20 Bound Volumes of Pasadena Daily Union and Successor Papers, 1888-1906 (110277)

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20 Bound Volumes of Pasadena Daily Union and Successor Papers, 1888-1906  (110277)
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Twenty bound volumes of newspapers from the Pasadena Daily Star, Daily Evening Star, and the Daily News with dates ranging from 1888-1906. This is a great archive of information for the research historian or anyone interested in Pasadena history. The city of Pasadena, California incorporated on June 19, 1986, becoming one of the first cities to incorporate in Los Angeles County. The city is known for the Rose Bowl football game and the Tournament of Roses Parade. The bulk of these bound volumes range from 1888- 1897, which makes them invaluable for research into the early days of Pasadena.

These volumes were released after the information became microfilmed. The Pasadena newspaper had three different names passed through the years with it being called the Daily Union, 1887-1889, the Daily Evening Star, from 1890-1899, and the Daily News from 1896 onward. The individual bound volumes include: Daily Union, June, 1888; Daily Union, Jan-April, 1889; Daily Evening Star, Jan-April, 1890, Sept.-Dec., 1890, Jan.- April, 1891, May-August, 1891, Sept.- Dec., 1891, Jan-April, 1892, May-July, 1892, Sept.-Dec. 1892, Jan. 1893, May-Aug., 1893, Sept.- Dec., 1893, Sept.- Dec., 1894, May-Aug., 1895. Daily News include Sept.- Dec., 1896, May-Aug., 1896, Jan.- May, 1897, April, 2006 and May, 2006.

Most of the volumes have disbound boards or partial bindings and paper tears. The papers were printed on high- acid paper which makes them brittle. This lot is being sold as- is. Please inspect for condition of this fabulous lot.

Provenance: The Historic V & T Railroad Depot Stockpile of Pierce Powell's Western Memorabilia
Country (if not USA):
State: California
City/County: Pasadena