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Univeristy of Illinois Archives Slide Show

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"Alumni Slide Show" 1983

Historical Overview of the People, Buildings, Programs, and Accomplishments

of the University of Illinois, 1867-1980


Originally compiled and written by University Archivist Maynard Brichford

with funding from the Alumni Association

Converted to Website, September 20, 2009

William J. Maher
University Archivist

The University of Illinois is a procession of people who have met in Urbana-Champaign for purposes of storing knowledge already acquired, disseminating knowledge now possessed and searching for new knowledge. Students, faculty, administrators, civil service staff and visitors have engaged in activities, built buildings and prepared themselves for careers. The origins of this enterprise go back more than 130 years.