Diplomas and Certificates, 1852-1976
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Brief Description: Diplomas and Certificates awarded by the University of Illinois to its graduates (1875-1969); diplomas awarded to individuals by other institutions (1852-1976); sample blank University of Illinois diplomas, matriculation certificates completed for entering students (1890), and certificate of admission of Bureau Township High School as an accredited school (1922).
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] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 25/3/18
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Records and Registration
Volume: 0.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/1963
Arrangement: Alphabetical
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Records and Registration :

In 1893, the duties associated with admissions, registration, and student records were transferred from the Regent to the newly formed Office of the Registrar.1 By 1916, according to the Annual Budget, the office consisted of four administrative divisions: Admissions, Records, Statistics and General Assistants. The Statistics Division merged with the Records Division in 1941, forming the Division of Records and Statistics.2 The Division of Records maintains student transcripts and tuition payment records, assesses fees and tuition, and issues certificates of attendance.3

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 17th Report, Sept. 12, 1893, p. 166.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 41st Report, Aug. 5, 1941, p. 460.

3. Information gained by visiting the Office of Admissions and Records September 14, 1977.

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English [eng]