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Stan Oliner Collection of Amateur Press Publications, 1903-1991
- Oliner, Stan.
- Stan Oliner Collection of Amateur Press Publications
- 1903-1991 (inclusive)19031991
- 18 cubic feet (18 boxes)
- Collection Number
University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
- Access Restrictions
There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.
- Additional Reference Guides
Preliminary finding aid available in repository.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Stan Oliner was librarian for the National Amateur Press Association for more than thirty years. He collected many amateur press publications, including publications of the Lone Scouts of America and the Elbeetian Legion. The Lone Scouts was an organization for boys who were not able to join a Boy Scout troop. The Elbeetian Legion was organized by Charles Merlin to allow former Lone Scouts to stay connected through newsletters and conventions.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Oliner collection contains amateur press publications from members of the National Amateur Press Association, American Amateur Press Association, United Amateur Press Association, and others. There are also publications of the Lone Scouts of America and the Elbeetian Legion, as well as correspondence of Charles Merlin.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Amateur journalism -- 20th century.
- Lone Scouts -- United States.
- American Amateur Press Association.
- Elbeetian Legion.
- Lone Scouts of America.
- National Amateur Press Association.
- United Amateur Press Association.
- Merlin, Charles J.