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Administrative Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-0002


  • Created: 1852-1869

Biographical or Historical Information

In 1852, Hillsboro College moved to Springfield, Illinois, and assumed the new name of Illinois State University. Due to falling enrollments, financial difficulty and other circumstances, the doors of the school were closed in 1869.

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Physical Access Requirements

The Staubitz Archives collections are owned, held, or licensed by Carthage College and are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that ownership of the materials is properly cited. Any commercial use of the materials, without the written permission of the Staubitz Archives of Carthage College, is strictly prohibited.  Please contact the archivist at for permissions and hi-resolution copies. Archival records must be consulted in the Archives Reading Room.

Related Publications

Evjen, Henry O. “Illinois State University,” Master’s thesis, Ohio State University, 1938.

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Repository Details

Part of the Carthage College Staubitz Archives Repository

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