Schoolmates Gazette (NJ, no date)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication: New Jersey

Frequency: Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  No date, Vol. 1, No. 1.

Size and Format:  4 pages

Editor/Publisher:  Henry A. Howe and Andrew M. Macy.

Title Changes and Continuation:  None

General Description and Notes:

Extant, but may not be legible if copied.

Information Sources:

Bibliography: None

Locations:  Manuscripts, MG 25, New Jersey Historical Society, Newark, NJ

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The School Gazette (CT, 1824-26)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication: Hartford, CT,  Hartford Female Seminary

Frequency: Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  Vol. 1, numbers 1-14 and Vol. 2, numbers 1-2, dated 1824-26

Size and Format:  64 pages total.

Editor/Publisher:  Unknown

Title Changes and Continuation:

General Description and Notes:

Written by students at the seminary which was founded by Catharine E. Beecher (1800-1878), sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896).

Information Sources:

Bibliography: None

Locations:  The Stowe-Day Foundation Library, Hartford, CT

Schoolcraft’s First Literary Magazine (MI, 1827)

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See The Muzzeniegun or Literary Voyager 

Schoolboys’ Echo (CA, 1858)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication: Downieville, California

Frequency:  Monthly.  Possibly only 2 issues

Volume and Issue Data: May 22, 1858, July 3, 1858

Size and Format:  Unknown

Editor/Publisher:  James A. Booth

Title Changes and Continuation:  None

General Description and Notes:

Kennedy writes (p. 547):

“A boy named James A. Booth published a manuscript paper in Downieville in 1858.  It was called the Schoolboys’ Echo, and was good enough to draw strong praise from Calvin B. McDonald, at that time editor of the Trinity Journal.  McDonald only mentioned two issues of the Echo, although there may have been more.”

Information Sources:

Bibliography: Chester B. Kennedy, “Newspapers of the California Northern Mines, 1850-1860–A Record of Life, Letters and Culture,” unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Stanford University, 1949, pp. 27, 40, 547, 599

Locations: Unknown

The School Casket (WI, 1864)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication: Madison, WI:  the junior class of the First Ward Grammar School.

Frequency: Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  Vol. 1, No. 2, February 5, 1864

Size and Format:  23 pages

Editor/Publisher:  Charles D. and Clara F. Purple (he’s the same editor of Our Paper)

Title Changes and Continuation:  None

General Description and Notes:

None

Information Sources:

Bibliography:  None

Locations:  Newspapers, No. SC 2047, Archives, The State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

The Repository (CT, 1851)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication: Granby, CT

Frequency:  Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  1851, several issues

Size and Format:  Over 50 pages

Editor/Publisher:  “School boy editors”, William C. Case and Daniel E. Holcomb.

Title Changes and Continuation:  Unknown

General Description and Notes:

Written by students and includes several issues all written in a ledger.

Information Sources:

Bibliography:  None

Locations:  Salmon Brook Historical Society,  Granby, CT

The Plain Dealer (NC, 1857 or 1858)

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The Plain Dealer (NC, 1857 or 1858)

Publication History:

Place of Publication: Wake Forest College, Winston-Salem, NC

Frequency:  Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  No dates, but from dates found, it is from an issue of about 1857 or 1858.

Size and Format:  Only 2 pages remain–no cover page.

Editor/Publisher: Unknown

Title Changes and Continuation:  The Student?

General Description and Notes:

The Plain Dealer” was the forerunner of the “Student“.  Printing was done with a pen, very neatly, and very readable.

Information Sources:

The Plain Dealer (NC, 1857 or 1858)

Bibliography:  “A Leaf from the “Plain Dealer.”  The Wake Forest Student, April 1905, XXIV No. 7, pp.483-485.

Locations:  University Archives, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

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