UIUC Historical Resources

UIUC-Prairie Futures Historical Resources:

Anderson, Bethany. The Birth of the Computer Age at Illinois: http://archives.library.illinois.edu/blog/birth-of-the-computer-age/

Armstrong, Paul and Jeffrey Poss, eds. Space Movement and Light: The Architecture of Jack Sherman Baker, Champaign: School of Architecture, 1997.

Asaro, Peter. 2007. “Heinz von Foerster and the Bio-Computing Movements of the 1960s,” in Albert Müller and Karl H. Müller (eds.) An Unfinished Revolution? Heinz von Foerster and the Biological Computer Laboratory | BCL 1958-1976.Vienna, Austria: Edition Echoraum, pp. 253-275.

Baker, Ira O. 1947. A History of the College of Engineering of the University of Illinois, 1868-1945. http://vufind.carli.illinois.edu/vf-uiu/Record/uiu_6129959

Barrett, Jenny, Leigh Estabrook, Gail Hawisher, and Angharad Valdivia. “Women, Information Technology and Scholarship.” Video produced and edited by John Tubbs. Directed by Sharon Irish. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, September 2013. http://sharonirish.org/2013/11/20/women-information-technology-and-scholarship-wits-revisited/

Bohn, James. “Lejaren Hiller: Early Experiments in Computer and Electronic Music” No Boundaries: University of Illinois Vignettes. Ed. Lillian Hoddeson (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004) 293-303.  (Lejaren Hiller was a founder of the UIUC Experimental Music Studios)

Bohn, James. The Music of American Composer Lejaren A. Hiller, Jr., and an Examination of his Early Works Involving Technology. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2004.

Brown, Theodore L. 2009. Bridging Divides: The Origins of the Beckman Institute at Illinois. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press. http://vufind.carli.illinois.edu/vf-uiu/Record/uiu_7221314  

Brun, Gaburo, Hamm, Hiler, and Martirano. Electronic Music from the University of Illinois, Heliodor H 25047 (mono), HS-25047 (stereo). 1967. (vinyl record in music library, call# DISC M1473 E43)

Dear, Brian. The Friendly Orange Glow: The Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyber Culture (forthcoming).  http://friendlyorangeglow.com/

Dear, Brian. PLATO History Blog: http://platohistory.org/

Cuervo, Adriana P. “Preserving the Electroacoustic Music Legacy: A Case Study of the Sal-Mar Construction at the University of Illinois.” Notes 68.1 (2011): 33-47. Project MUSE. Web. 28 Feb. 2016. <https://muse.jhu.edu/>. (history on the Sal-Mar Construction, a real-time electronic music performance machine built at the University of Illinois Experimental Music Studios in the 1970s)

Expanding Horizons: a history of the first 50 years of the Division of Rehabilitation-Education Services at the University of Illinois. 1998. http://vufind.carli.illinois.edu/all/vf-uiu/Record/3627658/Request?im=7443294&bib_id=uiu_4054805&mi=4814390

Fifty Years of Public Computing at the University of Illinois. 2010. organized by Kate Williams.

Fortune, Bonnie, and Heather Ault. Mapping Gender, 2009? Mapping Gender is a media project highlighting the roles and contributions of women scholars, athletes and achievers in University of Illinois history.

Forty Years of Concrete Canoes. January 5, 2011.

Illinois leads Purdue in the first-ever inter-collegiate concrete canoe race. May 16, 1971

Illinois leads Purdue in the first-ever inter-collegiate concrete canoe race. May 16, 1971

Geiger, Roger. 1986. To Advance Knowledge: The Growth of American Research Universities, 1910-1940. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. (Illinois and Minnesota featured): https://uofi.box.com/s/xxph83w6bhp71cgrhpbtpkakmbc8nnqk

Hamilton, Kevin. A Place in Time, 2012

_____. Cybernetics on the Prairie, 2011.

History of UI School of Architecture, with citations: http://arch.illinois.edu/welcome/history-school

History of the Experimental Music Studios. Reproduced articles and short original texts on the origins of the UIUC Experimental Music Studios going back to Lejaren Hiller and his use of Illiac I in the 1950s. http://ems.music.illinois.edu/ems/history

History of the Computer Music Project at UIUC. http://ems.music.uiuc.edu/cmp/history

Hoddeson, Lillian, ed. No Boundaries: University of Illinois Vignettes. University of Illinois Press, 2004.

_____ with Vicki Daitch. True Genius: the Life and Science of John Bardeen. DC: Joseph Henry Press, 2002.

Hoxie, Frederick E. 2017. The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

“In Celebration Of The 25th Anniversary Of The Experimental Music Studios – University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign,” LC 84 743210, 1984. (vinyl record x2, in music library call# DISC M1473 I63) (includes booklet with written history of the studio)

Ideals and standards: the history of the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 1893-1993: http://www.library.illinois.edu/blog/digitizedbotw/2010/11/ideals_and_standards_the_histo_1.html

Irish, Sharon. “Hierarchies in the Circuitry: Women, Information Technology and Scholarship (WITS) at Illinois.” Technology’s Stories [online publication of the Society for the History of Technology] (November 2013). ” http://www.historyoftechnology.org/media/pdf/technologys_stories_wits_final.pdf

Women, Information Technology and Scholarship T-shirt showing the logo, early 1990s

Women, Information Technology and Scholarship T-shirt showing the logo, early 1990s

Irish, Sharon. “What Might a Polluted Creek Teach Us About Architecture?” In Design for the Environment/Proceedings of the 1995 ACSA West Central Regional Conference (October 1995): 79-84.

Kingery, R.A., Berg, R.D., Schillinger, E.H. 1967. Men and Ideas in Engineering: Twelve Histories From Illinois. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press. EBOOK: http://vufind.carli.illinois.edu/vf-uiu/Record/uiu_3373990/Request

Kruger, Betsy, and Jo Kibbee. “The Women, Information Technology, and Scholarship (WITS) Colloquium at UIUC: A Feminist Model for Education and Activism on Campus.” Feminist Collections 17:2(Winter 1996), 38-39.

Martirano, Salvatore. Personal Papers and Sal-Mar Construction, 1927-1999. Extensive archive of written and electronic works at the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music. http://www.library.illinois.edu/sousa/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=5829

Newby, Greg. “My Prairienet Story,” 2004 http://petascale.org/prairienet/pnet-gbnstory.html

Overview of the UIUC Railroad Research Program. TImeline

Pea, Bruce. 1995. The Prairienet Companion: the essential new user’s guide to Prairienet. Champaign.

Pearson, Mike. 1995. Illini Legends, Lists & Lore: 100 Years of Big Ten Heritage. Champaign: Sagamore Pub.

Peters, Justin.  2016. The Idealist: Aaron Swartz and the Rise of Free Culture on the Internet. New York: Scribner. * includes origins of Project Gutenberg and Michael Hart.

Phillips, James W., ed.  Arthur Newell Talbot: Proceedings of a conference to honor TAM’s first department head. TAM Report No. 762 UILU-ENG-94-6018 (August 1994)

______, ed. Celebrating TAM’s First 100 Years: A History of the Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (April 1990).

Prom, Chris, and Maynard Brichford. Andrew Barr of Urbana: An Illini who Shaped Corporate Finance and Armored Warfare. Pamphlet by University of Illinois Archives (May 1996).

Schwartz. “Sousa Archives Acquires James W. Beauchamp’s Harmonic Tone Generator,” Sousa Archives & Center for American Music, 2016. http://archives.library.illinois.edu/sousa/2015/01/17/sousa-archives-acquires-james-w-beauchamps-harmonic-tone-generator/ (Beauchamp was a UIUC professor with appointments in both Music Composition and Electrical Engineering. His Harmonic Tone Generator was one of the first music synthesizers, and he went on to found the Computer Music Project in 1984. Retired mid ‘90s?, still in town)

Scott, Robert White. An Intellectual History of the School for Designing a Society, PhD dissertation, University of Illinois, 2011 (includes experimental music composition, Biological Computing Lab, Herbert Brun, Heinz von Foerster, etc.)

Student Life and Culture Archives, UIUC: http://archives.library.illinois.edu/slc/research-education/timeline/

Symphony of Sound — Mike Van Blaricum to add

Talbot, Arthur Newell, Papers. University of Illinois Archives.

Tate, Lex, John Franch, and Incoronata Inserra. 2017. An Illini Place: Building the University of Illinois Campus. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Taylor, H. Jeanie, Cheris Kramerae, and Maureen Eben, eds. WITS: Women, Information Technology, and Scholarship. Urbana: Center for Advanced Study/University of Illinois, 1993.

Uihlein, Marci S. “The University of Illinois, N. Clifford Ricker, and the Origins of Architectural Engineering Education in the United States,” for Journal of Architectural Engineering, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000175.

Universal Design Podium, 2012.

Williamson, Joy Ann. 2013. Black Power on Campus: The University of Illinois, 1965-75. University of Illinois Press.http://vufind.carli.illinois.edu/vf-uiu/Record/uiu_7815327

Winkelmes, Mary-Ann, Burton, Antoinette and Mays, Kyle, Eds. 2014. An Illinois Sampler: Teaching and Research on the Prairie: How world-class research makes its way into lecture halls and seminar rooms. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Women in Science and Technology – UIUC Archives Guide to Holdings: http://archives.library.illinois.edu/collections/topic-guides/history-of-science-and-technology-resources/women-in-science-and-technology-a-guide-to-archival-holdings/