Technograph, 1885-
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Brief Description:

Printed "Illinois Technograph," published monthly during the school year by and for Engineering students, including editorials, departmental notes, alumni notes, news of professional societies, news of campus activities and the building program and articles and features written by students.

The first four volumes were entitled "Selected Papers of the Civil Engineering Club." Volume 5 was published in conjunction with the Mechanical Engineering Society. In 1891-1892, Volume 6 was published by all the Engineering societies. The early volumes included lists of officers and minutes of meetings in addition to student papers.

Note: Missing volume 72.

Issues from 1960 - 1984 are digitized and available in IDEALS.

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: 41/8/810
Created by: Illini Publishing Company
Volume: 4.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/1963
Arrangement: Chronological
Biographical Note for Illini Publishing Company :

In 1911, the Board of Control of the Illini received a state charter of incorporation as the Illini Publishing Company.1 The original charter provided for a non-profit, quasi-official organization authorized to publish the Illini.2 In 1920, the charter was amended to provide for the publishing of other newspapers and magazines.3

In addition to the Daily Illini, the company has subsequently had administrative responsibility for publishing the Siren (1911-34, 1936-39), the Illio (1895- ), the Technograph (1885- ), the Enterpriser (1920-30), the Illinois Agriculturalist (1897-1950), the Illini Rural Observer (1950-54), Chaff (1957-62), Spectator (May-September 1961), Tom-Tom (1945-46) and Shaft (1947-54).

1. The Illini Publishing Company Charter Provisions and By-Laws, May 1, 1921, footnote p. 1.

2. Ibid.

3. Ibid.

Subject Index
Engineering, College of
Student Publications
Languages of Materials
English [eng]