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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
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Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z

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Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION collegiate newspaper, the Utah Statesman. It circulates on the campus of Utah State University and, to a certain extent, into the community. Its masthead proclaims it to have been "the campus voice since 1902." The 6,500-circulation tri-weekly paper, under the direction of USU's administration, affiliated with Utah Press Association when the membership criteria was expanded to embrace publications not generally distributed. At the time of the association's centennial observance, its publisher was Jay Wamsley. MAGNA Early newspapering in Magna was more or less tied to that of Garfield, though that town no longer exists. They were neighboring communities whose residents, for the most part, were employed in the copper mining and smelting industry. Since they had common interests, it's not surprising that the newspapers which served them followed like paths. The area's first publication, the Magna-Garfield Messenger, had brief exposure around 1916-18 and left no files. It was published by Joseph S. Barlow of the Murray Eagle. The next attempt, the Magna Courier, was established in 1920 by E. J. Thompkins and also vanished with scarcely a trace, devoid of files. Today's Magna Times actually began as the Magna Banner and its roots are interlocked with those of the no-longer-published Garfield Leader. Both were launched April 21, 1922 by veteran newspaperman Lorin E. Kramer, then publisher of the nearby Tooele Bulletin. A member of the bar, he'd served as Salt Lake County Attorney in 1916. Kramer edited the Bingham Bulletin, the Mercur Miner and several other near-to-Tooele publications. He'd become involved with the Tooele Bulletin before embarking on the Magna-Garfield weeklies. His name and those of Clem K. Porter and Willard Jones were associated with the Magna-Garfield papers for four years before they were acquired by Howard A. Jarvis in 1926. Jarvis changed the Banner to the Magna Times in 1927 and published it and the Leader until October 26, 1935 when 90
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Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416101
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416101