The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 70, No. 1, Ed. 1, Friday, September 3, 1982

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Bi-weekly student newspaper from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas that includes local, state and campus news along with advertising.

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thirty two pages : illus. ; page 11 x 8 in. Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Creator: Unknown. September 3, 1982.

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  • Main Title: The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 70, No. 1, Ed. 1, Friday, September 3, 1982
  • Serial Title: The Optimist

Description

Bi-weekly student newspaper from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas that includes local, state and campus news along with advertising.

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thirty two pages : illus. ; page 11 x 8 in.
Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Texas Digital Newspaper Program

The Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP) partners with communities, publishers, and institutions to promote standards-based digitization of Texas newspapers and to make them freely accessible via The Portal to Texas History.

The Optimist

The Optimist, the school newspaper of Abilene Christian College, was first published in August, 1912 as a monthly newsletter. It has been continually published since then, and starting with Volume 7, and ending with Volume 68, it was published weekly. Nearly all the material in The Optimist comes from students. For this reason, it is not only valuable regarding school history, but also offers insight into the minds of its contemporary students.

Abilene Library Consortium

The Abilene Library Consortium (ALC) is a regional nonprofit organization in Abilene, Texas, that provides support and resources to libraries, museums, and information organizations. The ALC collection features thousands of photos, print materials, maps, newspapers, and much more.

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  • September 3, 1982

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The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 70, No. 1, Ed. 1, Friday, September 3, 1982, newspaper, September 3, 1982; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101394/: accessed August 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.