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Title Walter Perkins Amature Newspaper Collection
Dates 1873-1938
Creator Perkins, Walter E.
Extent 2 boxes and 1 volume
ID Number MS012
Scope & Content Collection of amateur newspapers, the bulk produced between 1873 and 1874, from across the United States and Canada. They were collected by Walter E. Perkins of Biddeford, who at age 14 was producing his own paper “The Snow Flake”. Perkins exchanged his paper with other boys across the country and amassed an impressive collection of over 130 papers from 25 states and Canada in this manner.
Source FIC-various-unknown
Credit line Legacy Collections
Subjects Newspapers
Journalism
Local Subjects Biddeford
Saco