Answered By: Teaching, Learning, and Academic Support Library
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2022     Views: 611

Here are some useful resources for researching U of I former students and faculty:

University of Illinois Archives - Includes office records, publications, and personal papers from the University and the Urbana-Champaign campus, searchable through their archive database. You can also contact the Archives by using this email form.

Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection - Digitized copies of The Daily Illini and other historic newspapers, primarily from Illinois and the Midwest.

The Illio yearbook (1895-2007):

UI Histories Project - Tracks the history of U of I, including student life.

For information on how to search for U of I theses and dissertations, see the Library's Thesis and Dissertations guide. You can also search for historic theses and dissertations by using the card catalog Thesis File on the second floor of the Main Library. 

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