Mechanics Journal (CT, 1888)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication: Collinsville, CT

Frequency: Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  No copies available, but there are 10 pages of reported correspondence.

Size and Format: Unknown

Editor/Publisher:  Unknown

Title Changes and Continuation: None

General Description and Notes:

No copies available.  But there are 10 pages of reporter correspondence that must indicate that the paper existed.

Information Sources:                 

Bibliography: None

Locations:  Reporter correspondence, Salmon Brook Historical Society, Granby, CT; Canton Historical Society in Collinsville, CT may have a copy of the paper

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Little Joker (SK, 1888)

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Litte Joker (SK, 1888 )

Publication History:

Place of Publication:  Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada

Frequency:

Volume and Issue Data:  Twelve issues; June-Dec. 1888

Size and Format:  11 x 17 inches

Editor/Publisher: Unknown

Title Changes and Continuation:  None

General Description and Notes:

Saskatchewan Archives Board has 70 pp. of this manuscript newspaper.

Information Sources:

Bibliography:  None

Locations: Saskatchewan Archives Board, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

Little Joker (SK, 1888)

Litte Joker (SK, 1888)

Little Joker (SK, )

Little Joker (SK, 1888)

The Beehive (UT, 1887-1889)

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The Beehive, UT, 1887

Publication History:

Place of Publication:  St. George, UT

Frequency:  Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  Vol. 1, No. 5 and No.8; Vol. 2, No. 1, January 4, 1887; Vol. 2, No.2,  January 15, 1887; Vol. 2,  No. 3; Vol.2, No. 4,  December 20, 1887; Vol. 4, No. 2,  Feb 15, 1887; Vol. 4, No. 5, April 10,1888; Vol. 5, No. 12,  March 12,1889; Vol 7, No.2; Vol.? No.8

Size and Format:  Legal/ledger size lined pages, one column

Editor/Publisher:  Belle McArthur (March 12, 1889), Julie Macdonald (Vol. 2, No. 4, 1887), Miss F. DeFriez (Vol. 4, No. 5, April 10, 1888)

Title Changes and Continuation: None

The Beehive, UT, 1887

General Description & Notes:

This was a Mormon Ladies Improvement Society publication. Multiple extant copies of The Beehive are in various states of readability. Most issues have an illustrated masthead, but otherwise blank title page. The stories are in neat cursive writing on lined ledger paper

Information Sources:

Bibliography: None

Locations:  Utah State Historical Society, Mss A 1053

The Beehive, UT, Vol. 2, No. 3, N.D.

The Advocate (UT, 1888)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication:  Holden, Utah (Holden Ward, Millard Stake)

Frequency:  Bi-monthly

Volume and Issue Data:  Vol.2 No.2  March 10, 1888

Size and Format:  ledger/legal size lined page, one column

Editor/Publisher:  B.H. Stringam and John Wood

Title Changes and Continuation:  None

 General Description & Notes:

According to Chad Flake, dozens of illusive newspapers sprang up in small towns which could not justify a printed paper, or were predecessors to the printed newspaper.  One such was The Advocate, circulated in Holden, Utah, in the late 1880’s.

Information Sources:

Bibliography:  Chad, Flake, “Early Utah Journalism:  A Brief Summary,” in Utah Newspapers–Traces of Her Past, ed. by Robert P. Holley. Utah Newspaper Project, Salt Lake City–Marriott Library, 1984.

Locations:  Mormon Archives, Salt Lake City, UT

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