University of Illinois educational film collection
Collection consists of approximately 20 educational films relating to Japanese society and culture that were being retired from the University of Illinois-Urbana Asian Educational Media Service. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation …
This accession consists of material maintained by Richard W. Burkhardt, Professor of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, during his tenure as President of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology. Among the topics covered are the planning for the 1995 Biennial Meeting at the University …
William Albert Oliver Papers
This accession consists mostly of field notes created by William Albert Oliver, a paleontologist and geologist with the United States Geological Survey, 1957-1993, and the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology, 1967-2005. Oliver specialized in the study of ancient coral reefs. The majority of these field books document his work …
Oral history interview with William Douglas Carlson
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
89 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of William Douglas Carlson conducted 2009 June 24-25, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Carlson's home, in Miami, Florida.
Cyberfest Postal Covers and Arthur C. Clarke Letter
This collection consists of two postal covers designed for Cyberfest by the Champaign-Urbana Stamp Club and a letter from Arthur C. Clarke.
Oral history interview with Richard Gray
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
41 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Richard Gray conducted 2007 Dec. 9, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Carlyle Hotel, in New York, N.Y .
Air Cushion Vehicles [Bertelsen] Collection
The Air Cushion Vehicles Collection consists of materials gathered by William R. Bertelsen and it highlights his interest in, and contributions to, the development of Air Cushion Vehicles (ACVs). The bulk of the collection covers the span between 1960 and 1980, but materials before and after those dates are also present. The collection includes photographs, brochures, reports and proceedings, and a videotape on the topic of ACVs. Bertelsen's notebooks, documenting his research and development of air cushion technologies, constitute the majority of the collection.
Arnold B. Grobman Papers
These papers document the professional career of Arnold B. Grobman. Included are correspondence with colleagues on scientific topics, professional societies business, and files documenting his activities on numerous boards and committees. As a general rule, his files as an academic administrator are not in these papers, nor are some files …
David Shaner papers
The papers of ceramicist David Shaner measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1937-2007, with the bulk of the material from 1968-1998. Shaner's career as a ceramicist in Big Fork, Montana, is documented through scattered correspondence, subject files, studio working files, writings and notes by Shaner and others, exhibition catalogs and other printed material, and photographs.
Richard L. Hay papers
Leakey, L. S. B. (Louis Seymour Bazett), 1903-1972
Leakey, Mary D. (Mary Douglas), 1913-1996
Richard LeRoy Hay was a geologist, known for his contributions to sedimentary petrography and archaeological geology. This collection contains field notebooks, maps, photographs, data, and documentation of geological specimens he collected, primarily in Africa, but also in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He was known for his work with Mary Leakey, in which he provided the geological framework for Olduvai Gorge and Laetoli in Tanzania.