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Preserving Altgeld Hall’s Music Legacy

  For anyone living within earshot of the Illinois campus after 1958, the sound of the Altgeld chimes will always be a fond memory.  After the carillon’s dedication on October 30, 1920, the chimes were played regularly until 1951 for major campus events like homecoming and graduation, but afterward only sporadically until the carillon was […]

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