Northern Illinois University (NIU) has free, online collections at their library site in addition to their collections hosted by IRAD, Illinois Archives Regional Depositories, for this region. Their collections are grouped into three categories:

  • Northern Illinois University Digital Collections

  • Northern Illinois University Regional History Center and University Archives

  • Northern Illinois University Special Collections

 

Northern Illinois University Digital Collections:

Southeast Asia Digital Library

Lincoln/Net (primary source documents for the Black Hawk War, Mexican American War, Lincoln Douglas Debates of 1858, & more)

Mark Twain’s Mississippi (with primary source documents for Mississippi River Valley)

Huskie Commons (scholarly material)

NIU Digital Library (a portion listed below):

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Northern Illinois University Regional History Center and University Archives

NIU IRAD Collections:

Northern Illinois University Regional History Center and University Archives

University Archives and Regional Collections:

Northern Illinois University Special Collections:

 

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