We would like to thank the following donors and grant agencies for their generous support. Acknowledgments are listed by the Collection that received the contribution.

Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection

  • Douglas C. Roberts Family
  • Clifford Family Endowment
  • Stewart S. Howe Foundation Endowment
  • Illinois State Library and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
  • State of Illinois
  • University of Illinois Library
  • National Endowment for the Humanities

The Sangamo Journal and Illinois State Journal were made possible by the support of The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation, dedicated to perpetuating and expanding Lincoln’s vision for America and completing America’s unfinished work, and by the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Farm, Field and Fireside

  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • Illinois State Library
  • Center for Research Libraries
  • Clifford Family Endowment
  • George Stambaugh Memorial Fund
  • Lancaster Farming, Inc.
  • Minnesota Historical Society
  • Norma Jean Johnston Estate
  • Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Library
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Tahlman Krumm Jr. Library Fund
  • The Ohio State University Libraries
  • University of Illinois Library
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
  • Wisconsin Historical Society
  • M. Christine Wicklein Schwartz in memory of Andrew A. Wicklein, Class of '43

American Popular Entertainment

  • Robert O. Endres