The University Archives will be CLOSED Wednesday, February 21st (12:00 PM – 5:00 PM) and Thursday, February 22nd (8:30 AM – 12:00 PM) for an event.
- UIUC Scholarship & the University of Illinois Press: A Century of Partnerships on Campus, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 (7:00 – 8:30 PM). Open to the public.
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The Four Color Theorem Project - From October to November 2017, the Illinois Geometry Lab’s program devoted to showcasing undergraduate Mathematics students’ research worked with the University Archives to arrange and describe Kenneth Appel’s personal papers. In 1976, Kenneth Appel and his colleague Wolfgang Haken (both Mathematics faculty members at the University of Illinois), succeeded in proving the “Four Color Continue Reading
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Mapping History at the University of Illinois - www.library.illinois.edu/mappinghistory By Ellen Swain In January 2016, James Whitacre (GIS Specialist), Marci Uihlein (Professor/Architecture), and Ellen Swain (Student Life and Culture Archivist) received Library Innovation Funds to develop a project entitled Mapping History at the University of Illinois—a “bringing together” of GIS, architecture and archives to tell the University’s story in time for the Sesquicentennial Continue Reading
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