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Fall Semester Hours (8/24-12/18)
Mon.-Thu., 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.; Fri., 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 1:00-5:00.

Winter Break Hours (12/19/15-1/19/16)
Closed all Saturdays and Sundays; Open Mon.-Wed. (12/21-12/23), 9am-5pm; Closed Thurs.(12/24/15)- Sun. (1/3/16); 
Open Mon.-Fri. (1/4-1/15): 9am-5pm, Closed Mon. (1/19). Regular hours resume Tues. (1/19).

"North of the Northern Lights" Lecture Series: "The Vikings in Greenland: Everyday Life in a Challenging Environment"
Dr. Verena Hofig, Post-Doc Research Associate in Scandinavian Studies, UIUC. Wed., Dec. 2, 4pm in Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum.

Post-Holocaust Anti-Antisemitism and the Invention-Discovery of PTSD
Dagmar Herzog, Distinguished Professor, History, CUNY Graduate Center. Mon., Feb. 5, 5pm in Alice Campbell Hall, East Ballroom.

History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library (HPNL)

HPNL Easy Search

Find newspaper articles, journal articles, books, conference proceedings, dissertations, and more with a single search. Click here to learn more about HPNL Easy Search.


Migration to New Worlds: The Century of Immigration, 1800-1924

Records documenting the emigration of people from Europe and Asia to the United States, Canada, and Australasia. Document types include letters, diaries, scrapbooks, artwork, photographs, maps, oral histories, pamphlets, ship logbooks, realia, legal papers, and government documents, including all 195 volumes of the British National Archives Record Series CO 384 (War and Colonial Department and Colonial Office: Emigration Original Correspondence).

African American Communities

Newspapers, periodicals, oral histories, organizational records, personal papers, pamphlets, and ephemera that document the history of African American communities in Chicago, St. Louis, Atlanta, New York, and North Carolina. Highlights of the collection include the Chicago Urban League records (1917-1985), the Town of Pullman records (1876-1919), the Lea Demarest Taylor papers on housing and race relations (1893-1966), the Urban League of St. Louis records, and an extensive oral history collection. Collection is organized around five broad themes: Desegregation, Urban renewal and housing problems, Civil rights activities and protests, Race relations and community integration, and African American culture.

Brazilian and Portuguese History and Culture

Over 4,000 Luso-Brazilian pamphlets, mostly from the 19th century.

Indigenous Peoples: North America

Books, newspapers, periodicals, manuscript sources, and photographs that document American Indian experience in North America, based on 13 previously published microfilm collections: Oregon Province Archives of the Society of Jesus Indian Language Collection: The Alaska Native Languages; Pacific Northwest Tribes Missions Collection of the Oregon Province Archives of the Society of Jesus; Association on American Indian Archives; Records of the Creek Factory of the Office of Indian Trade of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1795‐1821; Citizenship Case Files of the U.S. Court in Indian Territory, 1896‐1897; Great Nemaha Agency Collection, 1866‐1873; The Indian School Journal; The Javitch Collection at University of Alberta; Letters Sent by the Indian Division of the Office of the Secretary of the Interior, 1849‐1903; Moravian Mission among the Indians of North America; Papers of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft; Papers of the Society of American Indians, 1906‐1946; and the W. S. Prettyman Photograph Collection.

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