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Amateur Newspapers Collection Inventory:
Illinois

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IL Aledo Enterprise (m) 1877: Dec.
      1878: Jan. - Mar.
IL Argyle Park, Chicago Mentor (oc) 1893: June
IL Ashmore Prairie Youth (m) 1884: May
IL Atlanta MonitorI (m) 1885: Nov. - Dec.
IL Aurora Aurora Index (m) 1883: Apr., May
IL Blue Mount Prairie Boys 1880: Feb.
IL Bowensburg Illinois Amateur (m) 1878: Nov.
IL Cairo Cairo Tribune (m) 1878: Jan. . Feb.
IL Cairo Egyptian Star (m) 1877: Oct. . Dec.
      1878: Jan, Feb., Apr., June . Sept.
      1879: Apr., June, July
      1880: Jan. . July
      1881: Jan.
IL Cairo Golden Hours (m) 1878: Feb.
IL Cairo Illuminator (m) 1878: Mar.
IL Cairo Item (m) 1877: Dec.
      1878: Jan. . Feb.
IL Cairo Knight Errant (m) 1877: Oct. . Dec.
      1878: Feb. . Apr., carrier.s address
IL Carbondale Carbondale Criterion (w) 1878: Apr. 16
IL Carbondale Egyptian Amateur (m) 1876: July
IL Carbondale Illinoian (m) 1893: Aug. . Nov.
IL Carbondale Young American (w,m) 1877: Jan.
      1879: Oct. 1, 15
      1880: Apr. 8, July 8, 22, Aug. 12, Sept, Nov., Dec.
      1881: Jan., Feb.
IL Chicago Amateur Alert (?) 1876: Nov.
IL Chicago Amateur Companion (m) 1877: May, June
IL Chicago Amateur Monthly (m) 1876: Mar, Apr., Aug. . Nov.
IL Chicago Amateur News 1878: Jan. . May
IL Chicago Amateur Press (m) 1877: Oct. . Dec.
IL Chicago Amateur Printing Press (q) 1877: Dec.
      1878: Jan. . Sept.
IL Chicago Amateur Reporter (?) 1884: May
IL Chicago Amateur Writer (bm) 1890: May . Dec.
      1891: Jan.
IL Chicago Amateur.s Journal (m) 1878: Apr. 15
IL Chicago Ariel (oc) 1898: Sept. . Dec.
      1899: Jan. . July
IL Chicago Between-the-acts (?) 1897: Jan.
IL Chicago Bohemia (bm) 1894: Sept. . Nov.
IL Chicago Brilliant 1876: June, Nov.
      1877: Mar./Apr.
IL Chicago Carroll Bros. Gazette (m) 1877: Oct. . Dec.
      1878: Jan. . Mar. 15
IL Chicago Centennial Issue (?) 1876: July
IL Chicago Campaign (oc) 1899: Jan. . June
IL Chicago Chicago Amateur (ir) 1897: Aug.
      1898: Sept.- Dec.
      1899: Jan. . Dec.
      1900: Jan. . Mar., May
IL Chicago Chicago Star (m) 1886: May, Aug.
IL Chicago Chicagoan (m) 1884: May
IL Chicago Chicagoan (m) 1887: May
IL Chicago Chicagoan (m) 1895: Nov.
IL Chicago Clique (?) 1896: Feb.
IL Chicago Club (m) 1877: Dec.
      1878: Jan. 15, Apr. . June
      1884: June
IL Chicago Commentator (oc) 1886: Sept. . Dec.
      1887: Jan. . July/Aug.
      1888: Jan, May, Sept.
      1889: Jan. . May, Oct.
      1890: Sept. . Dec.
      1891: Jan. . Oct.
      1892: Aug., Sept.
      1898: Sept.
IL Chicago Cricket (oc) 1899: July . Dec.
IL Chicago Criterion (?) 1890: Aug.
IL Chicago Criterion (m) 1886: Feb., suppl., June
IL Chicago Critic (bm) 1899: July
IL Chicago Critique (q) 1898: June . Sept.
      1899: Apr.
IL Chicago Crusader (ir) 1898: Oct. . Dec.
      1899: Jan. . Sept.
IL Chicago Drake.s Miscellany (m) 1888: Aug.
      1889: Jan. . Apr./May
IL Chicago Echoes of the Board (m) 1877: Dec.
      1878: Jan. . July
IL Chicago Editor.s Eye (m) 1878: Nov.
IL Chicago Epocha (bm) 1899: Jan. . Mar.
IL Chicago Eusama (m) 1893: Dec.
      1894: Jan.
IL Chicago Exchange Journal (m) 1887: Sept. . Dec.
      1888: Jan. . Mar., Sept.- Dec.
      1889: Jan. . Mar.
IL Chicago Fin de Siecle (?) 1899: May
IL Chicago Garden City Monthly (m) 1878: Feb.
IL Chicago Geranium 1895: July
IL Chicago Germania (m) 1890: Jan. . Apr.
IL Chicago Lakeside Herald (m) 1884: Aug. . Sept./Oct.
IL Chicago Leaflet (m) 1885: June, Oct. & suppl.
      1886: Apr. . Dec.
IL Chicago Leisure Moments (m) 1877: May
IL Chicago Literarian (m) 1885: Sept.
      1886: May
IL Chicago Little Men (m) 1871: Sept., Oct.
IL Chicago Locomotive 1872: Apr., May
IL Chicago Midget (m) 1884: June . Oct.
      1885: Mar.
IL Chicago Monthly Casket (m) 1878: Feb. . May, July, Aug.
IL Chicago Monthly Chronicle (m) 1876: Aug. 20
IL Chicago Monthly Gleanings (m) 1893: Mar. 15, Apr. 15
IL Chicago Opinion (ir) 1892: Mar. . Dec.
      1893: Jan. . Dec.
      1894: Jan. . Sept.
IL Chicago Our Boys (m) 1870: Oct.
      1871: Apr.
IL Chicago Our Knight Errant (?) 1886: Jan.
IL Chicago Outlook (oc) 1899: Jan.
IL Chicago Premier (?) 1898: May
IL Chicago Raven (oc) 1897: July - Feb. 1899
IL Chicago Reason (oc) 1893: May
IL Chicago Rising Age (oc) 1898: Jan. . Dec.
      1899: Jan. . Dec.
      1900: Jan. . June
IL Chicago Sans Gene (ir) 1899: Mar. . Dec.
      1900: Jan. . Dec.
IL Chicago Terror 1878: July
IL Chicago Thunderbolt (m) 1878: Oct.
IL Chicago Timely Topics (bw) 1897: Aug. 7
IL Chicago Union Park Advertiser (?) 1878: June
IL Chicago Volcano (m) 1877: Nov., Dec.
      1878: May, June
IL Chicago Young Advertiser (m) 1876: Jan, Feb., Apr., May
IL Chicago Young Industry (m) 1871: Dec.
      1872: May, June, Aug.
IL Chicago Young Chicago (m) 1872: Aug. . Sept.
IL Chicago Volcano 1878: June
IL Clayton Illinois Amateur 1879: July
IL Cobden Enterprise (w) 1876: Mar. 25
IL Danville Courier (?) 1872: Nov.
IL Danville Sunbeam (?) 1876: May
IL Danville Western Gem (m) 1877: Sept.
IL Danville Our Posers. Pride 1880: Jan.
IL Decatur Weekly Nuncio 1880: July 14
IL Edwen Illinois Amateur 1879: Mar.
IL Elgin Caxton (m) 1878: Mar. . May
IL Evanston Pirate (bm) 1898: June . Dec.
      1899: Jan. . Dec.
      1900: Jan. . Feb.
IL Froreston Youths. Herald (m) 1872: Aug.
IL Galesburg American (m) 1884: Nov.
      1885: Jan., Feb.
IL Galesburg Illinois Globe (m) 1884: Jan.
IL Galesburg Ink Drops (m) 1884: Sept.
IL Galesburg Olio (m) 1875: July, Aug.
IL Grayville Youngster (m) 1874: Dec.
IL La Harpe Argonaut (m) 1883: Sept/Oct.
      1884: June
IL La Harpe Nucleolus (m) 1884: Dec.
IL La Salle Semi-Occasional Cedar Pointer (ir) 1898: May . Dec.
IL Lockport Young Idea (?) 1883: Nov.
      1884: Mar.
IL Macomb Our Goat (m) 1886: June
IL Mattoon Amateur Adelphi (m) 1877: Nov., Dec.
      1878: Jan., Feb.
IL Mattoon Amateur Advertiser (m) 1877: Nov. . Dec.
      1878: Jan. . Feb.
IL Mattoon Ivory Independent (m) 1878: Apr. . Aug., Dec.
      1879: Jan. . Mar., May .June
      1880: Feb., Mar.
      1881: Jan., Feb.
IL Mattoon Odds and Ends (m) 1878: Mar. . June
IL Mattoon Our Courier (m) 1877: Nov. . Dec.
IL Mattoon Prairie Flower (m) 1878: Feb.
IL Mattoon Prairie State Amateur (m) 1878: Mar. . May
IL Mattoon Satellite (m?) 1878: May, Aug.
IL Mattoon Ivory Independent 1878: July
IL Maywood Gleaner (m) 18884: Feb, May & suppl., July, Aug.
IL Maywood Illinois State Amateur (q) 1885: Oct.
      1886: Jan.
IL Maywood Northern Star (m) 1884: Mar . May, July/Aug.
IL Maywood Our Free Lance (m) 1885: Jan. . Mar.
      1893: Jan. . Mar.
IL Maywood Our Quill (?) 1884: Nov.
IL Maywood Our Sanctum (?) 1884: Apr., June, Aug.
IL McLean Bee (m) 1884: Jan.
IL Mendota Amateur Recruit (?) 1885: Oct.
IL Mendota Little Clipper (m) 1886: July, Aug.
IL Mendota Our Skirmisher (m) 1878: Apr.
IL Mendota Our Western Youth (?) 1878: Feb. 20
      1879: June
IL Mendota Telegram (m) 1884: May, June, Sept.
IL Mendota Thunderbolt (m) 1884: Sept.
IL Mendota Our Western Youth 1879: July
IL Millersburg Jakey (m) 1878: Mar.
IL Moline Editorial (oc) 1900: Dec.
IL Moline Monthly Doings (m) 1876: Feb.
IL Moline Mystic Record (m) 1894: Aug, Sept.
IL Mount Carroll Amateur Globe (m) 1880: Jan., Feb.
IL Mt. Carroll Amateur Star (m) 1879: Apr.
IL Mt. Carroll Illinois State Amateur (m) 1880: Jan, Feb.
IL Mt. Carroll Weekly Advocate 1879: May 3, 24 . Aug. 2
IL Mt. Carroll Illinois State Amateur 1879: Nov.
      1881: Jan.
IL Mt. Sterling Illinois Amateur (m) 1881: Aug.
IL Naperville Ray (m) 1878: May- July
IL Naperville Ray (m?) 1888: Feb. . Apr/May
      1889: May
IL Ottawa Hornet (m) 1886: May . July/Aug.
      1887: Dec.
      1888: Jan.
IL Plattville Little Jokes (m) 1882: Jan.
IL Quincy Commonwealth (bm) 1891: May . July
IL Rock Island Friend (w) 1884: July 21 . Aug. 11
IL Rockford Curiosity Hunter (?) 1877: Sept.
IL Rogers Park Amateur Journalist (m) 1892: Aug.
IL Rosamond Amateur Magazines (Will Clemens) 1877
IL Shelbyville Young Printer (m) 1884: May, June
IL Springfield Weekly Review (w) 1873: June 13
IL Sycamore Amateur Advance (m) 1877: Oct - Dec.
      1878: Jan., Feb.
IL Taylorville Full Moon (bw) 1878: Apr. 8- May 7
IL Taylorville Mirrors. Mirror (m) 1877: Sept. . Dec. 16
IL Taylorville Reporter (?) 1878: May 10
IL Upper Alton Amateur Age (m) 1873: Jan. . Apr.
IL Urbana Young America (m) 1872: July, Aug.
IL Warsaw Argus (m) 1877: Oct. . Dec.
      1878: Jan. . Aug., Oct., Nov.
      1879: Apr., May
IL Warsaw Argus 1878: Sept., Dec.
      1879: Feb.
IL Waukegan Monthly Junior (m) 1876: Mar.

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