Evening Star (IL, 1857)

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Publication History: 

Place of Publication: Wheaton, Illinois

Frequency:   Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  Vol. 1, no. 3

Size and Format: Unknown

Editor/Publisher:  Student Lyceum League (later known as the Beltionian Literary Society), Wheaton College

Title Changes and Continuation: Unknown

General Description and Notes:

Illinois’ oldest literary society.

Information Sources:

Bibliography: None

Locations:  Special Collections, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

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Cobwebs (IL, 1862)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication: Monticello College, Godfrey, Illinois

Frequency:  Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  1862

Size and Format:  14 pages

Editor/Publisher: Unknown

Title Changes and Continuation:  Perhaps formerly known as “La Mignionette“, 1840, also a publication of Monticello College.

General Description and Notes:

None

Information Sources:

Bibliography:

Locations:  Monticello College Records, Box 9, Manuscripts, Illinois State Historical Library, Old State Capitol, Springfield, IL

The Butterfly (IL, early 20th century)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication: Chicago(?), Illinois

Frequency: “Several volumes”

Volume and Issue Data: Early 20th century

Size and Format: Unknown

Editor/Publisher: Members of the Butterfly Society

Title Changes and Continuation: Unknown

General Description and Notes:

The Butterfly is an aesthetic journal published by the Butterfly Society in the early part of this century.  The first two volumes are completely handwritten as well as illustrated.  Later issues were hand typed.

Information Sources:

Bibliography: None

Locations:  The Chicago Public Library, Special Collections, Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago, IL

Beltionian Review (IL, 1857-?)

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Publication History:

Place of Publication:  Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois

Frequency: Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  4 years of copies (no dates given)

Size and Format: Unknown

Editor/Publisher:  Beltionian Literary Society

Title Changes and Continuation: “Sister” publication The Evening Star (produced by the Student Lyceum League, Wheaton College); extant copy: Vol. 1, No. 3.

General Description & Notes:

The Beltionian Literary Society located at Wheaton College, was preceded by the Student Lyceum League.  The Society was established in 1857 and functioned until 1958.

Information Sources:

Bibliography: None

Locations:  http://a2z.my.wheaton.edu/literary-societies/beltionian-literary-society; Special Collections, Wheaton College Archives, Wheaton, IL

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