Digitized Content of the IHLC Collection of Illinois and US History Broadsides and Printed Ephemera | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
The digitized content of the IHLC Collection of Illinois and US History Broadsides and Printed Ephemera consists of nineteenth and early twentieth-century ephemeral materials mostly related to the history of Illinois and the Midwest, collected by the Illinois History and Lincoln Collections (IHLC) and its predecessor, the Illinois Historical Survey.
The digitized content includes circulars, pamphlets, periodicals, posters, newspaper clippings, advertisements, handbills, leaflets, and various financial documents dating from circa 1800 to 1937. The materials document U.S. and Illinois history related to politics and government, education, religion, financial matters, and various advertising endeavors.
The IHLC Collection of Illinois and US History Broadsides and Printed Ephemera Collection was partially digitized in 2017 and 2018. Items are available online at the University of Illinois Digital Library. A preservation copy of the items is available to IHLC and digital preservation staff at the Library Digital Repository: https://medusa.library.illinois.edu/collections/1071.