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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. Dziennik narodowy (Chicago, Ill.)
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    Nearly forgotten today, Dziennik Narodowy ("National Daily News") was considered one of the most important newspapers of the Polish community in Chicago. Established on December 4, 1898, by members of the Polish Nationalist Party, Dziennik Narodowy remained crucial to the political education of Polish Americans until its demise in September 1923. After one year with the pape...
  3. Communicable Disease Materials: Smallpox notice (Digital Surrogates), 1938
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    Digital surrogate from the Communicable Disease Materials: smallpox notice, include a digitized notice posted on campus in late February of 1938 concerning vaccination requirements for students after 10 cases of smallpox appeared in the Twin Cities. Original print in record series 33/1/806.
  4. Archives Alumni Oral History Project Files (Born Digital Records), 2000-2001
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    Born Digital Records from the Archives Alumni Oral History Project Files, contains recordings and transcriptions of oral histories (2000-2001) conducted by the Student Life and Culture Archival Program, to University of Illinois alumni who graduated in 1927 through 1939. The interviews regard student life on campus, including education, rules and regulations, social and extr...
  5. Department of Mathematics History (Digital surrogates), 1940
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    Digital surrogates from the Department of Mathematics History include a digitized copy of master's thesis by Edna C. Stanford on "The History of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois" including a 21-page narrative history of the department which developed after the hiring of Professors Edgar J. Townsend in 1893, George A. Miller in 1906, Arthur R. Crat...
  6. Born Digital records from the AALL’s Social Responsibilities Special Interest Section Files, 1996-97, 2005, 2007-10
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    Born Digital records from the AALL's Social Responsibilities Special Interest Section (SR-SIS) Files include minutes of the American Association of Law Libraries SR-SIS Annual Business Meetings relating to financial and administrative issues as well as activities of the Standing Committees on educational programs, lesbian and gay issues, and service to institutional resident...
  7. Joliet Signal
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    The Joliet Signal (initially The Juliet Signal representing the original name of the city) began as the Juliet Courier and was sold to William E. Little in 1843 who subsequently changed the name. After a series of publisher changes, brothers Calvin and Calneh Zarley published and edited the paper for nearly 40 years. The Signal was considered to be the "Official Paper of the...
  8. 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...
  9. Gordon W. Binkerd Music Manuscripts, 1956-1990
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    Consists of original music manuscripts by Gordon W. Binkerd and published music by Robert Kelly during and after Binkerd's career as a professor of composition at the University of Illinois.
  10. Highway Engineering Conference Materials (Digital Surrogates), 1914-1934
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    Digital Surrogates from the Highway Engineering Conference Records, contains digitized copies of course booklets (1914-1934) for The Short Course in Highway Engineering, known as the Highway Engineering Conference after 1935, as well as a copy of the conference paper by Professor I. O. Baker on February 20, 1925. Booklets relate to the short course curricula and program, fac...
  11. Historic Illinois County Atlases
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    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...
  12. Edwin C. Rae Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1945-1947, 1958
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    Digital Surrogates from the Edwin C. Rae Papers contain digitized pictures, albums, correspondence, certificates, catalogs, reports, and magazines related with the restoration and preservation of art and architecture pieces in Germany after World War II. Materials are related with distinctions received by Mr. Edwin C. Rae for his important contribution as Chief of Monuments,...
  13. German Public Opinion Collection
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    Published in the 1950's by the American Embassy's Office of Public Affairs, this collection's reports contain public opinion surveys conducted in West Germany after World War II.
  14. 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...
  15. The Cairo bulletin (Cairo, Ill.) 1872-1878
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    The Cairo Evening Bulletin, The Cairo Daily Bulletin, The Cairo Bulletin and The Daily Cairo Bulletin Between its founding in 1837 by the Cairo City and Canal Company and its incorporation in 1858, the town was visited by Charles Dickens, who was decidedly unimpressed with its marshy surroundings, calling it a “detestable morass” (American Notes, October 19, 1842). The...
  16. The Cairo daily bulletin (Cairo, Ill.)
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    The Cairo Evening Bulletin, The Cairo Daily Bulletin, The Cairo Bulletin and The Daily Cairo Bulletin Between its founding in 1837 by the Cairo City and Canal Company and its incorporation in 1858, the town was visited by Charles Dickens, who was decidedly unimpressed with its marshy surroundings, calling it a “detestable morass” (American Notes, October 19, 1842). The...
  17. The Cairo evening bulletin (Cairo, Ill.)
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    The Cairo Evening Bulletin, The Cairo Daily Bulletin, The Cairo Bulletin and The Daily Cairo Bulletin Between its founding in 1837 by the Cairo City and Canal Company and its incorporation in 1858, the town was visited by Charles Dickens, who was decidedly unimpressed with its marshy surroundings, calling it a “detestable morass” (American Notes, October 19, 1842). The...
  18. Project Unica
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    Project Unica is an initiative of The Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to produce high quality digital facsimiles of printed books that exist in only one copy. The concept of a "unicum" is difficult for the average library user to understand, since printed books, by their very nature, exist in more than one copy—that's the geni...
  19. Richard E. Kent Music and Personal Papers, 1899-1996
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    Consists of original and published music compositions and arrangements, correspondence, concert programs, memoirs, newspaper clippings, Sousa Band Fraternal Society newsletters, photographs, Volunteer Illini Projects awards, yearbooks, and appointment books. The collection documents Kent's career with the Sousa Band through photographs and correspondence, as well as the tra...
  20. Third Armored Division Association Records and Audiovisuals (Digital Surrogates), 1941-1945, 1993
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    Digital Surrogates of Third Armored Division Association Records and Audiovisuals (1941 - 1945, 1993) contain digitized copies of pictures, newsletters, newspaper clippings and newspapers' typewritten transcriptions, concerning the 3rd Armored Division's history, members, military campaigns and accomplishments, recreational activities, and cartoons about soldier's daily situ...
  21. Vorbote (Chicago, Ill.)
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    In 1874, the Workingmen's Party of Illinois joined the national effort to increase the visibility and awareness of immigrant laborers and began publishing Vorbote, a German-language weekly based in Chicago. The title, Vorbote, German for "harbinger," did just that by focusing on the political interests of the working class. Carl Klings served as editor for the Vorbote throug...
  22. Esquisse du Bassin du Zambèse
    Image | 1878