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  1. 1987 Campus Inventory of Significant Historic Buildings (Digital Surrogates)
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    Digital SurrogatesDigital Surrogates from 1987 Campus Inventory of Significant Historic Buildings contain digitized reports, photographs, newspaper articles, and evaluations of historic buildings located at UIUC concerning an inventory of significant architecture and sites conducted in 1987 by the Preservation & Conservation Association with assistance from the University of...
  2. Accessibility Standards Project File (Digital Surrogates), 1959-1964
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    Digital Surrogates from the Accessibility Standards Project File contain digitized meeting minutes, reports, membership rosters, letter ballots rules and responses, memorandums, and published booklets, concerning the progress of the National Program to Eliminate and Prevent Architectural Barriers to the Handicapped, and the activities of the American Standards Association St...
  3. American Library Association Archives Posters
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    Oversized posters, rotogravures and architectural drawings of ALA divisions, committees and projects. The file includes posters of Library War Service (1917-18), Hospital Library Service (1918-19), 50th Anniversary (1926), Reading Campaigns (1920's), W.P.A. Library Service Program (1935) and Andrew Carnegie Centenary (1935), Victory Book Campaign (1943) and World War II in g...
  4. Architecture Department Subject File: Manuscript by Nathan C. Ricker (Digital Surrogates), 1922
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    Digital surrogates from the Architecture Department Subject File: Manuscript by Nathan C. Ricker, contain a digitized autobiographical manuscript entitled "The story of a life" by Nathan C. Ricker. The original manuscript can be found in record series 12/2/1, Box 15. See the finding aid of this record series for more information. Additional information about Ricker can...
  5. Building Photographs (Digital Surrogates)
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    Building Photographs including photographs, negatives, and slides - used by campus architects and planners - of campus buildings, building construction, the campus, campus maps, campus planning, streets, walkways, information signs, off-campus houses, residence halls, benches, lamps, air vents, steam tunnels, water mains, water and utilities distribution systems, building re...
  6. Cavagna Collection
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    Cavagna was an Italian public official and a recognized authority on the local history of Lombardy and Piedmont. His library contained a great many books on genealogy, biography, and local history, including materials on municipal governments. The manuscripts especially reflect the study of local history; most relate to Italian cities and towns, institutions, societies and ...
  7. Commencement Programs (Born Digital Records)
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    Born digital records from the Commencement Programs, inlcudes PDF versions of university-wide convocation and commencement programs (2012-13, 2016-17) and from the Department of Landscape Architecture.
  8. 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,...
  9. Facilities and Services Project Drawing and Plans Files (Digital Surrogates), 1885-1999
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    Digital Surrogates from the Facilities and Services Project Drawing and Plans Files, contain digitized drawings, sketches, blueprints, fabric samples, and construction photographs concerning architectural projects and proposals for Campus development and facilities' improvement. This series also include additional digitized material including campus building plans. Access...
  10. Gabriel Guevrekian Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1923-1936
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    Digital surrogates from the Gabriel Guevrekian Papers, contain a digitized copy of Guevrekian's scrapbook relating to his architectural plans, designs, sketches and photographs of models. Digitized material includes sketches and completed works designed in France (Paris and Narbonne), Iran (Teheran) and Hungary (Budapest).
  11. George P. Stauduhar Papers, Plans and Pictures (Digital Surrogates), 1886-1928
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    Digital Surrogates from the George P. Stauduhar Papers, Plans and Pictures contain digitized architectural maps, sketches, plans and pictures of interiors and exteriors of Roman Catholic churches and residences at different locations in the United States, as part of Stauduhar's architectural projects. Access copies of digitized materials are available upon request. Add...
  12. 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...
  13. Joseph W. Royer Architectural Drawings (Digital Surrogates), 1927-1929
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    Digital Surrogates from the Joseph W. Royer Architectural Drawings contain digitized architectural plans relating to blueprints of structural, heating, plumbing, and electrical features of buildings completed by Royer, Danely, and Smith Architects of Urbana, Illinois including: Zeta Tau Alpha Chapter House (Urbana), Chicago Heights (Bloom Township) High School, Illinois Wome...
  14. Justin Palmer Papers (Born Digital Records)
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    Born Digital Records from the Justin Palmer Papers, Architecture graduate student, includes 3D models of campus buildings in short video clips created for the Mapping History at the University of Illinois sesquicentennial project (see RS 35/2/59 for more information).
  15. Library Photographs and Slides (Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates), 2003, 2007
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    Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates from the Library Photographs and Slides, contain images of the Ricker Architecture Library Project (ca. 2003), the acquisition of the University Library's 10 Millionth Volume (2007), and the Printers Marks Windows.
  16. Mapping History at the University of Illinois Collection
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    The Mapping History at the University of Illinois (MH@UI) collection contains maps, drawings, blueprints, and images of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and Champaign County dating from the 1850s to the present. Maps relate to way-finding, campus and community planning, city zoning, political districting, transportation, humor and cartooning, student housing, re...
  17. 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...
  18. Nathan C. Ricker Papers (Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Records), 1901-1922, 1999, 2008
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    Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Records from the Nathan C. Ricker Papers contain digital born photographs and reports produced by David J. Garner; digitized alumni records of the University of Illinois; and a digitized copy of the book "The History of Sanford, Maine 1600- 1900" (1901); concerning Nathan C. Ricker's family stories, family tree, his childhood home in Maine...
  19. Salvatore Martirano Music, Personal Papers, and Sal-Mar Construction, 1927-1999
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    Consists of correspondence between Martirano and colleagues, friends, and family, including Milton Babbit, John Cage, Elliot Carter, Gilbert Chase, Aaron Copland, Luigi Dallapicolla, Paul Fromm, Loren Maazel, Morton Subotnik, and Igor Stravinsky; recording and publishing contracts; royalty statements; published and unpublished music scores, drafts, manuscripts, and studies; ...
  20. University of Illinois Built Environment
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    In the beginning, the inspiration and actualization of the land-grant Industrial University, what was to become the University of Illinois, required thoughtful planning and a commitment to its built environment. The design and planning decisions made early on would influence all current and future development on the campus of the University of Illinois and its influence on t...
  21. Christopher A. Parr Public Library, Plano, Texas
    Image | 2010

    Christopher A. Parr Public Library, Plano, Texas, PSA, Phillips Swager Associates
  22. Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library, Lancaster, Texas
    Image | 2010

    Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library, Lancaster, Texas, PSA, Phillips Swager Associates
  23. Grapevine Public Library, Grapevine, Texas
    Image | 2010

    Grapevine Public Library, Grapevine, Texas, PSA, Phillips Swager Associates
  24. City Hall and County Courthouse
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "City Hall and Cook County Court House The administrative offices of the city of Chicago and the court-rooms and offices of Cook County, Illinois, are in this massive building which occupies the entire square bounded by Washington, Clark, La Salle and Randolph streets. It was five years in building and cost six million dollars. The heavy style of architecture giv...
  25. Stock Exchange
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "The Chicago Stock Exchange Building is located at the corner of Washington and La Salle streets, diagonally across from City Hall. It is one of the largest office structures in the city. The exchange is on the second floor. Here a large volume of speculative business is done every day in the week, except Sundays and holidays." The building, designed by architect...
  26. Masonic Temple
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "The Masonic Temple, situated at the corner of Randolph and State streets, is two hundred and sixty-five feet high. The number of its tenants would be sufficient to populate a fair sized village. Although not owned by the Masonic Order, several lodges meet here, paying an annual rental for the privilege. It contains fourteen passenger and two freight elevators." ...
  27. Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. Building
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "One of the largest department stores on State Street is that of Carson, Pirie, Scott & Company. For years it was located in the building here shown, diagonally across the city from the Marshall Field store. The concern recently removed to more ample quarters in a new structure at the corner of Madison and State streets." Building was designed by architect Louis ...
  28. Illinois Trust and Savings Bank
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "The Illinois Trust and Savings Bank at the corner of Jackson Boulevard and La Salle Street is one of the oldest and most stable institutions in the city. The architecture of the building is particularly attractive, although the surrounding skyscrapers dwarf its really fine proportions. It is said to be an exact model of the Bank of England."