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Primary Creator: Brooks, Edward A. (1926-)
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet
Arrangement: Arrangement of scrapbook done by Edward A. Brooks and maintained in its original order.
Date Acquired: 10/23/2009. More info below under Accruals.
Contains the Edward A. Brooks University of Illinois Marching Band Scrapbook (18" by 12"), which consists of newspaper clippings, photographs and band formation routine guides documenting the University of Illinois Marching Band during 1944-1950, with most material coming from the 1948 and 1949 football seasons. Also contains Sousa Band Willow Grove concert programs from 1925.
Edward Albert Brooks was born December 5, 1926 in Burlington, Iowa. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1950 with a degree in Civil Engineering. While at the University he was a member of the Illini Marching Band, the First and Second Regimental Bands, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the staff of the Technograph, a student publication of the College of Engineering. After graduating he worked as a civil engineer in the Illinois Department of Transportation until retiring in 1987. He earned a M.A. in public administration from University of Illinois Springfield (then Sangamon State) in 1974.
Edward A. Brooks is a life member of the University of Illinois Alumni Association, a President Council member since 1986 and a member of the University of Illinois Foundation since 1997. He won the Loyalty Award for Exceptional Alumni Service in 2002.
Acquisition Source: Edward A. Brooks
Acquisition Method: Donation