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    • Building UIC - The Facilities Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)

    • This collection documents the building of the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, championed by Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley, through whose vision and determination this four-year public university was established in Chicago.
    • Art and Architecture; Illinois and Regional History; University and Institutional History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Images--Technical drawings
    • Charles Harrison Design Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)

    • Chicago and graphic design share a long, vital association that stems back to the city's role as the geographical and railway center of the industrial part of the country. As it became a center for the production and distribution of printed...
    • Art and Architecture
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Images--Technical drawings
    • Cook County Forest Preserve Blueprints (University of Illinois at Chicago)

    • The Forest Preserve District of Cook County, charged with protecting and preserving forested lands, came into existence in the 1910s. The collection consists primarily of master plans and control plans for the entire district and blueprints that...
    • Art and Architecture; Illinois and Regional History
    • Images; Images--Technical drawings
    • Edward E. Ayer Digital Collection (Newberry Library)

    • As a collection of general Americana, the Newberry’s Edward E. Ayer Collection is one of the best in the country and one of the strongest collections on American Indians in the world. In 1911, Edward E. Ayer (1841-1927) donated more than 17,000...
    • Ethnology and Anthropology; Illinois and Regional History; Maps and Geography; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Images--General; Maps; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--Books/Monographs
    • IDOT Chicago Traffic Photographs (University of Illinois at Chicago)

    • The images in the IDOT Chicago Traffic Photograph Collection document transportation in Chicago from the 1920s to the 1950s, and depict intersections, subways and underpasses, signs, bridges and viaducts, snow removal, pedestrians, and other...
    • Art and Architecture; Illinois and Regional History; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Images--Technical drawings
    • Pullman Digital Collection (Newberry Library)

    • This digital selection includes images of 1,299 Pullman car drawings, ca. 1870-1969, with the bulk of the drawings created for heavyweight and lightweight cars, ca. 1906-1969.
    • Technology and Industry
    • Images; Images--Technical drawings
    • Robert Hawley Milne Papers (Lewis University)

    • This collection comes from the estate papers of James Walter Milne (1920-2004), passed down through five generations of Milne families and relatives who lived in and loved the "Old Stone House" on East Seventh Street in Lockport. The collection...
    • Genealogy; U.S. History; Illinois and Regional History
    • Images; Images--General; Images--Photographs; Images--Technical drawings; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Sanborn Maps of Illinois, 1867-1970 (CARLI)

    • Sanborn maps were originally created to help fire insurance companies determine the risks associated with insuring properties. Because these maps were created over a century, they are useful in charting the development of cities and towns over many...
    • Maps and Geography; U.S. History; Technology and Industry
    • Images; Images--Technical drawings; Maps
    • Sierra Leone (University of Illinois at Chicago)

    • In 1791, a new British organization called the Sierra Leone Company wanted both to provide free blacks with land in Africa and to establish a profitable trade in African goods. This collection consists of items related to the British administration...
    • African American Studies; Non-U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Technical drawings; Text; Text--General; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • World War II Correspondence (Illinois Wesleyan University)

    • A collection of letters written by former IWU faculty member Fred ""Bud"" Brian to members of his family during his time in the Army Air Corps: 1943-1945. Many of these letters contain drawings and some have photographs and telegrams associated...
    • Military and War
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries

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