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From: "Boydstun" <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] illinois newspaper project
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 01:12:03 -0600
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Thanks Nan,

What a great site. I'm sure it will be helpful to everyone.

Alice Lynne

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nan Brennan" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2007 1:06 AM
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] illinois newspaper project


> 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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