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The University of Illinois Archives preserves the administrative records and faculty/alumni papers of
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Gies Business Jun 25
Does this building look familiar? Check out this photo from 1911 of the Richard D. and Anne Marie Irwin Doctoral Study Hall, which was then the Horticulture Building. The plantings to the right of the building are where Wohlers Hall sits now 🤯
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Illini Union Jun 8
Did you know that former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt dedicated the Illini Union building in 1942? 🎙️ She also spoke at the Farm and Home Week at the University that year. Photo courtesy of . Read more cool history about the Illini Union here:
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U of I News Bureau May 20
The University Archives is collecting personal reflections to document campus life during the COVID-19 pandemic. ➡️
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Center for Social and Behavioral Science May 21
Your chance to tell your COVID-19 story is here. Check in with the University Archives to learn more. ➡️
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University of Illinois May 11
A songbook, Have Courage Illinois, was written in 1918. Today, the lyrics still matter. 🧡 Take me back to Illinois to remain I want to live my memories over again Oh let me see that flag of orange and blue Colors tried and true Take me back to Illinois
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U. Illinois Archives May 1
is collecting stories from the community about how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting you. Learn more about this initiative and how you can submit photos, videos, written accounts, and artwork
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U. Illinois Archives Apr 22
On the 50th anniversary of read about the first celebration at the U of I in 1970 in
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U. Illinois Archives Apr 21
The University Archives is closed for onsite research, but you can still explore our digital records online, including digitized recordings. Listen to a 1947 recording about the - in which the plots talk!
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U. Illinois Archives Apr 13
Check out Patty's post about first-wave feminism and the women's suffrage movement, and a list of the great resources available on this topic at the University Archives!
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University of Illinois Apr 13
A lifetime in letters ✉️ Chicago legend & alumnus Roger Ebert shared a deep friendship and long correspondence with his mentor and friend, Illinois English professor Dan Curley.
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Illini Union Apr 1
What’s your Story, Illini? 📖 Send the University of Illinois Archives a personal reflection to help create a record of COVID-19 for future historians. They invite you to submit written accounts, artwork, or video/audio recordings (Zoom included!): .
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U. Illinois Archives Mar 31
How is the COVID-19 crisis affecting you? Share your story with so that future generations have first-person accounts of this time. We invite the community to submit written accounts, artwork, or video/audio recordings:
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U. Illinois Archives Mar 21
Celebrate ! Explore and contribute digital exhibits about women from on the portal
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U. Illinois Archives Mar 20
This isn't the first health emergency the University has had to handle. Read our blog post on the 1914 outbreak of scarlet fever, which disrupted student life & created an emergency hospital on campus:
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NASA History Office Mar 17
Barbara Crawford Johnson was an aeronautical engineer. She was the first woman to earn a degree in general engineering from the University of Illinois in 1946. She worked with NASA on many projects including, Apollo, Skylab and the Space Shuttle.
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U. Illinois Archives Mar 18
Our files want to do this too! As long as they return to their original order...
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U. Illinois Archives Mar 17
This isn't the first time the University has taken measures to keep its population safe. A man smiles from the inside of the Emergency Hospital set up by the University in 1914. Find out why in a blog post coming Friday!
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U. Illinois Archives Mar 16
Have you met Bozo the Archives clown?! He is here to help you with your research needs, but...at a distance. We are open but at reduced hours. Check the website for more details
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U of I News Bureau Mar 5
Physics professor and Nobel laureate Anthony Leggett has donated his papers from more than 50 years of research in theoretical condensed matter physics to . They will provide a window on his groundbreaking research.
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U. Illinois Archives Feb 24
TODAY 3:00-4:30 in room 126 come listen to Jameatris Rimkus talk about finding St. Elmo Brady in the archives and for a viewing of the film “Twenty Whites & One 'Other': St. Elmo Brady, First African American Ph.D in Chemistry."
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