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U. Illinois Archives Mar 22
Spring means more outdoor activities. (And time on the Quad!) In this photo, a student participates in the 1927 Skating Derby.
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U. Illinois Archives Mar 22
We're looking forward to celebrating 50 years of innovative research, education, and spectacular performances with the next month!
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U. Illinois Archives Mar 20
You never know what might turn up in the archives! Today it’s handwritten notes from Gandhi.
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U. Illinois Archives Mar 12
in 1867 the Illinois Industrial University Board of Trustees met for the first time and formalized the University's creation. Dr. John M. Gregory (pictured) was appointed as regent and given a yearly salary of $3k. 1867-68 Annual Trustees Report:
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U. Illinois Archives Mar 8
Bousfield Hall is named for Maudelle Bousfield, the Black woman to enroll at, and graduate from, the University of Illinois. She graduated with honors in 1906 and went on to be a distinguished Chicago educator and lectured at Fisk University.
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U. Illinois Archives Mar 8
The Women's Resource Center at the University of Illinois celebrates women 365 days a year. Be sure to take a moment and check out all of the great programming and services they offer the university community.
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U. Illinois Archives Mar 8
Women in Computing on Voices of Illinois features oral histories with six women women faculty, alumnae, and students in and IT professionals at UIUC. Learn more about women in STEM on
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U. Illinois Archives Feb 28
Unfortunately, the photo isn't dated. A great reminder to write names and dates on the back of photos, though!
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U. Illinois Archives Feb 28
Happy Public Sleeping Day! The south lounge of the has been a favorite of students for decades. Do you have a favorite place to rest between classes?
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University Library Feb 27
Never presented at a conference before and not sure what to put in and what to leave out? The Writer's Workshop is hosting a Developing and Delivering Your First Conference Presentation workshop tonight from 4-5pm in Lincoln Hall. More details here:
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U. Illinois Archives Feb 22
In addition to tomorrow’s film, IMC will be showing Scar of Shame on 2/26. An audience discussion with director Renée Baker will take place following the film.
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U. Illinois Archives Feb 22
Join us tomorrow! As part of this year’s Black History Month, we’ll be showing the silent film, Borderline, about interracial and LGBT relationships at Foellinger. Following the film, there will be a 45 minute discussion with director Renée Baker about her work on silent films.
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U. Illinois Archives Feb 20
Our iSchool has a long, and celebrated, history. This document shows the lyrics to the Library School Class of 1921 song, written by an alumnus in June of the same year.
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U. Illinois Archives Feb 8
Happy 78th Birthday to the Illini Union!
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U. Illinois Archives Jan 21
Martin Luther King, Jr. first appeared in the Daily Illini on March 23, 1956 (featured article). Read more about his impact and legacy across the nation, and on campus, in the Digital Daily Illini.
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UGL Illinois Jan 19
The UGL (and all other libraries on campus) will be closed this Monday, Jan. 21st, in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and will re-open on Tuesday. Please have a good holiday and stay safe in the snow!
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U. Illinois Archives Jan 17
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Almost as exciting, the donor has already transcribed each of the letters!
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U. Illinois Archives Jan 17
Yesterday’s box contains nearly 170 letters dating back to 1867. The letters contain correspondence from an 1871 alumnus and his family. We’ll have more updates as the letters are processed!
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U. Illinois Archives Jan 16
How much history could a small box and standard purple folder contain? Stay tuned to find out!
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