University of Illinois Early History Collection, 1853-1962 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 35/3/125
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
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Description: University of Illinois Early History Collection gathered by Icko Iben includes manuscripts, documents, newsclippings, photographs and correspondence regarding the founding and location of the university, the Morrill Land Grant, the Boneyard, military and home economics departments, UI semi-centennial (1918), university president's office furniture, Thomas J. Burrill, J. O. Cunningham, Hiram J. Dunlap, Jesse W. Fell, John M. Gregory, Clark R. Griggs, Edmund James, Bronson Murray, Virgil V. Phelps, William L. Pillsbury, Jonathon C. Stoughton, Lorado Taft, and the Turner-Wallace episode regarding Knox and Monmouth College's opposition to the establishment of the Illinois Industrial University.