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    • American Civil War Collection (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

    • This digital collection is an assemblage of handwritten letters, songsheets, and military orders. Spanning the entire period of the American Civil War (1861-1865), these items gathered together provide a unique and insightful glimpse into the era.
    • Government, Law, Politics; U.S. History; Military and War
    • Images; Images--General; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--General;
    • Canal Corridor Postcards (Lewis University)

    • This collection shows in postcards many of the structures that were around at the beginning of the twentieth century. While the majority of these postcards focus on Joliet, Illinois, and other towns along the Illinois & Michigan Canal Corridor,...
    • Art and Architecture; U.S. History; Illinois and Regional History
    • Images; Images--General
    • Frisk Collection of Alaska Mission Journals (North Park University)

    • This collection presents English- and Swedish-language diaries and logbooks kept by Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) missionaries in Alaska during the period 1893 to 1915, along with several English translations of the Swedish originals. These...
    • Ethnology and Anthropology; Genealogy; Maps and Geography; Sociology; Travel and Leisure; U.S. History; University and Institutional History
    • Text; Text--Books/Monographs; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Harold Way Photograph Collection (Knox College)

    • The collection documents the general life and culture of Knox College: sporting events, theater productions, classroom activities, social events, Homecomings, commencements, the Lincoln-Douglas debate celebration, College traditions, the renovation...
    • Education; Illinois and Regional History; Performing Arts; Sports; University and Institutional History
    • Images; Images--Photographs
    • Peoria Historical Society Image Collection (Bradley University)

    • The Peoria Historical Society currently operates two historic house museums and has maintained a library collection on deposit in the Cullom-Davis Library at Bradley University since 1982. This collection contains a large number of images, books,...
    • Art and Architecture; Illinois and Regional History
    • Images; Images--Photographs
    • 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
    • The Grace Ward 19th Century Photograph Collection (Knox College)

    • Grace Rankin Ward (1844-1922) served overseas as a missionary and teacher to women and children. She taught school and worked in zenanas in India from 1870 to 1898 and returned with a collection of a few hundred albumen photographs. These...
    • Art and Architecture; Ethnology and Anthropology; Non-U.S. History; Travel and Leisure
    • Images; Images--General; Images--Photographs
    • The WWII Letters of Annette Dyar Sherman (Eureka College)

    • Letters from Eureka College alumna Annette Dyar (Sherman, '41))to home, plus images from the period immediately following graduation, the "War Years."
    • Genealogy; U.S. History; Military and War; Sociology
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • William R. Townsend Civil War Diary (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

    • The images in this collection comprise the complete Civil War diary of Union soldier William R. Townsend. The diary covers the period from April 11, 1863, to February 2, 1864 and contains descriptions of camp life, battles, furlough and leisure...
    • Biography; Government, Law, Politics; U.S. History; Military and War
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Xavierite (Saint Xavier University)

    • The Xavierite is the weekly newspaper of Saint Xavier University, edited and published by students. Journalistic coverage includes campus activities, student government, editorial opinion, and sports. Chronological coverage is concentrated in the...
    • University and Institutional History
    • Text; Text--Student publications

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