As an early promoter of "industrial education," the University of Illinois has a long, rich tradition of innovation in science and technology. Since its establishment in 1963, the University of Illinois Archives has actively acquired and preserved scientific records and faculty papers that capture the evolution of pivotal research ideas, projects, and discovery, and seeks to promote access and discovery to this multifaceted and rich history.
This guide provides a starting point for finding source materials on the history of science and technology. Please note that this guide is not definitive or comprehensive and is periodically updated. Please contact the University Archives with any questions.