkerman WAF and Long Beach Band Papers, 1940-2002
    Collection

    Consists of photographs, personal notes, scrapbooks, correspondence, newsclippings and sound recordings documenting Awkerman's career as a cornetist in the Women's Air Force Band (WAF) between 1951 and1961 and the Long Beach Municipal between 1961 and 1983. The documents are organized in two series: Series 1, WAF Band and Long Beach Municipal Band History (1951-2002) and Ser...
  33. Edward W. Shineman Jr. Sound Recording Collection, ca. 1900-1935
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    Consists of the personal collection of Edward W. Shineman, containing 12", 10" and 6" 78 LPs from the early twentieth century. In addition, contains brief correspondence between Shineman and Herbert L. Clarke. Also contains sheet music of various band pieces.
  34. Elbern H."Eddie" Alkire Personal Papers and Music Instrument Collection, 1926-1997
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    Consists of original and published music, business records, correspondence, instructional guides and music examinations, programs, sound recordings, photographs, electrical and mechanical diagrams for several prototype Hawaiian guitars, music instrument catalogs, four original prototype Hawaiian guitars including the first 15-string acoustic guitar, Cruiser, Mini Surfer, and...
  35. Eldon Oyen Recordings and Personal Papers, 1920-1993
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    The collection consists of records of Regimental Band Members, concert programs, correspondence, photographs, storybook illustrations, and sound recordings. The recordings include concerts and recordings sessions from the Momence High School and University of Illinois Bands. The papers and recordings document Oyen's career as an Assistant to the Director of Bands at the Un...
  36. George Hunter Sound Recordings and Personal Papers, 1948-1982
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    Consists of reel-to-reel sound recordings, programs, newspaper clippings, photographs, and music documenting the early development of the University of Illinois' Collegium Musicum ensemble between 1948 and 1982.
  37. Sophie Pregel and Vadim Rudnev Collection (Digital Surrogates), 1926-1974
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    Digital Surrogates from the Sophie Pregel and Vadim Rudnev Collection, contain digitized handwritten and typewritten correspondence, notes, and poems. Materials include personal notes, professional correspondence and copyrighted works. This series has access restriction. Please contact us if you want to request an access copy of these materials. For more information pleas...
  38. Sousa Archives and Center for American Music Administrative Files, 1914-2003
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    Consists of correspondence, research notes and papers, exhibit scripts, photographs, news clippings and brochures, NEH grant proposals and project reports, and administrative files documenting the creation and management of the Sousa Archives for Band Research between 1994 and 2003. In addition there are personal papers of Phyllis Danner documenting her tenure as the Univers...
  39. Telegraf (Chicago, Ill.)
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    The Chicago Polish-language weekly the _Telegraf _began on June 1, 1892, as a personal organ of its editor Henryk Nagiel, who only stayed with the paper through October 1892. He was succeeded by J. Rybakowski, who assumed the position of editor and remained with the _Telegraf _until 1894. With his departure, the paper ceased publishing for two years. M.J. Szameit took over a...