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University General, 1874-2009 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

By L. Broaddus

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Collection Overview

Title: University General, 1874-2009Add to your cart.

ID: 3/RG 0/0

Primary Creator: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

Extent: 61.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Unsorted.  Separated by accession (as received).

Subjects: Southern Illinois State Normal University - History, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - History

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Publications relating to or about Southern Illinois University as a whole.  Generally the materials included in this collection were not donated by a specific campus unit or administrative department.

Biographical Note

Southern Illinois University was chartered in 1869 and opened its doors to the first class of entering students in 1874.  Originally, the university was called Southern Illinois Normal University.  "Normal" Universities in 1874 were teacher's colleges, aimed at standardizing and improving public education in the state by providing more accessible college-level instruction to teachers.  Southern Illinois Normal University was the second such university to be established in Illinois.  Its first president in 1874 was Robert Allyn.

Subject/Index Terms

Southern Illinois State Normal University - History
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - History

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.


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Box 61Add to your cart.
Item 1: Pennant FlagsAdd to your cart.
Five pennant flags: Two of the flags spell out Carbondale, one flag has some strange four letter word, the next one spells SINU, and the final one has 09 and SINU on it.
Item 2: Two decks of Southern Illinois University playing cardsAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Box of  ribbon for SINU Excursion 1906Add to your cart.
Item 4: Cceramic plates, Southern Illinois University's buildings molded, undatedAdd to your cart.
Three ceramic plates that have SIU buildings molded and painted into them.
Folder 1: Cardboard Pictures, Photographs, circa 1909Add to your cart.

There is an old picture with some people sitting on a small, grassy island, surrounded by a landmass (guessing that the island is just some land jutting out into a lake), with some trees/houses in the background. Also, a small wooden bridge is connecting the island to some unknown feature.

There is a card-boarded picture with, “Grade School Class on the Campus of Southern Illinois Normal University, Carbondale, Early 1900’s. Effie Risby was likely in this class. Photograph taken on the steps of old main” written on back

There two other card-boarded pictures that say, “Cannas, Southern Illinios Normal University, Carbondale, About 1909.”

Another card-boarded picture, with “Library, Southern Illinois Normal University, about 1909, Carbondale,” written on back.

With three more card-boarded pictures to go, one of them has written on its back, “Campus Southern Illinois Normal University, Carbondale, About 1909”

This card-boarded picture has “Library and Campus, Southern Illinois Normal University, about 1909.”

The last card-boarded picture has “unidentified group, Southern Illinois Normal University, at old main, Carbondale, about 1909” written on its back.

Folder 2: Photographs of Springfield, Fort de Chartres, Fort Kaskaskia, Carlyle, 1936-1937Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Alumni Association, Alumni Banquet, Post Cards, 1954-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Alumni Banquet, Class Reunion, 1902-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Centralia, Monday June 9, 1969 newspaper (about the arson on old main), 1969 JuneAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Handbook of Southern Illinois State Normal University, 1893Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Mrs. Effie Risby, Pocket Notes, Physical Training, 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Student Notebook, circa 1909Add to your cart.

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