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Wednesday, April 02, 2008

MORE ON DIGITIZED BOOKS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS LIBRARY

From their website:

"Digitized Books from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is currently digitizing selected books from our print collection of over 11 million volumes (1367 books added in the last four weeks). This is an ongoing process, and newly digitized books are being made available from this Website on a regular basis. The following items are the most recent additions to our digital collections (added in the last 4 weeks). To browse all of our digitized books related to a particular topic, click on the links provided on the left-hand side of this page."

Topics include many of likely interest to genealogists:
Themes of University of Illinois Digitized Books

* 1893 Chicago World Columbian Exposition (30)
* Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War (279)
* American History (26)
* British History and Literature (11)
* Champaign County (10)
* Chicago (473)
* Church and Congregational History in Illinois (35)
* County and Local Histories (Illinois) (127)
* Genealogy Resources (85)
* Illinois History and Culture (550)
* Immigration and Emigration (24)
* Labor and Social Reform Movements (46)
* Military History (68)
* Notable Illinoisans (74)
* Railroad History (58)
* Rural Life and Agriculture (25)
* Slavic History, Culture, Literature (1)
* University of Illinois (21)

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