John R. Case Papers, 1889-1984
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Brief Description: Papers of John R. Case Jr. (1889-1975) '13, including correspondence, clippings, diaries (1909-17), photographs, programs, awards, autobiography (1981) and related material about childhood in Illinois and California, European travel (1911-12) in Germany, England, France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Finland and Russia; career as a track man at Illinois (1911-13); participation as a hurdler and sprinter in the Stockholm Olympics (1912); physical training of the 40th Division and then Army units in California (1917-19); and production and promotion of the "Cavalcade of Books" television program (1952-70).
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 26/20/65
Created by: Case, John R. (1889-1975)
Volume: 1.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 4/27/87
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Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Book Marketing
European Travel
Track and Field
World War I - Service and Training
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]