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Amateur Newspapers Collection Inventory:
Iowa

This inventory is arranged geographically. Use the links in the side bar to the right to navigate through the inventory.

IA

Bedford

New Star (sm)

1881:  Sept. 15

IA

Burlington

Burlington Amateur (m)

1882:  Nov.

IA

Burlington

Jot (m)

1886:  May

IA

Burlington

Mercury Magazine (m)

1889:  Apr. . Aug., Oct. Dec.

IA

Cedar Falls

Garden City News (?)

1879:  Feb.

IA

Cedar Falls

Messenger (w)

1875:  Dec. 30

IA

Cedar Falls

Scribe (m)

1879:  Aug. . Oct.

IA

Cedar Falls

The Scribe

1879:  Aug., 15, Sept. 15

IA

Cedar Rapids

Amateur World (m)

1878:  Apr. . June, Aug, Nov, Dec.

IA

Cedar Rapids

Electric Spark (m)

1884:  Mar. . Apr. 15

IA

Cedar Rapids

Iowa Graphic (m)

1881:  June

IA

Cedar Rapids

Press (?)

1879:  July

IA

Cedar Rapids

Rounce (m) [Whim, suppl., to Rounce Sept. 15, 1879]

1878:  July, Aug., Oct. Nov.

1879:  Mar. . Aug/Sept.

IA

Cedar Rapids

Thermometer Record (w)

1886:  Feb. 20

IA

Charles City

Chatter-Box (m)

1878:  Feb. . May

IA

Charles City

Morrill.s Monthly Prairie Leaflet (m)

1877:  July, Sept.

1878:  Jan. . May

IA

Cherokee

Messenger (sm)

1887:  May

IA

Clinton

Magnet (m)

1886:  July/Aug.

IA

Coon Rapids

Junior Press (m)

1882:  Mar./Apr. . Dec.

1883:  Jan/Feb., July/Aug- Dec.

IA

Creston

Amateur Reporter

1881:  Oct.

IA

Davenport

Davenport Alert (m)

1885:  Oct. . Dec.

1886:  Mar., June 15- Aug.

IA

Davenport

Electric Light (?)

1887:  Jan.

IA

Davenport

Mikado (?)

1887:  Feb.

IA

Davenport

Monthly Doings 

1876:  Apr., Oct., Dec.

IA

Davenport

Mystic Record (m)

1893:  Nov.

IA

Decorah

Amateur Decorian (m)

1884:  Aug.

1885:  Apr., May

IA

Des Moines

Chat (m)

1885:  Jan.

IA

Des Moines

Excelsior (m)

1885:  Mar., Apr.

IA

Des Moines

Frederic Faries Heath (?)

1885:  June

IA

Des Moines

Gnome (m, bm)

1884:  June, July, Aug, Sept/Nov.

1885:  Apr- June

IA

Des Moines

Hawkeye Amateur (?)

1885:  Mar.

IA

Des Moines

Junior Press (?)

1884:  Jan., June

1885:  Oct., Nov.

1886:  Apr., May

IA

Des Moines

Prairie Zephyr (m)

1886:  Aug., Oct., Nov.

IA

Des Moines

Rising Sun (w, m)  [in manuscript]

1897:  June 1 . July 27, Aug. . Nov.

IA

Des Moines, Dowagiac, Milwaukee, etc.

Western Amatuer (q)

1885:  Oct- Dec.

1886:  Jan.

1887:  Sept.

1888:  June, Sept.

1889:  Mar.

IA

Dubuque

Amateur Gazette

1876:  Feb.

IA

Dubuque

Amateur Globe (m)

1875:  Sept., Oct.

IA

Dubuque

Boys. Journal (m)

1875:  July, Oct., Dec.

1876:  Jan. Feb./Mar.

IA

Dubuque

Dubuque Amateur Directory (?)

1875:  no date

IA

Dubuque

Our Liliputian (m)

1875

IA

Dubuque

Western Youth (m)

1884:  July

IA

Fort Madison

Helios Magazine (bm)

1887:  July, Dec.

1888:  Jan. . Mar.

IA

Grinnell

Amateur Knight (m)

1877:  Feb.

IA

Hampton

Once a Month (m)

1878:  Jan. . Apr.

IA

Iowa City

Commentator (sm)

1886:  Dec. 21
1887:  Jan. 25, Feb. 22 . Apr. 5, May 30-24

IA

Jesup

Cottage Journal (m)

1872:  Sept.

IA

Kingsley

Prairie Gem (w)

1888:  Mar. 3

IA

Lansing

Gem of the West (m)

1878:  Sept.

IA

Leon

Searchlight (m)

18u98:  June- July

IA

Lourdes

Public Opinion (m)

1900:  Dec.

IA

Marion

Bixby.s Bazoo (m)

1885:  Jan- Mar./Apr.

IA

Marion

Bixby.s City Messenger (ir)

1884:  Dec. 29

IA

Marion

City Messenger (tw, ir)

1884:  Apr. 28- June 9, July 28- Sept. 29, 1884

IA

Marion

Messenger Overflow (?)

1884:  Aug. 14, Nov. 3

IA

Marshalltown

Echo (w)

1886:  Mar. 13- May 8

IA

Marshalltown

Journal (bw)

1886:  Mar. 20 . June 5

IA

Marysville

Chariot (m)

1873:  Jan.

IA

Mt. Pleasant

Hawkeye Boy (m)

1878:  Jan. . Dec.

1879:  Jan., Feb. May- Aug.

IA

Otterville

Boys. Advertiser (sm)

1876:  May, 1, 15

IA

Otterville

Western Echo (m)

1875:  Dec., & suppl.

IA

Otterville

Western Star (m,w)

1876:  Jan. 15-29, Mar. 18, may 6-13, Aug.

1878:  Jan., Mar., Sept. . Oct.

IA

Raymond

Western Echo (m)

1875:  July & suppl., Oct.

IA

Rockford

Western Star (oc)

1877:  Nov.

1878:  Mar., Sept. . Oct.

IA

Rockford

Western Star

1878:  Dec.

1879:  Jan., Feb., Apr. . Oct.

IA

Rockford

Iowa Amateurs Guide for 1877-8

1878

IA

Shenandoah

Iowa Amateur (m)

1881:  Dec.

1882:  Jan.

IA

Sioux city

Westerner (m)

1899:  Jan. . Apr., Dec.

1900:  Jan/Feb.

IA

Stuart

Our Enterprise (m)

1886:  Apr.

IA

Vinton

Shooting Stick (m)

1875:  Apr., May

1876:  Jan.

IA

Washington

Amateur Iowan (m)

1878:  Jan. . Oct.

IA

Waterloo

Hawkeye Amateur (q)

1879:  Apr., Nov.

1880:  Mar. . Oct.(?)

IA

Waterloo

Western Star (m)

1879:  may . Aug., Oct., Nov.

IA

Waterloo

Western Star

1879:  Feb. . Apr., Sept.

IA

Waterloo

Western Star

1879:  Nov.

IA

West Union

Locomotive (m)

1876:  Feb. . Oct.

IA

West Union

West Union Weekly Times (w)

1875:  Oct. 22- Nov. 19, Dec. 10, 31

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