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Classic Grounds and Academic Shades: The Physical Development of Illinois State University

By Mark A. Plummer, Emeritus Professor of History, Illinois State University (2001)

A brief chronological history of campus facilities.


Fell Gateway

"Jesse W. Fell Memorial Gateway, State Normal University CampusJournal of the Illinois State Historical Society, IX, 2 (July 1917 ), 321-343. 

  • Storage Basement F 536 .I18
  • Also available at Floor 2 Reference Desk


Milner Library

Graybill, Elaine. "A Devoted Librarian Who Died 75 Years Ago Refuses to Abandon the Stacks." Illinois State 3 (Fall 2002): 10-12.

  • Floor 6 Shelves, LD2347 .I46
  • Also available at Floor 2 Reference Desk


A Tribute to Perseverance: The Construction of Milner Library at Illinois State University

By Morag Boyd, Bibliographic Services Division Head, Milner Library, Illinois State University, 2001.


Old Main

Harper, Charles Athiel. Old Main. (1946) 

  • Floor 6 Shelves LD 2346 .H33 1946


Barr, Keith Leroy. The Old Main Site (11-M1-107), Archeological Explorations of the Illinois State Normal University Building. (1983) 

  • Storage Basement LD 2347 .Z9 no. 3137



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201 North School St.
Normal, Il 61790-8900
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Last Updated: 8/16/12