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University of Illinois at Chicago
Gebbie & Co.
Longman & Co.
Vernor & Hood
Simpkin & Marshall and Chapple
Kennedy, Amos Paul, Jr.
Gebbie & Husson
Theater--History--19th century--Pictorial works
Women in the theater
Theater--History--18th century--Pictorial works
Performing arts--History--19th century--Pictorial works
Women in the performing arts
World War I
Keystone View Company
Munson, Don, 1941-
Walters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906
Koos, Greg, 1949-
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Photography: Chris Brown Photography
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Digital Rare Book Collection
Imprints from The Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from the beginning of printing to the present.
Digital surrogates and Born digital records from the Office for Intellectual Freedom Subject Files, 1990-2009
Digital surrogates and Born digital records from the Office for Intellectual Freedom Subject Files contain agendas, event schedules, minutes, memorandums, budgets, correspondence, forms, rosters, biographical notes, reports, databases, articles and drafts, book reviews, speeches, notes, website screenshots, guidelines and manuals, bibliographies, charts, court resolutions, c...
Digital surrogates and Born digital Records from the Office of Public Information Files, 1992-2011
Digital surrogates and Born digital Records from the Office of Public Information (OPI) Files, contain posters, banners, audio recordings of radio programs, event video recording, press releases, newspaper transcriptions, correspondence, speeches, book cover images, newspaper clippings, articles, rosters, guidelines, and presentation slides, concerning "@ your library, The C...
Digital surrogates and Born digital Records from the Office of Public Information Files, 1998-2011
Digital surrogates and Born digital Records from the Office of Public Information (OPI) Files contain posters, banners, audio recordings of radio programs, event video recording, press releases, newspaper transcriptions, correspondence, speeches, book cover images, newspaper clippings, articles, rosters, guidelines, and presentation slides, concerning "@ your library, The C...
Digital Surrogates of Accession Books
Digital suggrogate of the October 1876-June 1903 Accession Book, listing ALA member names, addresses, and place of employment.
Audiovisual Digital Surrogates from Intellectual Freedom TV Broadcasts video recordings, 1988, 1997, 2001-2003
Audiovisual Digital Surrogates from Intellectual Freedom TV Broadcasts video recordings, contain eight digitized press and service announcements, news spots and interview segments relating to concerns and controversies about freedom of speech, intellectual freedom and censorship in public and school libraries. Subjects cover Banned Book Week; book censorship at schools and p...
Black Student Association Publications (Digital Surrogates), 1967-1974
Digital Surrogates from the Black Student Association Publications contains digitized issues of Drums (1967-1969), The Black Rap (1969-1971), Yombo (1971-1973) and the Irepodun yearbook (1972-1973) containing feature articles, editorials, poetry, book reviews, cartoons, photographs, announcements, and advertisements about the University, Champaign-Urbana, police, Vietnam, ra...
Black Student Associations Publications (41/66/826) (Digital Surrogates)
Digitized content from the Black Student Association Publications, including Drums (November 1967 - October 31, 1969) and The Black Rap (March 17, 1969 - 71), Yombo-newsletter (1971-74) and Iripodun-yearbook (1972-73), published by the Black Student Association, containing feature articles, editorials, poetry, book reviews, cartoons, photographs, announcements and advertisem...
Born Digital and Digital Surrogates from the AALL's Legal History and Rare Book SIS Publications, 1991-1998, 2001-
Born digital and digital surrogates from the AALL's Legal History and Rare Book Special Interest Section (LH & RB-SIS) Publications contain digitized and born digital copies of newsletters, articles, reports, meeting minutes, and agenda concerning legal history, special collections cataloging, and the activities of the Legal History & Rare Books Special Interest Section of t...
Born digital records from the Patricia G. Schuman Papers, 1990-1997, 2001
Born-digital records from the Patricia G. Schuman Papers contain correspondence (faxes, memos, and e-mails), speeches, articles and drafts, American Library Association (ALA) statements, committee planning notes, committee agendas and minutes, rosters and budgets, concerning Patricia Schuman's time as ALA President (1991-92). Papers relate primarily to campaigns and actions ...
Born-digital records and digital surrogates from the Sanford Berman Papers, 1968, 1974, 1997- 2001
Born-digital records and digital surrogates from the Sanford Berman Papers contains website HTML files, correspondence, online and printed articles, press releases, speeches, bulletins, bibliography lists, images, photographs, minutes, e-mails, statements, and petitions, concerning Bermans service as head cataloger at Hennepin County, Minnesota Library (1973-99), as well as...
Born digital Records from the 13th ACRL Conference Papers, 2007
Born digital Records from the 13th ACRL Conference Papers, contain digitized records of the ACRL (Association of College & Research Libraries) 13th National Conference in Baltimore, MD (March 29-April 1, 2007), including 61 audio recordings of invited paper sessions, panel sessions, and contributed paper sessions; photographs of keynote speaker session, Question of the Day, ...
Carl Sandburg Collection
The more than 2,700 photographs in this collection are scanned from the Carl Sandburg Collection housed in The Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Spanning the years 1893-1987, these images are part of a collection that includes typescripts and galley proofs of many of Sandburg's works, his correspondence with literary and public figures, recordings and transcriptions of Sandbur...
Conde de Montemar collection
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.
Alexander L. Ringer Papers, 1921-2002
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...
American Library Association Archives Posters
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...
American Library Association World War I Scrapbooks
Digitization of the American Library Association Archives Scrapbooks, 1917-1919 Scrapbooks of the Library War Service containing photographs of camp library buildings and activities, services to soldiers and sailors, hospital library service, Library War Service personnel and friends of the ALA, campaigns billboards, dispatch offices and publicity photographs and postcards....
Amos Kennedy Collection
The Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr., Collection in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign contains artists’ books, postcards, and posters. Kennedy is a letterpress printer, papermaker, book artist, and teacher who currently lives and works in York, Alabama. He was the first artist in residence at The Coleman Center for Arts and Culture, a...
The Digital Emblematica collection highlights a fraction of the internationally renowned emblem book collection owned by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Published in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and England, each digitized book can contain up to 1,500 emblems to peruse. These 17th and 18th Century creations typically link together three constitutive elements...
John Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
The John Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection comprises some 1500 plates, each mounted on an individual card. Each card has a specially designed printed form mounted on the verso upon which Mr. Stewart inserted notes about the owner, designer, or subject of the plate. Besides bookplates, the collection contains book stamps and spine labels, especially from institutional librar...
Library Audiovisual Presentations (Digital Surrogates), 1936
Digital surrogates from the Library Audiovisual Presentations, contain digitized copies of a two-reel silent film, "Found in a Book: Making the Most of your Library" (1936) that compares the experiences of one student who successfully utilizes the university library with his roommate who does not; produced by the Class in Administration, University of Illinois Library School...
Jean Cutler Theatrical Films, Audio Recordings and Papers, 1959-1995
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...
Michael Stern Hart Papers (Born Digital Records), 1986-2007
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...
Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design
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...
Nathan C. Ricker Papers (Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Records), 1901-1922, 1999, 2008
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...
Library Office Notes (Digital Surrogates), 1971-1997
Digital Surrogates from the Library Office Notes contain reports and announcements, relating to news, notes for library staff about appointments, committee meetings, book funds, budget, exhbits, elections, fund drives, promotions, salary increases, student employment, telephones and related topics. Access copy available upon request.
Louise J. Pellens Scrapbook (1905 - 1909) (Digital Surrogate)
Digital Surrogate from Louise J. Pellens Scrapbook contains a digitized scrapbook entitled "Memory Book" of Louise J. "Prim" Pellens '09, including dance programs (135); theater programs (1906-09); photographs; Pi Beta Phi convention programs and menu (1906), annual report (1909), and house rules; commencement programs (1907-09); baseball scorecards (1907-08); concert & musi...
Marilyn Pflederer Zimmerman Papers, 1949-2002
Consists of unpublished drafts of research articles, research notes, lecture and book chapters; course syllabi and lecture notes for courses taught both at the University of Illinois and other colleges and universities; programs for conferences and symposia in which Zimmerman participated; unpublished drafts of papers by other authors Zimmerman consulted in her research; and...
Illini Union Photographic Subject File (Digital Surrogates), ca.1940-1998
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...
Senate Committee on the Library Annual Reports (Digital Surrogates), 1913-1995
Digital surrogates from Senate Committee on the Library Annual Reports, includes digitized annual reports of the University Senate Committee on the Library, including narrative reports; tables and lists relating to the Library's growth; departmental fund allocations and book fund assignments; notable acquisitions and gifts; cataloging; serials; public services; use of the Li...
The day book (Chicago, Ill.)
The Day Book was conceived by newspaper mogul Edward Willis Scripps as an experiment in advertisement-free newspaper publishing. This Chicago publication was published for a "working-class readership" Mondays through Saturdays from September 28th, 1911 to July 6th, 1917. Scripps envisioned that this digest-sized publication would report on issues of concern for the vast majo...
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...
Rare Book & Manuscript Library Conservation Treatment Documentation
Salvatore Martirano Music, Personal Papers, and Sal-Mar Construction, 1927-1999
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; ...
Neil L. Block Papers (Born Digital Records), 1979 -1987
Born Digital Records from the Neil L. Block Papers include articles and notes concerning Block's work on astrology. Additional electronic material is available upon request, including software manuals, and instructions; executable files; system files; data tables; image files; bibliographies; indexes; resumes; articles and notes; relating to specialized software including FO...
Political map of Africa
Image | 1890
Carte Exacte du Cours du Nil
Image | 1764
Carte des Royaumes de Fez et de Maroc
Image | 1764
Mavritania Nova Tabvla
Image | 1548
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.