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Collection of Old Newspapers and Periodicals, 1798-2009

COLLECTION OVERVIEW

Title: Collection of Old Newspapers and Periodicals. 

Manuscript Record Series:  MsC-24

Creator: Various sources

Date: 1798-2009

Extent: 18.979 linear feet, 11 boxes

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

Language: This material is entirely in English.

Access and scope: There are no restrictions on the use of this material. Some of it is fragile.

Preferred citation: [Identification of item] in the Collection of Old Newspapers and Periodicals, 1798-2009, Manuscript Series Record MsC-24, [folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Scope and content:

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--such as wars and natural disasters--but, overall, they have no particular subject orientation.


Inventory:

Box 1

Folder 1: The Time Piece, 1798

Folder 2: 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;

Folder 3: Gleason's Pictorial, 1851 & 1853

Folder 4: Mason City Express, December 8, 1870

Folder 5: Chicago Weekly Journal, September 28, 1881

Folder 6: Supplement, paper unknown, date unknown (an account of the death of President Garfield)

Folder 7: The Youth's Companion, December 18, 1890

Folder 8: The New York Herald, April 15, 1865 (assassination of Lincoln)

Folder 9: Charleston Daily Courier, January 17, 1863

Folder 10: The Daily Express, April 28, 1865

Folder 11: The Franklin Repository, April 19, 1865

Folder 12: Chattanooga Daily Gazette, October 12, 1864

Folder 13: The Log Cabin, September 12, 1840

Folder 14: The Cape Argus, April 28, 1868

Folder 15: The Bangor Daily Evening Times, April 9, 1863

Folder 16: Weekly Gazette and Comet, January 28, 1863

Folder 17: The Stars and Stripes, January 24, 1919; March 22, 1918; January 3, 1919; October 25, 1918;

Folder 18: The Japan Times, December 1, 1966

Folder 19: The Evening Post, March 7, 1865; March 10, 1865; March 17, 1865; March 21, 1865; March 24, 1865; April 7, 1865; April 11, 1865;

Folder 20: Boston Gazette and Country Journal, March 12, 1770 (late 19th century facsimile)

Box 2

Folder 1: Chicago Daily Tribune, November 3, 1948

Folder 2: The Little Corporal, January, March, June, November, 1866; January, 1867

Folder 3: The Cedar Falls Record, August 13, 1983 (final issue of this paper)  (2 copies)

Folder 4: The Cedar Falls Citizen, December 8, 1984 (first issue) (2 copies)

Folder 5: The Stars and Stripes (Mediterranean), April 15, 1944; July 29, 1944

Folder 6: The Record, January 23, 1976 (Progress edition)

Folder 7: The Record, January 20, 1978 (Progress edition)

Folder 8: Waterloo Courier, January 22, 1978 (Progress edition)

Folder 9: Insight '88, February 23, 1988 (Supplement to the Telegraph Herald)

Folder 10: The Christian Science Monitor, April 22, 1937 (Coronation issue, King George VI of England)

Folder 11: The Illustrated London News, June 26, 1858

Folder 12: The Press, Philadelphia, Monday, November 17, 1862; Saturday, November 22, 1862; Thursday, November 27, 1862; Saturday, December 27, 1862; Saturday, October 20, 1863

Folder 13: The Independent Whig, September 3, 1809

Folder 14: Ruthven Free Press, Ruthven, Iowa, Saturday, October 27, 1883

Folder 15: United States Saturday Post, April 6, 1844

Folder 16: The Saturday Evening Post, August 25, 1849

Folder 17: The Saturday Evening Post, December 21, 1861

Box 3

Folder 1: Des Moines Register Centennial Edition, July 24, 1949 (2 copies)

Folder 2: Cedar Falls Record Centennial Edition, June 27, 1952 (1 copy plus 2 copies of Section 2)

Folder 3: Cedar Falls Record State Centennial Edition, June 27, 1946 (2 copies of Section 2 only)

Folder 4: Los Angeles Examiner, April 13, 1945 (F. D. Roosevelt death)

Folder 5: 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

Folder 6: The Washington Post, June 8, 9, 1944; May 8, 9, 1945

Folder 7: The Daily Mail, June 6, 1944; May 7, 9, 1945; August 11, 13, 14, 15, 1945; December 31, 1945

Box 4

Folder 1: Apollo 11--Special  published by the New American Library; copyright 1969

Folder 2: The Baltimore News-Post, August 8, 14, 1945; November 25, 26, 1963; December 1, 1963

Folder 3: The Catholic Review, January 29, 1965; February 5, 1965

Folder 4: Democrat and Chronicle, November 23, 24, 25, 26, 1963

Folder 5: Daily Record, November 22, 25, 1963

Folder 6: Des Moines Sunday Register, November 24, 1963

Folder 7: Kennedy and His Family in Pictures, 1963Life, November 29, 1963; December 6, 1963Post, December 14, 1963

Folder 8: Waterloo Daily Courier, November 22, 1963

Folder 9: Iranian Newspapers from Dorothy Grant: Kayhan International, November 24, 1963

Folder 10: Cedar Falls Daily Record, March 29, 1944

Folder 11: The A. E. F. University News, March 22, 1919

Folder 12: The Black Panther, February 7, 1970

Folder 13: Iowa Newspapers from World War I

Folder 14: United States Telegraph, March 8, 1827

Folder 15: The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 25, 1948

Folder 16: Life Magazine, May 14, 1945 (V-E celebration)

Folder 17: Life Magazine, April 19, 1968 (Martin Luther King, Jr., assassination)

 

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

Box 5

Folder 1: Scimitar, July 1, 15, 29, 2005

Folder 2: Air Force Times, August 8, 2005

Folder 3: Army Times, August 15, 2005

Folder 4: Stars and Stripes, Mideast edition, December 2004-June 2005 (with gaps)

Box 6

Folder 1: Stars and Stripes, Mideast edition, June 2005-July 2005 (with gaps)

Box 7

Folder 1: Stars and Stripes, Mideast edition, July 2005-September 2005 (with gaps)

Box 8

Folder 1: The Des Moines Register, February 21, 1962 (John Glenn orbits the Earth)

Folder 2: Minneapolis Morning Tribune, November 23, 1963 (John Kennedy assassination)

Folder 3: The Saturday Evening Post, December 14, 1963 (John Kennedy in memoriam)

Folder 4: The Des Moines Register, June 8, 1968 (Robert Kennedy assassination)

Folder 5: The Des Moines Register, July 21, 1969 (first man on the moon)

Folder 6: Clippings, July-August, 1972 (Fischer-Spassky chess match)

Folder 7: The Des Moines Register, October 5, 1979 (Pope visits Iowa)

Folder 8: The Des Moines Register, December 9, 1987 (Cold War)

Folder 9: The Des Moines Register, December 10, 1987 (Cold War)

Folder 10: The Des Moines Register, November 10, 1989 (Berlin Wall comes down)

Folder 11: Des Moines Sunday Register, February 24, 1991 (Kuwait liberation)

Folder 12: The Courier, August 19, 1991 (Russian communism)

Folder 13: Des Moines Sunday Register, August 22, 1993 (Midwest flood)

Folder 14: The Des Moines Register, November 20, 1997 (Iowa's 7 wonders)

Folder 16: The Des Moines Register, December 31, 1999 (new millennium, 2 copies)

Box 9

Folder 1: The Des Moines Register, January 1, 2000 (new millennium, 2 copies)

Folder 2: The Des Moines Register, January 1, 2000 (new millennium, 2 copies)

Folder 3: The Courier, August 20, 2001, sections E and F (UNI, 125 years)

Folder 4: The Courier, September 11, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)

Folder 5: The Des Moines Register, September 12, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)

Folder 6: The Courier, September 12, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)

Folder 7: The Des Moines Register, September 13, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)

Folder 8: The Des Moines Register, September 14, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)

Folder 9: The Des Moines Register, September 15, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)

Folder 10: Des Moines Sunday Register, September 16, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)

Folder 11: Des Moines Sunday Register, September 16, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)

Folder 12: Des Moines Sunday Register, September 16, 2001 (Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks)

Folder 13: The Courier, September 3, 2005 (Hurricane Katrina)

Folder 14: The Atlantic, December, 2007 (Obama)

Folder 15: Cedar Falls Times, May 31, 2008 (Parkersburg tornado)

Folder 16: The Courier, June 10, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 17: The Courier, June 11, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 18: The Des Moines Register, June 11, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 19: The Des Moines Register, June 12, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 20: The Courier, June 12, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 21: The Des Moines Register, June 13, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 22: The Courier, June 13, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 23: The Des Moines Register, June 14, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 24: The Courier, June 14, 2008 (Parkersburg tornado)

Folder 25: Cedar Falls Times, June 14, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 26: The Des Moines Register, June 15, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 27: Des Moines Sunday Register, June 15, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 28: The Courier, June 15, 2008 (Flood)

Box 10

Folder 1: The Des Moines Register, June 16, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 2: The Des Moines Register, June 17, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 3: The Courier, June 17, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 4: The Courier, June 29, 2008 (Flood)

Folder 5: The New Yorker, November 17, 2008 (Obama)

Folder 6: Time, November 17, 2008 (Obama)

Folder 7: The Des Moines Register, January 20, 2009 (Obama inauguration)

Folder 8: The New York Times, January 21, 2009 (Obama inauguration)

Folder 9: The Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2009 (Obama inauguration)

Folder 10: The Des Moines Register, January 21, 2009 (Obama inauguration)

Folder 11: The Courier, January 21, 2009 (Obama inauguration)

Folder 12: Time, February 2, 2009 (Obama inauguration)

Folder 13: The New York Times, June 29, 2012 (health care)

Gifts of Phil Hatlem, 2013

  • Folder 14: Waterloo Courier, January 4, 1990 (UNI defeats University of Iowa in basketball)
  • Folder 15: Waterloo Courier, March 8, 1990 (UNI wins AMCU basketball tournament; advances to NCAA tournament)
  • Folder 16: Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 17, 1990 (UNI defeats Missouri in NCAA basketball tournament)
  • Folder 17: Waterloo Courier, March 18, 1990 (UNI defeats Missouri in NCAA basketball tournament)
  • Folder 18: Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 18, 1990 (NCAA basketball tournament coverage)
  • Folder 19: Waterloo Courier, March 19, 1990 (UNI basketball team returns to Waterloo from NCAA tournament)

Gifts of Jim Kelly

  • Folder 20: WAVES Newsletter, February 1946
  • Folder 21: WAVES Newsletter, March 1946

Folder 22: Fort Dodge Messenger and Chronicle, November 22, 1963  (John F. Kennedy assassination)

Folder 23: Fort Dodge Messenger and Chronicle, November 23, 1963 (Oswald killed the President)

Folder 24: Fort Dodge Messenger and Chronicle, November 25, 1963 (Farewell to President Kennedy)

Folder 25: Life magazine, vol. 1, no. 1, November 23, 1936

Box 11

Folder 1: Des Moines Register, August 22, 1993, section FC (special flood section)

Folder 2: The Daily Courier (Connellsville, Pennsylvania), September 30, 1943 (World War II news)

Folder 3: The Daily Gazette (Connellsville, Pennsylvania), November 17, 1944 (World War II news)

Folder 4: The Daily Courier (Connellsville, Pennsylvania), May 8, 1945 (Germany surrenders)

Folder 5: The Daily Courier (Connellsville, Pennsylvania), June 6, 1944 (D-Day invasion of European continent)

Folder 6: The Daily Courier (Connellsville, Pennsylvania), August 15, 1945 (Japan surrenders)

Folder 7: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 15, 1945 (Japan surrenders)

Folder 8: Pittsburg Sun-Telegraph, August 15, 1945 (Japan surrenders)

 


Collection processed by Archivist Gerald Peterson; updated, January 12, 2016 (GP); last updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, October 2017. Linear feet count updated on August 9, 2017.


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