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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 written between 1540 and 1800. The Illinois Library is also a contributing member of the Biodiversity Heritage Library and...



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University of Illinois 78rpm Collection
University of Illinois 78rpm Collection
collection
12,147
ITEMS
390,911
VIEWS
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The collection contains 41,888 78s (10" and 12"), LPs, and 45's that encompass a broad selection of classical, ethnic, and popular music. Below are descriptions of some items within the collection: Classical repertoire, vernacular traditions, limited editions in boxed sets, jazz on early LP labels, and rare issues of vocal selections or operas on European labels. Classical recordings; jazz, dance, and popular music discs; movie soundtracks and original cast sound recordings....
19th Century Novels
19th Century Novels
collection
7,826
ITEMS
3.1M
VIEWS
collection
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The "triple-decker" novel was a standard form of publishing for British fiction from the early 1800s until the 1890s. The market for this form of fiction was closely tied to commercial "circulating libraries," such as Mudie's and W. H. Smith. Unlike free public libraries, these circulating libraries charged patrons to borrow books, much like video rental stores do today. Publishing longer works of fiction was quite expensive, and by releasing them in multiple parts...
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
collection
2,210
ITEMS
80,728
VIEWS
collection
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The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections (IHLC) , a unit of the Special Collections Division at the University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign, collects, preserves, and provides access to both print and manuscript materials documenting the history of Illinois and the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln.
Music and Performing Arts Library
Music and Performing Arts Library
collection
323
ITEMS
1,395
VIEWS
collection
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The Music & Performing Arts Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign supports a wide range of programs in the School of Music, Department of Dance, and Department of Theatre, and collects widely in all three subject areas. A general overview of the Music & Performing Arts Library’s collections can be found here: https://www.library.illinois.edu/mpal/about/collections/ .
Works in Translation
by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914, ill
texts
eye 27,044
favorite 15
comment 0
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Pigafetta, Antonio, ca. 1480/91-ca. 1534
texts
eye 2,809
favorite 2
comment 0
Italian and English on opposite pages
Previous editions published under title: Passenger lists of ships coming to North America, 1607-1825
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Topic: Ships
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Oakton School (Evanston, Ill.). Parent-Teacher Association; Reed, Vincent M., Mrs; Campbell, Alice Eckert
texts
eye 52,765
favorite 41
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery -- Illinois Evanston, cbk
Topics: Botany, Botany
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
by Nugent, Nell Marion; Virginia State Library; Virginia Genealogical Society
texts
eye 56,319
favorite 61
comment 1
Vol. 2-3 published by the Virginia State Library, lack ed. statement and dates in subtitle; v. 4-7 published by the Virginia Genealogical Society
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Topics: Land grants, Frontier and pioneer life
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Topics: Pennsylvania -- Emigration and immigration, Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
texts
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Cover title
Topics: Alphabets, Monographs
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Order of the Eastern Star. Logan Square Chapter No. 560 (Chicago, Ill.)
texts
eye 37,257
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Clippings included in attached envelope
Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery -- Illinois Chicago, Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs, cbk
Issued in parts
Topics: Mushrooms, Fungi, Discomycetes
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Calonghi, Ferruccio, 1866-1945; Georges, Karl Ernst, 1806-1895; Rivoire, P., joint author; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R
texts
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comment 0
Author's names at head of title: F. Calonghi e P. Rivoire
Topics: Italian language, Latin language
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Sartorio, Michele; Cusani, Francesco; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. UIU
texts
eye 11,844
favorite 8
comment 0
v. 1. Greco-italiano, Edizione terza -- v. 2. Italiano-greco, Edizione seconda
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Italian, Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Greek
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Nilus, Sergi͡eĭ, 1862-1930
texts
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favorite 36
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Translation of S. Nilus' book, Tsarkoye Selo, 1905, in which the Protocols were published for the first time
Topics: Antisemitism, Communism
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts
eye 40,451
favorite 0
comment 0
Includes list of retiring faculty and student awards
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
by Wither, George, 1588-1667; Rollenhagen, Gabriel, 1583-1619. Nucleus emblematorum; Passe, Crispijn van de, ca. 1565-1637, engraver; Marshall, William, fl. 1617-1650, engraver
texts
eye 14,919
favorite 55
comment 1
Without general t.p.; each book has special t.p.; books 2-4 have imprint: London, Printed by Augustine Mathevves, 1634
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Topic: Emblem books, English
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts
eye 31,860
favorite 0
comment 0
Includes list of retiring faculty and student awards
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Sears, Roebuck and Company
texts
eye 9,568
favorite 72
comment 0
Issued (with slight variations) for the several geographical divisions with name of city for respective sections (i. e. Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Seattle)
Topics: Mail-order business, Commercial catalogs
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts
eye 20,898
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comment 0
Includes list of retiring faculty and student awards
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Microfilm
texts
eye 1,899
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Suspended Jan.-June 1838
Topic: Railroad engineering
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts
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favorite 0
comment 0
Vols. for 1925-1968 issued by the university under its earlier name: University of Illinois
Topics: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Talented students, Academic rites and ceremonies
Microfilm
by Stifter, Adalbert, 1805-1868; Sauer, August, 1855-1926
texts
eye 19,181
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comment 0
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
texts
eye 29,874
favorite 1
comment 0
Some v. distributed to depository libraries in microfiche
Topics: FBI National Academy, FBI National Academy. Associates, Criminal justice personnel
Topics: Fugitive slaves -- United States, Antislavery movements -- United States, Underground railroad
Reproduction of the original which appeared in Sons of the American Revolution. Kentucky society. Year book. Louisville, 1896. p. [49]-278
Topic: Military pensions
American Libraries
by Power, John Carroll, 1819-1894; Power, S. A. (Sarah A.), b. 1824
texts
eye 33,209
favorite 9
comment 0
Topics: Sangamon County (Ill.) -- History, Sangamon County (Ill.) -- Biography, Illinois -- Genealogy
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Gavidia, Francisco, 1864-1955
texts
eye 6,388
favorite 0
comment 0
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts
eye 24,467
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts
eye 18,924
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Includes list of retiring faculty and student awards
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts
eye 15,866
favorite 0
comment 0
Vols. for 1925-1968 issued by the university under its earlier name: University of Illinois
Topics: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Talented students, Academic rites and ceremonies
Prefatory note by Jane Addams.--Map notes and comments, by Agnes Sinclair Holbrook---The sweating-system, by Florence Kelley.--Wage-earning children, by Florence Kelley and Alzina P. Stevens.--Receipts and expenditures of cloakmakers in Chicago, by Isabel Eaton.--The Chicago ghetto, by Charles Zeublin.--The Bohemian people in Chicago, by Josefa Humpal Zeman.--Remarks upon the Italian colony in Chicago, by Alessandro Mastro-Valerio.--The Cook county charities, by Julia C. Lathrop.--Art and...
Topics: Social settlements, Sweatshops, Chicago (Ill.)
University of Illinois Library bookplate "From the library of Conte Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana Lazelada di Bereguardo, purchased 1921" on the inside front cover
Topics: Italian language, Italian language, Italian language, Italian language
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Millhouse, John; Bracciforti, Ferdinando
texts
eye 7,371
favorite 0
comment 0
Vol. 2 has title in Italian
Topics: English language, Italian language
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
by Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-; Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, New York; Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc
texts
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comment 1
This statistical report was made possible by an appropriation obtained from the Laura Spelman Rockefeller memorial. cf. Foreword
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Topics: Slavery, African Americans
Microfilm
texts
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favorite 0
comment 0
Suspended Jan.-June 1838
Topic: Railroad engineering
At head of title: Karl Heise
Topics: Freemasons, Freemasons, World War (1914-1918), World War, 1914-1918, War, Freimaurer, Weltkrieg...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts
eye 12,296
favorite 0
comment 0
Vols. for 1925-1968 issued by the university under its earlier name: University of Illinois
Topics: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Talented students, Academic rites and ceremonies
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
by Ripa, Cesare, fl. 1600; Tempest, Pierce, 1653-1717; Fuller, Isaac, 1606-1672, ill
texts
eye 21,482
favorite 61
comment 0
Text on verso of plates.
Topics: Emblems, Emblem books --Great Britain --18th century.
American Libraries
by Olson, Ernst Wilhelm, 1870-; Engberg, Martin J., 1872-; Schön, Anders, 1864-
texts
eye 35,299
favorite 2
comment 0
"Bibliographical references": pt. 1, p. 916-918
Topic: Swedes -- Illinois
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Hanks family, Lincoln, Nancy Hanks, 1784-1818, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Linn, John Blair, 1831-1899, ed; Egle, William Henry, 1830-1901, ed; Pennsylvania. Secretary of the Commonwealth; Pennsylvania. General Assembly
texts
eye 8,214
favorite 9
comment 0
These books do not circulate
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts
eye 26,897
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Institute of Communications Research
texts
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favorite 0
comment 0
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts
eye 13,796
favorite 0
comment 0
Includes list of retiring faculty and student awards
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
American Libraries
by Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Jackson, Donald Dean, 1919- ed; Spence, Mary Lee, ed
texts
eye 18,688
favorite 4
comment 0
Includes bibliographies
Topics: Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890, West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration, West (U.S.) --...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts
eye 10,887
favorite 1
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Vols. for 1925-1968 issued by the university under its earlier name: University of Illinois
Topics: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Talented students, Academic rites and ceremonies
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
texts
eye 11,589
favorite 0
comment 0
Published by the students of the University of Illinois
Topic: University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
Works in Translation
texts
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favorite 12
comment 0
Topics: Will, Self-culture
Issued also as thesis (PH.D.) University of Pennsylvania
Topics: Palatines, Palatines in New York (State), Naval stores
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
texts
eye 9,867
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Published by the students of the University of Illinois
Topic: University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
Prepared in conjunction with the celebration of Chicago's Charter jubilee. cf. Foreword, signed: Leon Zglenicki, chairman, Book committee
Topic: Poles
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts
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comment 0
Vols. for 1925-1968 issued by the university under its earlier name: University of Illinois
Topics: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Talented students, Academic rites and ceremonies
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts
eye 25,621
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No issue published for 1950/1951
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Dewey, John, 1859-1952
texts
eye 4,740
favorite 3
comment 0
Topics: Education, Experience
Works in Translation
by Tarde, Gabriel de, 1843-1904; Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
texts
eye 14,885
favorite 22
comment 0
Topics: Imitation, Sociology
American Libraries
by Banting, William, 1797-1878
texts
eye 13,909
favorite 12
comment 0
Talbot collection of British pamphlets
Topic: Obesity (Treatment of, Dietetic)
Microfilm
texts
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Bd. 1. Julian der Abtrünnige -- Bd. 2. Vom Chiemgau. Ebroin. Kämpfende Herzen -- Bd. 3. Bis zum Tode getreu. Weltuntergang. Was ist die Liebe? Skirnier -- Bd. 4. Sind Götter? Odhins Trost. Die Kreuzfahrer - - Bd. 5. Am Hof Herrn Karls. Herzog Ernst von Schwaben. Meine welschen Ahnen. Odhins Rache. Friggas Ja. Die Finnin. Der Vater und Söhne -- Bde. 6-7. Gedichte -- Bd. 8. Kaiser Karl und seine Paladine
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
by Crozier, William Armstrong, 1864-1913
texts
eye 23,241
favorite 16
comment 1
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Topic: Virginia. Militia
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957; Burks, Arthur W. (Arthur Walter), 1915-2008
texts
eye 8,347
favorite 19
comment 0
Bibliography: p. 297-302
Topic: Machine theory
Microfilm
texts
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Suspended Jan.-June 1838
Topic: Railroad engineering
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Maistre, Xavier de, 1763-1852; Attwell, Henry, b. 1834, tr
texts
eye 8,684
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Translation of "Voyage autour de ma chambre."
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Illinois. Military and Naval Dept; Reece, Jasper N; Elliott, Isaac Hughes, 1837-1922
texts
eye 8,154
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Includes rosters of officers and enlisted men, 1861-1866
Topic: Soldiers
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
texts
eye 7,790
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Published by the students of the University of Illinois
Topic: University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
Microfilm
by Spyri, Johanna, 1827-1901; Dole, Helen B
texts
eye 1,989
favorite 1
comment 0
Master Negative No. 92-1028
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Kaplan, Rachel; Kaplan, Stephen
texts
eye 6,965
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Includes indexes
Topics: Nature, Environmental psychology
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Illinois. Military and Naval Dept; Reece, Jasper N; Elliott, Isaac Hughes, 1837-1922
texts
eye 10,359
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Includes rosters of officers and enlisted men, 1861-1866
Topic: Soldiers
American Libraries
by Union Stock Yard and Transit Company of Chicago
texts
eye 771
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comment 0
Topics: Union Stock Yard and Transit Company of Chicago, Stockyards -- Illinois Chicago History
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Plutarch
texts
eye 1,350
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15 v. in 16 : 17 cm
Topics: Ethics -- Early works to 1800, Ethics, Ancient -- Indexes
Microfilm
by Rosegger, Peter, 1843-1918
texts
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Bd. 1. Die Schriften des Waldschulmeisters -- Bd. 2. Das Buch der Novellen -- Bd. 3. Die Älpler -- Bd. 4. Heidepeters Gabriel -- Bd. 5. Alpensommer -- Bd. 6. Sonnenschein -- Bd. 7. Nirnutzig Volk -- Bd. 8. Der Gottsucher -- Bd. 9. Am Tage des Gerichts -- Bd. 10. Die Abelsberger Chronik
American Libraries
by Middleton, William D., 1928-
texts
eye 13,863
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Bibliography: p. 429-431
Topics: Street-railroads -- Illinois History, Illinois traction system, Street-railroads -- United States...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
texts
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Published by the students of the University of Illinois
Topic: University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
American Libraries
texts
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Topic: Photographers -- Illinois Chicago