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Archival Newspapers

 Collection — Container: Archival Newspapers
Identifier: 01EIU-004

Abstract

The archival newspaper collection contains editions of various newspapers containing articles and information regarding the development and opening of Eastern Illinois Normal School in 1896, the first precursor to Eastern Illinois University. Box 1 primarily contains Charleston Newspapers (Charleston Courier, The Daily Courier, The Charleston Daily Courier, Charleston Daily Plaindealer), and Box 2 contains other newspapers, including The St. Louis Republic, the Chicago Record, and the Chicago Daily Herald.

Dates

  • Created: 1895-1933
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1896

Extent

3.00 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Chronological

Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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Charleston IL 61920 US
217-581-6093
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