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Showing 1–30 of 6,229 items
  1. Carl Sandburg Collection
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    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...
  2. 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...
  3. James Edward Myers World War I Sheet Music Collection
    Collection

    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...
  4. Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville's Soldier's Home
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    Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville Soldier's Home collection comes from the Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville Soldier's Home (1897-1908) held in Illinois History and Lincoln Collection. Joseph G. "Uncle Joe" Cannon served as a Congressional Representative for the 14th District of Illinois and as Speaker of the House of Representatives. Th...
  5. 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...
  6. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
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    The University Library’s collection of Sanborn fire insurance maps includes maps for Illinois towns; rural settings are not included. Sanborn maps were produced to assist insurance underwriters in determining fire insurance rates for individual buildings by examining the buildings' construction methods, heat and lighting sources and manufacturing uses, and the same attribute...
  7. Small Homes Council Technical Notes (Digital Surrogates)
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    Digital Surrogates from the Small Homes Council Technical Notes, includes digitized technical Notes issued by the Small Homes Council-Building Research Council including Prevention and Treatment of Construction Damage to Shade Trees (TN-1: 1965); Built-up Roofing Details (TN-2: 1966, 1970, 1981); Insulation for Heating (TN-3: 1969, 1977); Converting a Concrete Slab to a Wood...
  8. The Faces of Abraham Lincoln: The Meserve Lincoln Photographs, 1845-1865
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    Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg, in his introduction to The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1944) quotes Civil War era journalist David Ross Locke’s impressions on meeting Lincoln: “I never saw a more thoughtful face. I never saw a more dignified face. I never saw so sad a face.” This collection of images—reproductions of prints made...
  9. The Industry Press
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    The Industry Press was a weekly newspaper published every Thursday in McDonough County, Industry, Illinois. It featured national and international news, short stories, and local happenings. The editors of the Industry Press prided themselves on providing a public service to their subscribers. Noted in a March 1916 issue, "This paper belongs to the people and is not conducted...
  10. University Honors — the Bronze Tablets
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    The University of Illinois began the tradition of inscribing the Bronze Tablets with the names of students receiving University Honors in 1925. A new tablet is hung in the Main Library each year. Inscription on the Bronze Tablets recognizes sustained academic achievement by undergraduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. According to the Student Cod...
  11. University of Illinois Built Environment
    Collection

    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...
  12. William R. Schowalter Papers (Born Digital Records), 1985-2002
    Collection

    Born Digital Records from the William R. Schowalter Papers contains William R. Schowalter's correspondence, reports, meeting minutes and agendas, spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations documenting his tenure as Dean of the College of Engineering (1988-2001), including his involvement in various committees, faculty research, the establishment of partnerships between the C...
  13. 1980 University Honors
    Image | 1980

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  14. 1981 University Honors
    Image | 1981

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  15. 1982 University Honors
    Image | 1982

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  16. 1983 University Honors
    Image | 1983

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  17. 1984 University Honors
    Image | 1984

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  18. 1985 University Honors
    Image | 1985

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  19. 1986 University Honors
    Image | 1986

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  20. 1987 University Honors
    Image | 1987

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  21. 1988 University Honors
    Image | 1988

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  22. 1989 University Honors
    Image | 1989

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  23. 1990 University Honors
    Image | 1990

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  24. 1991 University Honors
    Image | 1991

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  25. 1992 University Honors
    Image | 1992

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  26. 1993 University Honors
    Image | 1993

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  27. 1994 University Honors
    Image | 1994

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  28. 1995 University Honors
    Image | 1995

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  29. 1996 University Honors
    Image | 1996

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  30. 1997 University Honors
    Image | 1997

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.