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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] illinois newspaper project
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2007 22:05:28 -0600
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Your welcome, Elaine,

It is an amazing accomplishment.....and now about indexing!!
The number 6,442 is the number of titles, there are 10s of millions
of actual newspapers.


Nan


On Dec 1, 2007, at 9:59 PM, wrote:

>
> Nan -
> Thanks for this site. I knew they were working on the project, but
> I didn't
> realize there was anything up on the web. This is really great.
> Thanks again.
> Elaine
>
> In a message dated 12/1/2007 1:07:47 AM Central Standard Time,
> writes:
>
> http://www.library.uiuc.edu/inp/map.html
>
> This map is great.
> Just click on a county on the map and see a list of all newspapers
> catalogued by the Illinois Newspaper Project
> and where those newspapers can be found.
>
> They have catalogued 1965 newspapers from Cook County, for example:
>
> NewBerry Library has 1670.
> Chicago History Museum has 3901* in onsite Storage and and 258 in
> offsite storage.
> Chicago Public Library, 1324. etc
>
> The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield has 6,442!
>
>
> No word about indexing yet!
>
> Nan
>
>
> * CHM's 3901 titles include other Illinois and other US papers
>
>
>
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