Old Newspaper Collection

Manuscript Record Series:  MsC-24

Collection of Old Newspapers and Periodicals.  6.5 linear feet.

Collection

The University Archives acquired these miscellaneous newspapers and periodicals, mostly by gift, in many small transactions beginning in about 1975.  The newspapers record significant historical events, but, overall, they have no particular subject orientation.


 

Box 1

  • The Time Piece, 1798
  • The Woman's Journal, May 14, 1870; June 4, 1870; June 25, 1870; December 3, 1870; February 11, 1871; February 25, 1871; March 4, 1871; June 24, 1871; July 8, 1871; July 29, 1871; November 18, 1871;
  • Gleason's Pictorial, 1851 & 1853
  • Mason City Express, December 8, 1870
  • Chicago Weekly Journal, September 28, 1881
  • Supplement, paper unknown, date unknown (an account of the death of President Garfield)
  • The Youth's Companion, December 18, 1890
  • The New York Herald, April 15, 1865 (assassination of Lincoln)
  • Charleston Daily Courier, January 17, 1863
  • The Daily Express, April 28, 1865
  • The Franklin Repository, April 19, 1865
  • Chattanooga Daily Gazette, October 12, 1864
  • The Log Cabin, September 12, 1840
  • The Cape Argus, April 28, 1868
  • The Bangor Daily Evening Times, April 9, 1863
  • Weekly Gazette and Comet, January 28, 1863
  • The Stars and Stripes, January 24, 1919; March 22, 1918; January 3, 1919; October 25, 1918;
  • The Japan Times, December 1, 1966
  • The Evening Post, March 7, 1865; March 10, 1865; March 17, 1865; March 21, 1865; March 24, 1865; April 7, 1865; April 11, 1865;
  • Boston Gazette and Country Journal, March 12, 1770 (late 19th century facsimile)

 

Box 2

  • Chicago Daily Tribune, November 3, 1948
  • The Little Corporal, January, March, June, November, 1866; January, 1867
  • The Cedar Falls Record, August 13, 1983 (final issue of this paper)  (2 copies)
  • The Cedar Falls Citizen, December 8, 1984 (first issue) (2 copies)
  • The Stars and Stripes (Mediterranean), April 15, 1944; July 29, 1944
  • The Record, January 23, 1976 (Progress edition)
  • The Record, January 20, 1978 (Progress edition)
  • Waterloo Courier, January 22, 1978 (Progress edition)
  • Insight '88, February 23, 1988 (Supplement to the Telegraph Herald)
  • The Christian Science Monitor, April 22, 1937 (Coronation issue, King George VI of England)
  • The Illustrated London News, June 26, 1858
  • The Press, Philadelphia, Monday, November 17, 1862; Saturday, November 22, 1862; Thursday, November 27, 1862; Saturday, December 27, 1862; Saturday, October 20, 1863
  • The Independent Whig, September 3, 1809
  • Ruthven Free Press, Ruthven, Iowa, Saturday, October 27, 1883
  • United States Saturday Post, April 6, 1844
  • The Saturday Evening Post, August 25, 1849
  • The Saturday Evening Post, December 21, 1861

 

Box 3

  • Des Moines Register Centennial Edition, July 24, 1949 (2 copies)
  • Cedar Falls Record Centennial Edition, June 27, 1952 (1 copy plus 2 copies of Section 2)
  • Cedar Falls Record State Centennial Edition, June 27, 1946 (2 copies of Section 2 only)
  • Los Angeles Examiner, April 13, 1945 (F. D. Roosevelt death)
  • The Stars and Stripes, August 2, 1918; September 27, 1918; December 27, 1918; January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 1919; February 7, 14, 21, 28, 1919; March 7, 14, 1919; May 8, 1945
  • The Washington Post, June 8, 9, 1944; May 8, 9, 1945
  • The Daily Mail, June 6, 1944; May 7, 9, 1945; August 11, 13, 14, 15, 1945; December 31, 1945

Box 4

  • Apollo 11--Special  published by the New American Library; copyright 1969
  • The Baltimore News-Post, August 8, 14, 1945; November 25, 26, 1963; December 1, 1963
  • The Catholic Review, January 29, 1965; February 5, 1965
  • Democrat and Chronicle, November 23, 24, 25, 26, 1963
  • Daily Record, November 22, 25, 1963
  • Des Moines Sunday Register, November 24, 1963
  • Kennedy and His Family in Pictures, 1963Life, November 29, 1963; December 6, 1963Post, December 14, 1963
  • Waterloo Daily Courier, November 22, 1963
  • Iranian Newspapers from Dorothy Grant: Kayhan International, November 24, 1963
  • Cedar Falls Daily Record, March 29, 1944
  • The A. E. F. University News, March 22, 1919
  • The Black Panther, February 7, 1970
  • Iowa Newspapers from World War I
  • United States Telegraph, March 8, 1827
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 25, 1948
  • Life Magazine, May 14, 1945 (V-E celebration)
  • Life Magazine, April 19, 1968 (Martin Luther King, Jr., assassination)

 

Note:  Boxes 5, 6, and 7 contain military newspapers from Mideast combat zones, 2004-2005.

Box 5

  • Scimitar, July 1, 15, 29, 2005
  • Air Force Times, August 8, 2005
  • Army Times, August 15, 2005
  • Stars and Stripes, Mideast edition, December 2004-June 2005 (with gaps)

 

Box 6

  • Stars and Stripes, Mideast edition, June 2005-July 2005 (with gaps)

 

Box 7

  • Stars and Stripes, Mideast edition, July 2005-September 2005 (with gaps)

 

Box 8

  • The Des Moines Register, February 21, 1962 (John Glenn orbits the Earth)
  • Minneapolis Morning Tribune, November 23, 1963 (John Kennedy assassination)
  • The Saturday Evening Post, December 14, 1963 (John Kennedy in memoriam)
  • The Des Moines Register, June 8, 1968 (Robert Kennedy assassination)
  • The Des Moines Register, July 21, 1969 (first man on the moon)
  • Clippings, July-August, 1972 (Fischer-Spassky chess match)
  • The Des Moines Register, October 5, 1979 (Pope visits Iowa)
  • The Des Moines Register, December 9, 1987 (Cold War)
  • The Des Moines Register, December 10, 1987 (Cold War)
  • The Des Moines Register, November 10, 1989 (Berlin Wall comes down)
  • Des Moines Sunday Register, February 24, 1991 (Kuwait liberation)
  • The Courier, August 19, 1991 (Russian communism)
  • Des Moines Sunday Register, August 22, 1993 (Midwest flood)
  • The Des Moines Register, November 20, 1997 (Iowa's 7 wonders)
  • The Des Moines Register, December 31, 1999 (new millennium, 2 copies)

 

Box 9

  • The Des Moines Register, January 1, 2000 (new millennium, 2 copies)
  • The Des Moines Register, January 1, 2000 (new millennium, 2 copies)
  • The Courier, September 11, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)
  • The Des Moines Register, September 12, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)
  • The Courier, September 12, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)
  • The Des Moines Register, September 13, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)
  • The Des Moines Register, September 14, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)
  • The Des Moines Register, September 15, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)
  • Des Moines Sunday Register, September 16, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)
  • Des Moines Sunday Register, September 16, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)
  • Des Moines Sunday Register, September 16, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)
  • The Courier, September 3, 2005 (Hurricane Katrina)
  • The Atlantic, December, 2007 (Obama)
  • Cedar Falls Times, May 31, 2008 (Parkersburg tornado)
  • The Courier, June 10, 2008 (Flood)
  • The Courier, June 11, 2008 (Flood)
  • The Des Moines Register, June 11, 2008 (Flood)
  • The Des Moines Register, June 12, 2008 (Flood)
  • The Courier, June 12, 2008 (Flood)
  • The Des Moines Register, June 13, 2008 (Flood)
  • The Courier, June 13, 2008 (Flood)
  • The Des Moines Register, June 14, 2008 (Flood)
  • The Courier, June 14, 2008 (Parkersburg tornado)
  • Cedar Falls Times, June 14, 2008 (Flood)
  • The Des Moines Register, June 15, 2008 (Flood)
  • Des Moines Sunday Register, June 15, 2008 (Flood)
  • The Courier, June 15, 2008 (Flood)

 

Box 10

  • The Des Moines Register, June 16, 2008 (Flood)
  • The Des Moines Register, June 17, 2008 (Flood)
  • The Courier, June 17, 2008 (Flood)
  • The Courier, June 29, 2008 (Flood)
  • The New Yorker, November 17, 2008 (Obama)
  • Time, November 17, 2008 (Obama)
  • The Des Moines Register, January 20, 2009 (Obama inauguration)
  • The New York Times, January 21, 2009 (Obama inauguration)
  • The Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2009 (Obama inauguration)
  • The Des Moines Register, January 21, 2009 (Obama inauguration)
  • The Courier, January 21, 2009 (Obama inauguration)
  • Time, February 2, 2009 (Obama inauguration)
  • The New York Times, June 29, 2012 (health care)
  • Waterloo Courier, January 4, 1990 (UNI defeats University of Iowa in basketball), gift of Phil Hatlem, 2013
  • Waterloo Courier, March 8, 1990 (UNI wins AMCU basketball tournament; advances to NCAA tournament), gift of Phil Hatlem, 2013
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 17, 1990 (UNI defeats Missouri in NCAA basketball tournament), gift of Phil Hatlem, 2013
  • Waterloo Courier, March 18, 1990 (UNI defeats Missouri in NCAA basketball tournament), gift of Phil Hatlem, 2013
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 18, 1990 (NCAA basketball tournament coverage), gift of Phil Hatlem, 2013
  • Waterloo Courier, March 19, 1990 (UNI basketball team returns to Waterloo  from NCAA tournament), gift of Phil Hatlem, 2013
  • WAVES Newsletter, February 1946, gift of Jim Kelly
  • WAVES Newsletter, March 1946, gift of Jim Kelly

Last updated, March 13, 2014 (GP).


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