Stan Oliner Collection of Amateur Press Publications, 1903-1991

Overview of the Collection

Oliner, Stan.
Stan Oliner Collection of Amateur Press Publications
1903-1991 (inclusive)
18 cubic feet (18 boxes)
Collection Number
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY
Telephone: 3077663756
Access Restrictions
Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Additional Reference Guides
Additional Information

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

Restrictions on Use

Copyright Information

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Preferred Citation

Preferred Citation

Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Related Materials

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by Stan Oliner at the date of processing.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition Information

Processing Note

Processing Information

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Subordinate Component # 1Return to Top

The American Heritage Center is in the process of converting its older container lists to a more accessible format. This link is to an older version of a container list.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Amateur journalism -- 20th century.
  • Lone Scouts -- United States.

Corporate Names

  • American Amateur Press Association.
  • Elbeetian Legion.
  • Lone Scouts of America.
  • National Amateur Press Association.
  • United Amateur Press Association.

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Merlin, Charles J.