Tanglewood Twigs (MA, 1872)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication: Massachusetts

Frequency:  Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  1872

Size and Format:  approximately 40 pp.

Editor/Publisher:  The Dunham Family

Title Changes and Continuation:  Unknown

General Description and Notes:

One issue by various family members.

Information Sources:

Bibliography:  None

Locations:  In the Dunham Family Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, MA

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The Pioneer (NE, 1872)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication: Norfolk, Nebraska

Frequency:  Issued “semi-occasionally”

Volume and Issue Data: Jan. 17, 1872

Size and Format:  Two columns

Editor/Publisher:  Unknown?

Title Changes and Continuation:  Unknown

General Description and Notes:

According to the Federal Writers’ Project guide to Nebraska, The Pioneer was not sold for money, but traded for wheat, potatoes, minkskins, and eggs.  The front page carried Norfolk business “card” advertisements and poetry, with at least one titled, “Women Rights.”

Information Sources:                              

Bibliography:  Federal Writers’ Project, compilers, Nebraska:  A Guide to the Cornhusker State (New York:  The Viking Press, 1939), 134-135; Robert F. Karolevitz, Newspapering in the Old West:  A Pictorial History of Journalism and Printing on the Frontier (New York:  Bonanza Books, 1969), 111

Locations:  NB?; Reprint:  Federal Writers’ Project, compilers, Nebraska:  A Guide to the Cornhusker State (New York:  The Viking Press, 1939),135.

Pine Grove and Rockland Star (NV, 1872)

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Pine Grove Chronicle (NV, 1872)

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Pine Grove Burlesque (NV, 1872)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication:  Pine Grove, Lyon County, Nevada

Frequency:  Irregular

Volume and Issue Data:  1872

Size and Format:  Written in a single bound volume

Editor/Publisher:  Pine Grove (and Rockland) Lyceum

Title Changes and Continuation:  Also titles of Esmeralda Sun, Pine Grove and Rockland Star, Pine Grove Chronicle, and Pick and Shovel.

General Description and Notes:

The lyceum members of Pine Grove, a mining camp in Lyon County, produced a manuscript newspaper containing literary items and local news in 1872.  Irregularly appearing as the Pine Grove BurlesqueEsmeralda Sun, Pine Grove and Rockland Star, Pine Grove Chronicle, and Pick and Shovel, the papers were written in a single bound journal and reportedly was kept on the counter of a general store owned by the Wilson family, (William Wilson make the initial gold discovery at Pine Grove), where local citizens could read it.

The bound journal records news of the Pine Grove-Rockland area at a time when neither community had a printed newspaper.

Information Sources:

Bibliography:  “Pine Grove Lyceum Papers,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly, XXIX: 3 (Fall 1985), pp. 221-222.

Locations:  Nevada Historical Society

The Club (UT, 1872)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication:  Lehi City, Utah

Frequency: Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  Vol. 1 No. 2,  December 13, 1872

Size and Format:  16”x25”:  four lined sheets of 8”x12.5” pasted together (4×6 piece posted in the lower right corner front.  4 columns written on both sides

Editor/Publisher:  The Thurmond brohers of J.E. Ross

Title Changes and Continuation: Unknown

General Description & Notes:

“Devoted to choice literature and amusements.”

[Page 1] Reminiscences:  [Editorial Policy] “In our last number we published a short editorial setting fourth [sic] the great and fundamental principasl upon which this paper is based.  Our object as the great and universal good of mankind, the total abolishment of every prinicple that is opposed to justice, truth and honor; to train the immortal mind of man that he may walk in paths of purity.  These are the great purposes for which we devote our labors, our time and our money

“Our motto is perserverence, unceasing diligence will achieve great results and though we stand lone in thes arduous struggle for reformation, still our columns will flooded with immortal principals [sic] and precepts that will discern as a legacy to succeeding generations, . . . “

Conatins:  poetry, local and other matters, letter to the editor, thank you “to the girls that prepared our room for the meeting last Wednesdayevening and also this evening.”

According to Hamilton Gardner, (224) Lehi YMMIA was founded in 1875. Primary association was established in 1878.  (418) John E. Ross came to Lehi in 1840, taught school for 29 years and secondary school for 25 years.

Information Sources:

Bibliography:  Hamilton Gardner, History of Lehi, SLC, The Deseret News, 1913.

Locations: Mormon Church Archives, Salt Lake City, UT

Choiceland Moonlighter (SK, 1872-1873)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication:  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Frequency:  Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  1872-1873

Size and Format:  Unknown

Editor/Publisher:  Unknown

Title Changes and Continuation:  None

General Description and Notes:

Published by a 10-year-old boy

Information Sources:

Bibliography:  None

Locations:  Saskatchewan Archives, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

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