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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
12,570
ITEMS
1.5M
VIEWS
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The collection contains 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. Recordings...
University of Illinois Audio Archive
University of Illinois Audio Archive
collection
12,960
ITEMS
102,490
VIEWS
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The collection contains 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. Recordings...
19th Century Novels
19th Century Novels
collection
7,826
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3.4M
VIEWS
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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
2,245
ITEMS
253,421
VIEWS
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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.
Issued in parts
Topics: Mushrooms, Fungi, Discomycetes
19th Century Novels
by Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848; Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849. Agnes Grey
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First edition. Wise Brontë II, 1
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Oakton School (Evanston, Ill.). Parent-Teacher Association; Reed, Vincent M., Mrs; Campbell, Alice Eckert
texts

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119 p. ; 20 cm
Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery -- Illinois Evanston, cbk
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
by Nugent, Nell Marion; Virginia State Library; Virginia Genealogical Society
texts

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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
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Gavidia, Francisco, 1864-1955
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498 p. 33 cm
Replace;
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Topics: Pennsylvania -- Emigration and immigration, Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
texts

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Some v. distributed to depository libraries in microfiche
Topics: FBI National Academy, FBI National Academy. Associates, Criminal justice personnel
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 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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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

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v. 28 cm
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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v. 28 cm
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Includes list of retiring faculty and student awards
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Lewis, A. B. (Albert Buell), 1867-
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1 p. l., 2 p. 30 cm
Topics: Textile design, Textile fabrics -- India, Decoration and ornament
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Sears, Roebuck and Company
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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
American Libraries
by Olson, Ernst Wilhelm, 1870-; Engberg, Martin J., 1872-; Schön, Anders, 1864-
texts

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"Bibliographical references": pt. 1, p. 916-918
Topic: Swedes -- Illinois
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Order of the Eastern Star. Logan Square Chapter No. 560 (Chicago, Ill.)
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Clippings included in attached envelope
Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery -- Illinois Chicago, Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs, cbk
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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"The Directory contains the rules, regulations, and tariffs governing cable telegraphic correspondence on business transmitting to and from the Eastern and Western Hemispheres."
Topics: Telegraph code addresses, Commerce
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
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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
American Libraries
by Power, John Carroll, 1819-1894; Power, S. A. (Sarah A.), b. 1824
texts

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797 p., [4] leaves of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Sangamon County (Ill.) -- History, Sangamon County (Ill.) -- Biography, Illinois -- Genealogy
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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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
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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
Issued also as thesis (PH.D.) University of Pennsylvania
Topics: Palatines, Palatines in New York (State), Naval stores
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894; Smith, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Eli), 1857-1913
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v. 1-8. The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney.--v. 9. The Century cyclopedia of names ... ed. by Benjamin E. Smith.--v. 10. The Century atlas of the world, prepared under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith
Topics: English language, Atlases, Biography, Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Names
Music and Performing Arts Library
Music and Performing Arts Library
collection
307
ITEMS
7,800
VIEWS
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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 Tarde, Gabriel de, 1843-1904; Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
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xxix, 404 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Imitation, Sociology
Prepared in conjunction with the celebration of Chicago's Charter jubilee. cf. Foreword, signed: Leon Zglenicki, chairman, Book committee
Topic: Poles
Preservation photocopy
Topic: Castles
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957; Burks, Arthur W. (Arthur Walter), 1915-2008
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Bibliography: p. 297-302
Topic: Machine theory
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Includes list of retiring faculty and student awards
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Works in Translation
by Libra, C. Aq., pseud
texts

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Label mounted below imprint: London, L.N. Fowler
Topic: Astrology
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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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
19th Century Novels
by Besant, Walter, Sir, 1836-1901; Rice, James, 1843-1882
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3 v. ; 20 cm
Includes legislation
Topic: Law
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Automobiltechnische Gesellschaft; Automobil- und Flugtechnische Gesellschaft
texts

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Description based on: 12. Jahrg., Heft 1 (10. Jan. 1909); title from caption
Topics: Motor vehicles, Airplanes
American Libraries
by Weil, Joseph R; Brannon, William T
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297 p. 22 cm
Topics: Weil, Joe, Swindlers and swindling
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
by Crozier, William Armstrong, 1864-1913
texts

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144 p
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Topic: Virginia. Militia
Lowenstein, E. Amer. cookery (3rd ed.)
Topics: Formulas, recipes, etc, Home economics, Cooking, American
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Chicago Circle
texts

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v. ; 28 cm
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Millhouse, John; Bracciforti, Ferdinando
texts

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Vol. 2 has title in Italian
Topics: English language, Italian language
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
texts

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25 cm
Topics: Chinese studies (Sinology) -- Periodicals, Asia, East Asia -- Periodicals
780 p., 24 cm
Topics: Fugitive slaves -- United States, Antislavery movements -- United States, Underground railroad
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
texts

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Some v. distributed to depository libraries in microfiche
Topics: FBI National Academy, FBI National Academy. Associates, Criminal justice personnel
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
texts

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favorite 6

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Editions for 1968/69- issued in 2 vols.; 1977/78- issued in 1 vol
Topic: Commerce
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Chicago Circle
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v. ; 28 cm
"Sesqui-centennial edition, 1957."
Topic: Portage County (Ohio) -- History
American Libraries
by Middleton, William D., 1928-
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Bibliography: p. 429-431
Topics: Street-railroads -- Illinois History, Illinois traction system, Street-railroads -- United States...
260 p. 12 cm
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Pitrè, Giuseppe, 1841-1916; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R
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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
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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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 Illinois. Military and Naval Dept; Reece, Jasper N; Elliott, Isaac Hughes, 1837-1922
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Includes rosters of officers and enlisted men, 1861-1866
Topic: Soldiers
English or Polish
Topics: Polish Americans, Polish Americans
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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Cover title
Topics: Alphabets, Monographs
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
by Ripa, Cesare, fl. 1600; Tempest, Pierce, 1653-1717; Fuller, Isaac, 1606-1672, ill
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Text on verso of plates.
Topics: Emblems, Emblem books --Great Britain --18th century.
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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115 p. ; cm
Topic: Insurance
xliii, 201, 201, [202]-263 p. ; 26 cm
Topic: Law reports, digests, etc. -- Great Britain
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
by Jenkinson, Hilary
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"Bibliographical notes": p. xvi
Topic: Archives
Advertising matter included in paging
Topics: Japan -- Commerce -- Directories, Japan -- Politics and government -- Directories
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Illinois. Military and Naval Dept; Reece, Jasper N; Elliott, Isaac Hughes, 1837-1922
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Includes rosters of officers and enlisted men, 1861-1866
Topic: Soldiers
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Montgomery Ward
texts

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v. 29-35 cm
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Topic: Manufactures
v. : 24 cm
Topics: Romance philology -- Periodicals, Romance philology -- Bibliography, Philology, Modern --...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
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Published by the students of the University of Illinois
Topic: University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Cicero, Marcus Tullius; Thomas, Emile, 1843-1923, ed
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3 p. l., 63 p. 25 cm
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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12 parts : 19 x 26 cm
Topics: Drawing books -- Specimens, Drawing -- Study and teaching, Flowers in art -- Study and teaching,...
American Libraries
by Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Jackson, Donald Dean, 1919- ed; Spence, Mary Lee, ed
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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 (Urbana-Champaign campus)
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Published by the students of the University of Illinois
Topic: University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
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 Illinois. Military and Naval Dept; Reece, Jasper N; Elliott, Isaac Hughes, 1837-1922
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Includes rosters of officers and enlisted men, 1861-1866
Topic: Soldiers
Pronunciation of all words. Idioms in common use. Maps and statistics of the U.S. and all Spanish-speaking countries, etc. ... Diccionario inglés-español, español-inglés
Topics: English language, Spanish language
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
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These books do not circulate
Topic: Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources
Works in Translation
by D'Annunzio, Gabriele, 1863-1938
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xi, 492 p. 20 cm
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
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Description based on: Vol. 18, no. 1 (Oct. 1964); title from caption
Topic: Languages, Modern