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1. Vertical File of Miscellaneous Items Arranged by Year


[1971]Concert advertisement. “The Blues Weed” and “Truman Coyote”; “Uni High in Retrospect: Observations of the Classes of ’67, ’68 and ’69 by Sheila Clements – January 1971.

Year Item
2014 Robison, Arch (class of 2014). Open Genre Assignment. [A choose-your-own-adventure story/game created by Arch in response to an assignment in Dr. Majerus’s Creative Writing class.]
2011 [DVD] Big Show 2011: Three victorious, uplifting endings!
c.2000-2011 Various senior photos collected by Assistant Principal Sue Kovacs.
2010 Yockey, Sarah (class of 2012). “Uni-WILL History.”  7-page typescript, including copies of e-mail correspondence, documenting the development of the Oral History Project, an annual radio broadcast co-produced by Uni. High students and technical advisors at WILL-AM Radio.
2010 Burkhardt, Rick (class of 1987). 5-page typescript RE: student-written drama production at Uni. High in the mid-1980s.

[Paper copy in vertical file. Digital copy also retained at I:\Library\0-Archives\Archive-digital-texts]

2009 Redesign a Book Cover Contest 2009 Winning Entry
2007 Class of 2007 College Destinations. John Hedeman Plaque Unveiling Ceremony. October 10, 2007.
2007 Gajda, Amy. Copyright Lecture–Computer Literacy 1.
Sept. 12, 2007. 2 DVD set.
2003-2006 “The Official University of Illinois Laboratory High School Coloring Book,” illustrated by Helen Miller, class of 2002. 2 copies; 2004 Agora Days schedule; Class of 2006 College Destinations
2002 University of Illinois “Intersect” Pamphlet (one of the Illinois programs), featuring Vilas Dhar, Class of 2000
2000 Class of 2000 College Destinations
1999 Agora Days Schedule; list of 1999 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists; Spring 1999 Faculty Locator; Spring 1999 Uni Master Class Schedule
1998 Toshiba Exploravision Calendar with November artwork by Uni High, First Place for “The Artificial Vision Restoration System (AVRES); Lewditu Demissie, Cotillion 1998; 1998 Master Spring Schedule; 1997-1998 Uni Yearbook Supplement

Two Uni High faculty commemorative t-shirts, one featuring signatures of faculty mid-1990s faculty members, donated by librarian emerita (1987-2014) Frances Harris, for possible auction at a future alumni event.  (Staff note: T-shirts are stored in the yearbook cabinet in Store Room / rm. 212.)

1997 Subbie Buddy Program, 1996-1997; Student Council Executive Elections
1996 Reunion 1975 “R-R-R-Really Big Show Music Book” – October 19, 1996; Class of 1996, Roster of college plans; Principal’s Scholars Program 1996 Essay Competition Winners; Eagle Court of Honor program for Matthew M. Thomas – March 24, 1996; Results of Frances Harris’s “Elevator Hysteria Survey”; 75th anniversary brass-plated Christmas ornament in dark blue box.
1995 Emma Nadia Koenker. Memorial service program – August 27, 1995.
1994 New developments: Pinhole Photographs by the Art II students at University High School. Spring, 1994. “Covering our Heritage” – January, 1994. Audio cassette. 13 minutes: IMSA Longitudinal Study Codebook of Responses to Survey Questions – 1994.
1993 Assembly for Russian students, Channel 3 news – March 29, 1993. VHS video cassette.


1993 “Longitudinal Study – Class of 1991.” April 12, 1993
1991 “Recent Travels in the Soviet Union,” Jamie Bennett and Heidi van Es. Focus 580 #2 – July 8, 1991.


1990-1991 “Children, Architecture, and History: A Child’s Guide of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign” by the children of Leal School, Option 3/4C, 1990-1991.
1990 Krug, Samuel E. Leadership and Learning: A measurement-based approach for analyzing school effectiveness and developing effective school leaders. Urbana, Ill.: National Center for School Leadership, c1990.
1989 Memo to Uni High PFO members from John van Es Regarding Student Conduct Review and Appeals Committee Report
1988 Recording of 60th Reunion of Uni High Alumni: June 4, 1988. One-sided audiocassette recording (ca. 25 minutes) with no explanatory material provided. Cassette in standard jewel case with J-card labeled “TAPE #1 / June 4, 1988 / 60th Reunion of Uni. High, accompanied by identifying card labeled “HENRY E. WILSON, M. D. / CLASS OF 1928” and archivist’s notes.


1988 “Ivory Coast” Presentation to Uni by Kie Ross, Tasha VanEs, and Emily Osborne – April 12, 1988, videorecording. VHS video cassette.


1987-1988 Big Show ’87 (directed by William Gillespie and Dave Han). Big Show ’88 (directed by Arne Gullerud and Aaron Loeb). DVD copy of VHS recording. DVD donated January 2011.


The Iliad – 2nd Period English / The Iliad – 3rd Period English[videorecording]. Edited by Paul Debevec and Gaeron McClure.

Video contained on Graduation, Class of 1988 DVD


1986 University Laboratory High School Class of 1986 / 10-Year Class Gift [5 laser printed pages, including cover page, 3-page listing of artworks reproduced on slides, and final page with photo of the stainless steel slide cabinet.]
1983 A/V-1-1983-1 Parkland College Quiz Bowl. Uni High vs. Centennial High – October 26, 1983. Audio cassette.
1 Mimeographed sheet with handwritten names of students and scores, faded and discolored, found in North Attic, 12/18/2017.
1980-2 Two 8″ x 10″ B&W photo prints of unknown students from the late 1970s or early 1980s.  The students are working with analog audio synthesis components.
1980-1 Report on the anatomy of the tenebrio. October 23, 1980. Reports from two subfreshmen science classes. “Subbie science in a nutshell
1979 “Report of the University High School of the University of Illinois to the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.” April 16.
1976 One plain white postcard (82mm x 140mm), addressed to “Warren Royer, Principal” at the school address, and postmarked 24 AUG 1976.  Typewritten text on obverse and reverse. Acquired by Uni High Library 6/4/2013 as part of  a folder of papers deposited by Dr. Walkington, director.
1973 Group color photo, Class of 1973
1967 13 black & white photos from ~1967, including negatives. Donated October 2018 by Daniel Brodsky [Class of 1967]. These photos depict what looks to be a historical reenactment or theatrical performance. Written on the chalkboard are the words “Godess [sic] of fertility,” “Commenceth,” and “Ride!” The students and teacher depicted and the classroom are unknown.
1962 Memo from Alonzo G. Grace, Dean of the College of Education to David M. Jackson, Principal of University of Illinois High School. (re: Report of the Principal….) – August 15, 1962; Student Council evaluation “Citizenship: Evaluation and Recommendations” – May 21, 1963
1961-1962 8 black & white photo prints (7 @ ~4″ x 6″; 1 @ 8″ x 10″) depicting several Uni. events: College Day; Out of State Speech Meet; Terrapin Club; National Merit Scholarship Competition; and Spring 1962 production of “The Mikado.”
1959 Public transit card issued September 9, 1959, by Champaign-Urbana City Lines, Inc. to R. Kelly Mickey.
1958 “Abstract of University High School Admissions Policies”
1952-1953 “Christmas Assembly” – Dec. 11, 1952; “ Terrapin Club of University High School presents Aqua-Gems” – February 5-6, 1953; “Theme of Description – Terrapin Show” – February 8, 1953; “The Pirates of Penzance” Program – March 27 and 28, 1953; “April Showers” Program – April 11, 1953; “Uni High Baccalaureate Service” – May 31, 1953; “Uni High Commencement Exercises” – June 5, 1953
[1951-1952] 1952 Uni High Madrigal Group CD Recording; Graduating Class List of College Destinations – 1952?; Synchronized Swimming Plans – 1952
1950 Miscellaneous Newsletter
1950 Annual Report from University High School for the Dean of the College of Education – University of Illinois – May 1, 1950.
1949-1950 “Freshman Daze,” produced by the class of 1953; Miscellaneous Newsletters – 1950; Dance Program – May 1950; H.M.S Pinafore Play Program – 1950
[1948-1953] French Play Program; Concert Program; Synchronized Swimming Plans; Miscellaneous Newsletters
1946 Manila envelope with two 8″ x 10″ negatives and one 8″ x 10″ black and white print.  The print and its corresponding negative match the image on p. 60 of the 1946 yearbook.  The other negative looks to be an outtake from the same photo shoot.
1938 Diploma – Robert W. Krabbe with commencement calendar – June 7
1928 Industrial Arts: U & I
1925 Songs and Yells of University High. Published by the Class of 1925, Sophomore Year. Music for “Illini High” by Josephine Eden and Virginia Brown, and for “To the Blue and Orange” by Roberta Moore and Martha McCammon.
1924 Constitution of University High School Athletic Association