Nathan C. Ricker Papers, 1875-1925 | University of Illinois Archives
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Papers of Nathan C. Ricker '72 (1843-1924), professor of architecture (1874-1917) and Dean of the College of Engineering (1878-1905), including correspondence, publications, examination questions (1883-89), notes and financial records relating to courses in architecture, architectural publications, the employment and careers of former students, Ricker's 50th anniversary of his graduation and his 80th birthday and the University. Over half the series consists of photographs of Ricker and his family, University scenes, friends, relatives, public buildings, houses, art works and landscape views.
See also RS 12/2/1 box 15 for Ricker's autobiographical "The Story of a Life", and additional photographs, including the Ricker House at 612 W. Green St. in Urbana. His transcript translations of architectural works and textbooks are in record series 12/2/21.
Documents and Files:
Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Records from the Nathan C. Ricker Papers, 1901-1922, 1999, 2008