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Books and Articles
American Library Annual 1911-1912. New York: Office of the Publishers’ Weekly, 1912.
American Library Directory 1935. New York: R.R. Bowker, 1935.
American Library Directory 1960. New York: R.R. Bowker, 1960.
Anderson, David. D. Brand Whitlock. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1968.
Avenues to Excellence. Illinois Library Association Standards for Public Library Service in Illinois. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1982.
“Banned Again.” The Nation July 1, 1950: 3.
Barr, Larry Joe. The Indiana State Library 1825-1925. Presented in partial fulfillment of Ph.D. Indiana University. 1976.
Bateman, Newton, and Paul Selby. Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois. 2 vols. Chicago: Munsell Publishing Company, 1901.
Bills, Linda G. Interlibrary Loan Before and After OCLC. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1984.
Bird, Margaret F. History of the Demonstration Program of the Illinois State Library. Presented in partial fulfillment of M.A. degree. University of Chicago. 1952.
Blanshard, Paul. The Right to Read: The Battle Against Censorship. Boston: Beacon Press, 1955.
Brigham, Harold, chairman. A Survey of the Illinois State Library. Transmitted to the Illinois Secretary of State, March 3, 1951.
Brigham, Johnson. “Pioneer History of the Territorial and State Library of Iowa.” Annals of Iowa Vol. X, No. 7 (Oct. 1912): 481-538.
California State Library Foundation Bulletin 68 (Spring/Summer 2000).
Coletta, Paolo E. William Jennings Bryan: Political Evangelist 1860-1908. Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 1964.
Conaway, James. America’s Library: The Story of the Library of Congress 1800-2000. New Haven, Ct.: Yale University Press, 2000.
Cresap, McCormick, and Paget, Inc. Illinois State Library: Development of an Organization Plan and a Salary Administration Plan for Organized Positions. Chicago: 1967.
Cresap, McCormick, and Paget, Inc. The Illinois State Library: A Management Study of Organization and Operations January 20, 1982. Washington, D.C.: 1982.
Crook, A.R. A History of the Illinois State Museum of Natural History. Springfield, Ill.: Phillips Brothers, 1907.
DiGregorio, William. The Complete Book of U.S. Presidents. 6th ed. New York: Random House, 2005.
Dollars and Sense. Brochure published by the office of Secretary of State Edward Barrett. 1946.
Drone, Jeanette M. A Review and Evaluation of the Illinois State Library Scholarship Program 1961-1980. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1983.
Drucker, Dorothy. The Ebenezer S. Lane Library: A Study in Nineteenth-Century Reading Tastes. Presented in Partial Fulfillment of M.A. Degree. University of Chicago, 1983.
1880 Sangamon County Census. Vol. 1, part 1. Springfield, Ill.: Sangamon County Genealogical Society, 1989.
Emery, Tom. 19th-Century Echoes: The Carlinville City Cemetery, 2nd ed. Carlinville, Ill.: History in Print, 2003.
Emery, Tom. Richard Rowett: Thoroughbreds, Beagles, and the Civil War. Carlinville, Ill.: History in Print, 1997.
Erbes, Bill. A Century of Illinois Libraries in Association: One Hundred Reasons to Celebrate. No publication location given. 1996.
Evaluation of Operations and Potential of the Oak Park Processing Center, April and May of 1968. Submitted by Charles A. Craft Management Consulting Service. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1968.
Ford, Thomas. A History of Illinois, From its Commencement as a State in 1818 to 1847. Vol. 2. Reprint. Chicago, Ill.: Lakeside Press, 1946.
Girardi, Robert I., and Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes Jr., ed. The Memoirs of Brigadier General William Passmore Carlin U.S.A. Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 1999.
Goldstein, Harold, and Edwin B. Parker. Library Services and Instructional Television. Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Graduate School of Library Science, 1962.
Gondos, Victor, ed. Reader for Archives and Records Center Buildings. Washington, D.C.: Society of American Archivists, 1970.
Grotzinger, Laurel Ann. The Power and the Dignity: Librarianship and Katharine Sharp. New York: Scarecrow Press, 1966.
Hall, Carroll C. “Get Acquainted with Your State Library.” Illinois Education Oct. 1940: 33-34.
Handy, Catherine Hickey. The Connecticut State Library 1851-1936. Presented in fulfillment of Thesis Requirement for the M.S. Degree. Southern Connecticut State College. 1965.
Harris, Michael H., ed. Reader in American Library History. Dayton, Ohio: National Cash Register Co, 1971.
Harris, Michael. “Books for Sale on the Illinois Frontier.” The American Book Collector 21 (1971): 15-17.
Harris, Michael. “Bookstores on the Southern Indiana Frontier 1833-1850.” The American Book Collector 23 (1973): 30-33.
Hayes, Louise Chase. Michigan State Library 1828-1928; One Hundred Years. Lansing, Mich.: Michigan State Library, 1928.
Highum, Clayton. Centralized Processing for Public Libraries in Illinois. Library Research Center study. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1967.
Highum, Clayton, coord. The Illinois Library Materials Processing Center: A Study. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1980.
Houde, Mary Jean. The Clubwoman: A Story of the Illinois Federation of Women’s Clubs. Chicago: Illinois Federation of Women’s Clubs, 1971.
Howard, Robert. Illinois: A History of the Prairie State. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1972.
Howard, Robert. Mostly Good and Competent Men, Springfield, Ill.: Sangamon State University, 1988.
Howard, Robert. Mostly Good and Competent Men. 2nd ed. Springfield, Ill.: Sangamon State University, 1999.
Howlett, Michael. Keepers of the Seal: A History of the Secretaries of State of Illinois and How Their Office Grew. Springfield, Ill.: State of Illinois, 1977.
Illinois Authors. A Publication of Read Illinois. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1983.
Illinois Blue Books: 1903-1904; 1905-1906; 1911-1912; 1915-1916; 1917-1918; 1919-1920; 1923-1924; 1927-1928; 1933-1934; 1935-1936; 1937-1938; 1941-1942; 1943-1944; 1953-1954; 1955-1956; 1957-1958; 1961-1962; 1963-1964; 1965-1966; 1969-1970.
Illinois Interlibrary Cooperation (Consultant) Program: An Evaluation 1975-1980. Prepared for the Illinois State Library by the School of Library Science, Texas Woman’s University. Denton, Tex.: Texas Woman’s University, 1981.
Illinois Legislative Manual of the 30th General Assembly, 1877 and 1878. Springfield, Ill: 1878.
Illinois Libraries. Periodical of the Illinois State Library. Publication began in 1919.
Illinois Library Extension Commission: Its Activities and Resources. Published by the Illinois Library Extension Commission. 1919.
The Illinois Literacy Effort. Brochure published by the Illinois Literacy Council. 1989.
Illinois Nodes / Illinois Insight. In-house newsletter of the Illinois State Library established as Illinois Nodes in 1972 and renamed Illinois Insight in 1991.
Illinois State Historical Library. The Governors’ Letter-Books 1818-1834. Executive Series, Vol. I. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Historical Library, 1909.
Illinois State Library. Guide to the Secretary of State Literacy Effort. Springfield, Ill.: 2004; 2005; 2006; 2007.
Illinois State Library. Planning for Library Service in Illinois 1943-. Springfield, Ill.: 1947.
Illinois State Library Annual Report FY07. Published by Jesse White, Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian. Springfield, Ill. Illinois Top Shelf. In-house newsletter of the Illinois State Library.
Josephy, M. “Battle of the Books.” The Nation June 28, 1952: 619-624.
Kellerstrass, Amy Louise. “Lincoln and Son Borrow Books.” Lincoln Herald 69 (Spring 1967): 10-18.
Krause, Susan, and Daniel W. Stowell. Judging Lincoln: The Bench in Lincoln’s Illinois. Revised ed. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2008.
Krohe, James Jr. “Unbalanced Structure.” Illinois Times Jan. 11-17, 1990: 15.
Kwedar, Melinda Fish. Unsung Heroines: A Salute to Springfield Women. Springfield, Ill.: Sangamon County Historical Society, 1977.
Larsen, John Christian. A Study in Service: The Historical Development of the Michigan State Library and its Territorial Predecessor, the Legislative Council Library 1828-1941. Presented in partial fulfillment of Ph.D. The University of Michigan, 1967.
Layman, Richard, ed. American Decades 1950-59. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994.
“Librarian Enjoys Books at 100.” Illinois Alumni News Oct. 1967: 5.
Library ABCs II, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, July 25-29, 1978. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1978.
Martin, Sandra Olivetti. “Reading Illinois.” Illinois Issues Dec. 1996: 22-27.
Measures of Quality II. Illinois Library Association Standards for Public Library Service in Illinois. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1982.
Melhem, D.H. Gwendolyn Brooks: Poetry and the Heroic Voice. Lexington, Ky.: University of Kentucky Press, 1987.
Miers, Earl Schenck, ed. Lincoln Day by Day: A Chronology 1809-1865. Washington: Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission, 1960.
Mitchell, Thornton W., ed. Norton on Archives: The Writing of Margaret Cross Norton on Archives and Records Management. Carbondale and Edwardsville, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, 1975.
Monroe, Dan, and Lura Lynn Ryan. At Home with Illinois Governors: A Social History of the Illinois Executive Mansion, 1855 –2003. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Executive Mansion Association, 2002.
Moses, John. Illinois Historical and Statistical. Vols. I & II. Chicago: Fergus Printing Co., 1895.
Neely, Mark E., Jr. The Abraham Lincoln Encyclopedia. New York: McGraw & Hill, 1982.
Nicolay, Helen. “The Writing of Abraham Lincoln: A History.” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 42 (1949): 259-271.
Nicolay, Helen. Lincoln’s Secretary: A Biography of John G. Nicolay. New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1949.
Nicolay, John, and John Hay. Abraham Lincoln: A History. New York: Century Co., 1890.
“Novel Physician.” The Palm February 1963: 4.
Palmer, George Thomas. A Conscientious Turncoat. New Haven, Ct.: Yale University Press, 1941.
Palmour, Vernon E., and Lucy M. Gray. Costs and Effectiveness of Interlibrary Loan and Reference Activities of Resource Libraries in Illinois. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1972.
Pease, Theodore Calvin. The Frontier State 1818-1848. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Centennial Commission, 1918.
Prichard, Louise Gilman. A History of the Chicago Public Library. Presented in partial fulfillment of M.A. degree. University of Illinois, 1928.
Posner, Ernst. American State Archives. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1964.
Power, John Carroll. History of Springfield, Illinois, Its Attractions as a Home and Advantages for Business, Manufacturing, Etc. Springfield Ill.: Illinois State Journal, 1871.
The Preservation of Library and Archival Resources in Illinois: A Five-Year Plan of Action. Submitted to Bridget L. Lamont, Director of the Illinois State Library, by the Illinois Materials Preservation Task Force. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1986.
Public Library Service for All: A Report from the Summit on the Unserved, Illinois State Library, October 2-3, 2000. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 2001.
Pulsifer, Josephine S. Analysis of Illinois State Library Requirements for the Creation of MARC and Related Machine-Readable Files: Final Report to the Illinois State Library. Los Angeles: Becker and Hayes, 1973.
Report of the National Youth Administration of Illinois Library Project. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1938.
Roseberry, Cecil. For the Government and People of This State: A History of the New York State Library. Albany, N.Y.: The University of the State of New York, 1970.
Rummel, Edward. Rummel’s Illinois Hand-Book and Legislative Manual for 1871. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Register Printing Office, 1871.
Sangamon County, Ill. Death Records.
Sangamon County, Ill. Marriage Records.
Schellenberg, T.R. The Management of Archives. New York: Columbia University Press, 1965.
Schenk, Gretchen Knief. A Survey of the Extension Activities of the Illinois State Library. Occasional papers, Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois, no. 46. Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois, 1956.
Selected Speeches From Full Integration of OCLC by All Library Departments. Sponsored by the Illinois OCLC Users Group and ILLINET Bibliographic Database Service. Illinois State Library: Springfield, Ill., 1982.
Sharp, Katharine. Illinois Libraries. Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Press, 1906-1908.
Smith, George W. History of Illinois and Her People. vol. 4. Chicago: American Historical Society, Inc., 1927.
Sorenson, Mark. “A History of the Illinois State Library 1818-1870.” Illinois Libraries Winter 1999: 33-38.
Sorenson, Mark. “A History of the Illinois State Library 1870-1920.” Illinois Libraries Spring 1999: 94-98.
Sorenson, Mark. “The Illinois State Library: Extension, Reorganization, and Experimentation, 1921-1955.” Illinois Libraries Summer 1999: 131-138.
Springfield, Ill. City Directory. 1872-73; 1874-75; 1877; 1879-80; 1891-92; 1892-93; 1898.
Stenstrom, Ralph H. The Emergence and Development of Public Library Systems in Illinois. Library Research Center study. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1968.
Temple, Sunderine, and Wayne C. Temple. Abraham Lincoln and Illinois’ Fifth Capitol. 2nd ed. Mahomet, Ill.: Mayhaven, 2006.
“35 Illinois Authors Immortalized on New Building.” WILS Communicator October 1989: 2.
Thompson, Milton D. The Illinois State Museum: Historical Sketch and Memoirs. Springfield, Ill. Illinois State Museum Society, 1988.
Toward Cooperative Collection Development in the Illinois Library and Information Network. A Report Submitted by the Cooperative Collection Development Subcommittee of the Reference and Research Center Directors. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1977.
*U.S. Department of the Interior. Public Libraries in the United States of America; Their History, Condition, and Management. A Special Report. Part I. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1876.
Vannorsdall, Mildred May. The Development of Library Services at the State Level in Ohio, 1817-1896. Presented in partial fulfillment of Ph. D. The University of Michigan, 1974.
Vision 1996: A Plan for the Illinois Library Systems in the Next Decade. Study commissioned by the Illinois State Library and conducted by HBW Associates, Inc., Library Planners and Consultants. 1986.
Walton, Clyde. Illinois Lives: The Prairie State Biographical Record. Hopkinsville, Ky.: Historical Record Association, 1969.
Weech, Terry L. Evaluation of Current Status of Cooperative Collection Development in Illinois, With Recommendations for the Future. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Library, 1985.
Whitlock, Brand. Forty Years of It. New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1914.
Who Was Who In America with World Notables. Volume V, 1969-1973. Chicago, Ill.: Marquis Who’s Who, 1973.
Wynar, Bohdan S., and Arlene G. Taylor. Introduction to Cataloging and Classification, 8th ed. Englewood, Colo.: Libraries Unlimited, 1992.
Biennial Report of the Secretary of State to the Governor of Illinois. 1870; 1872; 1874; 1876; 1878; 1880; 1884; 1886; 1888; 1890; 1892; 1894; 1896; 1898; 1900; 1902; 1904; 1910; 1912; 1914; 1916; 1918; 1922; 1924; 1926; 1928; 1930; 1932; 1934; 1936.
Biennial Report of the Illinois State Library. 1936-1938.
Catalogue of the Illinois State Library. 1866; 1869; 1871; 1877; 1880; 1894; 1904.
Dictionary Catalogue of the Illinois State Library. 1912.
Eighteenth Biennial Report of the Trustees of the Illinois State Historical Library. 1924.
Fourth Biennial Report of the Illinois Library Extension Commission January 1, 1917 – December 31, 1918.
Fourth Biennial Report of the Trustees of the Illinois State Historical Library. 1896.
Illinois House Journal 1838-1839.
Illinois Reports to the Illinois General Assembly. 1847; 1849; 1853; 1857.
Illinois Senate Journal. 1822-1826; 1824; 1838-1839.
Illinois State Budget. 1919; 1921; 1923; 1931; 1939.
Illinois State Historical Library Trustees Report. 1890; 1894.
Journal of the Illinois House of Representatives. 1935.
Laws of Illinois 1819-1821.
Laws of Illinois, 2nd G.A., 1820-1821.
Laws of Illinois, 3rd G.A., 1820-1821.
Laws of Illinois 1823; 1824; 1827; 1839; 1843; 1847; 1853; 1855; 1857; 1865; 1867; 1869; 1871-1872; 1877; 1879; 1909; 1913; 1917; 1919; 1921; 1939; 1943; 1951; 1957; 1961; 1965.
Library Services Construction Act: A Fabulous 33-Year Run. Press Release of the Illinois Secretary of State. 1997.
Report of the Illinois Library Extension Commission September 1, 1913 – December 31, 1914.
Report of the Library Extension Division for January 1, 1928 to December 31, 1929.
Report of the Library Extension Division from January 1, 1932 to December 31, 1933.
Report of the Federal Library Services Act Projects of the Illinois State Library. 1961-1962; 1962-1963; 1963-1964.
Report of the Federal Library Services and Construction Act of the Illinois State Library 1964-1965.
Report of the Federal Library Services and Construction Act Title I, Services Fiscal 1966.
Report of the Organizer of the Illinois Library Extension Commission. September 1, 1910 to September 1, 1913.
Reports Made to the Senate and House of Representatives 1839.
Sixth Biennial Report of the Trustees of the Illinois State Historical Library. 1900.
Manuscripts and Unpublished Documents
Alumni Files of the University of the South. Held by the University of the South Archives. Sewanee, Tenn.
Thompson Campbell Papers. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Ill.
Death Records of Members of St. Cabrini Church. Springfield, Ill.
Director’s Administrative Files, Illinois State Library, 1914-1967. Illinois State Archives.
Halcli, Albert. “Chronology of the Library Development 1961-1995.” Unpublished Document. In Possession of Illinois State Library Administrative Files.
HBW Recommendations and Blue Ribbons Task Force Actions. Unpublished Document. Administrative Files, Illinois State Library.
“Illinois Library Automation Chronology of Events.” Unpublished document. Administrative Files, Illinois State Library.
Illinois Library Materials Processing Center Minutes 1966-1981. Illinois State Archives.
Illinois State Library Fact Sheet. Unpublished Document. Administrative Files, Illinois State Library.
Illinois State Library Extension Department Works Progress Administration Files. Illinois State Archives.
Illinois State Library Service Study 1940. Illinois State Archives.
Invitation to Dedication of Illinois State Library Building, June 20, 1990. Administrative Files, Illinois State Library.
Letter of Edward Rummel to Gov. John M. Palmer, Oct. 27, 1871. Executive Records, Illinois State Archives.
Letter of Elizabeth Hardy, Jacksonville, Ill., to author. April 2, 2008.
Letter of Karon King, Iowa State Library, Des Moines, Iowa, to author.
Letter of Kristine Hammerstrand, Champaign, Ill., to author. April 1, 2009.
Librarians of the Territorial and State Library of Iowa. Unpublished document. Iowa State Library, Iowa City, Iowa.
Ralph E. McCoy Memoirs. Southern Illinois University – Carbondale Library Archives. Carbondale, Ill.
Minutes of the Illinois State Library Advisory Committee 1937-1960. Illinois State Archives.
Minutes of the Illinois State Library Advisory Committee 1965-1993. Illinois State Archives.
National Youth Association Files. Illinois State Archives.
Margaret Cross Norton Interview. Transcript in the Oral History Office, University of Illinois – Springfield. 1972.
Photographs and Scrapbooks of the Illinois State Library. Illinois State Archives.
Anna May Price files. University of Illinois Archives. Urbana, Ill.
Statistics of the Illinois State Library 1936-1956. Illinois State Archives.
Maude Thayer Files. Sangamon Valley Collection, Lincoln Library, Springfield, Ill.
“Top Programs From 1995 to Date.” Unpublished document providing a timeline of top events at the Illinois State Library starting in 1990. Administrative Files, Illinois State Library.
Professional Vita of Alphonse F. Trezza. Courtesy of Alphonse Trezza, Tallahassee, Fla.
Lyman Trumbull Papers. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Ill.
Report of Thomas G. Vennum, Acting Director, Department of Public Works, to The Centennial Building Commission of the State of Illinois, May 24, 1918. Illinois State Archives.
Wallace-Dickey Papers. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Ill.
Interviews with Stanley Adams. Oct. 13, 2008; Jan. 17, 2009.
Interview with Kathleen Bloomberg. Feb. 26, 2009.
Interview with Arlyn Booth. Jan. 8, 2009.
Interview with Raymond Collins. April 23, 2009.
Interview with Anne Craig. May 1, 2009.
Interview with Dan Dixon. May 19, 2009.
Interview with Marie Halcli. Jan. 16, 2009.
Interview with Agnes Hembreiker. Sept. 25, 2008.
Interview with Mark Johnson. Dec. 12, 2007.
Interview with Jim Johnston. Jan. 6, 2009.
Interview with Nancy Krah. Jan. 7, 2009.
Interview with Francie LaCamera. Jan. 8, 2009.
Interview with Bridget Lamont. March 20, 2009.
Interviews with Greg McCormick. Feb. 27, 2009; April 2, 2009.
Interview with Julie Milavec. Jan. 6, 2009.
Interview with Taylor Pensoneau. March 11, 2009.
Interview with DeeAnn Powless. Jan. 8, 2009.
Interview with de Lafayette Reid III. March 2, 2009.
Interview with Jane Running. Jan. 10, 2009.
Interview with Carolyn Sandidge. Feb. 20, 2009.
Interview with Alyce Scott. Feb. 27, 2009.
Interview with Ethel Snyder. Jan. 7, 2009.
Interview with Vicky Strohm. Jan. 8, 2009.
Interview with Dr. Wayne Temple. Sept. 17, 2008.
Interview with Jean Wilkins. May 6, 2009.
Video and Films
“Illinois Library Network.” Twelve-minute informational filmstrip produced by Becker and Hayes, Inc. 1974.
“Spotlight on Springfield.” Videotaped conference produced by the Illinois State Library. May 1993.
“That’s It! Find-It! Illinois, VIC, IGI.” Videotaped conference produced by the Illinois State Library. November 1999.