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James B. Reston Papers (Digital Surrogates), ca.1943-1989
John Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
University of Illinois Built Environment
Sousa Archives Music Instrument Digital Image and 3D Model Collection
Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design
French World War I Posters
Teaching with Digital Content (Cultural Heritage Community)
Amos Kennedy Collection
Clarendon Van Norman Jr. Collection
Portraits of Actors
Koos, Greg, 1949-
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906
Munson, Don, 1941-
Wyckoff, Martin A., 1950-
David Ben Gurion
Walters, William D, Jr., 1942-
James B. Reston
Kennedy, Amos Paul, Jr.
Stouffer, Ernest L.
McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.
White, James M.
Royal Geographical Society
Illinois Heritage Association
Matejka, Michael, 1953-
University of Illinois. Board of Trustees
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Library
Kennedy & Sons, Fine Printers
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Chuck Olin Associates
Leo. Feist Inc (New York, NY)
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. (New York, NY)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Archives
University of Illinois Theatrical Print Collection
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Library
War Service Photographs and Slides, 1917-20
Found in north kitchen wall, Lincoln Home, Springfield, IL
Transferred from Ford's Theatre NHS, Washington, D.C.
'Made in McLean County' exhibit
World War I
Set design drawings
preliminary drawings (drawings)
Letter - carbon typescript
Transcript - typescript
Memorandum - carbon typescript
Letter - typescript
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Albert Lee Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1912, 1917-1928
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...
American Popular Entertainment
The American Popular Entertainment Collection is a project of the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The collection is a repository of digital facsimiles of newspapers and trade journals published for the entertainment industry in the U.S. between 1853 and 1922. Using digital imaging technology, we have converted m...
Amos Kennedy Collection
The Amos Kennedy Collection contains digitized books, postcards, and posters from Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. - a letterpress printer, papermaker, book artist, and teacher. His strong graphics and bold typography passionately address issues of race, freedom, and equality. Collection size: 71 items.
The University Library's digital collection of Ashton Gazette newspapers reflects a Republican-affiliated periodical serving the northern region of rural Illinois. Articles, advertisements, and editorials reflect the regional character of Ashton, Illinois, a rich agricultural district in Lee county. Special features of the newspaper includes Ashton’s village treasurer’s repo...
The Bowen Chronicle was a weekly newspaper serving the western-most regions of central Illinois. Published in Bowen, Illinois, a town known for agriculture, poultry, and live stock raising, the Bowen Chronicle was distributed throughout Hancock county. Subscribers could expect to find information on news, market reports, local gossip, short stories, and advice columns. Cover...
The Cairo Bulletin began publication in Cairo, Illinois, on December 21, 1868. Founded by John H. Oberly and Company (as the Cairo Evening Bulletin), it was one of only a few newspapers being published in Southern Illinois during its early run. Oberly meant for the newspaper to be “a new organ of Democratic sentiment,” and covered news, politics, and literature for the whole...
Carl Woese Papers (Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates)
Electronic records from the Carl Woese Papers (1960, 1988-2012), include digital surrogates and born-digital drafts of manuscripts, correspondence, biographical sketches, laboratory notes and notebooks, and genomic research data concerning Carl R. Woese's career as Professor of Microbiology, his research on evolution, microbiology, genetic code, and ribosomal RNA sequencing,...
The Chicago Eagle was a primarily weekly newspaper published by Henry F. Donovan (and subsequently his son John M. Donovan) from 1889 to the mid-1940's. Donovan professed his title to be independent but it is seen to be a Democratic party publication devoted to municipal politics. Typical content included Donovan's fight against graft and corruption in local and state govern...
Collins Collection of Irish Political Cartoons
This is an online collection of political cartoons from the University of Illinois Library Collins collection of books, pamphlets, newspapers, maps and cartoons; it was purchased by the Library in 1917. The collection consists of cartoons drawn primarily from the Weekly Freeman and National Press and United Ireland newspapers. The cartoons address the subject of Irish politi...
Farm, Field, and Fireside
Together with the introduction of rural mail delivery, the telephone, and the automobile, farm newspapers played a key role in the modernization of rural America. The Farm, Field and Fireside collection contains historically significant U.S. farm weeklies published in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These titles document a time of transition in American ag...
Filbey Family Papers (Digital Surrogates)
Digital Surrogates from the Filbey Family Papers includes a digitized copy of "The Early History of the Deans of Women...1897-1923" by Mrs. Mary L. (N.V.) Filbey (1969).
Forrest I. Peters Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1907
Digital Surrogates from the Forrest I Peters Papers, include a digitized program for the Chicago Cubs World Championship banquet (Chicago, 1907). Material includes handwritten notes and autographs
The University Library's digital holding of the Gallatin Democrat reflects a civic and morally-minded newspaper serving the community of Old Shawneetown, Illinois, a town located on the Illinois-Kentucky border. Voter information is prominently featured throughout the issue including political endorsements, candidacy announcements, political gatherings, and current electoral...
Great Lakes Bulletin
The Great Lakes Bulletin is a daily newspaper written by and for naval officers. This collection provides a record of official communication between naval officers at the United State Naval Training Station at Great Lakes, Illinois. Each issue featured official orders from the navy Commandant, events on base and news of ongoing military campaigns. The newspaper also featured...
The Hutsonville Herald was a politically independent newspaper serving Hutsonville, Illinois, a town on the Illinois-Indiana border. The digital holdings of the University Library reflect the industries of Hutsonville, an agricultural district featuring hardwood lumber, brick and tile works. Weekly subscribers could expect to find information on local, regional and internati...
IDEALS Institutional Repository
IDEALS, the Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship, collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Faculty, staff, and graduate students can deposit their research and scholarship—unpublished and, in many case...
Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection
The Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection contains historic Illinois newspapers from across the state, including The Urbana Daily Courier, Sangamo Journal, and the University of Illinois collegiate newspaper The Daily Illini. These papers range in date from 1831 to 1975, providing a sense of local life and culture in the Midwest across two centuries. Since June 2009, the ...
As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the library of the University of Illinois is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive in several areas: Illinois history, culture and natural resources; U.S. railroad history; rural studies and agriculture; works in translation; as well as extensive collections of 19th century "triple-decker" novels and emblem books writt...
John M. Gregory Papers (Digital Surrogates)
Digital surrogates from the John M. Gregory Papers include a 1874 digitized letter, concerning correspondence between Gregory and Louise Allen.
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...
Justin Palmer Papers (Born Digital Records)
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).
Lee County Farm News
The Lee County Farm News was an agricultural newspaper published semi-monthly on the first and third Thursday of every month. Similar to its contemporary counterpart, the trade magazine, Lee County Farm News was published by the Lee County Farm Bureau, an organization dedicated to supporting the economic growth and success economics of the farming industry of Amboy, Illinois...
Margaret Erlanger Papers (Digital Surrogates)
Digital Surrogates from the Margaret Erlanger Papers include digitized correspondence, photographs, curriculum proposals, dance concert posters and programs, and newspapers clippings, concerning Profesor Erlanger's contribution to the creation of the Dance Department at Illinois, and to the evolution of the undergraduate and graduate dance programs. Note: Since these mate...
Marion Semi-Weekly Leader
The Marion Semi-Weekly Leader was a rural newspaper serving the community of Marion, Illinois and Williamson County. As a Republican newspaper, the Marion Semi-Weekly Leader published on Tuesday and Friday while its Democratic counterpart, the Marion Egyptian Press, published on Monday and Thursday. Marion Semi-Weekly Leader features local, regional and national news with an...
Published in 1840, the semi-monthly Old Soldier was designed in part to combat Old Hickory, a Democratic campaign newspaper also published in Springfield to support Martin Van Buren’s bid for reelection. Each four-page issue is filled with copies of Harrison’s qualifications, his speeches, letters to the editor, and editorials supporting “Old Tippecanoe,” Harrison’s nickname...
Stanley Smith Papers (Born Digital Records, Digital Surrogates and Audio Visual Digital Surrogates), 1989-2011, 2014
Born Digital Records, Digital Surrogates and Audio Visual Digital Surrogates from the Stanley Smith Papers, contain presentations, images, web tutorials, audio and video concerning chemistry curriculum and instruction. Digital materials involve topics as web-based instruction, Falconsoft, PLATO, course materials and Chemistry Department equipment and facilities. Streaming a...
The Advertiser was a local newspaper published in Collinsville, Illinois, every Saturday. This weekly publication served residents in the immediate Collinsville area, just east of St. Louis and the Missouri-Illinois border. The Advertiser features advertisements, local announcements, news, short stories, advice columns and reports from various advisory boards and public serv...
The Broad Ax
The Broad Ax began as a weekly publication founded, published and edited by former Virginia slave Julius F. Taylor. The newspaper began in Salt Lake City in 1895 but disputes with the Latter-Day Saints led Taylor to move his publication to Chicago in 1899, where he continued his focus on being "Democratic in politics, advocating the immortal principles of Jefferson and Jacks...
The Day Book
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...
The Industry Press
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...