Biology Library Files, 1937-1996 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 35/3/12
Acquired: 7/8/71; 10/9/97
Volume: 3.0 cubic feet
Available for use at:
|Room 146 Main Library, Prior Request Preferred||1|
|Archives Research Center, 1707 S. Orchard||2-5|
Description: Biology Library files, including Annual Reports (1937-1966), correspondence, plans, and blueprints relating to construction, equipment, budget and planning of the Biology Building and Biology Library (1955-1958), newspaper clippings (1959-61) and notes. Also includes the administrative files of first biology librarian, Lyle Bamber (serving from 1937-1971) which includes Bamber's extensive autograph collection of famous scientists; also included are the administrative files of Elisabeth Davis. Before 1959, the Biology Library was called the Natural History Library.