The First 88 Years - Were They The Hardest, 1967
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Brief Description:

"The First 88 Years - Were They The Hardest," a collection of 74 35mm. glass slides and 600' of magnetic tape, containing historical photographs of the University of Illinois and commentary by Mr. William M. Edens '24, Foundation special representative for the President's Club.

The Office of Instructional Resources at the Chicago Circle campus prepared the slides from photographs from slides in the University Archives.

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: 32/1/17
Created by: University of Illinois Foundation
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 8/17/1967
Arrangement: Chronological
Biographical Note for University of Illinois Foundation :

Established in 1935,1 the University of Illinois Foundation is a separate, non-profit corporation established to handle trusts, receive gifts and bequests, license patents and render other services to the University. It is managed by a Board of Directors. It acts as financial agent of the University in borrowing money for buildings and other major improvements.2 It has a service agreement with University Patents, Incorporated, which works out licensing arrangements with industrial firms for marketing faculty inventions which have been patented. The Foundation then invests the income in basic research.3

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 38th Report, October 23, 1936, p. 442.

2. Ibid., pp. 442-43.

3. Gene Vance, University of Illinois Foundation, Director, Champaign-Urbana Campus.

Subject Index
University History
Languages of Materials
English [eng]